Articles relating to CCES Graduations.

December 12, 2014

SARS Customs Officials Graduate

11 officials of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) were recently awarded University of Canberra Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters in International Customs Law & Administration at the sixth annual UC/CCES/SARS graduation ceremony held at the SARS Academy in Pretoria, South Africa.  Our Academic Director Greg Weppner represented CCES and the university at the event held on 3 December […]
December 12, 2014

ESAMI Graduation – Master in Business Administration Customs Management

On 22 November 2014, 15 students from the African continent graduated with the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Customs Management at a Graduation Ceremony held in Arusha, Tanzania at the East and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI). This is the third group from the region to graduate with a specialised MBA in Customs Management. The MBA in Customs Management […]
October 17, 2014

CCES Wish to Congratulate all of our October 2014 Graduates

On Wednesday 8th October 2014, the University of Canberra held its graduation ceremony, where 28 CCES Graduates conferred their awards. Three Graduates were lucky enough to attend the ceremony at Australia’s Parliament House, with one graduate travelling all the way from South Africa to attend the ceremony. The Staff at CCES wish to congratulate each and every one of our […]
October 17, 2014

CCES Medal Winner

Our Medal winner for Semester 1, 2014 is Lusanne Fouche. She has Graduated this month with the Master of International Customs Law & Administration. Throughout her studies she maintained Distinction grades. Lusanne is from South Africa and is a Manager in the Case Selection Unit for the South African Revenue Service (SARS). On behalf of the staff and students at […]
June 27, 2014

Diploma in Customs Management

In May 2014, 35 Customs Officers from the Maldives Customs Service (MCS) graduated with a Diploma in Customs Management delivered by the Centre for Customs & Excise Studies (CCES) and accredited by the Maldives Qualifications Authority (MQA). The curriculum for the diploma included seven subjects plus a work project. Officers who completed the Diploma are now eligible for advance credit […]
June 27, 2014

CSU Police Graduation

Professor David Widdowson, Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Customs & Excise Studies (CCES), Charles Sturt University (CSU) was invited to deliver the occasional address at the CSU Police Graduation Ceremony on 14th May 2014. In his address, Professor Widdowson said that he was particularly pleased to see so many people graduating with degrees that have been specifically designed to meet […]
April 28, 2014

University of Canberra Graduation – 10th April

On Thursday 10th April 2014, the University of Canberra held their graduation ceremony, where 33CCES Graduates conferred their awards. Eight students were lucky enough to attend the ceremony at Australia’s Parliament House. That evening the CCES Graduates and their guests attended a dinner hosted by CEO Professor David Widdowson, at the Banana Leaf Restaurant in Canberra City to mark the […]
April 28, 2014

CCES PhD Candidate Graduates

At the Graduation Ceremony this month one of our esteemed PhD Candidates, H.E. Dr Mohammed Abdullah Al Mehrezi, Director General of a Ras Al Khaimah Customs, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. His research topic was, “Effects of implementing a VAT collection system in the UAE as a whole and Ras Al Khaimah Emirate specifically”. Dr Al Mehrezi’s […]
December 11, 2013

Student Farewell 27th November 2013

On 27th November 2013 we held a small and informal morning tea for our on-shore students who are leaving us this semester; their home countries include Malaysia, Jamaica, & Thailand. These students will join the prestigious network of CCES Alumni. We wish them the very best for the future and look forward to seeing their professional progress after having completed […]