International Student Interview: Vu Truong

Vu on Adelaide Street in Brisbane city














What’s your name?

  • Vu Truong

Where are you from?

  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

How many years have you worked before you came to Australia for study?

  • I graduated from 1998 and have worked for more than 15 years.

Why did you decide to come to Australia?

  • Because studying overseas is my dream. I choose Australia as I have family here.

What’s your favourite  place in Brisbane?

  • Brisbane CBD. I love the busy life, convenience, shopping places and work opportunities offered in CBD area.

Why did you choose to study business at QUT?

  • After comparing several universities, I find the accountancy faculty is better at QUT. Some people told me that the course here is more practical too.

Any tips for finding an internship?

  1. Focus on study first and get a good score; it will impress the employer
  2. Create an impressive resume which can reflect about yourself

Any tips for making friends?

  • Being friendly, attending classes and helping others as much as possible.

International student interview: Rachel Lim Su Ann


Where are you from?

  • Born and bred in Malaysia until 12, grew up in Singapore afterwards

How long have you been in Brisbane?

  • This semester is my first semester of third year

What course are you studying?

  • Bachelor of Journalism

How do you find being a part of QUT?

  • QUT has exposed me to getting equipped for the real world with many practical assessments along my learning journey. In QUT, there is never a stop to learning. No matter your abilities, no matter your experience, QUT pushes you to get the best out of you. Not only have I gained such invaluable knowledge out of my major thus far, I have also made plenty of incredible friends through the clubs offered by QUT.

What do you like to do during your leisure time?

  • Generally hanging out with my friends but I’m at often times seen chilling with a good book or catching F1 races.

What is your favorite quote?

  • “I don’t really care what other people think as long as I am happy.”