Looking ahead, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific students can expect greater opportunities to study overseas under the New Colombo Plan (NCP).
For 2018, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific has successfully secured $262,900 in funding for 56 students to participate in nine projects – including two multi-year projects.
In this round, the College was successful for nine out of twelve submitted applications, accounting for an increase of 94 per cent on 2017 funding.
This success rate makes up 20 per cent of The Australian National University’s $1.24 million in NCP funding.
2018 College projects to be funded under the NCP:
This is in addition to multi-year funding which will continue in 2018 for previously funded projects:
Photo: Students on the Modern Mongolia: Challenges to Environment, Economy and Empire course, which ran for the first time in 2017 with support from the New Colombo Plan. This course provides students with an opportunity to explore the true costs of economic growth to Mongolia’s cultural, natural, and historic fabric.