[The following has been provided by the Vietnamese Graduates of Australia Club, a Bronze Sponsor (in kind) of AusCham.]

*** VGAC TURNS 25! ***

[See promo poster below.]

** 25 Years Empowering Australian Alumni Spirit **

Since establishment in 1991, VGAC has given significant opportunities of lifelong learning, career support and networking to more than 6,000 members; attracted most registrations to the club than any other international alumni club in five chapters – Hanoi, Hue, Da Nang, HCMC and Can Tho; hosted hundreds of major national events; organized 3 successions of Australian Alumni Awards in 2008, 2011 and 2014; and continuously contributed to the development of relationship between Vietnam and Australia in education, culture, social development and business –this year 2016 VGAC turns 25!

Celebrating this important anniversary, VGAC is hosting a special event to express our appreciation to the great support and partnership in the past 25 years, to retell our journey since 1991. This is also an opportunity for our members to enjoy the Australian atmosphere, and recall the best memory of living and studying in Australia.

As part of our 25th anniversary event, we are excited to welcome the Australia Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Mr. Craig Chittick to join our celebration.

On this occasion, VGAC is also very proud to present the VGAC Library in featuring 6 books published by 3 VGAC members:

  1. Ms. Nguyen Phi Van (Alumna of Central Queensland University), Co-founder of World Franchise Associates and Founder of Franchise & Retail Asia;
  2. Dr. Tran Thi Huyen Thao (Alumna of Monash University & University of Sydney), Pediatrician at International SOS;and
  3. Mr. Ngo Thanh Hoa (Alumnus of Central Queensland University), Winner of MasterChef Vietnam 2013.

For book lovers, this event will be an opportunity to meet the authors in person!

Come and join us at this special anniversary event!

DATE: Friday, 16th December 2016

VENUE: Hotel Nikko Saigon, 235 Nguyen Van Cu Street, D. 1, HCMC


  • 6.00 – 6.30pm:  Welcome & Registration
  • 6.30 – 8.00pm:  Recognition & Celebration
  • 8.00 – 9.00pm:  Lucky draw & Networking


(This is an exclusive event for VGAC members – If you are qualified for VGAC membership, please register with VGAC at vgac.hcmc@gmail.com before completing this RSVP form.)

For further information

We look forward to seeing you there!



  • Anh Tran, ACU (2015), Choreographer – former Vice President of MOSA (Melbourne Overseas Vietnamese Student Association) and Founder of VietCharm – Vietnamese Traditional Dance Club
  • Kathy Vu, Swinburne (2013), Liaison
  • Khoa Nguyen, UTS (2014), Liaison – former Leader of VDS (Vietnamese Dynamic Student in New South Wales)
  • Linh Do, UNSW (2014) & UTS (2016), Designer – Runner-up UTS Library Earth Hour Competition 2011 (Bag Design)
  • Sean Ho, UTS (2016), Liaison
  • Thu Trang, UNSW (2008), PR & Marketing – Vice Chairwoman of VGAC HCMC Chapter and Co-founder of Kiwis & Mates
  • Tien Le, BMHMS (2010), Promotion Coordinator
  • Tien Tea Le, UOW (2014), Hospitality Coordinator
  • Trang Nguyen, Swinburne (2011), Liaison
  • Uyen Pham, Curtin (2009), Liaison

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