ACICIS is pleased to share that 51 students from 12 Australian universities will be undertaking our Public Health Study Tour (PHST) in January 2024 in Jakarta and Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

As we can see in the below graph, we are delighted to witness a growth in number of participants in the first half of 2024. Please note that in the graph, the number indicated in 2024 is the number of participants in the January Tour only. We will have another tour in July 2024 and we are looking forward to welcoming more students.

Applications for the July 2024 Tour will open soon and will due on 17 March 2024 – please tell your students!

Of the 51 students undertaking this program in January 2024, 46 are doing so with the assistance of New Colombo Plan Mobility Program funding. ACICIS is also delighted to welcome 2 postgraduate students to join the tour this coming January!

The breakdown of ACICIS Summer 2024 Public Health Study Tour (PHST) students by sending university is as follows:

University No. of Students
The University of Western Australia 9
University of Technology Sydney 9
University of Queensland 8
The Australian National University 5
Monash University 4
RMIT University 4
The University of Adelaide 4
UNSW Sydney 3
Deakin University 2
Curtin University 1
La Trobe University 1
Queensland University of Technology 1
Total  51

Summer 2024 PHST Tour Leader Announcement

ACICIS is pleased to announce the PHST Tour Leader for the Summer 2024 Tour, Dr Emily Rowe.

Emily is an Australian-born, Bali-based health anthropologist and public health specialist with over 15 years’ experience managing, working on and coordinating public health projects and research activities related to gender, HIV, sex workers, LGBTQI people, people who use drugs, harm reduction, people with disabilities, prison health, and sexual and reproductive health rights. She has worked on public health projects in Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Vietnam, Nepal, Myanmar, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Timor Leste, Mongolia, Iran, Tajikistan, Lao PDR, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Kenya. Emily is also an ACICIS alumna!

We would like to sincerely thank our consortium members, for the support in promoting ACICIS programs and assisting students with their applications this year – we are grateful for the ongoing support!

ACICIS also gratefully acknowledges the financial support it has received through the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan Mobility Program, which has partially underwritten the development of many ACICIS programs through the provision of student mobility grants.

Terima kasih!

The ACICIS Study Indonesia Team