Archive for Alumni in Vietnam

Swedish alumni quiz night in Vietnam


The Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi together with the Swedish Institute organized at pub quiz for Swedish Alumni Monday 8 June. The alumni had dinner at O’Leary’s restaurant in Hanoi before competing in a Sweden-quiz. Knowledge about the number of Swedish moose as well as the Swedish vocabulary was tested. The lucky winners went home with exclusive Sweden-helmets! Read more » >>

SI Alumni Profile: Nguyen Xuan Tinh

In front of Main Library in Lund University in 2014 after attending the World Water Week Conference

Name: Nguyen Xuan Tinh

Country: Vietnam

When, where & what you studied in Sweden:

At the moment, I am still clearly remember the day I received the SI Scholarship Notification from the reserved scholarship position in late June 2004 to attend  the Master Program in Water Resources Engineering at Lund Institute of Technology (LTH), Lund University. This was one of the most happiness days of my life. After successful completed the program in January 2006, I had got the Ph.D Scholarship from Japanese Government to pursuit doctoral research at Tohoku University. I have completed my doctoral degree in November 2009 and immediately after that I was granted for 2-year postdoctoral fellowships from Japan Society for Promotion of Science, which is a high reputation scholarship in Japan, to continue carry out my research at Tohoku University.

Current occupation:

I finished my academic degree journey and returned to Vietnam in late 2011. I am currently being a lecturer at the Water Resource University in Hanoi. Besides, I am also work as a senior engineer for one U.S Environmental Consulting Company in Hanoi branch office. Read more » >>

Invitation – Alumni Networking Event in Ho Chi Minh City

Sweden Alumni in Vietnam – Welcome to an Alumni Networking Event on 14 November in HCM-city in Vietnam. The Alumni Event is arranged during the Innovative Sweden Exhibition.

During the event there will be an inspirational speech held by Ulf Larsson from the Nobel museum in Stockholm, you will get a private walkthrough of our Innovative Sweden exhibition, the Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang will come to talk to you and we will provide finger food and time for mingle afterwards. You will also be given a surprise gift with a Swedish touch. Read more » >>