Australian Technology Network South American Research Programme

The ATN is a group of Australia's five most Innovative and Enterprising Universities. They bring together five of the most innovative and enterprising universities in the nation: QUT, University of Technology Sydney, RMIT University, University of South Australia and Curtin University.

The scholarship provides:

  • Full research tuition fees scholarship for 3 years with possible extension to 3.5 years
  • Stipend valued at a minimum of AUD 30,000 pa for 3 years with possible extension to 3.5 years
  • Contribution to removal costs to Australia
  • Health insurance
  • Awardees must be able to commence studies in 2018.

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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.

More than 30 students from the University of New England (UNE) from Armidale Australia, and a group of four faculty members visited Uruguay in June 2018 on an agriculture studies ground tour.

On June 20th 2018, Chris Gale, Chairman at COALAR (Council for Australia and Latin America Relations) from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) visited the Australian Studies Centre, having met with Board Members and Executive Team.

On Friday 9 March 2018 we received the visit of Cathy Raper, Head of Europe and Latin America Engagement at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) of Australia.

We thank Ambassador Noel Campbell for his permament support to the ASC and share his interview on the role of The Australian Studies Centre after his visit to Montevideo to participate on the 2nd ASC Board Meeting.