OUA is excited to announce that as of Semester 1 2018, current and prospective students will be able to choose from six new Asian language subjects from The Australian National University (ANU).

Under the new partnership, students studying through OUA can now weave one or more of the selected languages into their degree, or simply undertake it as a standalone subject.

The subjects have been designed by The ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, a global centre of excellence in research, teaching and influence on the Asia-Pacific region.

OUA’s Executive General Manager of University Relationships, Janine Harper, says that the newly formed partnership is a natural alignment and reinforces OUA’s primary business goal. ‘Over the last two years, the main focus for OUA has been to consolidate our business model and concentrate on becoming Australia’s destination for anyone wanting to study higher education programs online,’ says Ms Harper.

‘This means providing more choice for students, so we are naturally delighted to be teaming up with such a widely respected university to now offer subjects not previously available through OUA,’ she continues.

Since its founding, ANU has been a primary resource for Australia’s deepening engagement with Asia and the Pacific. OUA’s national reach will help to grow wider national awareness and participation of these newly on offer subjects.

The partnership will see OUA’s provider portfolio expand to a total of 12 universities delivering more than 1,350 subjects across multiple programs and disciplines.

ANU language subjects to be offered through OUA in 2018 include:

  • Hindi – official language of India.
  • Sanskrit – ancient language of India, Nepal.
  • Tetum – official language of Timor-Leste.
  • Thai – official language of Thailand.
  • Tibetan – official language of Tibet Autonomous Region.
  • Vietnamese – official language of Vietnam.

About Australian National University

ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. ANU offers an outstanding variety of programs for Australia's next generation of language leaders. Their innovative online courses are offered from beginning to advanced levels via OUA, and various enrolment options provide for different student needs and goals.

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