Education Developments

February 17, 2017

Supply Chain Security Verification Program

In 2017 the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies will be offering our new course: Supply Chain Security Verification. This course introduces participants to a methodology for systematically evaluating the effectiveness of systems, procedures and controls that are designed to ensure international supply chain security. The course has been specifically designed to equip Australian Border Force (ABF) officers to verify […]
December 21, 2016

Australia Awards Scholarships

Following the announcement that in 2018 CCES will be delivering its postgraduate courses at Charles Sturt University’s Port Macquarie Campus, you can now nominate these courses in your Australia Award Applications.   Full details of your options for the Australia Awards can be found on the following link:
December 21, 2016

Study in Australia in 2018

  CCES is pleased to announce that, commencing in February 2018, the Master of Customs Administration along with the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma, will be offered at Charles Sturt University’s Port Macquarie Campus. To apply, please email us at   Click here for information on the Port Macquarie Campus.
December 21, 2016

10 years of the World Customs Journal

The September 2016 edition of the World Customs Journal represents a significant milestone in the Journal’s history and that of the International Network of Customs Universities (INCU). At the first Partnership in Customs Academic Research and Development (PICARD) conference, which was jointly launched by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and INCU in 2006, there was considerable debate about how the […]
December 21, 2016

Face to Face Classes held in West Virginia

The Centre’s Graduate program with the University of Texas (Rio Grande Valley) took a further step forward in October 2016 with the first face-to-face classes being delivered at the US Customs and Border Protection Facility at Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia. CCES Associate Professor Mark Harrison joined his US-based colleague, Senior Lecturer Bryce Blegen, to deliver two courses over five days to the […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 29, 2015

Trade Facilitation Development Programs – Laos PDR

During August and September, CCES continued the Laos Development program by conducting both Executive and Middle Management workshops centred on trade facilitation and cooperative efforts among Government Departments and the public and private sectors. The training was conducted at a location on the Nam Ngum Dam, some 80km from the capital, Vientianne. The Nam Ngum dam is the site of one […]