Australian Embassy

Media Release - 25/2/2013

University English Centres Australia Delegation Visits Hanoi


On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Australia and Vietnam, a delegation of ten member institutions from University English Centres Australia (UECA) will visit Hanoi on Thursday 28 February 2013.

UECA is a network of 27 leading universities offering English Language Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS). The UECA Centres provide all types of English language courses and prepare students for further study and the IELTS test.

The Australian Trade Commision (Austrade) has collaborated with the National Foreign Languages 2020 Project, Ministry of Education and Training and Vietnam National University, Hanoi to organise a workshop entitled “Vietnam – Australia: Latest methodologies and developments in teaching English at universities” in addition to running English demonstration classes for Vietnamese teachers and students. The collaborative activities will be held at VNU Hanoi with strong participation from Vietnamese institutions, teachers and students.

Vietnamese universities and colleges will have a chance to meet with UECA members to share experiences and explore partnership opportunities in core capability areas including corporate programs, teaching methodologies, research skills development, and English language teacher training. The ten participating UECA institutions are:

  •  The University of Sydney
  •  The University of Western Sydney
  •  Macquarie University
  •  The University of Technology, Sydney - UTS:Insearch
  •  Australian Catholic University
  •  Southern Cross University
  •  The University of Western Australia
  •  Curtin University of Technology
  •  University of Tasmania
  •  Monash University

For more information, please contact:

Ms Hien Le
Education Manager
Australian Trade Commission
Australian Embassy
Tel: (84-4) 3774 0317
Email: [email protected]