Australia China Alumni Association

 

 

  Monthly Newsletter: Issue #103

 

  October 2018

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Upcoming Events

 ACAA & TOEFL® - 2018 Australia China Alumni Awards

(Beijing)

 

The ACAA is excited to organise the 10th anniversary of the Australia China Alumni Awards in Beijing to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary achievements of Australian alumni in China. We would like to invite all finalists and winners of previous awards to celebrate this grand ceremony.

 

17:00

24th November 2018

More Details

 

Monash Education Dean's Lecture (Shanghai)

 

This lecture will draw on narratives from a new book Re-imagining professional practice in initial teacher education: Narratives of learning to propose a theorised and practical agenda for professional experience in initial teacher education. The agenda makes a priority of partnerships, pedagogy and identity work. The lecture will also argue for the value of narrative in researching the nuances and complexity of educational work.

 

18:00 - 20:00​

15th November 2018

More Details

 

Job Opportunities

Beijing

 

Shanghai

 

Guangzhou

 

Other Cities 

October Greetings!

 

Summer is flying out of China and into Australia! As October comes to an end, we hope that our alumni had a wonderful National Holiday break, and we are really looking forward to celebrating the 2018 Australia China Alumni Awards with you next month!

 

In October, we were excited to support alumni events hosted by The University of Queensland and Deakin University in both Beijing and Shanghai. We also had a great time celebrating Halloween with our alumni in Guangzhou at our October Happy Hour Drinks!

 

There’s less than one month left until the Australia China Alumni Association and TOEFL® - 2018 Australia China Alumni Awards Presentation Dinner! This year, to celebrate the 10th Alumni Awards, previous finalists and winners are invited to attend the dinner on Saturday 24th November in Beijing. Please keep following our updates and news to learn more about our annual flagship event.

 

The ACAA Team

 

Awards News

 

 

2018 Finalists Announcement


Up until the end of October, the finalists for all eight categories of the 10th Australia China Alumni Awards were announced. We are thrilled to see a total of 50 finalists representing a variety of industrial sectors, 18 Australian Universities, diverse countries, and a number of Chinese regions including Hong Kong and Taiwan.

 

To learn more about the finalists, please click HERE.


Finalists Statistics 

 

University  Finalists

Australian National University

1

Deakin University 

3

Griffith University 

8

La Trobe University 

1

Macquarie University 

5

Monash University

3

Queensland University of Technology

3

RMIT University 

2

The University of Newcastle 

1

The University of Queensland 

1

The University of Melbourne

1

The University of New South Wales

4

The University of Sydney

2

The University of Western Australia

1

University of South Australia 

7

University of Southern Queensland

1

University of Technology Sydney

5

Western Sydney University 

1

 

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Save the Date:

2018 Australia China Alumni Awards

Presentation Dinner

 

To celebrate the 10-year milestone of the Alumni Awards, we are inviting previous finalists and winners to attend the 2018 Australia China Alumni Awards presentation dinner. With attendees including Australian government officials, high-profile alumni, local business leaders, and university representatives, the Awards presentation dinner is a rare opportunity for you to build your network within the Sino-Australia community.


Tickets for the Australia China Alumni Association and TOEFL® - 2018 Australia China Alumni Awards Presentation Dinner now are available on both the ACAA website and Yoopay for 780RMB/person.


If you would like to attend the Awards gala dinner to cheer on your alumni, click the link below to purchase a ticket:


1) ACAA members or Australian alumni, please click HERE.
2) Non-ACAA members and non-alumni, please click HERE.

 

If you would like to book a table or enquire about a fapiao, please send an email to: awards@austchinaalumni.org for further details.

ACAA News

 

ACAA Beijing Indoor Climbing
19th October 2018

 

 

As Gaston Rébuffat said, ‘We should experience hunger and thirst, be able to go fast, but also to know how to go slowly and to contemplate.’ On 19th October, ACAA organised an indoor climbing activity in Beijing, and it was a fantastic way to get or stay fit, whilst also having a heap of fun with our alumni.

 

ACAA is determined to provide a wider variety events like these to continue to build our alumni community.

 

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Monthly Happy Hour Drinks Guangzhou
26th October 2018

 

 

With Halloween just around the corner, close to 30 guests joined us to celebrate Halloween at Zapata’s. Everyone dressed up in amazing Halloween costumes and a great night was had by all.

 

There is one more round of the 2018 Monthly Happy Hour Drinks Series in November and we are happy to be teaming up with AustCham-SC, the ACYPI, and the ACYA. We love to see the alumni community in Guanggzhou forming stronger connections – hope to see you there!

Partner News

 

UQ Alumni Receptions

 


On 10th October, we were excited to attend the University of Queensland Alumni Reception in Shanghai. During the event Professor Julie Cogin, Academic Dean and Head of UQ Business School, gave a presentation on her research into the differences in work values across the different generations titled, “Leading the Multi-Generational Workplace: Strategies for High Performance”. The thought-provoking presentation provided UQ alumni with new ideas on talent management strategies for the future, and how consideration of age diversity can accelerate business outcomes. After the presentation, the buffet dinner also gave alumni a lovely opportunity to expand their network and make new friends.

 

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Deakin University’s Beijing Office

Ten Year Alumni Event

 

 

On 21st October, Deakin University’s Beijing Office Ten Year Alumni Event was held in the Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing. To celebrate the ten-year milestone, Pro. Jane Den Hollander, the Vice-Chancellor of Deakin University, Pro. Gary Smith, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement), and Mr. Jin Sun, the Associate Director of Deakin International and Director of Deakin China, attended to celebrate with Deakin University alumni.

 

ACAA Gold Partners

 

 

ACAA Silver Partners

 

 

ACAA Strategic & Corporate Partners

 

 

 

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Contact ACAA

 

Web and Editorial: Keny Chan

Guangzhou: Mesa Chen

Beijing: Ben Newman

Shanghai: Ulrika Chen

 

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