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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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22 December 2022

SUN/SixERS Cross-Cultural Event: Cultural Dialogue ventures on the profound parallel between Buddhism and One Piece

The SUN/SixERS Cross Cultural Event 2022: Cultural Dialogue session was organized to promote and carry out dynamic cultural interactions among youths of Japaneses and ASEAN where students could explore the interrelationships between their favorite media and profound values in their community. This session dove deep into the contradictions of being a “Fool” and an “Enlightened One” and established the possibility of being one and the same. Students enjoyed a heartfelt discussion with a refreshing perspective on their own personal goals and their mission for the shared future of the global community.
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8 December 2022

Cross-Cultural Transmission in Motion: ASEAN-Japan Virtual Cultural Exchange Programme 2022 (AUN-SUN/SixERS Cross-Cultural Event) Ends on a Successful Note

The successful co-organisation of the ASEAN-Japan Virtual Cultural Exchange Programme 2022 (AUN-SUN/SixERS Cross-Cultural Event) on 29 November - 1 December 2022, proves once again that cultural transmission is in constant motion in response to rapid changes. Networking opportunities such as these provide a unique and prestigious platform for cultural presentations, dialogue, and hands-on handicrafts while engaging in fruitful discussions with peers from all over ASEAN and Japan.
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27 October 2022

Japan-ASEAN Online Program Toward SDGs, opening up the new era of multilateral collaboration by Okayama University, SUN/SixERS, and AUN

The Japan-ASEAN online program toward UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) jointly organized by Okayama University, SUN/SixERS, and AUN held from 11 - 14 October 2022, successfully gathered over 70 participants from all across the ASEAN region and Japan. The success of the event is wholly attributed to the exemplary learning design and the cross-border platform that allow for insightful interaction among students and educators from different countries, backgrounds, educational expertise, and world views to become excellent citizens of the 21st century.
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6 October 2022

Delegates from the ASEAN Member States and ROK Gathered at ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit 2022 Closing and Awarding Ceremony

On September 27, this year’s edition of the ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit, with the theme Carbon Neutrality and ASEAN-Korea Youth, officially concluded via the ZEP platform. Participants from ASEAN countries and the Republic of Korea graced the closing ceremony. This year’s summit winning team was from the Philippines, and their project was entitled "The Aftertaste of Food Waste," which focuses on reducing the bitter side effects of inefficient food production and consumption. To end the ceremony, Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, Executive Director of the ASEAN University Network, delivered the congratulatory message to all the winners of the closing activities and to all the participants who successfully finished the whole summit, and Ms. Jessica Lee, MC of the summit, delivered the closing remarks.
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29 September 2022

Commitment and Passion: The Story Behind the 3rd AYCF Thailand at Burapha University

On 14 - 16 September 2022, Burapha University hosted the 3rd ASEAN University Network-ASEAN Youth Cultural Forum: Thailand Chapter (AUN-AYCF: Thailand Chapter) to promote the ASEAN identity, cultures and showcased the talents of Thai youths, as well as the performance for the upcoming international AYCF in Indonesia. Behind the immense success of this project lies the commitment and passion of students, alumni, and professors to pass on the legacy of Thai culture to the future generation and to share the cultures of ASEAN countries with a wider community of Thailand.
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22 September 2022

3rd AUN-AYCF Thailand at Burapha University: Pioneering the Expansion of Shared ASEAN Culture

The 3rd ASEAN University Network-ASEAN Youth Cultural Forum: Thailand Chapter has successfully been held through the corporations of our five AUN Core Member Universities. The forum is noted as a pioneer of its kind in spearheading the propagation of ASEAN cultural performances and heritage onto the international stage of the ASEAN region and beyond.