Strengthening the links between Uruguay and Australia

Australian Studies Centre - Areas of study - Biotechnology

Uruguay will be better able to access new knowledge and technologies not available in the country, and Australia will be able to explore new challenges and expand its network of contacts in South America.

Australian Studies Centre - Areas of study - Agriculture

Uruguay and Australia productive systems share some features and challenges and therefore represent a potential source of collaboration and exchange of experiences between researchers.

Australian Studies Centre - Areas of study - Financial literacy

Academics from Australia and Uruguay will work together to find common methods for improving financial literacy within their respective populations.

With a strategic location, an open and stable economy, and a highly educated population, Uruguay holds top positions in several international rankings despite the relatively small size of the country.

Recognized as a leading global education powerhouse, Australia is also one of the world’s most developed economies and has one of the highest human development levels.

Official inauguration of the Australian Studies Centre

The Australian Studies Centre (ASC) official inauguration will take place at Universidad ORT Uruguay’s Pocitos Campus on November 24th, 2016, followed by a reception.

“Petrel Energy has very strong links in Uruguay”

David Casey, Petrel’s Managing Director, explains the motivations that led his company to support the first Australian Studies Centre in Latin America to be established in Uruguay.

Two ORT graduates receive Deakin-ANII scholarships

Lucía Bianchi (Architecture) and Eliana Nervi (Biotechnology) were awarded Deakin-ANII scholarships to enrol at Deakin University's Master in Sustainable Regional Development.

Australian expert gives lecture at Rural del Prado

Peter Bernard, former Meat Livestock Australia strategist, was invited by the Instituto Nacional de Carnes (INAC) to provide a lecture on the future of the meat international market.