New Colombo Plan

Jessica Cong

Jessica Cong is committed to bridging the worlds of business and social impact to support financial inclusion and will undertake a Master of Business Administration next year.


Jessica Cong says working for local NGOs gives valuable insight into how the skills she is developing at university can be applied in unique real-world situations.


Five outstanding UNSW students are preparing to live and study in Asia after being named 2017 New Colombo Plan Scholars.


Up to 400 UNSW students will head to the Indo-Pacific region in 2017, after receiving more than $1.1 million under the  Australian Government’s new Colombo Plan.

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An enterprising group of students has swapped the classroom for the Pacific to help find solutions to climate change challenges facing island communities.


More than 200 UNSW students will travel to the Indo-Pacific region next year under the federal government’s New Colombo Plan.

Annalise Bolt

I have returned from my Journalism Professional Practicum with an unending love and fascination for Indonesia, unforgettable experiences and lifelong friendships, writes Annalise Bolt.

Amogh Sarda

UNSW’s first New Colombo Plan scholars are returning home, and are keen to share their experiences with the second round of students who will leave for their posts this year.

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Two UNSW journalism students will spend their summer working in Indonesia's dynamic media scene after being awarded New Colombo Plan grants to take up internships in Jakarta.

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Five UNSW students have been awarded prestigious New Colombo Plan Scholarships to study at leading universities in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore