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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 September 2022

2022 APEC Youth Voices Matter Speaking Contest: Open, Connect, and Balance at Mahidol University

The 2022 APEC Youth Voices Matter Speaking Contest held on 31 August 2022 at Mahidol University has significantly shown that the youths of ASEAN are in constant engagement to Open, Connect, and Balance to build a better more inclusive world for the future. Their notable speeches reflected solutions to address increasingly critical various economic, environmental, and social issues.
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8 September 2022

AUN-QA’s Official Meetings in Viet Nam Series #4: Member Universities

The final destinations of the AUN-QA journey in Viet Nam were official meetings between AUN-QA and four Member Universities held to explore the current Quality Assurance (QA) prospects. Four sessions took place at each university, namely Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, and Foreign Trade University (FTU) in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi respectively.
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8 September 2022

Introducing ASEAN Engineering Journal (AEJ) by JICA Project for AUN/SEED-Net

As a part of AUN/SEED-Net, ASEAN Engineering Journal (AEJ) serves as an official publication to enhance engineering education within the region and plays a crucial role in the success of the network. Since 2011, the journal has gradually developed its maturity and reputation through a holistic and integrated approach. It marked a milestone for being officially included in the Scopus database in 2019. At the moment, AEJ is transferred to Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) under its well-known and professional journal management. The AUN/SEED-Net Secretariat will continue working with the UTM team to ensure the continuity and reliability of the journal and the greater participation of member institutions throughout this seamless transfer period.
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8 September 2022

7th ECAAR Dialogues Webinar: ASEAN Master Students and Thought Leaders convened to discuss the value of biodiversity in the ASEAN region and how sustainable business practices can be adapted to benefit both ecosystem and workforce

On 6 September 2022, the 7th iteration of the ECAAR Dialogues webinar series was conducted under the theme “Sustainability and Biodiversity: Emerging Ethics”. The webinar focused on the important ethical issues that must be prioritised to protect the ever-changing ASEAN landscape for current and future generations to enjoy. The webinar concluded with the successful participation of more than 380 attendees through Zoom platform.
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1 September 2022

AUN-QA Overview: 290th, 291st AUN-QA Programme Assessments

August is coming to an end with AUN-QA coming through to provide two more quality assurance services through the month for ASEAN higher education. For the 290th Programme Assessment, AUN-QA provided service for Hoa Sen University (HSU). For the 291st Programme Assessment, AUN-QA provided service for University of the Philippines (UP).
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1 September 2022

Launch of ASEAN-India Network of Universities (AINU)

The 29th of August 2022 marks the monumental launch of ASEAN-India Network of Universities (AINU) by Dr Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs and Education (MoS) and the Secretary General of ASEAN, Dato Lim Jock Hoi. The AINU was initiated by Prime Minister Modi during the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi in January 2018. The event took place in a hybrid format, where on-site participants attended the event at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia. The vision of AINU is to be the “knowledge ecosystem” that will enlarge the scope of collaboration that will build a resource pool of knowledge that can be shared between ASEAN and India.