Meet Ben Olijnyk, Carnegie Mellon University in Australia’s new Deputy Head24th February 2021
Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global, research university which stands among the world's most renowned educational institutions.
in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon has been a
birthplace of innovation, and a global leader in bringing ground-breaking
ideas to market and creating successful start-up businesses.
Carnegie Mellon University in Australia
At the invitation of the South Australian Government, Carnegie Mellon University opened its campus in Adelaide in 2006., becoming the first international university to establish a campus in Australia.
Carnegie Mellon University in Australia is the Asia-Pacific base of a
global CMU footprint which includes campuses in Silicon Valley,
Washington DC, Rwanda and Qatar.
Located in Adelaide, the world’s tenth Most Liveable City (The Economist Intelligence Unit 2018) and Australia’s most affordable mainland capital city, Carnegie Mellon's Australian campus is home to students from over 20 countries, creating a wide-reaching network of contemporaries, global experts and alumni.
Students graduate with a Carnegie Mellon University US degree, and
are taught by highly-qualified faculty from Adelaide, Pittsburgh, and
Washington D.C. using face-to-face and video conference delivery. Small
student-to-faculty ratios ensure that the faculty provide students with
personalised attention to meet their individual needs.
Carnegie Mellon University is accredited by the Middle States
Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency
recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher
Education Accreditation. The Commission may be contacted by
telephone at 00 + 1 + 267 284 5000, by email at email@example.com or
firstname.lastname@example.org (Spanish/Español), or by mail at 3624 Market
Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
The degree of Master of Science in Public Policy and Management is
also accredited in the United States by the Network of Schools of Public
Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).
As well as accreditation through the American system, degrees awarded
at Carnegie Mellon University in Australia are fully accredited by the
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). Programs
delivered in Australia all meet the requirements of the Australian
Qualifications Framework. In addition, all programs delivered are listed
on the CRICOS Register of providers of Educational Services for
Overseas students (CRICOS Provider 02696B).