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4 January 2023

AUN-QA Special Feature: The AUN Executive Director Announces Line-up for 2023 at the 311th AUN-QA PA at Ton Duc Thang University

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Patitin Lertnaikiat, AUN Programme Officer
AUN Secretariat Executive Director, Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, announced key projects for AUN at the 311th AUN-QA Programme Assessment at Ton Duc Thang University. 2023 will be an exciting year for AUN and ASEAN Higher Education as the wheels once again start turning in full motion after the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and shifting up another gear with plenty of high impact projects lined up throughout the year.
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29 September 2022

13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting and 37th AUN-BOT Meeting successfully held in Vientiane, Lao PDR

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Chanya Chinsukserm, AUN Programme Officer
The 37th ASEAN University Network Board of Trustees Meeting and the 13th ASEAN University Network Rectors’ Meeting, hosted by the National University of Laos and co-hosted by AUN Secretariat, were held on 27 - 28 September 2022 in Vientiane, Laos PDR. During the 13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting, 11 Presidents, Rectors, Vice Chancellors, and more than 50 representatives from 28 AUN Member Universities across 10 ASEAN Countries participated in the Meeting to discuss and share their good practices, analyses, initiatives, and recommendations on AUN-related projects, programs, and activities.
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11 August 2022

AUN-QA’s Official Meetings in Viet Nam Series #1: Ministry of Education and Training

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Chanya Chinsukserm, AUN Programme Officer
On the morning of 20 July 2022, the official meeting was held between the AUN-QA team led by Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, the Executive Director of the AUN, and the guest of honour – Assoc. Prof. Hoang Minh Son, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education and Training, alongside the representatives from Higher Education Department and Viet Nam Education Management Agency (VQA) under the Ministry.
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4 August 2022

AUN-QA’s meetings with stakeholders: Exploring current QA prospects in Viet Nam

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Chanya Chinsukserm, AUN Programme Officer
As the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) issued the Decision on recognising quality assurance activities of the AUN-QA in Vietnam, the AUN-QA has taken the opportunity to organise official on-site meetings with stakeholder organisations and partnered universities in Vietnam during 17 - 22 July 2022. The objective of this visit was to discuss the prospects of QA direction, share recent updates on QA development in the ASEAN region, and discuss further on possible collaboration in Viet Nam.
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30 June 2022

Announcing ASEAN Representatives for 2022 ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit!

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Noppanun Sookping, AUN Programme Officer
The application process for 2022 ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit has been closed! Thank you so much for the overwhelming interest and support for this huge platform to connect young talents and representatives from Korea and the ASEAN region. You can find the listing of successful ASEAN representatives to this year's Summit here.
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18 May 2022

AUN-QA and MyQAN connect in promoting Higher Education quality assurance in Malaysia

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Noppanun Sookping, AUN Programme Officer
AUN-QA, in collaboration with MyQAN, organised “AUN-QA An Introduction of Potentials and Prospects” virtually on 12 May 2022, 9.00-10.30 AM (GMT+7). The event garnered 61 attendees from MyQAN Member universities, public and private universities in Malaysia.
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2 February 2023

The MOU Signing Ceremonies from the 3rd AUN International Health Promotion Conference

Following the absolutely packed presentations, discussions, and exchange of knowledge from speakers at the 3rd AUN International Health Promotion Conference, came three Signing Ceremonies that will ensure the future of ASEAN University Network - Health Promotion Network (AUN-HPN). Two MOUs were signed, one between ThaiHealth and AUN-HPN, and the second being the implementation of the HURS. The third signing ceremony was for the conference statement of AUN-HPN. All the signing will allow AUN-HPN to continue being the leading powerhouse for the health promotion movement in the ASEAN region.
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2 February 2023

13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting: Four Unique Interdisciplinary Approaches through Universiti Malaya’s Lens

At the 13th Rector’s Meeting, Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Mohd Hamdi Abd Shuko, Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Malaya (UM), introduced UM’s interdisciplinary approaches through four different directions: Academic Programmes, Research, Industry Engagement and New Rationalisation Entity with the goal of redefining problems outside of traditional boundaries and reaching solutions based on a new understanding of a complex world.
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27 January 2023

3rd AUN International Health Promotion Conference highlighted actions towards Mental Health Issues and Well-being in ASEAN Universities

The 3rd AUN International Health Promotion Conference, with the topic "Mental Health and Well-being of ASEAN Universities during the Post-COVID-19 Period: Awareness and Actions," was successfully held on 20 January 2023 in Thailand. Many prestigious ASEAN universities shared their protocols and experiences on health promotion in their universities as well as the countermeasures for mental health issues in the post COVID-19 period.
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22 December 2022

AUN Driving Universities towards Excellence as the Next Chair of GUAF in 2023

ASEAN University Network (AUN) will chair the Global University Associations Forum (GUAF) in 2023 and host the next physical GUAF meeting in Bangkok on 4-5 September 2023 with the main theme “Driving University Excellence Through Quality.”
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10 November 2022

13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting: AUN-TEPL Drives University Talents through Personalised Learning Technology

Continuing from last week's feature, the 13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting’s first agenda set forth as “Driving University Excellence through Regional and International Cooperation." The speaker, Assoc. Prof. Lieven Demeester introduced the structures and movements of the ASEAN University Network for Technology-enhanced Personalised Learning (AUN-TEPL) as a key component to drive university talents through technology.
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3 November 2022

The First Agenda from the 13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting: Driving University Excellence through Regional and International Cooperation

At the 13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting on 27 September, 2022, the first agenda was “Driving University Excellence through Regional and International Cooperation”. Within this agenda were three sub-agendas and six speakers presenting examples in the area of driving university talents through technology, and how rating/ranking systems demonstrating international competition and cooperation can incentivise capacity building in Higher Education Institutions. This is an overview of the first agenda and will be followed by an in-depth article for each speaker in the weeks to come.