Case Studies

Mr. Usukhbayar with his supervisor Prof. Ross Thomas BarnardLeading Mongolia's Biotechnology Research

Summer holidays spent with his grandparents in a small village called Gachuurt, about 20 kilometres outside Ulaanbaatar, could easily have helped determine Ariunbold Usukhbayar's future career path.

Usukhbayar, who holds three different positions with the Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences (MNUMS), lived with his Grandmother, a Paediatrician; and his Grandfather, a university lecturer; and cousins - during his secondary school

Helping to negotiate free-trade agreementsHelping to Negotiate Free-Trade Agreements

A four-week internship with the Sydney Office of the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) complemented Aruinaa's Master of Economics from the University of Sydney. Aruinaa is currently working as Adviser to the Mongolian Authority for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection, the country's premier agency ensuring that Mongolians are able to enjoy a corruption-free consumer environment.

The Authority is not only involved

Prof. Tsogzolmaa G., Former Director of the Foreign Language School (in the middle) with her staff (Ms. Bolormaa and Mrs. Enkhbayar)Alumni Win Big Textbook Tender

One of Mongolia’s largest ever education textbook tenders was recently won and completed by a consortium of five TESOL experts, three of whom are Australia Awards graduates. The tender involved extensive rewriting of English III (Grade 7) students’ and teachers’ textbooks.

Of the team of five who won the tender, three have studied in Australia under the Australia Awards program, one is a school teacher and another studied in India. “We were all very

Khishigt TamirRecent Australia Award graduate Khishigt Tamir has been recognised internationally for his extensive knowledge of, and contributions to, the renewable energy sector.

Khishigt, who completed his Master’s Degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Renewable Energy at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia between 2009 and 2012, has been asked by a leading European academic publisher for permission to publish his thesis “Drivers and barriers to renewable energy development in rural

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