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Murdoch Singapore Office

The Murdoch Singapore Office provides support to Murdoch students, Affiliate Lecturers and Transnational Partners, with the view to improving quality.

Pro Vice Chancellor Transnational Education & Singapore Dean

The main foci of the role of the PVC TNE & Singapore Dean are management of the University's TNE activities, quality improvement, relationship management, compliance, business development, market research and industry and political liaison. The PVC TNE & Singapore Dean is responsible for advancing the University’s academic, strategic and commercial interests in Singapore, primarily through the management of the University’s transnational partners and the facilitation of effective academic collaboration between staff in Perth and Singapore. The PVC TNE & Singapore Dean will provide support to Murdoch students, Affiliate Lecturers and the Transnational Partners with a view to delivering a higher level of accountability in academic quality and compliance, and improving quality.

The PVC TNE & Singapore Dean will take responsibility for ensuring that the University’s courses are administered and delivered in accordance with University policy and procedures and other relevant regulations. He will need to liaise with the University and Transnational Partner staff, as well as the relevant licensing, accrediting and other regulatory bodies (in Singapore and Australia) to ensure ongoing compliance with all relevant legislations and regulations. The PVC TNE & Singapore Dean will lead strategic thinking on the development of Murdoch’s TNE activities. He will also represent the University at appropriate industry, commercial and political forums.

In addition, the PVC TNE & Singapore Dean will foster and facilitate collaboration and communication between Affiliate Lecturers, Murdoch University Unit Coordinators and Academic Chairs to help ensure the academic integrity of the course of study and management of student progress.

Student Services Manager

The Student Services Manager assists with the delivery of a broad range of services to students who take up Murdoch programs offered by Kaplan Higher Education Singapore and Kaplan Myanmar University College. He manages the enrolment of more than 5,000 students in Singapore and Myanmar, providing specialised admissions advice and academic progression support to students. He also ensures admission standards and University Regulations and Rules are followed by our Transnational partners.

Student Services Assistant

The Student Services Assistant works closely with the Student Services Manager and assists him to assess student applications. She also manages the printing of students’ matriculation cards and auditing of students’ contracts to ensure the correct information is prepared by the Transnational Partners

Executive Officer

The Executive Officer provides administrative support to the Pro Vice Chancellor Transnational Education, Singapore Dean and A/Dean Singapore and Myanmar. In addition to managing the administration of the Singapore office, she is also responsible for the PASS programme, recruiting and training of all PASS leaders.

Academic Support for Students and Affiliate Lecturers

The Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching, Dr Anne Palmer, is at the Murdoch Singapore Office assisting students and affiliate lecturers in Singapore and Myanmar. At the beginning of each trimester, she provides academic writing, research and integrity seminars to undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as induction sessions for all new affiliate lecturers. She advises students on research, critical thinking, reading and writing, time management, and independent learning. She regularly conducts teaching observation and English language proficiency tests for prospective students. As a member of the Singapore Academic Board, she prepares the triannual Learning & Teaching reports. She is also in charge of investigating academic misconduct cases.

Discipline Leads

The Murdoch Singapore Office Discipline Leads are the mentors to the local affiliate lecturers. They also assist students with their academic progression. The areas of disciplines are Communications, Information Technology, Tourism, Psychology and Business.