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Learning outside the classroom – a Student Council election perspective

By Huynh Ngoc Tan and David DeBrot I worked with Tan during the 2013 RMIT Vietnam Student Council Elections. As the Returning Officer, I got to see first hand how our students engage in important community initiatives such as the Student Council Elections. I invited Huynh Ngoc Tan, BIS student and campaign manager of the […]

An insight into Nguyen Bao Nhu Quynh

Nguyễn Bảo Như Quỳnh was in the top 2% of graduates in 2012 from RMIT University (worldwide), earning a Bachelor of Professional Communication with Distinction from the Saigon campus. She transitioned directly from her internship as a Junior Copywriter at DDB Vietnam into a full-time role as Copywriter, and has now been working full-time for […]

Dream bigger – advice for students

By Ly Nguyen Phuc, Bachelor of Commerce student Phuc is a first-semester Bachelor of Commerce student and a RMIT University Vietnam scholarship recipient. Rather than just focusing on grades and ‘perfect’ academic results, I believe it is much better if you study because you have a strong passion for what you like and an urge to […]

Student mentoring – A mentor’s perspective

By Truong My Duyen, Professional Communication student at RMIT University Vietnam Truong My Duyen is in her final semester of the Professional Communication program, and served as a mentor in SLAMs for Communication for four semesters. SLAMs (Student Learning Advice Mentors) – RMIT Vietnam’s premier peer-mentoring program, is now in its eighth semester of operation […]

Discovering your passions

By Matt Cowan, LSU and Mai Thanh Ngoc, Bachelor of Business – Economics and Finance In this audio interview, Matt talks with Ngoc, a current scholarship student at RMIT Vietnam, about discovering passions while studying, and advice for students on making the best of the academic and social opportunities at university. It’s a 14 minute […]

Hear from the graduates

Dang with some of the LSU staff  (from left) - Dy, Wei, Matt and David

By David DeBrot, LSU with Nguyen Quoc Hung and Nguyen Hong Hai Dang It’s Graduation this weekend both in Saigon and Hanoi at RMIT Vietnam. Listen to two of the top graduates and former SLAMs mentors talk about their university experience  and their advice to students and staff at this university and others. The two […]

Critical thinking as personal liberation

By Dang Nguyen, RMIT University Vietnam alumna Dang is currently working as a Research Officer in the Centre of Commerce and Management at the University. She is a former SLAM mentor and a nominee for this year’s RMIT University President’s Award which recognizes outstanding academic achievement, social responsibility and contribution to the University community. One of […]

Secrets of scholarship students

This is Van’s article that appeared in Thanh Nien News and Vietweek on 3/8/2012. By Truong Thuy Van, LSU I was panicking. My notebook was blank, as well as my mind. My textbook was underused. The final exam was coming in a few weeks. I had never been in this situation before. That frightening feeling […]

What is normal anyway? Supporting equality and diversity

By Ksenia Nikolaeva, Nguyen Tuan Tu and Carol Witney Ksenia Nikolaeva is an alumnus of RMIT International University Vietnam and a PhD candidate in Computational Biology and Innovation. Nguyen Tuan Tu is a student  in the Bachelor of Business Information Systems program at RMIT Vietnam. Carol Witney is a Learning Advisor in the LSU. Ksenia […]

Students’ strategies for coping with EFL teachers’ written feedback- an explorative study with Vietnamese students

By Dr. Wei Wei, LSU This is the extended version of Dr Wei Wei’s presentation to RMIT Vietnam English Programs staff on Thursday 28th June 2012 at the Saigon campus. 1. Objectives This study aims to investigate how students interpret lecturers’ feedback on their first drafts and make appropriate changes in their second drafts.  To […]

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