Professor Rae Frances, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Monash University Australia and Dr Cecilia Hewlett, Director of Monash University Prato Centre, arrived in Monash University Malaysia for a 2 day visit from 20 to 21 June 2016. Professor Rae took this opportunity to meet with all SASS academic staff. A video conference between Monash University Australia Dean Advisory Committee members and SASS academic staff members were held on 21 June 2016.