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The largest university in Victoria, Monash has over 63,000 students – 22,000 of them international – and its overseas education program generated moved than $385 million last year in export revenue. The university has campuses in Malaysia and South Africa, international centres in China, India and Italy, and a unique alliance with Warwick University in the UK.
Over the past twenty-five years, Monash has taken a bold and innovative approach to its international strategy, developing a global network of campuses and strategic alliances. And in the past four years Monash has focused efforts on diversifying income and student source markets in new growth areas of Africa, Central Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
Last year, Monash became the first Australian university and only the third university worldwide to be granted permission to establish a campus in China. Facilities opened for the first hundred students during 2013.
In India, Monash established a joint Research Academy with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, and now has 130 Indian PhD students who are fully sponsored by industry in areas such as advanced computation engineering, simulation and industrial engineering. And in the Middle East, the university’s education services consulting and licensing business has continued to grow.
The Export Award judges commended Monash University for the diversity of both their onshore student population and for the partnerships and arrangements they have offshore. A successful and ambitious expansion into in-country businesses and alliances, the judges noted, with solid growth and diversification in the international student market.
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