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4 January 2023

Special AUN-QA 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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2 February 2023

The MOU Signing Ceremonies from the 3rd AUN International Health Promotion Conference

Following the absolutely packed presentations, discussions, and exchange of knowledge from speakers at the 3rd AUN International Health Promotion Conference, came three Signing Ceremonies that will ensure the future of ASEAN University Network - Health Promotion Network (AUN-HPN). Two MOUs were signed, one between ThaiHealth and AUN-HPN, and the second being the implementation of the HURS. The third signing ceremony was for the conference statement of AUN-HPN. All the signing will allow AUN-HPN to continue being the leading powerhouse for the health promotion movement in the ASEAN region.
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27 January 2023

3rd AUN International Health Promotion Conference highlighted actions towards Mental Health Issues and Well-being in ASEAN Universities

The 3rd AUN International Health Promotion Conference, with the topic "Mental Health and Well-being of ASEAN Universities during the Post-COVID-19 Period: Awareness and Actions," was successfully held on 20 January 2023 in Thailand. Many prestigious ASEAN universities shared their protocols and experiences on health promotion in their universities as well as the countermeasures for mental health issues in the post COVID-19 period.
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27 January 2023

ASEAN Universities Shared Health Promotion Progress and Success Stories at the 7th AUN-HPN International Advisory Committee Meeting

The AUN-HPN International Advisory Committee convened on 19th January 2023 in Thailand. This meeting showed outstanding progress and success stories of health promotion strategies employed by each member university at their institutions. Meanwhile, the Healthy University Rating System (HURS) is continuing strong, with more universities participating and some achieving the top rating of 5 stars for the first time! The co-host of the next AUN-HPN International Advisory Committee Meeting was unveiled at the end of this meeting as well.
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8 December 2022

13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting: The Healthy University Rating System, A Road Towards Health Promoting Universities

At the 13th Rectors’ Meeting, Prof. Dr. Chartchalerm Isarankura-Na-Ayudhya presented the Healthy University Rating System (HURS), an instrument of the ASEAN University Network-Health Promotion Network (AUN-HPN). HURS is an assessment and monitoring tool used to track the progress and success of universities’ healthy status, as well as assist them in creating and implementing a "whole university" approach to a health promoting university.
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4 August 2022

2nd AUN-HPN HURS Workshop Continues in Strengthening Health Promotion Capabilities of Universities

The 2nd Healthy University Rating System (HURS) workshop was held on 1 August, 2022 through online means using the Zoom Meeting Platform. The workshop was held to improve on the “Monitoring of Healthy University Framework Implementation: Healthy University Rating System (HURS)”. Participants had the opportunity to discuss and share crucial knowledge in utilizing the HURS. Universities will be able to take what was learned, shared, and discussed to improve the life of students, lecturers, staff, and all involved university personnel in the ASEAN region.
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31 March 2022

Mahidol University presents Healthy University Day through revolutionary “Metaverse” exhibition

In a first for Mahidol University, the Mahidol family and local community gathered on the Metaverse for the Healthy Mahidol in the New Normal. The Metaverse exhibit and health promoting activities drew in over 2,000 participants including university administrators, staff, and students representing 44 faculties, institutes/colleges. The event and exhibition was made possible with the financial support of the ThaiHealth.