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Farewell Reflections from the Deputy Resident Director

by Janelle May ACICIS Secretariat Officer (2013-2018) ACICIS Deputy Resident Director (2018-2020) For the past two years I have been living and working in Jakarta, serving as Deputy Resident Director for the Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS). In late March I returned to Perth from Jakarta for what [...]

July 30th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Fundraising Appeal Launch

The future of the Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) is under threat due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated international travel bans. Following an evacuation of Australian students on ACICIS programs from Indonesia in March, the organisation has been buffeted by a series of further COVID-19 related program [...]

June 2nd, 2020|Categories: General News|

COVID-19 Virus Update

Given the global outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, ACICIS would like to update our members, partners and students on the current situation as it pertains to Indonesia. ACICIS is actively monitoring this fast-moving set of circumstances and will be providing further updates as events unfold. Here is some information that [...]

May 16th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Review of ACICIS PSEAH Policies & Practices

Review of ACICIS Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Assault and Harassment (PSEAH) Policies and Practices In May 2019, the ACICIS National Reference Group (RG) commissioned a review of the consortium’s prevention of sexual exploitation, assault and harassment (PSEAH) policies and practices. There were three significant drivers for this review, including: The [...]

May 11th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Tips and Tricks for Studying in Bali

Leona Longden is a New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant recipient from Murdoch University. Leona participated in the 2020 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum in Bali, Indonesia, where she interned with Jaringan Ekowisata Desa (JED). Throughout the practicum, Leona was an ACICIS Social Media Ambassador, tasked and trusted with using social media [...]

April 1st, 2020|Categories: Practicum Testimonials, Testimonials|

Student Profile: Marina Sokolova (STPP 2020)

Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum Marina Sokolova was a participant in the 2020 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum from La Trobe University. Marina is studying a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Tourism and Hospitality. Q: Why did you decide to undertake this ACICIS Professional Practicum? ACICIS practicum sounded like a perfect [...]

March 31st, 2020|Categories: Practicum Profiles, Student Profiles|Tags: , |

Student Profile: Jessica Plewright (STPP 2020)

Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum Jessica Plewright was a participant in the 2020 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum from Murdoch University. Jessica is studying a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Indonesian, Tourism and Events. Jessica received a $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant to support her participation in this program. [...]

March 31st, 2020|Categories: Practicum Profiles, Student Profiles|Tags: , |

Student Profile: Teresa Nurdi (STPP 2020)

Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum Teresa Nurdi was a participant in the 2020 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum from UNSW. Teresa is studying a Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/Bachelor of Law. Teresa received a $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant to support her participation in this program. Q: Why [...]

March 31st, 2020|Categories: Practicum Profiles, Student Profiles|Tags: , |

Student Profile: Henry Moss (STPP 2020)

Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum Henry Moss was a participant in the 2020 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum from La Trobe University. Henry is studying a Bachelor of Business, majoring in tourism and hospitality. Q: Why did you decide to undertake this ACICIS Professional Practicum? I decided to take part [...]

March 31st, 2020|Categories: Practicum Profiles, Student Profiles|Tags: , |

Student Profile: Kaela Calimbayan (STPP 2020)

Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum Kaela Calimbayan was a participant in the 2020 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum from RMIT University. Kaela is studying a Bachelor of Environment and Society. Kaela received a $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant to support her participation in this program. Q: Why did you [...]

March 31st, 2020|Categories: Practicum Profiles, Student Profiles|Tags: , |