With over 2,900 universities, hundreds of specialised programs and seemingly limitless permutations therein, finding the right program and scholarship in China can be a daunting task. To help streamline your efforts and tailor your search, we’ve curated a shortlist of university search engines and program aggregator designed specifically for this purpose: CampusChina – The Chinese…

Professional experience is becoming a requirement that more and more employers look for out of graduates. An ACICIS experience in Indonesia offers students the opportunity to do an internship whilst completing a semester exchange program with organisations as diverse as think tanks, local businesses, schools and even internationally recognised organisations such as Save The Children,…

  Summer school is probably not on top of most young people’s mind when they think of summer, but trust us, summer school in Asia is something you’ve got to do! Imagine yourself in July next year knocking back an Asahi or Korean Soju with classmates, feasting on amazing local food, or exploring the local surroundings on weekends in…

  Indonesia is one of Australia’s most important bilateral relationships. Sustainable and inclusive economic growth in Indonesia benefits Australia and contributes to regional growth and stability. One aspect of the Australian Government’s development assistance in Indonesia is the provision of skilled Australian volunteers through the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program. Annie Ingram spent…

Asia Options supports and shares information about research-related opportunities across Asia. This article shares information about the upcoming Indonesia Institute Postgraduate Workshop. In addition, it also shares information about the Indonesia Institute. In summary, readers who are interested should register by 7 September.   When? The Indonesia Institute’s Postgraduate Workshop is coming up soon! Asia…

  What is the National Parliamentary Fellowships Program The National Parliamentary Fellowships Program (NPFP) is offered by the Australian National University (ANU) in conjunction with Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE) that allows up to two fellows to participate in a three month foreign policy- focused research stay in Tokyo, Japan.   What does the fellowship involve Fellows…

  Source: Wikicommons (Sarah an Australian volunteer in India) Thousands of young Australians pack their bags and head to India every year with the intention of doing a volunteer project. Given the diversity of projects, organisations and opportunities that exist, being able to choose where to spend your time becomes increasingly important. Asia Options has put…

  India has always been on my bucket list to go to. I have not had any opportunities to go to India until I saw IndoGenius’ program, ‘Reimagining India’. IndoGenius is a group based in India that do study tours around India. Hosting students from America, UK and Australia, IndoGenius’ mission is to ‘increase the…

When it comes to scholarships for Australian Students, the New Colombo Plan (NCP) is the all-inclusive Indo-Pacific, Asian experience. We’ve heard from many scholars about their transformative study and work stories in the region, but where are they now? Coming back home after a whirlwind exchange or international internship is arguably the hardest part of…