New Manager of the Australian Studies Centre

The ASC announces the appointment of Magdalena Narbondo as Manager of the Australian Studies Centre.

28 | 04 | 2017

Magdalena studied and worked in Australia for five years, has an MBA in Tourism from Victoria University and a Bachelor of Business from Universidad ORT Uruguay.

She holds both, Uruguayan and Australian citizenship, and runs her own business in the online tourism industry.

The ORT-ASC's Manager is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Centre and implementation of the plan of activities outlined by the Advisory Board.

For any ASC related issues please contact Magdalena at

ASC’s main objectives

ASC’s main objectives

  • To organize conferences, seminars and roundtables about Australian current issues and their relationship with the region.

  • To promote overseas study and student exchange programs.

  • To promote academic cooperation with Australian universities, in particular faculty exchange programs and activities in support of the Uruguayan postgraduate system.

  • To develop courses on Australian history, politics, international relations, economics, business, society, education, culture, literature, sustainability and environmental topics.

  • To develop comparative research projects between Australia and the region.

Senator the Hon Stephen Parry, President of the Australian Senate, visitied the Australian Studies Centre on Monday, 5th June.

Executive board member receives an international entrepreneurship award

Dr. Nicolás Gambetta received the “COALAR Australia Latin America Young Entrepreneur Award from the Council on Australia Latin America Relations.

ASC receives Professor Colin Barrow from Deakin University

The Australian Studies Centre received its first visiting professor, Colin Barrow, Chair of Biotechnology at Deakin University.

Professor Thiomir Ancev from the University of Sydney visited the Australian Studies Centre (ASC) from 12th to the 18th June.