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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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8 June 2022

AUN Team visits INQAAHE Secretariat in Barcelona, Spain

On May 18, 2022, Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti and his team paid a visit to the Secretariat of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) in Barcelona, Spain. This visit marked the first face-to-face contact between the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and INQAAHE and one of the first great steps to potential collaborations between the two organisations in the future.
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27 April 2022

AUN ED presented challenges and opportunities in a state of disruption towards higher education to ASEAN delegates for Y20 Summit 2022

Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, Executive Director of ASEAN University Network, delivered his remarks to ASEAN delegates for Y20 Summit 2022 at “ASEAN Y20 Focus Group Discussion: Harnessing The Power of Youth Voices” on 16 April 2022, highlighting the current situation faced by higher education institutions and the obstacles and opportunities for young people in assisting the development of higher education.
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31 March 2022

Ambassador of Norway to ASEAN meets scholarship recipients of the ASEAN Master Program in Sustainability Management in Yogyakarta

The Ambassador of Norway to ASEAN, Kjell Tormod Pettersen, visited the Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada (FEB UGM) on Monday, 7 March 2022.
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22 December 2021

Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti on SHARE Policy Dialogue 13: Contribution of Internationalization to Graduate Employability

As part of the SHARE Policy Dialogue Series, AUN Executive Director Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti discussed the roles of the AUN in pushing forward the socio-economic development of the ASEAN region through collaboration with the leading ASEAN Higher Education Universities with particular focus on graduate employability this year.
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27 October 2021

Japan-ASEAN Training Course towards SDGs "Learning Japanese culture and Biodiversity from UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Japan"

Kanazawa University, SUN/SixERS, UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Japan, and ASEAN University Network (AUN) Secretariat organized the Japan-ASEAN Training Course towards SDGs "Learning Japanese culture and Biodiversity from UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Japan" virtually from 11 – 15 October 2021.
3 August 2020

Unveiling the Brand New “University Performance Metrics” System at Vietnam National University, Hanoi

University Performance Metrics, or UPM, is a rating system for higher education institutions initiated by researchers from Vietnam National University, Hanoi, the development of which was funded by the Vietnam Ministry of Higher Education and Training.