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Leadership and teamwork workshop encourage alumni to think outside the box

The recent “Modern Leadership & Teamwork Skills Training Workshop” for Australia Awards alumni in Vung Tau received overwhelmingly positive feedbacks from its participants.


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Australia Awards Fellow organized the first inclusive fashion show in Australia

Nguyen Thao Van, Director of the Will to Live, is the person behind the first inclusive fashion show in Australia which received very positive media coverage. Thao Van, who has been in a wheelchair since she was a child, was in Australia undertaking a DFAT funded Australia Awards Fellowship with the Gender Consortium, Flinders University, Adelaide.



"Gender Equality through the Alumni’s Lenses" - Alumni Photography Contest 2015

All Australia Awards Alumni (including Endeavour Alumni) are cordially invited to participate in a Photography Contest “Gender Equality through the Alumni’s Lenses”. The deadline for entries is SATURDAY 31 JANUARY 2015.


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Dr Nguyen Manh Cuong: I want to pursue research on Vietnam’s medicinal plants

Associate Professor, Dr. Nguyen Manh Cuong, Deputy Director of Institute of Natural Products Chemistry (Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology) is taking solid steps towards producing a cancer medicine from a plant of North West Vietnam.




Training program for senior managers of Vietnamese vocational colleges

The first group of senior managers of Vietnam’s vocational educational system commenced a training course in leadership and management last week in Melbourne. The program is co-funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the General Department of Vocational Training (GDVT).


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