Student Achievements

December 11, 2013

Pioneer MBA (Customs) Students Graduate

Four pioneer students in the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Customs Management program delivered by CCES in collaboration with the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI), were presented with their certificates on 23rd November 2013 in a ceremony graced by Tanzania’s Minister of Education and Vocational Training, Hon. Dr. Shukuru Jumanne Kawambwa. The graduates, Dorothy Mugambi and Pauline Kipkulei […]
September 20, 2013

SEMESTER 2, 2013 MEDAL WINNER

Our Medal winner for semester 1, 2013 is Kenneth Montgomery (u3023154). He received the Dean’s Excellence award for semester 2, 2012 and maintained a GPA of 6.50 throughout his studies in the Master of International Customs Law and Administration. Ken is our student from the USA, he is the Director, Trade Regulation for Tech America. On behalf of the staff […]
August 15, 2013

CCES PhD CANDIDATE SUBMITS FINAL THESIS

Last month one of our esteemed PhD Candidates, Mr Mohammed Abdullah Al Mehrezi, a Ras Al-Khaimer Emirate national, submitted his final thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. His research topic is, “Effects of implementing a VAT collection system in the UAE as a whole and Ras Al-Khaimah Emirate specifically”. Mr Al Mehrezi’s research will assist the UAE government […]
August 15, 2013

MICHAEL NIELSEN – RETIREMENT

CCES extends its congratulation to Michael Nielsen who retired on 19 July 2013 after a career of over 30 years with the Australian Taxation Office.  Many of our alumni will know Michael from his student days with us when he completed the Master of International Revenue Administration and more recently as the Unit Convener for our postgraduate unit in Direct […]
August 15, 2013

SEPTEMBER 2013 GRADUATION CEREMONY

Next month on 25 September 2013, the University of Canberra will hold its bi-annual graduation ceremony at New Parliament House. The Centre for Customs and Excise Studies is proudly expecting a large number of our students to graduate with awards ranging from Graduate Certificate, through to Double Masters degrees. We’ll have more details on the graduation in next month’s newsletter.
August 15, 2013

PRESENTATION CEREMONY BY VIDEO CONFERENCE – MCA 2010 GROUP, SRI LANKA CUSTOMS

On 17 July 2013, 58 Customs officers from Sri Lanka Customs (SLC) and one official from the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) who graduated in June 2013 with a Masters in Customs Administration (MCA) were presented with World Customs Organization’s (WCO) Certificates of Accreditation. The MCA is a postgraduate course accredited by the WCO under the PICARD (Partnership […]
July 4, 2013

CCES POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS GRADUATE IN SRI LANKA JUNE 2013

On 15th June 2013, 119 students graduated from the Masters courses jointly offered CCES and Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Colombo Sri Lanka. 60 students have conferred a Masters in International Trade and Logistics while 59 have conferred a Masters in Customs Administration. The staff at CCES wishes to commend and congratulate each of these graduates.
March 15, 2013

SRI LANKAN STUDENT WRITES BOOK ON WTO CUSTOMS VALUATION

CCES Alumni M. Ravindrakumar has just finished writing a book titles “WTO Customs Valuation, A Decade of Sri Lankan Experience 2003-2013”. The book evaluates a decade of Sri Lankan experience under the WTO regime and is of practical use to teachers, students, practitioners of international trade and Customs officials. It provides a comparative study of the provisions of the Sri […]
October 9, 2012

GRADUATION 27TH SEPTEMBER 2012

On Thursday 27th September 32 students from the Centre for Customs and Excise studies graduated in the Great Hall at Australia’s National Parliament House. A morning tea was held at the CCES Offices to celebrate the achievement of these graduates and also to award the CCES Medal to graduate Michael Neilsen. The students were congratulated by Professor David Widdowson, CEO, […]