MOU’s / Agreements

August 22, 2014


On 5 August 2014, Charles Sturt University (CSU) and Sri Lanka’s General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate academic cooperation between the two educational institutions. The MOU was signed at a ceremony held at the Sri Lanka Consulate in Sydney by CSU Vice Chancellor, Professor Andrew Vann and the Vice Chancellor of […]
May 19, 2014

Partners for Education in Qatar

On 22 April 2014 Professor David Widdowson addressed Community College of Qatar (CCQ) “Partners for Education” event in Doha.  Professor Widdowson said that, “CCES is pleased to be working closely with the General Authority of Customs and CCQ in delivering the Associate of Applied Science degree in Customs Management. The introduction of this program is significant as it recognises the […]
December 11, 2013

CCES Relocating to Charles Sturt University (Barton, ACT)

February 2014 will see CCES co-located with Charles Sturt University (CSU) in the Parliamentary Triangle of the nation’s capital, Canberra. This will facilitate the development of new border management, trade and enforcement programs and the expansion of existing subjects with both organisations being housed under the one roof. The CCES move will be completed in time for the March 2014 […]
November 20, 2013

CCES Signs MOU with Export Council of Australia

On 1st November 2013, CCES signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Australian Institute of Export (AIEx), the training arm of the Export Council of Australia (ECA). The MOU provides the basis of a long-term strategic alliance between the two organisations that will benefit those wishing to complete an Advanced Diploma, Vocational Graduate Diploma or Vocational Graduate Certificate in International […]
December 14, 2012


On 2 December, Professor Widdowson and Dr Ibrahim Saleh Al-Naimi, President of the Community College of Qatar, met in Doha to sign an MOU to jointly provide a comprehensive program of Customs education and training for the State of Qatar. In his address, Professor Widdowson said, “The program recognises the significant role played by Customs in the economic development of […]
October 9, 2012

CCES signs MOU with St Petersburg University

On 25 September 2012, at the 2012 PICARD Conference in Marrakesh, the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies (CCES), University of Canberra signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Institute of the International Business and Law, National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics of St Petersburg, Russia. Pursuant to this MOU, the two institutions will cooperate in […]