Asia-Pacific Association for International Education Conference

Melbourne hosted the 2016 Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) Conference, alongside eight other local Universities, from Monday 29 February to Thursday 3 March. The International Relations team worked alongside the University of Melbourne Chancellery to ensure the success of the event. Deputy Vice Chancellor (International) Professor Susan Elliott is the incoming President of APAIE.

Melbourne hosted the 2016 Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) Conference, alongside eight other local Universities, from Monday 29 February to Thursday 3 March. The International Relations team worked alongside the University of Melbourne Chancellery to ensure the success of the event. Deputy Vice Chancellor (International) Professor Susan Elliott is the incoming President of APAIE.

Over 1600 delegates attended the APAIE Conference. The International Relations team met, and scheduled meetings for University of Melbourne Chancellery, with representatives from more than 35 institutions and 20 countries, including Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, The Netherlands and The United Kingdom.

Many of the delegates were hosted on the Parkville campus during the Conference. The International Relations Office hosted an International Relations Partners’ Evening Reception during the Conference to meet with partner institutions. Over 50 representatives from our main partners, across 30 countries, attended and met with University of Melbourne academics and professional staff members involved in internationalisation activities.

The University also hosted a special campus tour event attended by representatives from 43 institutions, in 15 countries. The tour of the University’s Parkville campus gave delegates an understanding of our history, research strengths and international reputation.

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iro-visits@unimelb.edu.au