In July 2019 (ACICIS’ Semester 49), we welcomed sixteen students onto ACICIS’ Development Studies Immersion Program (DSIP), fifteen of whom undertook the program with the support of the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan (NCP). Students started the semester program with six-weeks of Indonesian language study with INCULS at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM). They began learning about [...]
Apply Now Enquire Now The ACICIS Development Studies Professional Practicum (DSPP) is suitable for senior undergraduate students, postgraduate coursework students, and early career professionals. The DSPP runs for six weeks in Indonesia, including a two-week intensive Indonesian language study and industry-led seminars at Sanata Dharma University [...]
Development Studies Professional Practicum Josey Vovers was a participant in the 2017 Development Studies Professional Practicum from The University of Adelaide. Q: Why did you decide to undertake the ACICIS program? I saw this program as a great opportunity to gain experience in a workplace internationally, increase [...]
Industry placements cover a wide range of development fields. Depending on the organisation and current programs, students can expect to be involved in a wide range of reporting, research and editing tasks. Students are assigned mentors in the workplace to guide them over the four-week period. Students are asked to nominate their [...]
Eight Australian Consortium for 'In-Country' Indonesian Studies students have concluded their Development Studies Immersion Program (DSIP) at Gadjah Mada University.
Here are the results for ACICIS Practicum Programs run in Jan/Feb 2015 in Jakarta.
At the end of their ACICIS program, students are invited to complete an anonymous survey to provide feedback on their ACICIS practicum experience.
Semester 39 student feedback results are in!
As the ACICIS Secretariat is busy processing applications for the historic August 2015 (Semester 41) intake of semester programs, we thought you might be interested in this snapshot of student feedback from our wonderful Semester 39 (August-December 2014) students.
To help ACICIS design the Development Studies programs so that they will be acceptable to Australian universities and Australian university students, the following people kindly agreed to be part of the DSPP Steering committee. The committee held a workshop in Canberra in March 2009, and continues to discuss various aspects [...]
Agricultural Land Survey and Development of Agricultural Potential, 2010 SCS units are made of students from four disciplinary clusters: 1. Science and Technology 2. Social Science and Humanities 3. Health and Medicine 4. Agriculture Cluster In 2010, an ACICIS DSIP student, from the Social Science and Humanities Cluster, was assigned [...]
What is Student Community Service (SCS)/Kuliah Kerja Nyata (KKN)? Student Community Service (SCS) or KKN-PPM is a compulsory practicum semester for all UGM undergraduate students. The underlying philosophy of the program is that university students are a privileged minority who have an obligation to ‘give something back to the community’ [...]