Education Developments

March 19, 2015

Train the Trainer Workshops – Laos PDR

CCES conducted two, one-week Train the Trainer Programs in Vientiane, Laos from 23 February to 6 March. This was the second phase of the Laos Trade Facilitation and Regulatory Compliance Management Development Program. The program had four key objectives. These were to train officials from Lao PDR Trade Facilitation Secretariat member ministries to: Effectively prepare a lesson, Present a lesson […]
December 12, 2014

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 […]
November 19, 2014

Environmental Taxation at Shanghai Customs College

From 3rd to 14th November 2014 CCES Senior Lecturer, Dr. Mikhail Kashubsky taught Environmental Taxation to 47 postgraduate Chinese students at the Shanghai Customs College (SCC). The Environmental Taxation course is part of the Master of Taxation degree course offered by the SCC and is the first postgraduate course at SCC to be taught in English. CCES and SCC have […]
October 17, 2014

KDU Open Day

On 27th September 2014, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) in Sri Lanka held an Open Day and IT fair at the KDU campus in Ratmalana, near Colombo for prospective students and their parents. Charles Sturt University (CSU) participated in the KDU Open Day following the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in academic and […]
July 25, 2014

ESAMI Intake 28 Intensive Sessions in Maputu, Mozambique

Associate Professor Stephen Muller and Mr. Brian Hurrell conducted intensive teaching sessions for the MBA (Customs) course from 28 June to 06 July 2014 in Maputu, Mozambique. The MBA is jointly offered by CCES and the East and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI). This is the third group of students following the course. 18 Customs Officers from Mozambique Revenue Authority, […]
July 25, 2014

CCES VET Qualifications

International Business Skills for Your Future   At the beginning of 2014, Centre for Customs and Excise Studies (CCES) and the Australian Institute of Export entered into a partnership to deliver Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) vocationally accredited International Business Management qualifications. We now offer the Advanced Diploma, the Graduate Certificate and the Graduate Diploma in International Business Management. These courses […]
June 23, 2014


The Centre for Customs and Excise Studies (CCES) in partnership with Charles Sturt University (CSU) is pleased to announce that the Master of Customs Administration will commence in 2015. The Customs environment is constantly changing. Modern customs administrations must be adaptable and resilient to change in order to maintain their national and international effectiveness, relevance and professional standing. The foundation […]
June 23, 2014


Charles Sturt University’s (CSU) Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration provides professionals with advanced knowledge and skills in the field of customs and border management and has been designed for people engaged in both government employment and in the trading community. Click here for full details on this course.
June 23, 2014


Charles Sturt University’s (CSU) Bachelor of Border Management equips students with the fundamental knowledge and skills in the field of customs and border management and has been designed for people engaged in government and in the trading community nationally and overseas. Click here to see full details about this course.