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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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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.
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17 March 2022

10th IRO+3 Meeting concludes with strong push for more connectivity and student involvement within the network

Due to pandemic conditions, the 10th ASEAN+3 Heads of International Relations Meeting (IRO+3 Meeting) was redesigned to be a series of meetings comprising 4 “Working Groups in preparation for the IRO+3 Meeting” that culminated with a final meeting that presented the findings from the groups.
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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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22 December 2021

The ASEAN-China Youth Summit: Celebrating 30 Years of ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations

The ASEAN-China Youth Summit 2021 was held last Saturday, 11th December 2021. Organized by The Young SEAkers, the summit commemorates 30 years of ASEAN-China dialogue relations. The summit was marked by panel discussions on youth entrepreneurship, youth-led sustainability, and creating a “she economy” for gender equality in the ASEAN and China. The panels were led by Chinese and Southeast Asian youth leaders in business and in government.
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22 December 2021

Students discuss success factors in formulating global partnerships in Teen-Talk Project Series 6

Universities from the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) held the IMT-GT UNINET Mobility Program: Virtual Teen-Talk Project+ Series 6 with the theme “How Growth Mindset, Capacity-Building, Networking, and Mobility would formulate global partnerships across the region?”. The event was hosted by the Prince of Songkla University, Thailand, last December 15, 2021 (Wednesday) via Zoom. The event was attended by more than a hundred college and university students from University of Sylah Kuala, Universitas Andalas, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Thaksin University, and Prince of Songkla University Thailand.
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22 December 2021

Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti on SHARE Policy Dialogue 13: Contribution of Internationalization to Graduate Employability

As part of the SHARE Policy Dialogue Series, AUN Executive Director Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti discussed the roles of the AUN in pushing forward the socio-economic development of the ASEAN region through collaboration with the leading ASEAN Higher Education Universities with particular focus on graduate employability this year.