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Australia Global Alumni in the Philippines
Australia Global Alumni in the Philippines
Australia Global Alumni in the Philippines
Australia Global Alumni in the Philippines

Australia Global Alumni in the Philippines

Australia’s global alumni community in the Philippines include all Filipinos who completed and/or graduated from recognised Australian educational institutions or Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), including participants in trainings and short-term courses. This includes those that have been awarded scholarships under the Australia Awards, Colombo Plan, Endeavour Awards, Australian Leadership Awards or other Australian Government scholarships. It also includes individuals who have supported their own study in Australia or those who were sponsored by institutions or organisations other than the Australian Government.

Did you recently change careers? Move to another field or industry? Or got promoted to a new position? We’d love to know so we can invite you to future industry-specific events. Update your records in our secured online form.


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Exciting events coming up!

We are always gearing up for exciting events for our alumni community. Find out the activities that you can be a part of this month.

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Looking for alumni publications?

If you’re looking for knowledge products for reference or source of new ideas, check out these publications authored by our Filipino alumni.

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Connect with Alumni Groups

Want to meet fellow alumni for professional networking, exchange of knowledge and ideas, or collaboration for meaningful development projects? Check out these alumni groups and find out how you can be involved.


News and Updates

Australia honours achievements and contributions of Australia Awards scholars in the Philippines

Australia honours achievements and contributions of Australia Awards scholars in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines - Over 200 Filipino alumni of the prestigious Australia Awards Scholarships gathered for a special recognition ceremony led by Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Steven J Robinson AO, key Philippine government officials, and representatives from Australian universities.

Australia honours achievements and contributions of Australia Awards scholars in the Philippines

Australia honours achievements and contributions of Australia Awards scholars in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines - Over 200 Filipino alumni of the prestigious Australia Awards Scholarships gathered for a special recognition ceremony led by Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Steven J Robinson AO, key Philippine government officials, and representatives from Australian universities.

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Celebrating the achievements and contributions of Australia-educated Filipinos

Manila, Philippines - The Australian Embassy in the Philippines recognised the achievements of six outstanding Australia-educated Filipinos during the 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Awards.

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Celebrating the achievements and contributions of Australia-educated Filipinos

Manila, Philippines - The Australian Embassy in the Philippines recognised the achievements of six outstanding Australia-educated Filipinos during the 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Awards.


Story Bites

Australia Alumni Communities Philippines to hold knowledge sharing session on good governance

Australia Alumni Communities Philippines to hold knowledge sharing session on good governance

In celebration of the 122nd Philippine Civil Service Anniversary this September, the Australia Alumni Communities Philippines (AACPh), in collaboration with the Australia Awards and Alumni Engagement Program – Philippines (AAAEP-P), is inviting members of the alumni to community for a knowledge-sharing session on best and innovative practices in and with the government.

“GOOD-byerno: Celebrating Good Governance Champions” will happen on 23 and 24 September, 2022, in both virtual and in-person formats. Learning sessions include topics in the areas of education, business and social enterprise, technology and innovation, environment and disaster risk reduction, sustainable built environments, GEDSI, health and wellbeing, social development, human resource management, and agriculture, aquatic and natural resources.

Interested alumni may sign-up here: https://bit.ly/GOOD-byerno

Australia Alumni Communities Philippines to hold knowledge sharing session on good governance

Australia Alumni Communities Philippines to hold knowledge sharing session on good governance

In celebration of the 122nd Philippine Civil Service Anniversary this September, the Australia Alumni Communities Philippines (AACPh), in collaboration with the Australia Awards and Alumni Engagement Program – Philippines (AAAEP-P), is inviting members of the alumni to community for a knowledge-sharing session on best and innovative practices in and with the government.

“GOOD-byerno: Celebrating Good Governance Champions” will happen on 23 and 24 September, 2022, in both virtual and in-person formats. Learning sessions include topics in the areas of education, business and social enterprise, technology and innovation, environment and disaster risk reduction, sustainable built environments, GEDSI, health and wellbeing, social development, human resource management, and agriculture, aquatic and natural resources.

Interested alumni may sign-up here: https://bit.ly/GOOD-byerno

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AACPh welcomes Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources community of practice

The Australia Alumni Communities Philippines (AACPh) recently launched its latest community of practice – the Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources (AANR) community of practice (CoP), which aims to contribute to finding suitable or best fit solutions and approaches to the challenges in the AANR sector. The new CoP, which is supported by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), is led by co-convenors Dr. Moises Neil Seriño and Dr. Nelson Pampolina.
The launch was graced by Australian Embassy Charge d'Affaires Richard Sisson, ACIAR Chief Executive Officer Prof. Andrew Campbell, DOST-PCAARRD Executive Director Dr. Reynaldo Ebora together with AAAEP-P Senior Project Manager Gel Ferrer, AACPh National Convenor Dr Pacifico Calderon, and AACPh Founding Convenor Michael Angelo Malicsi.

Visit https://www.facebook.com/ausalumcph to know more about AACPh and its initiatives.

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AACPh welcomes Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources community of practice

The Australia Alumni Communities Philippines (AACPh) recently launched its latest community of practice – the Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources (AANR) community of practice (CoP), which aims to contribute to finding suitable or best fit solutions and approaches to the challenges in the AANR sector. The new CoP, which is supported by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), is led by co-convenors Dr. Moises Neil Seriño and Dr. Nelson Pampolina.
The launch was graced by Australian Embassy Charge d'Affaires Richard Sisson, ACIAR Chief Executive Officer Prof. Andrew Campbell, DOST-PCAARRD Executive Director Dr. Reynaldo Ebora together with AAAEP-P Senior Project Manager Gel Ferrer, AACPh National Convenor Dr Pacifico Calderon, and AACPh Founding Convenor Michael Angelo Malicsi.

Visit https://www.facebook.com/ausalumcph to know more about AACPh and its initiatives.


Up Close and Personal

Meet Dr Ma Soledad Antonio, 2022 Alumnus of the Year

This is my most fulfilling moment that I could serve using what I’ve learned from my four years in Australia and implementing this now during the pandemic, here in the Philippines.

As Director of the Bureau of International Health Cooperation at the Department of Health, Dr Antonio has been instrumental in mobilising resources from international partners to guarantee access to vaccines and medical supplies. She was recently awarded the Alumnus of the Year in the recently held 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Award. Dr Antonio completed her PhD in International Trade at Griffith University in 2018.

Meet Dr Ma Soledad Antonio, 2022 Alumnus of the Year

This is my most fulfilling moment that I could serve using what I’ve learned from my four years in Australia and implementing this now during the pandemic, here in the Philippines.

As Director of the Bureau of International Health Cooperation at the Department of Health, Dr Antonio has been instrumental in mobilising resources from international partners to guarantee access to vaccines and medical supplies. She was recently awarded the Alumnus of the Year in the recently held 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Award. Dr Antonio completed her PhD in International Trade at Griffith University in 2018.


Alumni Communities across the Philippines

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Australian Embassy in the Philippines visits Filipino alumni communities

Australia has been working hand-in-hand with its Filipino alumni on initiatives that help deliver the shared development goals of Australia and the Philippines. During the regional visits, embassy officials and alumni discussed Australia’s work across the country as well as alumni-led initiatives in addressing COVID-19 challenges.


Mateship and Bayanihan

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Australia Global Alumni share stories of kindness, bayanihan, and hope in time of COVID-19

Members of the Australia Global Alumni community have been rising above the crisis by making a difference in their fields in their own little ways. If you need an inspiring story to lift you up, read how the COVID-19 crisis affected our alumni’s life and work, and how they have been moved to make a change.