Practicum Testimonials

January 13th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jaywalking through Jakarta

By Madura McCormack, JPP 2014
Murdoch University

About two minutes after exiting Soekarno-Hatta Airport, you’ll notice that Indonesia has about zero traffic regulations. There are times where I’ve lost track which direction the vehicles were supposed to be going in the first place.

IFGU July 2012

By Lyndall Franks, 2012 Department of Education, NSW I cannot speak highly enough of my experiences as a participant in the July 2012 IFGU study tour. The tour was extremely well planned and organised, and at all times I felt a huge sense of satisfaction that we were in [...]

August 6th, 2012|Categories: Tour Testimonials|Tags: , , , , |

School Tour 2012

ACICIS was delighted to host its first ever school tour when Scotch College from Western Australia visited Yogyakarta in July 2012 for a 9-day study tour. In the Scotch party were 7 boys and 2 teachers.

Students participated in all components of the tour:

Engaging with Indonesia

By Shireen Thomas, 2012
Brooks High School, TAS

I feel extremely fortunate and privileged to have been part of this exciting learning opportunity provided by ACICIS. The pre-departure organisation and communication was excellent, making for a very confident beginning to the study tour.

March 19th, 2012|Categories: Tour Testimonials|Tags: , , , |


By Alex Gibson (Semester 31/Aug 2010 & Semester 32/Feb 2011) University of Western Australia Sitting on the floor of my kost and reflecting on the past year brings to light a number of different and conflicting feelings. Firstly how lucky I have been to experience this wonderful place, culture and [...]

My Career in Indonesia

By Michelle Kovacevic, JPP 2011
University of Melbourne

“How did someone with a background in neuroscience end up working at a forestry institute in Indonesia?”

Pasar Tradisional

By Melissa O'Grady, DSPP 2011
Flinders University

This morning I was fortunate enough to have been afforded the opportunity to visit Maumere’s (Flores) traditional market to observe the local sellers trade their goods for the day.

DSIP Testimony

By Nikkola Pickering (Semester 31/Aug 2010)
Murdoch University

“The last week and a half has been an immense learning experience for us. We have been welcomed into our sub-units and dusun (hamlet) very well, and feel happy in our surroundings."

November 28th, 2010|Categories: Semester Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , |

Sending excess luggage home

By Lisa Mapson (Semester 29/Aug 2009 & Semester 30/Feb 2010)
University of Melbourne

I write this having yesterday experienced one of my worst ‘Indonesian days’ as I saw a fellow anak ACICIS, along with whom I had just completed my Malang semester, off from Surabaya airport.

August 4th, 2010|Categories: Semester Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , |