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1 March 2024

Introducing AUN Experts: Official AUN-QA Training Specialists

By
Ninnart Ratanasukhon, AUN Programme Officer
AUN-QA Trainings serve as the venue for disseminating the seed of quality assurance culture and nurturing the next generation of quality assurance practitioners for the ASEAN higher education sector. In this second instalment of the Introducing AUN Experts series, we would like to introduce you to the official AUN-QA Training Specialists who are leading this mission with top-notch insight and valuable lessons to the quality assurance community of ASEAN.
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4 January 2024

An Enriching New Year for ASEAN Young Talents: Announcing AUN Youth Activities 2024 Line Up

By
Noppanun Sookping, AUN Programme Officer
After bidding its festive goodbye to another fruitful year of 2023, AUN is actively working with the network’s premier Member Universities as well as external partners to make 2024 a year full of youth platforms and activities for different groups and cahoots of ASEAN university students and talents. This year, several of AUN Flagship Youth Activities make their grand return while the brand-new, ASEAN-first AUN Summer Camp aims to bolster the cross-borderly interregional cultivation of future-ready and ASEAN-rooted young talents.
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21 December 2023

2023 Wrap Up: AUN Activities Overview

By
Patitin Lertnaikiat, AUN Programme Officer
2023 has been a highly eventful year for the ASEAN University Network (AUN) Secretariat and its thematic networks as many events and activities returned after the COVID pandemic subsided. As such, the AUN Secretariat is proud to present a wrap up to 2023, showcasing all the university network’s major events and activities throughout the year!
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1 December 2023

AUN-HPN’s 8th International Advisory Committee Shared Best Practices and Acknowledged Growing Mental Health Concerns

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Patitin Lertnaikiat, AUN Programme Officer
Staying healthy is critical to living a good life, but it has become increasingly difficult to do so in this current age of technology-enhanced convenience, physical inactivity, unhealthy diet, and other related habits. Following the pandemic, the world has also seen the rise of mental health issues caused by the limited social interaction due to prolonged isolation. At the ASEAN University Network Health Promotion Network (AUN-HPN) 8th International Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting, the network’s member universities gather once again to address these pressing health issues in society and share their best practices in health promotion mission.
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23 November 2023

"Management and Strategy: How AUN-HPN Became a Driving Force for Regional Health Promotion" Has Officially Launched

By
Noppanun Sookping, AUN Programme Officer
Since its establishment in 2014, ASEAN University Network Health Promotion Network (AUN-HPN) has been actively contributing to university health promotion across the ASEAN region. In this connection, the book "Management and Strategy: How AUN-HPN Became a Driving Force for Regional Health Promotion" has been published by the AUN Secretariat team in coordination with AUN-HPN to observe and catalogue the good practices in managing the thematic network of universities. To do so, this book focuses on the work and perspectives of AUN-HPN’s past and current thought leaders as well as the observation of AUN-HPN flagship activities.
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17 November 2023

AUN-ICT Workshop Returned for Deepened Discussion on Quality Standardisation of University's ICT System and Management

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AUN Writer Team,
Prince of Songkla University (PSU), in collaboration with the Institute of Software Engineering and Quality Management (ISEM) and ASEAN University Network (AUN), co-hosted the workshop on the Quality Standardization of University's ICT System and Management (AUN-ICT) On 7-8 November 2023 in Bangkok. Set to continue with the work resulting from its first iteration, this workshop delved further into detail of what can ensure the success of AUN-ICT development and implementation as a world-class, comprehensive and multifaceted standardisation framework tailored specifically for universities.
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2 November 2023

The AUN-QA IQA Redesign Taskforce Team Assembled to Set the Path Forward for ASEAN IQA

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Patitin Lertnaikiat, AUN Programme Officer
Following the success of the Internal Quality Assurance System Design and Development Workshop in March 2023, Viet Nam, the AUN-QA IQA Redesign Taskforce was established and recently conducted its first meeting on 20 - 21 October 2023 in Bangkok. Through the intensive discussion on existing Viet Nam and Cambodia IQA frameworks and the root-cause analysis of the workshop in Viet Nam, the outcome of this meeting will pave the way for the future of ASEAN IQA and the task force will be at the forefront!
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19 July 2023

