The Australia-Indonesia Centre finalist at Victorian International Education Awards

The Australia-Indonesia Centre is proud to announce that it was a finalist in the ‘Excellence in Innovation in Partnerships and International Engagement’ Award at the 2018 Victorian International Education Awards.

The award is for an educational provider that has demonstrated outstanding achievement in collaborative international partnerships, which benefits the education sector.

“The award recognises the unique role the Australia-Indonesia Centre plays”, says Director Eugene Sebastian.

“The Centre brings together leading research universities and researchers from two nations. Our researchers work with policy, industry and communities to apply scientific rigour to ‘real-world’ problems.  The award recognises the role the Centre plays in contributing to both nations by advancing the people-to-people links in science, technology, innovation and education.  The focus on science, technology and innovation reflects the maturing, long-term relationship of close neighbours”.

Hosted by Study Melbourne, on behalf of the Victorian Government, the 2018 Victorian International Education Awards were presented at Deakin Edge in Federation Square on Tuesday 25 September. The awards honour excellence in individual international students as well as in institutions.

The Australia-Indonesia Centre’s finalist position represents the exceptional efforts of its partner universities to undertake long-term collaborative research. The Centre is a catalyst for these world-class institutions to connect and perform valuable work towards improving the wellbeing and prosperity of Australia and Indonesia.

The Centre’s partner universities who make this research possible are:

  • Monash University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • The University of Sydney
  • Australian National University
  • Institut Pertanian Bogor
  • Institut Teknologi Bandung
  • Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember
  • Universitas Airlangga
  • Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • Universitas Hasanuddin
  • Universitas Indonesia

The Australia-Indonesia Centre remains committed to building partnerships between educational institutions to create a brighter future for both nations.