A CAREER DEFINING EXPERIENCE

This page showcases some of the work done by MECO students as part of their course work in 2016.

MECO Students Showcase 2016


Council For Australian - Arab Relations 2016

Charlotte Moore: Gulf News

Charlotte Moore: Gulf News

Thanks to the generosity of the Council for Australia-Arab Relations and Department of Media and Communications, Joanna spent 4 weeks in Dubai undertaking internships at The Gulf News.

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Ferdous Bahar: Gulf News

Ferdous Bahar: Gulf News

  • 04:54 minutes

Australia-Japan Foundation Fellow 2016

Andrew Wilkins - Asahi Shimbun

Andrew Wilkins - Asahi Shimbun

Andrew was selected as one of two Australia Japan Foundation Fellows for 2016. His AJF fellowship and time at the Aashi Shinbun newspaper allowed him to experience his first authentic step in to the Japanese working world.

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Emily Shen - Agence France-Presse

Emily Shen - Agence France-Presse

For one month in February 2016 Emily interned with the Tokyo Bureau of Agence France Press, thanks to the Australia Japan Foundation and the University of Sydney’s Department of Media and Communications.


Australia-Korea Foundation Fellow 2016

Harnsle Joo - TBS eFM

Harnsle Joo - TBS eFM

Harnsle spent January 2015 in Seoul working at TbS eFM thanks to Australia Korea Foundation. The internship allowed her to enhance her journalistic skills, experience and confidence. Harnsle had always wanted to integrate working in Korea into her career.

  • 03:49 minutes
Jackeline Krynda - TBS eFM

Jackeline Krynda - TBS eFM

Thanks to the generosity of the Australia Korea Foundation, Jackeline spent six “life changing” weeks in Seoul, interning with TBS eFm radio on the This Morning Program.

  • 03:46 minutes
Zoe Samios - The Korea Herald

Zoe Samios - The Korea Herald

Thanks to the Australia Korea Foundation, Zoe spent 4 weeks working as a Intern Reporter with The Korea Herald in Seoul. Zoe thoroughly enjoyed extending herself professionally and developed skills in pitching interviewing, writing and editing.

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MECO Students Showcase 2015

Australia Malaysia Institute (AMI) Fellows 2015

Shaza Barbar: The Star

Shaza Barbar: The Star

Shaza was one of two students selected as Australia Malaysian Institute Fellows for 2015.Her AMI fellowship greatly improved her knowledge and skills in media and communications.

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Amanda Choularton: The Star

Amanda Choularton: The Star

Thanks to the Australia Malaysia Foundation, Amanda spent 4 weeks working as a media intern with the Star Metro media organization in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • 03:30 minutes

Australia-Thailand Institute (ATI) Fellows 2015

Ada Lee: Bangkok Post

Ada Lee: Bangkok Post

Ada spent five weeks Interning at the Bangkok Post and Australian Embassy. This was an eye opening experience for her and solidified her passion for pursuing journalism in Asia.

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Michael Dwyer: Bangkok Post

Michael Dwyer: Bangkok Post

Michael was selected as one of two Australia Thailand Institute Fellows for 2015. His ATI fellowship and time at the Bangkok Post allowed him to gain empowering experience as a journalist.

  • 03:00 minutes

Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) Fellows 2015

Jessica Glanz: Agence France-Presse/Japan News

Jessica Glanz: Agence France-Presse/Japan News

Jessica spent 6 weeks in Tokyo undertaking internships at Agence France-Presse (AFP) and the Japan News which were unforgettable experiences that enhanced her understanding of global audiences.

  • 02:32 minutes

Australia China Council (ACC) Fellows 2015

Ellen Laughton: Beijing Review

Ellen Laughton: Beijing Review

Ellen spent January 2015 in China working at the Beijing Review thanks to the Australia China Council. The internship allowed her to enhance her journalistic skills, experience and confidence.

  • 03:25 minutes
Christina Guo: Caixin

Christina Guo: Caixin

Christina spent four weeks at the Caixin Media as a journalism Intern. Her experience in China and her Chinese internship taught her the importance of pushing herself which allowed her to improve her journalistic abilities.

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Australia Korea Foundation (AKF) Fellows 2015

Elliot Brennan: Korea Herald

Elliot Brennan: Korea Herald

For 5 weeks in early 2015 Elliot spent a month interning at The Korea Herald in Seoul which has ignited in him a a desire to work internationally.

  • 02:26 minutes
Louisa Studman: Korea Herald

Louisa Studman: Korea Herald

In July 2015 Louise spent 5 weeks at the Korean Herald an experience that allowed her to unite the theory and practice of journalism that she has been studying for the past 4 years.

  • 02:17 minutes
Joanna Chen: TBS

Joanna Chen: TBS

Thanks to the generosity of the Australia Korea Foundation and Department of Media and Communications, Joanna interned at TBS eFM in Seoul for four weeks

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