Sep. 22, 2016: The Ambassador of Australia to Ethiopia, Central Africa Republic, Djibouti, the South Sudan and Permanent Representative to the African Union, HE. Mr. Mark Sawers visited Mekelle University. His visit is aimed at exploring the developments at Mekelle University and learning about the research thematic areas and strategic focuses so as to create stronger partnerships with Australian Universities. He discussed with MU presidetn, Dr. Kindeya Gebrehiwot and all deans, directors and departent heads on potential areas of collaboration. He expressed his high expectations on more successful partnerships.
Mekelle University has a memorandum of understanding with the University of Canberra in Australia and is working to partner with more Australian universities to expand collaboration on research, joint academic programs and student and staff exchanges.
It is to be recalled that a delegation f the victorian state parliament visited MU in July, 2016.