19 May 2016
Victoria is exporting innovation and expertise to South East Asia with a new digital centre to be established in Vietnam.
RMIT has officially opened it Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE) in Ho Chi Minh City, which is designed to connect government, industry and the education sector.
The centre will run a series of free public lecture on digital teaching and learning, launch a number of fully online graduate certificates and host professional development and digital best practice events.
CODE will also collaborate with Vietnamese universities, work with primary and secondary schools and encourage industry affiliation with a focus on e-learning and technology geared companies.
RMIT is the biggest foreign-owned university in Vietnam.
More than 13,000 Vietnamese students are currently studying in Victoria, making them the largest cohort of international students from the South-East Asian region to study in the state, after China and India.