RMIT Vietnam PhD Symposium 2022

Event background

RMIT Vietnam PhD Symposium is an annual event where our PhD candidates and academics pursuing PhD present their research work and discuss with other academics in RMIT Vietnam. The event aims to encourage the exchange of experiences and knowledge among candidates as well as potential collaborations across schools.

This year, we plan to extend our invite to candidates from partnering institutions in Ho Chi Minh City.


Presentation format

It is compulsory for all HDR candidates of RUVN to present their work during the symposium, with the exception of those who are on leave of absence and pre-milestone 1 candidates.

Each presenter will have one minute for self-introduction (name, year of study, milestone completions, project title and supervisors), 10 minutes for presentation followed by 8 minutes for Q&A session. All presentations must be in English.

This year's event will take place with the following key dates:

  • Deadline for registration (with thesis title and abstract): 12pm Wednesday 26th October 2022
  • Deadline to submit presentations: Wednesday 9th November 2022
  • Symposium date: Wednesday 16th November 2022

Evaluation criteria

Presenters will be scored based on:

  • Understanding of the research background and research problems
  • Clear summary and understanding of research methodologies and methods
  • Consistency of research design to the research question
  • Confidence, flow, and clarity in presentation
  • Ability to respond to questions

The top 03 highest scores will be deemed the winners.

For more information, please visit our RMIT Vietnam PhD Symposium SharePoint (accessible for RMIT staff and students only).


For RMIT Vietnam HDR Candidate, please submit via this link.

For participants from other universities, please send your presentation to

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