China: Lead

ACELS: The Hybrid Project Team Connecting Emerging Australia-China Leaders

Amid fresh coronavirus outbreaks, snap lockdowns and increased uncertainty among young Australians and Chinese, The 13th Australia-China Emerging Leader’s Summit went ahead between July 15 and 18, 2021. Join Asia Options China as we sit down with Yunrui Deng – ACELS 13 Chengdu Logistics Director and former ACYA Chengdu Chapter President – and Angus Heida – ACELS 13 Adelaide Project Manager – to find out all the behind-the-scenes details of what it took to pull off ACELS 13 and how you can join the ACELS 14 Project Team.

I. Hybrid China internships (featured)

Hybrid China internships: 5 advisory and advocacy internships to keep an eye out for in the second half of 2021

The first half of 2021 is quickly drawing to an end. Some of you may have spent it thinking you would get to do all the things you missed out on doing in 2020. That’s not happening.  But what is happening … Read More

The Merits of Virtual Engagement – Reflections on Attending the 2021 Yenching Global Symposium

Founded in 2014, Peking University’s Yenching Academy provides a rigorous Master’s program for the multidisciplinary study of China and the Yenching Global Symposium (YGS) is an annual, highly competitive, symposium made up of engaging lectures, panel discussions, and interactive sessions addressing both China’s impact … Read More

Reflections on the Australia-China Emerging Leaders Summit: How and Why You Should Actively Involve Yourself in the Australia-China Space

From the 16th to the 19th of January, I attended the tenth installment of the Australia China Emerging Leaders Summit (ACELS) in Guangzhou, China. Organised by a small cohort of members from the Australia China Youth Association (ACYA), with the … Read More

ACYA VIC BLC

A look into the ACYA Victoria Bilingual Language Competition

With the ACYA Victoria Bilingual Language Competition (BLC) accepting applications for 2016, Asia Options spoke with last year’s winners Maggie Milne and Nell Chan, to hear about their experiences and discuss how bilingual Victorians can put their Chinese language skills … Read More

Inside look at the inaugural China-Australia Millennial Project (CAMP)

  Imagine a world-first program that brings together 130 innovators from Australia and China, grouping them into 25 diverse think tanks to deal with crucial issues at the crux of the bilateral relationship between our two countries, including the future of … Read More

China Australia Millennial Project: Aspiring environmental engineer Kate Smith shares her highlights

  Alice Slevison from Asia Options sat down with Beijing-based aspiring environmental engineer Kate Smith to have a chat about her experience as an inaugural China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP) delegate, and her tips for those applying for CAMP next … Read More