Going Green in Incredible Indonesia: My Internship with Greeneration Foundation

When I reflect on my three months in Indonesia, unexpectedly cut down from the six I had planned due to the pandemic, my fondest memories are all somehow related to my internship with an environmental advocacy NGO: Greeneration Foundation. Studying … Read More

5 Reasons You Should Apply for AIYEP

Applications for the Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program close on September 20! Asia Options contributor Jesse Dass went through the program and he writes here why you should apply as well. The Australia Indonesia Youth Exchange Program (AIYEP) is an annual … Read More

A Jakarta Expat on How to Win at NAILA 2021!

Fellow Indonesia-philes! Entry into the 2021 National Australia Indonesia Language Awards (NAILA) closes on August 31, and so there’s still time to participate in Australia’s premier Indonesian language competition. Founded in 2015 by Sally Hill, NAILA accepts submissions from Australians … Read More

How health-care start-ups are saving lives — and you could too

The recent spike in demand for high-tech Indonesian healthcare start-up services is a reminder to Australian and Indonesian medical students that a meaningful career in the health space is not limited to working as a doctor in a hospital.  Some … Read More

AIYEP Calling! Learn About a Great Indonesian Adventure

Applications for the Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program (AIYEP) are set to open up on July 15.  Asia Options recommends that young Australians interested in exploring the Australia-Indonesia space consider applying for the program.  To offer readers a sharper view of … Read More

NAILA 2020: A Labour of Love and Dedication

Each year, volunteers in the Australia-Indonesia space organise the National Australia-Indonesia Language Awards (NAILA) and this year’s event took place via Zoom on a Friday night in early December. Founded in 2015 by Sally Hill, NAILA accepts submissions from Australians of all … Read More

Australia-Indonesia Youth Association (AIYA) – How to Get Involved

The Australia Indonesia Youth Association (AIYA) is an independent youth-led organisation with a vision to connect young Indonesians and Australians to each other and Australia-Indonesia related opportunities. AIYA has active chapters in every Australian state and territory and maintains a … Read More

New Opportunities With the IA-CEPA

You’ve probably heard something about the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), especially if you follow the news surrounding Indonesia. There has certainly been quite a buzz within communities in the Australia-Indonesia space after the agreement entered into force in … Read More

New Colombo Plan: In-Depth Interviews with NCP Scholars on how to apply and make the most of your program

The New Colombo Plan Scholarship This incredible opportunity has been dubbed the most competitive scholarship for Australian undergraduate students and for good reason. The scholarship is a dream come true for many that could see you studying, interning and learning … 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

Australian Volunteers (AVID) program opening doors in Asia: Annie Ingram on Indonesia

  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 … Read More

Register now for the Indonesia Institute’s Postgraduate Workshop at ANU

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 … Read More

Mangold Study Abroad Scholarships: Study in China, Japan or Indonesia

Australians are blessed with a wide variety of scholarships to study in Asia and Victorians, in particular, are spoilt with both the Victorian Government Hamer Scholarship and the Mangold Study Abroad Scholarship programs. Whereas the Hamer Scholarship is aimed more at young … Read More