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The Australian Government has introduced Study in Australia, a web site that provides further information on studying and living in Australia. It provides information on Australian institutions, courses, scholarships, application process, visa requirements and more.
Internships and studies in Malaysia 2012/2013
AEI Malaysia is committed to raising the profile of Malaysia as a destination for internships and study experience opportunities for Australian students and to add value to the Australian qualification by facilitating internship opportunities for Malaysian students studying in Australia.
More and more Australian students each year are finding out just how rewarding a short-term study or internship in Malaysia can be. For information, email AEI.Malaysia@dfat.gov.au.
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If you are interested in a short term study program that can be recognised for credit in your Australian degree, here are some programs that might interest you:
The Endeavour Awards
- The Endeavour Awards is the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing opportunities for the citizens of the Asia-Pacific, the Middle-east, Europe and the Americas to undertake study, research and professional; development in Australia. Awards are also available for Australians to undertake study research and professional development abroad. For further information, visit www.AustraliaAwards.gov.au.
- For other available scholarships offered by universities and other institutions, please utilise the scholarship database search mechanism at the Study in Australia website.
- The MACC Scholarships, which provide Malaysian and Australian students the opportunity to experience diverse cultures and new lifestyle through sponsored education. Please click here for more information on undergraduate scholarships.
Information about universities in Australia
Check out the revamped MyUniversity website, which now includes course data for the 2013 year. Students can access information about employment prospects and labour market information, such as starting salaries for graduates, so students can link their education choices to areas of employment growth.
There are updates to existing data, more user friendly search functions, including accessibility from mobile phones and iPads, as well as enhanced information on higher degrees by research. Students can also view universities that have been recognised for excellence in teaching with Office for Teaching and Learning awards. Check out www.myuniversity.gov.au.
Australia's leadership role in international education
A speech by the former Deputy High Commissioner, Mr Craig Chittick OAM, at Malaysia's Management and Science University on 17 June 2011.
JPA recognition of Australian qualifications
The Malaysian Public Service Department (Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam or JPA) now automatically recognises Australian qualifications in arts, social sciences and general science programs that are listed on the CRICOS website.
Professional qualifications will still be subjected to advice received from the professional body in Malaysia. Click here for a translation of the JPA website information.