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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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16 December 2021

Insights on the importance of university associations in internationalization shared at UKM Global Webinar Series #4

Supported by Toshiba International Foundation, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia recently organized the UKM Global Webinar Series titled The Importance of Associations in the Internationalization Strategies of Universities on 22 November 2021. The event allowed participants to gain insights on the experience of higher educations institutions in Malaysia and Japan who are a part of international associations.
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16 December 2021

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

To commemorate the success of Japan-ASEAN Training Course towards SDGs "Learning Japanese culture and Biodiversity from UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Japan virtually on 11 - 15 October 2021, a promotional video by Kanazawa University has been launched to showcase the dialogue, conversation exchange and activities within the training course.
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9 December 2021

Mapúa University notes AUN-QA’s unique and thorough approach that goes beyond their expectations

Mapúa University, recognized for its excellence nationally and internationally for not only education but also social responsibility and more, highly praised the AUN-QA’s service during the 209th AUN-QA Programme Assessment (Online/Remote Site Visit) on 15 – 19 November 2021. The university described the AUN-QA Assessors as “very thorough, polite, and objective in doing their tasks” and that the assessments were beyond their initial expectations.
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9 December 2021

MU, UM, and SMU hosts the 2nd AUN-TEPL Symposium

Mahidol University (MU) alongside the Singapore Management University (SMU) and Universiti Malaya (UM), hosted the 2nd ASEAN University Network Technology Enhanced Personalised Learning (AUN-TEPL) online symposium on 12th November 2021. The event brought together approximately 200 like-minded educators from universities in the ASEAN region to share and discuss best practices for the use of technology to bring about personalised learning and to seek opportunities to collaborate in inter-university projects.
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9 December 2021

“Explore, Exchange, Experience!” UKM’s Virtual Global Café: International Food Culture 2021

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) launched its Virtual Global Café: International Food Culture 2021 with the theme “Explore, Exchange, Experience!” on 19 November 2021. The event was organized by the UKM Global Buddies, a youth organization under UKM. The event was attended by more than a hundred college and university students from India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Malaysia.
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9 December 2021

CAIC-SIUD 2021: Keynote Address by Dr. Svetlana Gutman and Dr. Elena Rytova on Smart City Indicators

The keynote address on Sustainable Development of Russian Regions: Indicators for Smart Sustainable Cities was delivered by Dr. Svetlana Gutman and Dr. Elena Rytova, both from Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, on Day 3 of the CSID AUN-SCUD International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure and Urban Development last October 15, 2021.