Training for Vietnam’s future leaders

Business and government
2020 marks an important year for Vietnam’s diplomatic leadership. As of January the vibrant nation once labelled as the ‘reluctant middle power of Asia’ assumed its role as chair of ASEAN, while also taking up a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council table. These dual leadership roles matter, underscoring Vietnam’s evolving position, prestige […]

Australia Awards marine fellowship brings Vietnamese ministry reps Down Under

Architecture, construction and planning
In March, 15 representatives from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in Vietnam travelled to Australia to take part in a two-week Australia Awards Fellowship focusing on human resource development in coastal and marine management in Vietnam. Funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the fellowship was designed to enhance the capacity […]

Vietnamese workers have their say: linking job autonomy, motivation and performance

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
How does a worker’s autonomy – that is, the degree to which they can schedule their tasks and the processes they employ to carry them out – link with their performance on the job? Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW) Higher Degree Research (HDR) student member, Thao Nguyen has spent the past three years […]

Top Vietnamese Law University visits Griffith

Arts Education Law
President Mai Hồng Quỳ of Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, alongside Vice-President Trần Hoàng Hải and colleagues visited Griffith University Gold Coast campus on 26 November and met with representatives from Griffith International, Griffith Law School and the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Areas for potential collaboration were discussed including Bachelor Degrees […]

Climate change draws Vietnamese environment professionals to Griffith

Griffith International
by Elspeth Muir Food security, high quality freshwater, and health standards were among the issues discussed at the Griffith hosted Australia Awards Fellowship climate change program for the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE). The Australian Government funds Australia Awards Fellowships administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. They aim to […]