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2021 New Colombo Plan Scholars

The 2021 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 2021 New Colombo Plan Scholars will undertake study in Indonesia through – and with the assistance of – the Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS). Through [...]

November 30th, 2020|Categories: General News, News|

2021 Virtual 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 2021 Virtual Development Studies Professional Practicum (DSPP). Rani was the APO for the 2019 & 2020 in-country DSPP. Rani is a lecturer at the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Social and Political Science, [...]

November 25th, 2020|Categories: General News|

ACICIS Virtual Public Health Study Tour: December 2020: Participant Summary

ACICIS Virtual Public Health Study Tour: December 2020: Participant Summary ACICIS will welcome 29 students from eight Australian universities to participate in the December 2020 intake of the consortium's Virtual Public Health Study Tour (PHST). Of the 29 students undertaking this virtual program, 28 are doing so with the assistance of New Colombo [...]

November 24th, 2020|Categories: General News|

2021 Virtual Journalism Professional Practicum: Academic Program Officer

ACICIS is very excited to announce Dr Ella Prihatini as the Academic Program Officer (APO) for the first iteration of the Virtual Journalism Professional Practicum (JPP), running in January-February 2021. Ella has over 10 years of experience in journalism. She previously worked as a journalist of ANTARA Indonesian News Agency (2004-2015). She [...]

November 23rd, 2020|Categories: General News|

2021 Virtual Agriculture Professional Practicum: Academic Program Officer

ACICIS is very excited to announce Dr Ari Rakatama as the Academic Program Officer (APO) for the first iteration of the Virtual Agriculture Professional Practicum (APP), running in January-February 2021. Ari is an Environmental and Agricultural Economist with more than 15-years of experience working in the field of agriculture, forestry, environment, [...]

November 19th, 2020|Categories: General News, News|

ACICIS Virtual Professional Practicum Programs: Summer 2021: Participant Summary

In January 2021 ACICIS will welcome 128 students from nineteen Australian universities to participate in five of the consortia's Virtual Professional Practicum Programs. Of the 128 students undertaking study through ACICIS in January/February 2021, 107 are doing so with the assistance of New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants. The breakdown of ACICIS 2021 Virtual Professional [...]

November 18th, 2020|Categories: General News, News|

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|