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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|

ACICIS IBLS: CILACS Wrap-Up (Sem 47/Aug 2018)

At the beginning of their semester, ACICIS Indonesian Business, Law and Society (IBLS) students are enrolled in a compulsory Indonesian language and cultural class at the Centre for International Language and Culture Studies (CILACS UII). This class is taught at a beginner, intermediate, or advanced level, and provides students with [...]

September 24th, 2018|Categories: Community News|

ACICIS Announces Appointment of New Deputy Resident Director

PERTH – Friday, 14 September 2018. Ms Janelle May has been appointed the new Deputy Resident Director of the Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (also known as ACICIS Study Indonesia), Australia’s oldest and most successful university collaboration facilitating student mobility into Indonesia. Based in Jakarta, Ms May will assist [...]

September 14th, 2018|Categories: General News|

2019 Journalism Professional Practicum: Academic Program Officer

ACICIS is delighted to announce that Jewel Topsfield will serve as the Academic Program Officer (APO) for the consortium’s 2019 Journalism Professional Practicum (JPP). Jewel is the national correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. She was the Indonesia correspondent for Fairfax Media from 2015 to 2018. In 2016, Jewel [...]

September 11th, 2018|Categories: General News|

ACICIS East Java Field Study (Semester 47/Aug 2018)

In August-December 2018 (Semester 47), one student from Australian National University (ANU) will participate in ACICIS' East Java Field Study (EJFS), Sophie Hewitt, a recipient of the New Colombo Plan Scholarship, will write a thesis on community-based rehabilitation in East Java. Sophie will also take three additional classes at Universitas [...]

September 7th, 2018|Categories: Community News|

Public Health Study Tour – July 2018 Student Feedback

While the ACICIS Secretariat is busy recruiting students for the Public Health Study Tour (PHST), running in November-December 2018, we thought you might be interested in the student feedback from the July 2018 tour. The data below is a snapshot of the feedback and opinions provided by students who completed the PHST [...]

August 29th, 2018|Categories: General News|

ACICIS Bogor: Wrap-Up (Semester 46/January 2018)

In January 2018, ACICIS welcomed 3 students on the Agriculture Semester Program (ASP), hosted by Bogor Agricultural University (IPB). All students were recipients of funding from the New Colombo Plan Mobility Program to support them during their time in Indonesia. As part of the ASP, the students completed their studies at [...]

August 21st, 2018|Categories: Community News|