Key information

Destination: Vietnam

Dates: 17 November - 1 December 2024

Program Cost: Approx. $3,000 + airfares


  • 20 x $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants are available for eligible students
  • $9,504 OS-HELP Loans are available for eligible students

Program Eligibility: Undergraduate students

Application Deadline: 31 August 2024


This program provides an authentic opportunity to develop an understanding of creativity and innovation practices and performance from a range of businesses operating in Vietnam. You will undertake a 15-day posting in the country, immersing yourself in the local business environment and culture. Under the guidance of academic leaders, student teams will examine the current creativity and innovation environment and identify areas for improvements for businesses from different industries. You will develop the ability to provide strategic advice to businesses to improve the creativity and innovation environment for organisational growth.


  • Interactions with senior business executives and experts from diverse industries
  • Business visits to global and local companies
  • Networking with business and industry groups
  • Economic briefing from the Australian Embassy
  • Exciting overnight cruise trip to the World Heritage Ha Long Bay
  • Local university visit and workshops

Academic Information

Which unit/s can this program be taken for as credit?

ENT10002 Creativity and Innovation

Can this unit be taken as an elective by students in any Swinburne degree?



To qualify for this program, you must:

  • be enrolled into an Undegraduate degree
  • be able to study ENT10002 Creativity and Innovation as an elective or as a unit in your major

Train street in Hanoi, Vietnam

Program Cost

The cost of this program is approximately AU$3,000 + flights.

See below for the list of inclusions and exclusions of the program fee.


  • Accommodation
  • Breakfasts
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Ground transport for group visits
  • Travel and medical insurance


  • Airfares
  • Visa
  • Tuition fees
  • Most meals
  • Personal expenses


New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants

This program has 20 x A$3,000 Australian Government New Colombo Plan grants. These grants are available to Australian undergraduate students (with no citizenship or residency rights to Vietnam), who have not previously received an NCP short-term grant.

Grants are allocated on a rolling basis and students are automatically considered for a grant as part of the application process.


Eligible Australian students can apply for an Australian Government OS-HELP Loan of up to A$9,504 to help cover costs associated with your overseas program. Plus, up to $1,263 to complete Asian language study in preparation for your study tour in Asia.

For more information on funding and eligibility, see Fee Help and Scholarships.

Information Sessions

To attend an information session, register your interest and we'll send you further details.

Upcoming information sessions

6th August 2024, 2:30 - 3:30pm | Location: Online

7th August 2024, 11:30am - 12:30pm | Location: BA706

Register your interest


Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, with places (and scholarships) allocated to the first students to complete a full application and meet eligibility criteria.

Keen to apply? You can submit your application now. Applications will be assessed after the application deadline.

Final application deadline: 31 August 2024
Apply now

For further details on this program please contact:

Dr. Viet Le

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