ASEAN Student Leaders Forum


Project Name:   ASEAN Student Leaders Forum
Abbreviation :   ASLF
Partner:    AUN 30 Member Universities
Objectives :   To serve as a platform for student leaders in ASEAN to share their experiences and opinions pertinent to their student organisations and youth in a constructive way.

About the Programme

ASLF brings together student leaders from AUN30 student organisations to share their knowledge and learn from one another, to strengthen their regional bonds, and to foster a shared ASEAN identity. The forum is held annually in AUN30 Member Universities in parallel with the AUN Student Affairs Network (AUN-SAN) Meeting.

This initiative was inaugurated at and hosted by Nanyang Technological University in partnership with the AUN Secretariat and supported by Singapore-ASEAN Youth Fund on 22-25 June 2012 in Singapore


Activities During the Program

The forum is a  5-day event which has both academic and non-academic activities including:

  • Discussions 
  • Group Meetings and Workshops
  • Presentations
  • Community and Cultural Exposures



1st Nanyang Technological University “Student Governance in the 21st Century” 20-25 June 2012 Singapore
2nd Chulalongkorn University “ASEAN Dream” 21-25 June 2013 Thailand
3rd Universiti Brunei Darussalam “Youth with Vision: Establishment of Youth Leaders as an ASEAN Unit” 23-27 June 2014 Brunei Darussalam
4th Chulalongkorn University “Paving Our Converging Path: From ME to WE” 29-31 October 2015 Thailand
5th University of the Philippines, De La Salle University, and Ateneo de Manila University “ASEAN, Our Home: Youth Engagement Towards a Shared Future ” 24-26 October 2016 Philippines
6th Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho University “Commitments and Actions toward the Prosperous ASEAN Community” 5-9 December 2017 Vietnam
7th Universitas Gadjah Mada “ASEAN Way in the Era of Disruption: The Role of University and Student Leaders in Preparing to Excel the Fourth Industrial Revolution” 11-15 February 2019


8th Chiang Mai University Environmental Sustainability as a Culture: Preparing Student Leaders for the Green Era 3-7 February 2020


9th Universiti Sains Malaysia Sustainable Development (further details to be consulted with host) 2021


10th Universiti Brunei Darussalam Sustainable Development (further details to be consulted with host) 2022 Brunei Darussalam