Korean Studies in Australia: An Overview of Undergraduate Offerings

Are you looking to incorporate Korean Studies as part of your university education in Australia? This guide will give you a brief overview of the Australian universities with Korean Studies offerings. Australia has seven universities across five states/territories with established … Read More

The Australia Indonesia Youth Exchange Program (AIYEP)

What is AIYEP? The Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program (AIYEP) is an annual program which allows Australian and Indonesian students between the ages of 21-25 to travel to and study within each other’s respective countries. It is a chance for participants … Read More

From studying Hiragana to cloud computing in Tokyo at HDE with Simon Lacis

The vibrant, bustling district of Shibuya is famously known as the home to Japan’s busiest intersection, latest fashion frenzy and the statue of Hachiko. But lo and behold, hidden among the abundance of neon signs, restaurants and clothing stores, this district also … Read More

Life after the New Colombo Plan Scholarship

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 … Read More

Indonesia In Action

  The Indonesia-Australia relationship is extremely important. However, lately it seems as though each month brings fresh controversies highlighting the troubled nature of the national government-to-government relationship. The 2015 Lowy Institute Poll claims that Australians’ feelings towards Indonesia are the … Read More

“Indonesia-crazy” Emma Roberts on why you should learn Indonesian

Anyone who knows me today would describe me as “Indonesia-crazy” and they have good reason to do so; I travel to Indonesia more often than anywhere else and when I’m not here, I spend most of my time telling everyone … Read More

Desi Cochrane on Goshipages & Start-ups in Korea

  Prioritising study on exchange can sometimes be difficult and especially for those studying in Seoul. With the combination of affordable food, sol-maek and one-shot culture, Seoul can be a challenge even for the most well-intentioned of students. But despite … Read More

What you need to know about Confucius Institute Scholarship applications

  The Chinese Government and the Confucius Institute are handing out scholarships to foreigners like hotcakes these days as part of China’s global soft diplomacy efforts. The Confucius Institute Scholarship provides free tuition, basic accommodation, basic medical insurance and a stipend for international students to … Read More

New Colombo Plan: Asia-bound Scholarship on Steroids

  When I began my degree in 2009 a $5000 overseas travel grant from the Australian Government seemed like a pretty good deal to study in China. Five years on and the stock in Asia-bound scholarships has skyrocketed. They are … Read More