UQ and Vietnam

Working together for a stronger future

UQ and Vietnam share a strong vision for economic and community development, with research collaborations across agriculture and food science, environmental science, digital transformation, tourism and public health. The UQ-VISTI Innovation Centre project, a collaboration between UQ Ventures and the Vietnam Institute of Science, Technology and Innovation, reflects this shared passion for harnessing innovation to create a better future.

Fast facts


Vietnamese students enrolled at UQ


Vietnam-UQ co-publications


academic staff born in Vietnam


research project collaborations


alumni in Vietnam


agreements with 25 official partners

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Collaboration in action


UQ representative in Vietnam

Based in Hanoi, UQ's Global Partnerships Vietnam representative fosters engagement with Vietnamese universities, government agencies, corporate networks, and non-governmental organisations, while supporting alumni in the region.

Meet our strategists


UQ has 1,385 alumni living in Vietnam and is a corporate member of AusCham Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, which enables professional development and networking opportunities. Alumni with significant links to Vietnam include:

Associate Professor Nguyễn Văn Trào
President, Hanoi University (PhD School of Languages and Cultures, 2010, Visiting Scholar at UQ's School of Education, 2014)
Institutional Development Specialist (Master of Social Planning and Development 2002, International Alumnus of the Year 2009)
Le Van Phong
Project Manager, Children of Vietnam (Master of Community Development 2008, Special Award for Outstanding Achievement 2014 Australian Alumni Awards, Vietnamese Graduates of Australia Club)
Associate Professor Pham Thi Hong Nhung
Vice Rector of Hue University of Foreign Languages and Australia Awards Endeavour Executive Fellowship recipient (PhD – applied linguistics 2005)
HIV prevention specialist (Master of Development Practice 2009, 2012 winner of the UQ-Vietnam Professional Development Seminar Series Alumni Award)