Dr. Doan Duy Khuong: “Life is a continual process of adaptation and efforts”

Vietnam business leader and Australian Alumni Ambassador Dr. Doan Duy Khuong credits his Australian education with giving him valuable life lessons as well as professional and academic knowledge.


Ms Ngan Phuong Loan

Ngan Phuong Loan: Challenges Are Not Obstacles

Ngan Phuong Loan, an Australian alumnus of Nung ethnic minority, has become Lang Son’s only woman member of the 14th National Assembly, after being elected in May 2016.


Linh with Lo Lo ethnic

Dinh Thi Thuy Linh: “Passion for my job helps me to overcome difficulties in community development projects”

Ethnic minority groups are central to the community development projects that Australia Awards alumnus Dinh Thi Thuy Linh co-ordinated in her home province Cao Bang. She said the Australia Awards Scholarship gave her solid academic background to help her do her job with confidence.


happy with the new water storage systems

Australia Awards alumni help disadvantaged Khmer commune to adapt to climate change

Four Australia Awards alumni (two from Hau Giang, one from Can Tho and one from Hanoi) teamed up to win AUD 17,740 Small Grants for a project that resulted in numerous benefits for a poor commune severely affected by climate change in Hau Giang, Viet Nam.



Mr Do Tan Khang in lab

Do Tan Khang: I have now enough confidence to strive for previously unrealistic dreams

“I still remember vividly the feeling of a three-year-old child having to fight the pains of paralysis. I grew up, never thought one day I would have a good future like a person without disability. But with the Masters degree from Victoria University, I could proudly say that the world still smiles to those who are confident, optimistic and never give up,” Australia Awards alumnus Do Tan Khang was quoted as saying in an article about him in 2012, after coming back from Australia on the Australia Awards Scholarship.


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