From the Big Band competition to working at Asialink, Will McCallum’s story

– Will McCallum’s exposure to Asia began in 2002 after being part of the winning band in the Australian Schools Jazz Band competition. To make the most of the achievement, Will and 18 of his Wesley College classmates devised a three-week tour … Read More

Alice Slevison: My internship experience with AustCham Hong Kong

In April 2011 I conducted my first internship abroad at the Australian Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong and Macau Chapter) located in Hong Kong, as an Intern Communications Assistant. I conducted my internship after completing a semester of university exchange at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in which I was studying Chinese culture and Chinese history as part of the RMIT University Bachelor of International Studies.

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