ACICIS is pleased to share that 34 students from eight Australian universities will be undertaking our Public Health Study Tour (PHST) in July 2024 in Jakarta and Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

As we can see in the below graph, we are thrilled to see a big growth in number of participants in 2024 compared to the number of participants last year, from 58 to 85 students.

2nd round of applications for the January 2025 Tour are now open and will due on 11 August 2024 – please share this with students!

Of the 34 students undertaking this program in January 2024, 28 are doing so with the assistance of New Colombo Plan Mobility Program funding.

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

University No. of Students
The University of Western Australia 14
The Australian National University 8
The University of Queensland 4
Monash University 2
Queensland University of Technology 2
The University of Sydney 2
University of Technology Sydney 1
The University of Adelaide 1
Total  34

Winter 2024 PHST Tour Leader Announcement

ACICIS is pleased to announce the PHST Tour Leader for the Winter 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