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UKTI visit reinforces University’s reputation with Malaysian business community

Published: 16 August 2014

A large group from UK Trade and Investment, joined by members of the British High Commission’s Prosperity Team and the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce, visited the University of Southampton Malaysia Campus on 15 August.

The visit reflected the importance of the education sector to the UK’s efforts to deliver more business for the country in Malaysia. During the visit, the group developed a better understanding of the University’s strategy in Malaysia which will enable the teams to do more in terms of promoting the University’s capabilities and help the development of more long-term partnerships between the University of Southampton and Malaysian businesses.

Tony Collingridge, the Director of UK Trade & Investment said: The visit was a great success, and the team came away enthused and with a clear understanding of what we on the commercial side of the UK government can do to assist USMC’s continuing development in Malaysia”.

John McBride, Chief Executive of the University’s Malaysia Campus, added: “We’re delighted to welcome this very special delegation to our Malaysia Campus and looking forward to continuing to reinforce the University of Southampton’s reputation amongst the business community in Malaysia. Going forward, we’re confident and excited about the wide range of possible opportunities for our students and staff to engage more fully with the country’s business community to help support many of our enterprise, research and employability activities.”


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