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2019 New Colombo Plan Scholars

The 2019 New Colombo Plan Scholars have been announced with 125 scholarships awarded to students to study in the Indo-Pacific region. We are delighted to announce that the following 2019 New Colombo Plan Scholars will undertake study in Indonesia through - and with the assistance of - the Australian Consortium for 'In-Country' Indonesian Studies [...]

November 28th, 2018|Categories: General News|

2019 Law Professional Practicum: Academic Program Officers

ACICIS is very excited to announce the appointment of two Academic Program Officers (APO) for the Law Professional Practicum (LPP), running in January-February 2019. We are pleased to welcome Dr Selvie Sinaga, who is returning to the role once again, and Ms Patriani Paramita Mulia (Mita). Selvie [...]

November 23rd, 2018|Categories: General News|

Sanata Dharma University to host ACICIS Development Studies Professional Practicum

ACICIS is pleased to announce that Sanata Dharma University (USD) will host ACICIS’ Development Studies Professional Practicum (DSPP) in January 2019. This week, ACICIS Consortium Director, Mr Liam Prince, and ACICIS Resident Director, Dr Adrian Budiman, attended the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) renewal with Sanata Dharma University (USD) [...]

November 14th, 2018|Categories: General News|

2019 Agriculture Professional Practicum: Academic Program Officer

ACICIS is very excited to announce Mr Michael Sheehy as the Academic Program Officer (APO) for the pilot iteration of the Agriculture Professional Practicum (APP), running in January-February 2019. Michael is a former Australian agribusiness manager who has managed major beef cattle properties in Western Australia for BHP and the [...]

November 5th, 2018|Categories: General News|

Public Health Study Tour: Nov-Dec 2018 Intake Summary

Summary of ACICIS Public Health Study Tour November-December 2018 Intake ACICIS Study Indonesia is excited to announce the composition of the November-December 2018 intake of the consortium's Public Health Study Tour (PHST). Fifty-four students from eleven Australian universities will be undertaking the tour in November-December 2018. Of the fifty-four students undertaking [...]

November 1st, 2018|Categories: General News|

Marist College Bendigo School Tour

In September 2018, ACICIS welcomed ten students and two teachers from Marist College, Bendigo to Yogyakarta on an ACICIS school tour. Their ten-day visit was filled with exciting and educational activities. Their visit was centered around the study of Indonesian language and culture, which included fourteen hours of language classes [...]

October 12th, 2018|Categories: Community News|

2019 Development Studies Professional Practicum: Academic Program Officer

ACICIS is very pleased to announce Dr Maharani Hapsari (Rani) as the Academic Program Officer (APO) for the 2019 Development Studies Professional Practicum (DSPP), running in January-February next year. Rani is a lecturer at the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM). She completed her [...]

October 10th, 2018|Categories: General News|

An alumnus from 20 years ago

By Robert Letchford (Sem 5/Aug 1997 & Sem 6/Jan 1998) Murdoch University I have been working for the last 17 years as a manager, consultant and practitioner in the overseas aid and development sector. I have worked in both conflict and post-conflict environments, primarily in the public sector with a focus [...]

October 4th, 2018|Categories: Semester Testimonials|

2019 New Colombo Plan Funding

In July 2018, the Australian Government announced the outcome of the 2019 New Colombo Plan (NCP) Mobility Program. We thought you might be interested to know that the Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) was successful in securing nearly $2 million in new mobility grant funding for consortium member institutions. [...]

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: General News|

2019 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum: Academic Program Officer

ACICIS is very excited to announce Dr Kelli Swazey as the Academic Program Officer (APO) for the pilot iteration of the Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum (STPP), running in January-February 2019. As a cultural anthropologist, Kelli’s research focuses on the complex relationship between religion and culture in defining identities in the [...]

October 1st, 2018|Categories: General News|