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South Asian Studies: Postgraduate Study Options

Are you interested in India and South Asia? Did you know there are numerous exciting opportunities to forge a postgraduate specialisation in the region? Whether you are an undergraduate exploring your options, a recent graduate figuring out your plans, in … Read More

Jacco Zwetsloot’s Tips on Carving Your Niche in Korea

Living as an expat abroad, you typically grow used to the transient nature of the foreign community – as friends and colleagues gradually return home or venture off to pursue new adventures across the globe. But amidst all the comings … Read More

Your Top 5 Tips to Learning Chinese Online in 2021

Are you a budding Mandarin learner? Maybe a consolidated Chinese linguist? Perhaps you’ve just started your Chinese language journey and looking for a concise, well-researched list of some of the best online study options around? While opportunities for in-country learning … Read More

MOOCs and Micro-Credentials: Online Upskilling to Boost Your Asia Literacy

For people around the world, online learning is more than just a passing phase. Open Universities, edX and Coursera have been making education accessible long before COVID-19 forced most people online. Whilst the pandemic has helped some to attend international … Read More

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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

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Engaging with Chinese-Australian Communities: “Australia Live” with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The following article was written for Asia Options. Views presented in this article are the author’s, and do not necessarily reflect those of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). So, we’ve busted our guts learning Chinese language in Australia. Naturally, we … Read More

COVID Update: Where to next for student exchange in Asia for Australian students?

Studying abroad has always been an exciting option for Australian students because it offers them the chance to see the world and also exciting opportunities such as agriculture in Indonesia or volunteering in Japan. Asia is always a popular destination … Read More