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Government and community step in to save key national Indonesian studies program

Perth - Thursday, 20 August 2020. The Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) secured a much-needed financial lifeline earlier this month with the Australian Government’s decision to adapt its New Colombo Plan initiative to global COVID-19 conditions and ongoing international travel restrictions. Launched in 2014 by former Foreign Minister, [...]

August 20th, 2020|Categories: General News|

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|

ACICIS – Monash GIG Program 2020: Wrap-Up

Following the success of the pilot iteration of Monash Global Immersion Guarantee (GIG) at the beginning of 2019, Monash University’s Faculty of Arts in collaboration with ACICIS held GIG Block 2 in December 2019 and GIG Block 3 in January 2020. This is a fully-funded program, ground-breaking overseas study experience for [...]

April 30th, 2020|Categories: Community News, News|Tags: , , |

ACICIS DSPP: Wrap-Up (January-February 2020)

Early in January 2020, ACICIS Study Indonesia welcomed 24 students onto the Development Studies Professional Practicum (DSPP) in Yogyakarta. Participants came from various ACICIS’s member universities i.e., The Australian National University, Flinders University, La Trobe University, Monash University, Murdoch University, RMIT University, The University of Adelaide, The University of Queensland, [...]

April 21st, 2020|Categories: Community News, News|Tags: , , , , |

ACICIS CADPP: Wrap-Up (January-February 2020)

In early January 2020, ACICIS Study Indonesia was excited to welcome 14 students on our Creative Arts and Design Professional Practicum (CADPP) program. These students came from UNSW Sydney, Edith Cowan University, RMIT University, Murdoch University, The Australian National University, Charles Darwin University, and also some private applicants. Twelve students [...]

April 20th, 2020|Categories: Community News, News|Tags: , , , |

ACICIS STPP: Wrap-Up (January-February 2020)

ACICIS Study Indonesia was excited to welcome twenty-two (22) students on our Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum (STPP) program in January-February 2020. These students came from 8 ACICIS member universities, including Murdoch University, La Trobe University, The University of Adelaide, University of Technology Sydney, Deakin University, Griffith University, RMIT University, and [...]

April 17th, 2020|Categories: Community News, News|Tags: , , |

ACICIS APP: Wrap-Up (January-February 2020)

ACICIS Study Indonesia was delighted to welcome second cohort of students on our Agriculture Professional Practicum (APP) in January-February 2020 since the program launched last year. We were very pleased to welcome 16 students from Charles Darwin University, The University of Western Australia, Murdoch University, The University of Melbourne, The [...]

April 8th, 2020|Categories: Community News, News|Tags: , , |