Carnegie Mellon University - Australia
Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global research university and stands among the world's most renowned educational institutions. Established in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon has been a birthplace of innovation and is a global leader in bringing ground-breaking ideas to market and creating successful start-up businesses. Carnegie Mellon University in Australia is founded on the proposition that the study of public policy and of information technology, independently and jointly, provides a uniquely powerful platform from which to influence the world of the 21st Century. They have only academic institution in the world that pursues this goal through a unified faculty that comprises management science, social science, and information technology in roughly equal parts. It is their mission to utilise the research and education this platform enables to have a positive influence on the evolution of societies, economic systems, organizations and individual lives around the world.
Carnegie Mellon University’s global presence is reflected not only in the world-wide locations in which programs are being developed and delivered but also in the representation of the international community in each of these programs. Because of their global diversity, Carnegie Mellon understands what it means to be a global university, and the importance of working together by learning to listen, to communicate, and to understand and respect one another, and one another's cultures. Carnegie Mellon University in Australia welcomes students from all around the world to study in their prestigious programs.
Students graduate with Carnegie Mellon University degree and are taught by highly qualified faculty who boast extensive careers in teaching, basic and applied research, and leadership in their respective fields. Classes are taught by resident and visiting faculty from Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. Overseas faculty teach remotely to Adelaide using sophisticated video conferencing facilities. Small student-to-faculty ratios ensure the faculty provide students with personalized attention to meet their individual needs.
At the invitation of the South Australian Government, Carnegie Mellon University opened its campus in Adelaide in 2006. Located in the International University Precinct situated in the heritage-listed Torrens Building in Victoria Square, it was the first international university to establish in Australia. Located in Adelaide, the fifth Most Liveable City in the world (Economist Intelligence Unit 2015) and Australia’s most affordable mainland capital city, Carnegie Mellon's Australia campus is home to students from over 28 countries, creating wide-reaching networks of contemporaries, global experts and alumni.
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