Tracer Survey of Scholarship Alumni

Scholarships offered by the Australian government aim to develop the skills and knowledge of selected Mongolian citizens so they can drive change and contribute to development in Mongolia. DFAT and the Australia Awards team in Mongolia want to learn more about the experiences of graduates once they return home. In particular, we are keen to…

Цааш унших

Mozzies 2014-15 Professional Development Activities

The Mozzies Association had a very successful 2014-2015, especially the Mozzies Alumni Program (MAP) which received funding from Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) through the Australia Awards Mongolia. This funding helped the Mozzies continue to develop new activities, training and programs to encourage professional development and networking for its more than 200…

Цааш унших

Review Workshop

A Review Workshop for Australia Awards alumni back in Mongolia for two years after completing their study in Australia was successfully conducted on 15th October, 2015 at the Program office. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Program Officer briefed the group on Australia’s aid policy; especially possible impacts on the scholarship program in…

Цааш унших

Australia Awards Mongolia: Explanation of Changes

The following information is to clarify the situation for the Australia Awards scholarship program in 2015, and for the following two years. Background In May 2015, the Australian Government handed down its annual budget. The budget included reductions in foreign aid for many countries, including Mongolia. Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has…

Цааш унших

Welcome Back Seminar for Australia Awards Alumni

A Welcome-back seminar for awardees, who completed their postgraduate courses at Australian universities in the second semester of 2015, was held on 18 September 2015 at the Australia Awards Mongolia Office. The seminar’s key purposes were to welcome and congratulate the graduates, share their academic experiences, their reintegration plans and innovative ideas they want to…

Цааш унших

Leading 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…

Цааш унших

Womens's Leadership Program Newsletter No.3

The Women’s Leadership Program (WLP) has been running since January 2015 and a special feature were the four community development projects designed and implemented by participants. These projects complemented participants’ learning experiences by providing opportunities for them to practice their leadership skills while at the same time develop their personal beliefs and values. There were…

Цааш унших

Women’s Leadership Program Update

Women’s Leadership Program (WLP) participants have been active since their Orientation Retreat (29 January – 1 February 2015). They have attended forums with influential leaders and seminar workshops to improve their managerial and leadership skills. They have also had opportunities to attend networking events to expand their professional links and improve mentorship skills. Activities successfully…

Цааш унших