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Publish Date: 13 October 2015 - 14:46
On Tuesday 11 October 2015, Mohanad Bawaz, Regional Manager for Middle East and North Africa of the Griffith University of Australia had meeting with the President of ECO-IEST in order to discuss the possibilities and fields of common interest and cooperation between two institutions.
ECO-IEST: On Tuesday 11 October 2015, Mohanad Bawaz, Regional Manager for Middle East and North Africa of the Griffith University of Australia had a visit to the College of Environment (CoE) and ECO Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ECO-IEST) in order to discuss the possibilities and fields of common interest and cooperation between the institutions.

At the beginning of his visit and after a short tour to the different parts of the CoE, Mr. Bawaz had a meeting with Dr. Asghar Mohammadi Fazel, President; Dr. Ahmad Talebi, Advisor and Dr. Sasan Rabieh, Coordinator of the ECO-IEST.

During this visit first Dr. Fazel who is at the same time the Dean of the College of Environment, in his welcoming remarks hoped that ECO-IEST and College of Environment can embark on a practical cooperation in traiing and research fields with the Australian University.

Then Dr. Rabieh delivered a brief introduction to the ECO-IEST and College of Environment, their background, current status and potential fields of interest for international cooperation on environmental issues for the ECO Member States.


Thereafter Mr. Bawaz presented a short introduction to the Griffith University, its different academic groups and faculties, student body, research and training facilities, international partnership and student exchange programmes.

During this meeting the parties deliberated wome opportunities for cooperation on the environmental projects within the ECO Region as well as organizing some training courses and capacity building programmes in the ECO Member States.

After this meeting, representative of the Griffith University had a lecture for the students, faculty member and academic staff of the College of Environment at the Conference hall of the College where he presented some information about the Griffith University, its MoU with Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) and the process and requirements of admission for international students at this university.


Griffith University is a public research university in South East Queensland on the east coast of Australia. Formally founded in 1971, Griffith opened its doors in 1975, introducing Australia’s first degrees in environmental science and Asian studies.

With the total number of 44,000 students, the University hosts 11,000 international students from over 123 countries. Griffith is one of the top 10 research universities in Australia.
  

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