January 2018

January 2018

Q&A: Vietnam’s economic outlook in 2018

25 January, 2018

The new year has started with much optimism as Vietnam’s economy is forecasted to grow at a very respectable 6.5 per cent in 2018.

Fashion lecturer studies Vietnam’s ethnic dresses

25 January, 2018

Victoria Eskdale, Associate Lecturer in RMIT Vietnam’s School of Communication & Design, journeyed to the mountains of northern Vietnam to learn about the traditional fashion of ethnic minority groups.

RMIT's approach to education, part one

23 January, 2018

The following are excerpts from an interview with Professor Gael McDonald, President of RMIT Vietnam, published in Sinh Vien Viet Nam Newspaper (Vietnam Student Newspaper-SVVN) on 4 December 2017.

What makes every day Valentine's Day?

19 January, 2018

It might be something as simple as an everyday act of caring, according to RMIT Vietnam students who conducted a ten-week research project for Wipro Unza Group, a manufacturer of leading brands across Asia.

Fit.n.Grit: A story about determination

16 January, 2018

The philosophy behind Fit.n.Grit is all in the name – a healthy body combined with a strong will to succeed.

Swallowable sensors reveal mysteries of human gut health

15 January, 2018

Findings from the first human trials of a breakthrough gas-sensing swallowable capsule could revolutionise the way that gut disorders and diseases are prevented and diagnosed.

Student project raises awareness of mental health issues

12 January, 2018

Thirteen and a half million Vietnamese people (roughly 15 per cent of the population) suffer from a diagnosable mental illness, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), as reported in December 2016.

Living alleys: RMIT Vietnam project captures urban life

09 January, 2018

A group of RMIT Vietnam researchers have developed a creative archive of urban living in the alleys (hẻm in Vietnamese) of District 4, Ho Chi Minh City.

RMIT: Where We Belong

02 January, 2018

Cultivating a sense of belonging is essential to creating life-changing educational experiences for students. When students feel connected to their university community – whether that is to a club, a program, or the university community as a whole...