Australian Ambassador to Indonesia greets Australia Awards Awardee in Adelaide

H.E. Mr. Paul Grigson was in Adelaide, Monday 25 July 2016, for an informal morning tea with the New Colombo Plan Alumni and Indonesian Australia Awards students around South Australia. The event was held at the Flinders University City Campus with opening remarks given by Mr. Sebastian Raneskold, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), Flinders University. Australia is the number 1 country destination for Indonesian students to study abroad and the numbers are on the rise.


Australian Ambassador to Indonesia – Mr. Paul Grigson


Mr. Paul Grigson and Mr. Sebastian Raneskold

Australia Awards Awardees from three South Australian universities attended the morning tea, providing the event with a good insight on the landscape of Indonesian students and also Australian exchange students in Adelaide.


Flinders University Australia Awards students with Mr. Paul Grigson

In addition to that, some of the Indonesian students representing Kajian Islam Adelaide (KIA) presented Mr. Paul with picture of KIA’s activities. KIA is one of the many organisations supported by the Indonesian students that aims to promote peace and mutual understanding between Indonesian and Australian communities.


Maulana and Suryo, representing KIA, handing out photo of KIA’s activity in Adelaide to Mr. Paul Grigson

GoLive Indonesia also took this opportunity to elaborate on the 3rd Indonesia Research Day – 12 August 2016, which highlights on-going research on Indonesia and presented Mr. Paul Grigson with a GoLive Indonesia official Polo shirt. Looking forward to pursuing collaborative effort in promoting discussions about Indonesia-Australia relations.


GoLive Indonesia Project Coordinator, Gracia Girsang, handing out GoLive official Polo shirt to Mr. Paul Grigson.






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