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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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23 March 2022

AUSN Mental Health Webinar engages ASEAN youth with healthy practices to combat mental health issues in the pandemic

On 19 March 2022, the ASEAN University Student Network (AUSN), with the assistance of the ASEAN University Network (AUN) Secretariat, held its Mental Health Series Webinar to address the long-term impacts of the pandemic on student mental health and healthy ways to cope with it.
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17 March 2022

Sunrise on virtual cultural exchange as ASEAN-Japan student programme concludes

ASEAN-Japan Virtual Cultural Exchange Programme 2022 (AUN-SUN/SixERS Cross-Cultural Event) was successfully co-organised by the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and the Six Universities Network/International Education and Research System, Japan(SUN/SixERS) on 1 - 3 March 2022.
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16 February 2022

The AUN Executive Director's Keynote Speech at USTMAM Encourages the Importance of Regional Cooperation for the Development of ASEAN Region

Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, AUN Executive Director, delivered his keynote speech at the University of Santo Tomas Model ASEAN Meeting (UST Model ASEAN Meeting) under the theme of “ONE ASEAN, ONE HEALTH: Overcoming COVID-19 Adversities through Regional Cooperation and Development”. The UST Model ASEAN Meeting was conducted by the UST Asian Studies Major on February 3rd-5th 2022 via Zoom Meeting Conference with the aim to improve the public awareness of ASEAN and its relevance to the community. Dr. Choltis put emphasis on the challenges faced by the education sector during the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of regional cooperation to push forward the development in the ASEAN region. He also laid the AUN’s concern for students to have the capacity to learn and be proactive with a strong sense of global citizenship.
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1 December 2021

Representatives from Brunei Darussalam win the ASEAN-Korea Good AKtion Challenge

A 3-week ASEAN-Korea Good AKtion Challenge was successfully held as one of the ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit's link programs from 21 October to 13 November 2021, with the aims of strengthening continuous solidarity among the delegates of the 2021 ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit, as well as providing more opportunities for ASEAN and Korean youths to contribute to the development of the ASEAN-Korean community.
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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.
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7 October 2021

2021 Essay Competition for Undergraduate Students on Critical Human Rights and Peace Issues in ASEAN/Southeast Asia

The recently held 2021 Essay Competition on Critical Human Rights and Peace Issues in ASEAN/Southeast Asia by AUN-HRE saw 291 essay submissions from undergraduate students all over the ASEAN region.