Studying Translation and Interpreting

Educational Institution Affiliates

The principal purpose of affiliation between AUSIT and government educational institutions is to forge closer links between the education sector and the profession, thus ensuring that education remains relevant and that professionals continue to advance their knowledge and skills.

Affiliation enables our Affiliates to communicate with our membership, attend our national and mini-conferences at a discount, access our mentoring program, and participate in our Student Excellence Awards.

Benefits of Affiliation with AUSIT include (please refer to the contract for further details)
  • Prominent placing of the Affiliate’s logo on the AUSIT website
  • One ¼ page free advertisement per year in the AUSIT In Touch magazine
  • Unlimited advertisement of courses / programs through AUSIT’s eFlashes
  • One free registration to the AUSIT national conference
  • Access to the AUSIT mentoring program
  • Maximum of two free entries per year to the AUSIT Student Excellence Awards
  • One visit by an AUSIT local branch representative to speak to students.
  • One Academic representative on the AUSIT education committee.
  • Free entry on the PD register on the AUSIT website
  • Other benefits as and when offered by AUSIT

For further information, please review our sample agreement (below). You can also request the online contract from secretary@ausit.org. The contract will not be valid until AUSIT has countersigned it.

Sample Agreement

Courses

The below spreadsheet provides details on the various T&I courses offered at Australian education institutions
Learn more about Translation and Interpreting courses

AUSIT Research Grants

AUSIT is committed to quality of translating and interpreting. AUSIT therefore encourages professional practice that is informed by empirical research. For this purpose, the National Council has approved a research project grant scheme (ARPG). The aim of the scheme is to fund applied research that can be used to inform and improve our members’ professional practice.

The fund can be used towards a stand-alone project or as part of an Australian Research Council Linkage grant, where AUSIT becomes a Linkage partner. The maximum amount of the research project grant is $5000.

Applicants must:
  • Not be a current member of the AUSIT National Council
  • Be suitably qualified and have a track record in research in translating and/or interpreting or a related field
  • Submit a final report by the due date
  • Agree to present the results of the research at no cost to AUSIT members
  • Agree to write a summary of the findings to be published in the AUSIT magazine
  • Complete the form below and submit it to the Education Committee Chair by the set deadline.
The Chief Investigator must:
  • Be an active AUSIT member (all AUSIT member categories are acceptable).
  • Be attached to an Australian university or tertiary institute that is an AUSIT affiliate

If you believe you meet the requirements, please fill out the application form and send it to pd@ausit.org. Applications for the Research Grant will be accepted for the period 1 January to 31 July (inclusive) each year.

Researchers who wish to address AUSIT members for the purpose of conducting research need to familiarise themselves with AUSIT’s research policy and require prior approval by the National Secretary  as described in the below document.

Research Policy
Research Grant Application Form

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