Continuing Strong in the Tide of Change: AUN’s Success Recapped in the 38th AUN-BOT Meeting

By
Ninnart Ratanasukhon, AUN Programme Officer
The 38th ASEAN University Network Board of Trustees (AUB-BOT) Meeting concluded with an astounding success on 6 July 2023, with gracious hosting from Universiti Malaya. This annual meeting serves as an opportunity for the members of AUN’s Board of Trustees to be updated on the latest activities of AUN, discuss its direction, and set a vision for its future. This year, the members of our Board of Trustees were up for a long list!
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12 July 2023

Navigate the Changing Tide of Global Higher Education in the 14th AUN Rectors’ Meeting

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Ninnart Ratanasukhon, AUN Programme Officer
Change is fast approaching on all fronts, but ASEAN universities are ready to take on it. In the 14th AUN Rectors’ Meeting held on 5 July 2023, with the gracious hosting of Universiti Malaya, leaders from AUN Universities demonstrated how ASEAN higher education can navigate the changing tide of global higher education. Is AI changing education as we know it? Is knowledge from universities no longer relevant? Hear it from the leaders of AUN Universities.
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1 September 2023

Fortifying Sustainability: Revisiting the ASEAN University Network Ecological Education and Culture Conference (AUN-EEC)

Amidst the alarming rates of environmental concerns in the society today, the AUN-EEC has been a platform to amplify experiences and initiatives that foster the essence of nature and its significance in an individual’s way of life. Several experts have been invited to induce action among individuals, particularly the youth, in exploring processes towards preservation and conservation of nature. Along with their remarks, inspiring studies, stories, and experiences in safeguarding the environment were also a part of the program. These instances are envisions to bring inspiration and motivation to individuals in conserving nature for the future.
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27 June 2023

AUN-EEC, ASU, ALI launch Turn It Around! AUN edition cards on the youth’s aspirations for the environment

The ASEAN University Network on Ecological Education and Culture (AUN-EEC), housed at the Ateneo Institute of Sustainability, together with Turn It Around! project, Artists Literacies Institute, and Arizona State University, recently launched the Southeast Asian edition of the Turn It Around!
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21 June 2023

AUN-EEC organizes a webinar on ASEAN ecosystems and environmental education

Last 12 April 2023, the ASEAN University Network on Ecological Education and Culture (AUN-EEC), housed at the Ateneo Institute of Sustainability (AIS), organized a webinar entitled “From Rivers to Streams: A Situationer on Ecological Education and Culture”. The webinar marked the first event of AUN-EEC under their year-long theme on “Ecosystems Restoration & Reconciliation Ecology”, which is itself situated against the broader setting of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration running from 2021-2030.
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7 June 2023

AUN-EEC names new Executive Director, bares plan for the year in 2023 General Assembly

Last 26 April 2023, the ASEAN University Network on Ecological Education and Culture (AUN-EEC), hosted by the Ateneo Institute of Sustainability (AIS), held its annual General Assembly (GA) to discuss the network’s plans and focus-areas for the year ahead. The event, which was held online via Zoom, was attended by 23 institutional representatives coming from 19 member institutions across Southeast Asia.
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29 September 2022

AUN-EEC Conference 2022 “Ecological Education and Culture: Looking Back, Looking Forward”

The ASEAN University Network on Ecological Education and Culture (AUN-EEC), together with Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and the University of the Philippine Diliman (UPD), spearheaded an AUN-EEC annual conference via Zoom. The conference entitled “Ecological Education and Culture: Looking Back, Looking Forward” transpired from September 14 to 15, 2022. The conference intended to bring together experts from all over ASEAN universities to elucidate discourses on sustainable practices, ecological education, and youth advocacy on climate justice toward the ‘new normal’.
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4 May 2022

Introducing the use of Citizen Science to reach the UN SDGs in Southeast Asia at the AUN-EEC Workshop

The ASEAN University Network in Ecological Education and Culture (AUN-EEC) successfully held a Citizen Science Workshop with the title “Citizen Science for Addressing UN SDGs in SEA” on 18 April 2022.