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By David DeBrot, LSU My son is 7 years old and in Grade 1. His last field trip was to a local kid’s ‘edutainment’ facility entirely themed on occupations and getting them to think about what job they’d like to perform in the future. I felt frustrated – ‘Isn’t 7 a little too early to […]
It’s Tet here in Vietnam. The LSU staff are away in various parts of the world climbing mountains, snorkelling, celebrating the new year and spending time with their families. BUT – the LSU blog doesn’t take a holiday – it just keeps going! This is the eighteenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting […]
This is the seventeenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) A New World - Times Higher Education Amidst dramatic economic and demographic change, the author explores the top five trends driving major and lasting changes in Higher […]
This is the sixteenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Millions of Graduates Hold Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree, Report Says - The Chronicle According to the report “Why Are Recent College Graduates […]
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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 […]
Featuring Dr. Wei Wei, LSU
In this video, Wei talks about his experience transitioning from being an undergraduate student in China to a graduate student in England.
Below is Wei’s step-by-step account of the changes required in his expectations and perspectives towards learning and academic success. In the video he also gives specific advice to students on how to make the transition to an international university such as RMIT University Vietnam.
Leave a comment below to let Wei know how his experience connects to yours or your students’.
By Moulik Zaveri, PhD Moulik has a PhD in Marketing from RMIT University, Australia and has been a marketing lecturer at RMIT Vietnam since 2010. He’s about to embark on his next big undertaking – marriage! If you are reading this page it is very likely that you are either pursuing a PhD or planning […]
By David DeBrot, LSU Historically in Vietnam, there is often sighted the legend of a Confucian scholar studying late into the wee hours while his suffering wife takes care of domesticity so that he may focus on his important provincial and national exams. The scholar is successful, and upon receiving his high marks, he is […]
This is Sam’s article that appeared in Thanh Nien News and Vietweek on 1/6/2012. By Sam Graham, LSU I have a job offer for you. It is a really good one with some nice perks. You get to read all sorts of books and spend hours each week debating with your co-workers. Productivity is optional, so long as […]
By Dominic Mahon Dominic Mahon teaches at a private university in Turkey. Previously he has taught academic literacies at universities in the UK and Vietnam. What will your university look like in 20 years? The chances are that it will be radically different to the institution of today or perhaps it will not even exist […]