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Tips and Tricks for Studying in Bali

Leona Longden is a New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant recipient from Murdoch University. Leona participated in the 2020 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum in Bali, Indonesia, where she interned with Jaringan Ekowisata Desa (JED). Throughout the practicum, Leona was an ACICIS Social Media Ambassador, tasked and trusted with using social media [...]

April 1st, 2020|Categories: Practicum Testimonials, Testimonials|

My incredible, once in a lifetime opportunity…

Jessica Plewright is a New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant recipient from Murdoch University. Jess participated in the 2020 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum in Bali, Indonesia, where she interned with Puri Lumbung Cottages. Throughout the practicum, Jess was an ACICIS Social Media Ambassador, tasked and trusted with using social media to [...]

February 28th, 2020|Categories: Practicum Testimonials|Tags: , |

Bali and Tourism Study? A Match Made in Heaven

Grace O'Hearn is a New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant recipient from The University of Technology Sydney. Grace participated in the 2020 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum in Bali, Indonesia, where she interned with Lily Lane Villas. Throughout the practicum, Grace was an ACICIS Social Media Ambassador, tasked and trusted with using [...]

February 28th, 2020|Categories: News, Practicum Testimonials|Tags: , |

Journey to Yogyakarta

Nitesh Raj Pant is a New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant and a Northern Territory Regional Arts Fund recipient from Charles Darwin University. Nitesh participated in the 2020 Creative Arts & Design Professional Practicum in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, where he interned with EngageMedia. Throughout the practicum, Nitesh was an ACICIS Social Media Ambassador, [...]

February 26th, 2020|Categories: Practicum Testimonials|Tags: , |

Exchange in Indonesia is Incredible!

By Maggie Dunn (Sem 49/Aug 2019) The University of Melbourne An exchange in America or the UK would be incredible, I have no doubt. But after a period of adjustment, life could be lived in a similar fashion to your life in Australia. New friends, new sights, new experiences no [...]

February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Semester Testimonials|

Indonesian Language Training in Salatiga

Lucas Cary is a New Colombo Plan Scholar that participated in the July 2019 Indonesian Language Short Course (ILSC). Lucas is a Bachelor of Science student majoring in Environmental and Marine Science at The University of Western Australia. Indonesian Language Training in Salatiga, Central Java By Lucas [...]

October 9th, 2019|Categories: Other Testimonials|

A Law Professional Practicum Testimonial

By Hwei-See Kay (LPP 2019) University of Technology Sydney A practical understanding of structural inequality on Pulau Pari As an intern with LBH Jakarta I was lucky enough to be involved in a mobile legal education clinic to Pulau Pari (Pari Island). Although I didn’t know it at the time, [...]

March 26th, 2019|Categories: Practicum Testimonials|

When you don’t look ‘dari Australia’

By Hwei-See Kay (Sem 47/Aug 2018) University of Technology Sydney Spending more than 8 months in Indonesia means that I, like most people, answered the question ‘dari mana?’ (‘where are you from?’) multiple times a day. But for me and other people who don’t look like the typical idea of an [...]

March 19th, 2019|Categories: Semester Testimonials|

An alumnus from 20 years ago

By Robert Letchford (Sem 5/Aug 1997 & Sem 6/Jan 1998) Murdoch University I have been working for the last 17 years as a manager, consultant and practitioner in the overseas aid and development sector. I have worked in both conflict and post-conflict environments, primarily in the public sector with a focus [...]

October 4th, 2018|Categories: Semester Testimonials|

Beyond the formalities of the Practicum

By Lilian Greensill* (BPP 2018) The University of Western Australia My situation may differ slightly from the ACICIS students sitting here tonight; I am a grantee of the NCP, however this government initiative provided me the opportunity to travel to Hanoi, Vietnam with The University of Western Australia late last [...]

February 27th, 2018|Categories: Practicum Testimonials, Testimonials|