Chevening Alumni Association Indonesia in collaboration with the British Embassy in Jakarta, the Indonesia Association of British Alumni (IABA), London School of Public Relations (LSPR), and Indonesia Mengglobal presents the UK Day 2019 in Jakarta on Saturday, October 26, 2019.Read more
The world is changing and if you are trying to be a journalist, now is a difficult time. The seemingly less than encouraging words come from Wahyu Dhyatmika (Chevening 2004/2005, International Journalism of University of Westminster) Editor in Chief to Tempo.co. There is the ongoing process of digital disruption and with it, the shift in business model which left many conventional media to their demise the last several years. There is also rise of social media contributing to the decline of trust to more mainstream media. And lastly, as what Tempo and Dhyatmika are personally currently experiencing, is the backlash and slander to media over its strong criticism to those in power.Read more
“Maaf. Tidak lanchar,” said the the man and the room roared with laughter. Nobody in the audience seemed to mind that the newly appointed UK Ambassador for Indonesia, Owen Jenkins, speaks less than perfect Bahasa Indonesia. In fact, on one of his several introductory sessions with the Indonesian public last July at the UK Embassy office in Jakarta, the Ambassador successfully charmed the people with his apparent effort to speak the local lingua franca and share his knowledge of local cuisines.Read more
A first Muslim being delegated to an ambassadorial position representing the UK in Indonesia tends to attract attention. Ambassador Moazzam Tufail Malik, however, insisted from his first official press conference in Jakarta in 2014 that being a Muslim does not underline his diplomatic forte. Instead, it represented a modern face of the Great Britain, where “all nationalities and race are equals and share similar opportunities to success in the UK”.
A major terror attack tends to change people lives. Most notably the victims and their immediate families and later, maybe those whose livelihoods or circumstances were impeded. Noor Huda Ismail (Chevening Alumni 2005 of St Andrews University in International Security) is not a victim nor that his life is in anyway directly hampered by terrorism. And yet, after the 2002 Bali bombing that consumed 202 lives from 22 different countries, Ismail’s live changed.Read more
Thirty five years in the business of helping to educate Indonesian future leaders has put Chevening amongst the most-sought after foreign scholarships in Indonesia. Since 1983, it has financed and managed more than 1700 Indonesians earning a master’s degree in various UK institutions. As most alumni dedicated their professional lives in the home country, the Chevening’s have grown into a huge swath of resources across fields and platforms in Indonesia.Read more
Invitation from British Council Indonesia for Chevening Alumni:
Many UK graduates have reached their successful career and become expertise in their home country. For some professional graduates, the opportunity is waiting for them in the company they work before or building their own company according to their passion. But on the other hand, some might still be confused how to start their career, thus looking for the right career path that suits their skills and knowledge. Therefore, British Council Indonesia will conduct a UK Alumni Career Day and Job Fair during our Study UK Exhibition as below details:
|Date||Sunday, 3 March 2019|
|Location||Seminar Room 2, Kartika Expo, Balai Kartini|
|Seminar Time||13:15 – 14:00
Speaker: Mr. Julian Smith (Director, PT PricewaterhouseCoopers Indonesia Advisory)
“Consulting for the public good – how you can help your country whilst building a great career”
|Workshop Time||14:25 – 15:25
Speaker: Ms. Rhiannon Guilford (Associate Director, Michael Page Indonesia)
“How to write a CV and preparing successful Interview”
|Job Fair Time||13:00 – 18:00
The event aims to:
- Give UK graduate an overview of Indonesia industry and career trends
- Assist them to find the suitable career path
- Develop their CV writing and interview skills
- Strengthen network with UK alumni association in Indonesia
- Build links between UK alumni and prominent industry
- Alumni could apply directly to our partner companies.
We need your help to disseminate the information to UK alumni to attend this event by registered online to https://ukalumnicareerdayandminijobfair.eventbrite.com. You may bring their CV as well in hard copy and soft copy format.
For further information, please contact British Council Indonesia at YuliTukidjo@britishcouncil.or.id
Saturday & Sunday, 19 & 20 January 2019
Binus University Anggrek Campus & Yello Hotel Harmoni
SPEAKERS, FACILITATORS & MODERATORS
Ms. Dayu Nirma Amurwanti Ms. Fatin Arifin
President Secretary General
Chevening Alumni Indonesia Chevening Alumni Brunei
Senior Institutions and Governance Specialist, Manager, Product Development,
World Bank Procurement & Marketing
Ghanim International Corporation
Chevening Alumna 2012/13 Chevening Alumna 2013/14
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The Chevening Youth Forum (CYF) – South East Asia Edition is a platform to bring together Chevening Alumni and up to 300 young future leaders from across Southeast Asia to discuss insights, challenges and opportunities to the progress and development of ASEAN, aimed at creating opportunity for Chevening alumni members to contribute to the development of the region through engagements with the young leaders. Read more
The Chevening Youth Forum – South East Asia Edition (CYF SEA) is a platform to bring together Chevening Alumni and up to 250 young future leaders fromacross Southeast Asia to discuss insights, challenges and opportunities to the progress and development of ASEAN, aimed at creating opportunity for Chevening alumni members to contribute to the development of the ASEAN region through engagements with the young future leaders.
The inaugural forum originally launched as ASEAN Chevening Youth Forum (ASEAN CYF) was successfully convened by Chevening Alumni Malaysia and Chevening Alumni Brunei in March 2018 in Kuala Lumpur. The 2nd Edition of this Forum is jointly hosted by Chevening Alumni Indonesia and Chevening Alumni Brunei and will focus on the theme “Empowering Youth for ASEAN 4.0” to collectively explore how youth can lead ASEAN into the 4th Industrial Revolution.
The forum format consists of forum sessions, capacity building sessions as well as open space sessions with topics ranging from unpacking industrial revolution in ASEAN, human capital development, sustainable development agenda, entrepreneurship & MSMEs and innovation among others.
The general breakdown as follows
Day One (full day till evening):
l Forum sessions
l Shape session
l Insight session
l Open space session
Day Two (half day):
l Capacity Building session
l Forum session
l Sharing session
To register to attend, visit: bit.ly/CYF2019
For speaking opportunities, kindly contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
An initiative of Chevening Alumni Brunei & Chevening Alumni Indonesia,