Welcome Back Event for Australia Awards Alumni

A Welcome Back Event was held on 10 March 2016 for recent Australia Awards graduates. The event was attended by representatives from the Governments of Australia and Mongolia, employers and alumni from the 2015 2nd intake. His Excellency Mr. John Langtry, Australian Ambassador to Mongolia and Mr Gantsogt, State Secretary, Ministry of Finance made opening…

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Opening of English Language Training

The Australia Awards Mongolia English language training courses, funded by the Australian Government, were launched at Santis Educational Services on 29 February. The courses will assist 34 selected awardees to improve their English language proficiency to meet entry requirement into their Australian universities. The launch was attended by His Excellency, John Langtry, Ambassador of Australia…

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Empowering Teenage Mothers in Dornod Province, Mongolia

The Princess Center for protecting girls and young women’s rights, empowers those dealing with complicated social problems through services such as counseling, vocational skills training, support group activities and community events. The Princess Center builds the capacity of its beneficiaries through Young Mothers’ Club activities – a participatory club of teenage mothers up to 20…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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