November 18, 2015

CCES delivers “Indirect Taxation” Unit at Shanghai Customs College

Senior Lecturer Rob Preece delivered CCES’s Indirect Taxation at the Shanghai Customs College (SCC) as part of its Master of Taxation program.  The Unit followed successful delivery of CCES’s Direct Taxation and Environment Taxation in the last 12 months.  Some 38 students undertook the course which was delivered on the SCC Campus between 12 and 23 October.  CCES and SCC […]
November 18, 2015

Customs Officers from Rwanda, Mozambique and Zimbabwe complete their MBA in Customs

In November 2015, Customs officers from the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA), Mozambique Revenue Authority (MRA) and Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) along with an industry representative from Cameroon completed the MBA in Customs, offered by the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) in collaboration with CCES. 50% of the curriculum is taught by ESAMI encompassing general management and accounting content […]
October 27, 2015

CCES Student Graduates with PhD

This month one of our esteemed PhD Candidates, Ms Ji Soo Yi from Korea was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Her research thesis was titled, “Rules of Origin and Korea’s Use of Free Trade Agreements”. Among other things, Ji Soo’s research examines the reasons for the general underutilisation of Free Trade Agreements, with a particular focus on the […]
October 27, 2015

Semester 1, 2015 Medal Winner

Our Medal winner for Semester 1, 2015 is Alistair Gall. He Graduated this month with the Master of International Customs Law & Administration. Throughout his studies he maintained a High Distinction average. Alistair is a Scottish National and has spent the last 20 years of his career as a specialist customs consultant working in many countries around the world including […]
October 27, 2015

KDU, Sri Lanka Open Day

On 3rd October 2015, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) in Colombo, Sri Lanka held an Open Day at which CCES was represented. Professor David Widdowson and M.M.M. Rishafy represented CCES to advise on the Bachelor of Border Management and Master of Customs Administration, which will be offered at the KDU Campus from February next year. This follows the […]
October 27, 2015

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Following the signing of an MOU between Charles Sturt University (CSU) and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), CCES has been collaborating with UTRGV to develop and implement two award programs that will represent the foundation for a long term working relationship between the two institutions. Delivery of the first of these programs, the UTRGV Graduate Certificate in […]
October 27, 2015

ESAMI – Final Thesis Presentations

35 students studying the Master of Business Administration in Customs jointly offered by CCES and ESAMI will present their theses in next month. Each student has completed an 8,000 word thesis focusing on a practical workplace issue. Topics include the impact of Post Clearance Audit on trade facilitation, the effectiveness of customs operational procedures in reducing clearance times, the consequence […]
October 27, 2015

International Women in Law Enforcement Conference – Leadership, Collaboration & Security – India – October 2015

The Conference was hosted by the Director of the SVP National Police Academy, Hyderabad, Ms Aruna Bahuguna, and was the first international law enforcement conference held in India.  Charles Sturt University, Australia was the principal conference partner, and Interpol was the principal sponsor agency. Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Honorable Minister Human Resources, India and Australia’s Deputy High Commissioner in New […]
October 27, 2015

University of Canberra Graduation – 1st October 2015

On Thursday 1st October 2015, the University of Canberra held their graduation ceremony, where 11 CCES Graduates conferred their awards. The Staff at CCES wish to congratulate each and every one of our Graduates on their achievements. The Graduates and their awards are listed below: Master of International Customs Law and Administration Master of International Revenue Administration Adrienne Claire D’Rose Hussein […]