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Added Value in Collaboration

By Wei Wei, David DeBrot & Matthew Cowan The LSU offers an array of services for our students which include workshops and one-on-one consultations to support them with academic language and learning support for their degree programs. But one service in particular that we provide has become probably the most successful in terms of numbers […]

Critical Thinking Study Part 2

By Matthew Cowan As promised in last week’s post, this week we’re posting an infographic on the next stage of our critical thinking study. This particular infographic was on display at our event a few weeks ago. If the infographic needs further elaboration, don’t hesitate to leave a comment! Part 2

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 […]

“Teacher! I have no ideas!”

By Matthew Cowan, LSU We’re always getting requests from students for advice on how to come up with ideas for essays, particularly as submission deadlines wheel round. It can be a tough one to deal with. How do you advise someone on how to come up with something as abstract as an idea? Telling them […]

Transitioning to university in Vietnam

By Dy Healy, LSU July – This morning, on my way to work, I saw lots of parents sitting in front of every school, waiting for their children with anxious faces. “Will my child be able to answer all the questions? Is she confident enough? Has she prepared everything she needs?” Seven years ago, my […]

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 […]

Motivating EAP students through feedback

By Dominic Mahon & Rachel Niklas Dominic Mahon & Rachel Niklas teach at a private university in Turkey. Previously they have taught academic literacies at universities in the UK and Vietnam Why are you reading this? The chances are there is something you hope to gain from doing so. Information, entertainment, perhaps just passing time.  Whatever the case, […]

Dad and Mom

This is Wei’s article that appeared in Thanh Nien News and Vietweek on 6/7/2012. By Dr. Wei Wei, LSU Me: “Let’s talk about parents. What questions did the parents usually ask you when they came to the school?” Teacher: “They want to know everything of their kids at school. After the exams or the results being released, we […]

5 ways to get the most from your Orientation

In this post, Van, our Administration Officer in the LSU in Hanoi, offers her top 5 essential things for new students to do on Orientation Day!  By Truong Thuy Van, LSU Some might tell you that orientation is boring. Don’t trust them! Experienced students would not suggest you to skip it but rather make the […]

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