Summary of ACICIS Public Health Study Tour July 2019 Intake

ACICIS Study Indonesia is excited to announce the composition of the November-December 2019 intake of the consortium’s Public Health Study Tour (PHST). Forty-five students from thirteen Australian universities will be undertaking the tour in Nov-Dec 2019.

Of the forty-five students undertaking study in Indonesia through the ACICIS Public Health Study Tour, thirty-six will be doing so with the assistance of New Colombo Plan mobility grants.

The breakdown of students participating in the 2019 tour by home university is as follows:

University Students
The University of Western Australia 14
RMIT University 8
Charles Darwin University 7
The Australian National University 3
Monash University 3
Queensland University of Technology 2
University of Technology Sydney 2
La Trobe University 1
The University of Adelaide 1
The University of Sydney 1
University of South Australia 1
University of Tasmania 1
Western Sydney University 1
Total 45

2019 PHST Tour Leader Announcement

ACICIS is pleased to announce the 2019 PHST Tour Leader, Dr Emily Rowe.

Dr Emily Rowe

Dr Rowe is a post-doctoral researcher who has been living in Indonesia since 1998. She is currently Asia Focal Point for Harm Reduction International, and works on the Global Fund regional Harm Reduction Advocacy in Asia project, coordinating research projects in 7 countries in Asia (India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Nepal and the Philippines). As a health anthropologist she is especially passionate about work that promotes inclusion and the meaningful involvement of disenfranchised communities, as well as community-based participatory research approaches in public health. Read her full bio here.

ACICIS would like to thank all the many academic, administrative, and student mobility office personnel at ACICIS’ member universities for their significant contribution of time and expertise into the design, development, and promotion of the consortium’s Public Health Study Tour. ACICIS also gratefully acknowledges the financial and in-kind support it has recieved through the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan Mobility Program, which has partially underwritten the development of ACICIS’ Public Health Study Tour through the provision of student mobility grants. The New Colombo Plan is a signature initiative of the Australian Government which aims to lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific in Australia by supporting Australian undergraduates to study and undertake professional experiences in the region. For more information on the New Colombo Plan, please visit: