AusCham is delighted to welcome University Of Western Sydney as a Corporate Member in 2015/16.

Institution Background

The University of Western Sydney’s (UWS) place is at the leading edge of knowledge, providing a contemporary education the builds successful lives and careers for our students and graduates, and conducting research in areas of national excellence that focus on major society issues, covering climate change, culture and society, communication sciences, infrastructure engineering and public health.

UWS is committed to an academic focus that is contemporary, interdisciplinary, creative, innovaive, international, and founded on values that support a society committed to social, cultural, economic and political justice. A distinctive range of professionally accredited and industry-recognised courses are offered to students. The courses have been designed to lead to successful and fulfilling careers both in Australia and in the global marketplace.

With sudents demanding greater flexibility of learning, supported by existing and emerging technologies, UWS is taking a strategic and systematic approach to incorporating blended learning models into all areas of its teaching, integrating the best aspects of face-to-face and online interactions for each discipline.

UWS provides a rich and stimulating research environment for both academics and students, with research institues and centres contributing to postgradutate and undergraduate programs.

Activity in Vietnam

UWS has been working with its flagship institution partner the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) on various joint academic programs and research initiatives since 2008. To date, over 300 students have gone throught the joint programs in Master of Business and Commerce and Master of Businesss Administration delivered either fully or partially in Ho Chi Minh City. Furthermore, more than 20 doctoral qualified academics completed and received UWS’s Doctor of Business Administration degree.

UWS is the major sponsor of an outstanding successful network event ‘Making Your Dreams Come True’ scholarship competition organised by HCMC Youth Union. The 2015 event saw 160,000 initial entries distilled down to five finalists who presented their vision of their own business across a series of challenges to political and business leaders in a two and a half hours live television special. The winner will travel to UWS on an undergraduate tuition scholarship, and all finalists will receive English language training at UWS College in Sydney.

UWS works with a number of high quality international education agents across Vietnam to promote UWS as the study abroad destination to Vietnamese students.

Please check out UWS’ promo video titled, “Vietnamese make your dream come true”.

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