Elena Williams is a higher education consultant and PhD researcher at The Australian National University where she researches the impact of study abroad programs on Australia-Indonesia people-to-people relationship building. Between 2013-2017 she served as resident director with The Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS), based in Yogyakarta.
Entries by Elena Williams, https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/author/elena/
Virtual 'study abroad' programs have kept students engaged with Indonesia despite the Covid-19 pandemic. But government, universities and business need to provide students with more opportunities to continue building on their language and Indonesian expertise in Australia.