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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|

Semester 49 (August-December 2019) Student Feedback

ACICIS would like to share with you the student feedback from the August-December 2019 intake of the consortium's semester programs. The data below is a snapshot of the feedback and opinions provided by students who undertook a semester in Indonesia in the second half of 2019. [...]

March 24th, 2020|Categories: General News|

2021 New Colombo Plan Consortium Application

2021 New Colombo Plan Mobility Program Consortium Application: Member University Consultation The guidelines for the 2021 round of the New Colombo Plan (NCP) Mobility Program were released on Friday 15 February. The New Colombo Plan is a signature initiative of the Australian Government which aims to lift knowledge of the [...]

March 19th, 2020|Categories: General News|

2020 John Darling Fellowship Recipient

ACICIS is pleased to announce the 2020 John Darling Fellowship (JDF) recipient. Mr Joshua Lee is a recent graduate of a Master of Screen Arts: Documentary at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). Funded and facilitated with the support of the Monash Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre, the [...]

March 9th, 2020|Categories: General News|

ACICIS Semester Abroad Programs: January-June 2020: Participant Summary

ACICIS is excited to announce the composition of the January-June 2020 intake of the consortium's Semester Abroad Programs. Forty students from eighteen Australian universities and one international university will study in Indonesia on an ACICIS semester abroad program in the first half of 2020 (Semester 50). Thirty-eight new students will be joining [...]

December 18th, 2019|Categories: General News|

2020 New Colombo Plan Scholars

The 2020 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 2020 New Colombo Plan Scholars will undertake study in Indonesia through - and with the assistance of - the Australian Consortium for 'In-Country' Indonesian Studies [...]

December 13th, 2019|Categories: General News|