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New Colombo Plan

New Colombo Plan

  • Australian students learn critical conservation skills in Palau’s world-first shark sanctuary

    For 15 Flinders University students, studying marine biology, animal behaviour, and biodiversity and conservation, the chance to learn critical scientific skills in Palau through a New Colombo Plan mobility project has nurtured a renewed enthusiasm for their research and their future careers. 

  • Oliver Pang, Singapore 2017

    New Colombo Plan alumnus Oliver Pang is part of the green technology innovation movement. And it is through the myriad of startups founded by passionate individuals determined to make a difference, that he believes global transformation can happen.

  • Pangolins, water dragons and bear-cats: Science diplomacy in action with New Colombo Plan

    Third-year Bachelor of Science student at Griffith University, Jordan McGrath has a passion for global conservation and using his mathematical mind to solve environmental problems.

  • Australian students learn critical conservation skills in Palau’s world-first shark sanctuary

  • Oliver Pang, Singapore 2017

  • Pangolins, water dragons and bear-cats: Science diplomacy in action with New Colombo Plan

The New Colombo Plan is a signature initiative of the Australian Government which aims to lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific in Australia by supporting Australian undergraduates to undertake study, language training and internships in the region.

The New Colombo Plan involves a scholarship program for study of up to one year, language training and internships or mentorships, and as well as a flexible mobility program for both short and longer-term study, language study, internships, practicums and research.

How to get involved

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