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Australian Alumni of the Philippines: Dr. Rene Abesamis (James Cook University)

Australia offers very good scholarship programs. I was an Australian aid scholar during my masters study and I was also a recipient of the international post-graduate research scholarship during my PhD studies… Australia has one of the best marine biology programs in the world at James Cook University in Queensland. The education set a solid foundation for my career as a scientist.

Dr. Abesamis is a Postdoctoral fellow and researcher at the Silliman University-Angelo King Center for Research & Environmental Management. He is the first biologist to be named Outstanding Young Scientist of the Year by the National Academy of Science and Technology in 2013.

Australian Alumni of the Philippines: Dia Lacaba (University of New South Wales)
(Carnegie Mellon University in Australia)

Living in Australia for two years and studying with people from all sorts and different cultures gave me a more global perspective. I think that helped me immensely in my work. As head of international business for Human Nature, I deal with different distributors from other countries on a day to day basis. That entails understanding how other people from other cultures think…

An Australia Awards recipient, Dia graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Master of Commerce specializing in International Business in 2013. Dia has over ten years of experience in the consumer goods and services industry working with both international and Philippine companies. Currently, she is the Head of International Business for Human Nature, a social enterprise aimed at raising the quality of life of farmers and urban workers in the Philippines through dignified wages and fair working practices.

Australian National University Inks Deal with De La Salle to Deliver a Dual Program on Economics

5 August 2016 The Australian National University (ANU) and De La Salle University (DLSU) in the Philippines signed an agreement on 02 August 2016 at DLSU Campus, Manila, Philippines, to establish a new joint program of graduate studies in economics at both universities. Read More »

Australia Awards Alumnus attends 12th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research in Sweden

Dr. Alice B. Acejas, Australia Awards alumni and currently Research Director of Asian Social Institute, attended the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR). Read More »

Australian Alumni of the Philippines: Dr. Rene Abesamis (James Cook University)

Australia offers very good scholarship programs. I was an Australian aid scholar during my masters study and I was also a recipient of the international post-graduate research scholarship during my PhD studies… Australia has one of the best marine biology programs in the world at James Cook University in Queensland. The education set a solid foundation for my career as a scientist.

Dr. Abesamis is a Postdoctoral fellow and researcher at the Silliman University-Angelo King Center for Research & Environmental Management. He is the first biologist to be named Outstanding Young Scientist of the Year by the National Academy of Science and Technology in 2013.

Australian Alumni of the Philippines: Dia Lacaba (University of New South Wales)
(Carnegie Mellon University in Australia)

Living in Australia for two years and studying with people from all sorts and different cultures gave me a more global perspective. I think that helped me immensely in my work. As head of international business for Human Nature, I deal with different distributors from other countries on a day to day basis. That entails understanding how other people from other cultures think…

An Australia Awards recipient, Dia graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Master of Commerce specializing in International Business in 2013. Dia has over ten years of experience in the consumer goods and services industry working with both international and Philippine companies. Currently, she is the Head of International Business for Human Nature, a social enterprise aimed at raising the quality of life of farmers and urban workers in the Philippines through dignified wages and fair working practices.

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Australian National University Inks Deal with De La Salle to Deliver a Dual Program on Economics

5 August 2016 The Australian National University (ANU) and De La Salle University (DLSU) in the Philippines signed an agreement on 02 August 2016 at DLSU Campus, Manila, Philippines, to establish a new joint program of graduate studies in economics at both universities. Read More »

Australia Awards Alumnus attends 12th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research in Sweden

Dr. Alice B. Acejas, Australia Awards alumni and currently Research Director of Asian Social Institute, attended the 12th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR). Read More »