Academic and research staff in the School of Communication & Design.

The School of Communication & Design is led by distinguished professionals and leading academics with experience and research that spans Professional Communication, Design, Fashion, Media, and Languages.

julia gaimster-dean of school of communication and design, taken in Building 2 of the RMIT Vietnam Saigon south campus.

Julia Gaimster - Dean of School

Professor Julia Gaimster is Dean of the School and is responsible for ensuring the quality and currency of the school's portfolio of courses. Her background is in Fashion and her previous roles include: Professor of Practice and Associate Head of School at the Institute of Textiles and Clothing, Hong Kong PoluY and Associate Dean of the School of Design & Technology, London College of Fashion.

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Donna Cleveland - Deputy Dean of School

Associate Professor Donna Cleveland is the Deputy Dean of School and provides academic quality assurance, academic development and promotes the scholarship of learning and teaching. Her research practice is engaged with issues of materiality, making and resilience across areas of art, fashion and textiles design and creative technology.

Key academic and administrative staff

  • Professor Julia Gaimster, Dean of School
  • Luong Hai Van, Executive Assistant to Dean of School
  • Donna Cleveland, Deputy Dean
  • Ha Vu Thao Nguyen, Executive Assistant to Deputy Dean
  • Boi Linh Lam, Executive Assistant to Deputy Dean
  • Nguyen Thi Lan Huong, School Manager
  • Do To Anh, Senior Operations Coordinator
  • Nguyen Thi Truc Ngon, Planning and Scheduling Coordinator
  • Nguyen Thi Tuyet Mai, Senior Academic Administration Officer
  • Bui Thanh Thuy, Senior Academic Administrative Officer
  • Nguyen Thi Phuong Nghi, Academic Administration Officer
  • Nguyen Thuy Linh, Academic Administration Officer
  • Nguyen Yen Han, Academic Administration Officer
  • Pham Le Dieu Trang, Senior Coordinator - Industry Engagement
  • Do Thi Bach Tuyet, Internship Coordinator
  • Tran Yen Linh, Internship Coordinator
  • Le Chau Phuong Lien, Events & Exhibitions Manager
  • Nguyen Ngoc Phuong Vy, Events & Exhibitions Coordinator
  • Nguyen Thi My Ngan, Digital Communication Coordinator
  • Dao Mai Quynh, Digital Communication Coordinator
  • Phan Khac Long, Senior Technical Officer
  • Nguyen Huynh Cao Minh, Senior Technical Officer
  • Nguyen Chi Tin, Senior Technical Officer
  • Tu Cong Minh, Senior Technical Officer
  • Kai Le, Senior Technical Officer
  • Ngo Thuy Linh, Academic Administration Officer (Hanoi campus)
  • Dang Dieu Linh, Events and Exhibitions Coordinator
  • Tran Thi Ngoc Ha, Studio V Project Manager
  • Nguyen Van Nhi, Senior Technical Officer

Program managers

Professional Communication

Design Studies

Digital Media




Digital Film and Video

Game Design