News Archive 2013

August–December 2013

Encounter: Australia-Europe

18 December 2013
The European Commission call for submissions for the tenth round of Encounter: Australia – Europe is due to be announced 20 December 2013. Applications close 15 May 2014.

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New Colombo Plan launched

11 December 2013
The Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs has launched the pilot phase of the New Colombo Plan. This phase includes scholarship and mobility grants.

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Call for Proposals for EU Centres in Australia and New Zealand

08 October 2013
The European Union "EU Centres Initiative" aims to encourage greater awareness and knowledge of the EU through support for EU focused curriculum development and research in a number of developed countries including Australia.


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2014 Teach and Learn in Korea program inviting applications

25 September 2013
The Korean Government is inviting applications for the Teach and Learn in Korea (TaLK) program.


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Questacon English-Vietnamese workbook

26 August 2013
Questacon staff conducted workshops for Vietnamese science teachers, demonstrating how inexpensive, ready available materials can be used in simple experiments.


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AEI Japan media report - August 2013

26 August 2013
This month’s major media coverage was on Japanese Government’s initiatives for internationalisation of higher education and the increased interest and demand from students for study abroad.


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Australian science achievements recognised internationally

05 August 2013
Dr Carissa Klein from the University of Queensland’s School of Biological Sciences has been awarded the 2013 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE).


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Malaysia offers unique insights and experiences

02 August 2013
Malaysia is fast becoming an attractive destination for Australian students to further their studies as part of their Australian degree program.


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??May–July 2013

Funding opportunities for collaboration with Japan

29 July 2013
The Australian Government, through the Australian Academy of Science (AAS), is providing support for Australian researchers to participate in the JSPS Fellowship Program for Foreign Researchers. 


2014 Round International Student Mobility Programs now open

17 June 2013


ISEP(incl. Endeavour Cheung Kong Student Exchange Program), VET Outbound and Short-term Mobility Programs are open for applications from 17 July- 30 August 2013.

?Science and Technology Agreement signed with Vietnam

26th June 2013


The Minister for Science and Research Senator Don Farrell and the Vietnamese Minister for Science and Technology His Excellency Professor Nguyen Quan signed an Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation, at Parliament House on 26th June 2013.

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New data portal for international education data

17 June 2013
A single point of access to other existing sources of Australian and international education data is now available on the AEI website.


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2013 MABC Internship Competition

03 June 2013

The Malaysia Australia Business Council (MABC) invites applications from students studying at Australian Universities or VET institutions to apply for the 2013 MABC Internship competition.

Australia China Young Researchers Exchange Program

31 May 2013
Applications to the Australia China Young Researchers Exchange Program will close shortly.


Expanding Our Horizon - Forty years of Australia-China collaboration and exchange in education, science and research

20 May 2013
This publication was developed with the support of DIICCSRTE to mark 40 years of diplomatic relations between Australia and China and to highlight the key role education and science cooperation has played in the relationship.


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?AsiaBound Round Closed

21 May 2013
AsiaBound 2014 Round closed on 20 May 2013. Applicants will be notified of outcomes from 24 June 2013.


Chinese Medical Programs Taught in English

15 May 2013
The Australian Government has received advice from the Chinese Ministry of Education of the Chinese institutions approved to teach undergraduate medicine in English. 


Applications for AsiaBound to Close

14 May 2013
Applications for Round 1 of the AsiaBound Grants Program closes Monday, 20 May 2013.   


AddChina toolkit

13 May 2013
2 August 2012 Senator the Hon Chris Evans, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research today announced the ‘AddChina’ toolkit, an initiative to encourage Australian students to consider higher education courses in China.

January–April 2013


2012 International Student Survey Overview Report released

A report of the latest survey of international students studying in Australia, conducted by AEI in collaboration with peak education bodies, is now available.


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Thai and Australian school teachers ‘bridge’ learning activities

10 April 2013
Eight Thai school teachers recently visited Australia to link up with Australian schools for a two-week professional development program under the inaugural Australia – Thailand school partnerships BRIDGE project.

AsiaBound Grants Program 2014 Open

06 April 2013
Educational institutions can apply from 8 April 2013 for funds to support student outbound mobility to Asia. 

iDiDe: Intercultural Dialogue Through Design: Thailand 2013

03 April 2013
Since being piloted in 2010, Deakin University’s Intercultural Dialogue Through Design (iDiDe) has gone from strength to strength.
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Study opportunity: BA in Thai language and culture at Mae Fah Luang University

02 April 2013
Mae Fah Luang University (MFU) in Chiang Rai, Northern Thailand, is currently promoting its Bachelor's Degree in Thai Language and Culture. 
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Ambassador's speech at launch of the Research Data Alliance

22 March 2013
On 18 March 2013 in Gothenburg, Sweden, Ambassador Lewis gave a keynote address at the launch of the Research Data Alliance. 

International Education Advisory Council Report Released

27 February 2013
The Minister for Tertiary Education and Skills the Hon Chris Bowen has released the report of the International Education Advisory Council.

2013 Korean Government Scholarship Program

26 February 2013

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea is inviting applications from Australian graduates for the 2013 Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP).

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RMIT selected for ADAPT-r partnership

16 January 2013
AEI congratulates RMIT on being selected as a partner for an EU-funded, three-year international research training network on Architecture, Design and Art Practice Training Research (ADAPT-r) which started on 1 January 2013.