CCES Social

Social Acitivities with CCES Staff & Students

September 29, 2015

Reunion with CLDP participants from Indonesia

Rob Preece, Course Director Excise recently visited the Headquarters of the Indonesian Customs & Excise Department to present to the Department’s Excise Focus Group various excise tax policy and administration topics.  Rob used the chance to catch up with all of the six Indonesian based participants from the Customs Leadership Development Program (CLDP) which was held at CCES, Charles Sturt […]
August 24, 2015
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CCES Alumni Meet in Nairobi, Kenya

On Friday 17th July 2015, Adjunct Associate Professor Creck Buyonge Mirito joined Kenya-based alumni of the Masters in International Customs Law & Administration (MICLA) at a University of Canberra dinner held at Ole Sereni Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. The dinner provided a good opportunity for alumni to catch up on their professional and personal development following graduation, and explore ways of […]
July 27, 2015
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CCES attends UC Alumni event in Bangkok

On Sunday 12 July, Associate Professor Rob Preece joined former students of the Master of International Customs Law & Administration (MICLA) and Master of International revenue Administration (MIRA) courses at a lunch for all Thai based UC Alumni.  Thailand has been well represented by Thai students including Prachya Prachsarnpetch, Wunwimon Puengpradit, Warut Satayathum, Salilla Sang-Aroon, Prapakorn Chamchong (pictured with Rob […]
June 22, 2015
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Visit from Indonesian Customs

On 27th May 2015, Professor David Widdowson and participants of the 2015 Customs Leadership Development Program (CLDP) met with Mr. Oentarto Wibowo, Director of Customs and Excise Internal Compliance, Directorate General of Customs and Excise Indonesia at Customs House in Canberra. Mr. Wibowo was a participant in the 2003 Customs International Executive Management Program (CIEMP). CIEMP is an annual program […]
February 12, 2015
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AFC Asian Cup – Australia 2015

Last month Australia played host to the 2015 Asia Football Cup, with a number of teams based in Canberra, the Nation’s Capital. Professor David Widdowson was invited to a welcome reception held by the ACT Chief Minister at the Australian Institute of Sport on 11th January.  CCES enjoys close ties with Qatar Customs and the Community College of Qatar through […]
December 12, 2014
From Left to Right: Lili Ceric, Faisal Almazrouei, Billy Kearney, Madalena Ferreira, Muhammad Rasyid Ridla, David Widdowson, Andrew Brettargh, Andy Johnson, Atem Garang, Zouheir Dalati.

Student Farewell Lunch

On Wednesday 19th November 2014, CCES hosted a Farewell lunch for a number of our on-shore students. The students are nationals from around the world including United Arab Emirates, Syria, South Sudan, Angola, Indonesia and Australia to name a few. The students will join the distinguished CCES Alumni Network. The staff at CCES wish to thank these students for their […]
December 12, 2014
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Wes Czyzowicz Celebrates 45 Years of Scientific Work

Professor Wieslaw “Wes” Czyzowicz, Member of the INCU Advisory Board, Member of KGH Border Services International Advisory Board – and former Deputy Finance Minister & Director General of Polish Customs – recently celebrated his 65th birthday and 45th anniversary of his scientific work. On this occasion, at the end of November, the Warsaw School of Economics and Polish Customs Service organized […]
November 19, 2014

Chance Meeting – Africa

In September this year, Valerie Sesia met CCES Senior Lecturer George Grace whilst he was on assignment in Zambia. Valerie is a current CCES Masters Student and the Managing Director of Customized Clearing & Forwarding Limited, based in Zambia. Customized Clearing is recognised as one of the leading Customs Brokers in Zambia, with 150 full time employees and being licensed […]
October 17, 2014

Computer Lab for St. Vincent’s Home for Boys – Sri Lanka

CCES has always been socially conscious and looks for opportunities to get involved in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Earlier this year, CCES donated 10 used computers to set up a computer lab at the St. Vincent’s Home is Maggona, Sri Lanka. The home is managed by Fr. Dilan Perera. The home has over 70 boys who will benefit the […]