Promoting start-up business through cooperation with the University of Adelaide



It was one of the main content at the meeting on August 15th, 2016 between The University of Danang and The University of Adelaide. Visiting Vietnam this time, the delegation from The University of Adelaide included: Prof. John Williams – Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research operations), Prof. Noel J. Lindsay - Pro Vice-Chancellor (Entrepreneurship), Ms. Sandy McConachy – Director of Global Research and Engagement, Ms. Kim Cleary – Counsellor (Education and Science) – Australian Embassy in Vietnam.


From UD side, there were Assoc.Prof. Doan Quang Vinh – Vice President; Assoc.Prof. Phan Van Hoa – Dean of International Education School; Assoc.Prof. Nguyen Le Hung – Vice Director of R&D Department; M.A. Ho Long Ngoc – Vice Director of International Cooperation Department; Dr. Nguyen Ba Hoi – Vice Dean of International Education School; Dr. Nguyen Phuc Nguyen - Head of Science & International Cooperation Office, University of Economics.


Assoc.Prof. Doan Quang Vinh discussing with Prof. John Williams


In the last June 2016, within the framework of cooperation in education between Danang and South Australia; The University of Danang met and worked with Hon. Hamilton Smith - Minister of Trade and Investment, South Australia.


During the session on August 15, two sides went into a deeper discussion of how to promote entrepreneurship issues in Danang city. This is the foundation for building bilateral relationships in economic development among the enterprises of Australia and Vietnam.



At the meeting, Assoc.Prof. Doan Quang Vinh expressed his desire to cooperate with the University of Adelaide to establish the joint post-graduate program as well as send young lecturers under the Project 911 of Vietnam Government.


As one of the members of UD, University of Economics has successfully created a dynamic learning environment for many domestic and international students. With the aim of giving opportunity to exchange with foreign students, and to improve mutual understanding, foreign language skills and soft skills, Dr. Nguyen Phuc Nguyen suggested to co-organize the exchange program for students between two institutions, and express his desire to receive Australian students under the New Colombo plan.