Master of International Development Practice

Australian border control with Associate Professor Marie Segrave

If border control in Australia perpetuates death and unlawful migrant exploitation in Australia, who is accountable and what must change? In 2010, the Border Crossing Observatory was founded by Professor Sharon Pickering and Associate Professor Leanne Weber, with Associate Professor Marie Segrave. It is an innovative virtual research centre that connects Australian and international stakeholders to…

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Apply now … Global Journalism: Hong Kong field school

An exciting new unit, Global Journalism: Hong Kong field school, enables students to travel to the Asian media capital to explore why this world city is the big draw for news companies from around the globe. Exciting new unit – Global Journalism: Hong Kong field school  Credit points: 12 Unit: APG5190 Location: Hong Kong Coordinators: Dr…

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Monash students from SDSN Youth on creating social change

SDSN Youth is one of the leading global networks in sustainable development. Launched in 2015 by Siamak Sam Loni and fellow students from Monash University, in collaboration with the Monash Sustainability Institute, SDSN Youth works to empower young people around the world to create sustainable development solutions. This week, Monash University students Michelle Huang, Melissa Peppin and John Farrugia, along with recent Monash…

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MIDP student Amanda Taylor interned in Cambodia with SEED Monash

Master of International Development Practice (MIDP) student, Amanda Taylor, did a 6 week internship in Cambodia with SEED Monash, a student volunteer development organisation.

Amanda was based in Siem Reap in northern Cambodia (close to the world heritage ruins at Angkor Wat). She and her fellow team members travelled each day to a small rural village to help implement a financial education program for school children.

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Aid work can be a life-changing experience

University courses, such as the Masters in International Development Practice, have also had consistent interest, says Monash’s Samanthi Gunawardana in this Sydney Morning Herald article.

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Australia-Indonesia Centre commits $2.1 million to collaborative research supporting Resilient Communities

If African communities can bypass the adoption of landline telephone technology by jumping straight to mobile phones, why can’t Indonesian communities and their city planners save decades of technology evolution by leapfrogging to world’s best urban water technology? With this challenge in mind, the Australia-Indonesia Centre has launched the Resilient Communities research cluster ‘Developing leapfrogging pathways towards water…

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