News and Events


The following links take you to Hoc Mai stories on the Office for Global Health website. (Please refer to the Archive for older stories.)


Celebrating Chances, Choices and Changes

Tuesday, 22 November is a day to celebrate success for the University of Sydney’s International Scholars for more than 70 international students from 27 countries. These students are supported by the Australia Awards Scholarships, Endeavour Awards, and other country-specific scholarships. Read more.



Recognising and acting on health problems through research in Vietnam

In November 2016, the University of Sydney and Hoc Mai Australia-Vietnam Medical Foundation worked with health researchers across Vietnam in preparation for a 6-week research-intensive fellowship programme in Sydney, Australia in 2017. Read more.



Hoc Mai Foundation in Ha Noi, 23-25 November 2016

After the fruitful trip in Ho Chi Minh City, Hoc Mai Foundation travelled to Ha Noi on 23-25 November 2016. Read more.



Farewell week for 2016 Học Mãi Clinical Placement Fellows

Học Mãi Foundation hosted a Farewell Dinner for 9 Vietnamese doctors who have been in Sydney in the last 8 weeks for a combined Medical English and Clinical Placement Programme on Monday, 31 October 2016. Read more.



Advanced Course for Medical Education and Research in Vietnam

Teachers from Hoc Mai’s Advanced Course for Medical Education and Research recently returned from a successful four-day program in Hanoi (5-9 September 2016). Read more.



2016 Học Mãi Clinical Placement Program

Nine fellows from Ho Chi Minh City (175 Military Hospital and Tu Du Hospital) started their clinical placement programme. The 2016 Hoc Mai Clinical Placement Program facilitates 8 week clinical placements for Vietnamese health professionals at Sydney Medical School for individuals and organisations with the capacity to partially fund their placement in Australia. Read more.



Vietnamese Medical Students in Sydney

Ten Vietnamese medical students, currently undertaking 4-week clinical school placements, met with Hoc Mai Chair Prof Bruce Robinson and A/Prof Kirsty Foster. Read more.



Hoc Mai Advanced Medical Education and Research fellows in Sydney for a 3-week immersion program

The 2015-2016 Advanced Course of Medical Education and Research fellows are currently at the Kolling Institute and Royal North Shore. Read more.



Healthy Mothers and Babies Workshops conducted in Remote Northern Vietnam

Upon the invitation of the Dien Bien Provincial Health Department Hoc Mai Foundation supported a Healthy Mothers and Babies Workshop in Tuan Giao District in Dien Bien Province from 20-23 April 2016. Read more.



Support the Work of Hoc Mai by Running the 2016 City2Surf

Hoc Mai is running again in this year's City2Surf! Register for the 2016 City2Surf and encourage your family and friends to support your run.


Hanoi Medical University's Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health Director visits the University

Associate Professor Le Thi Huong, Director of Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health at Hanoi Medical University visited the University of Sydney from 18-20 April 2016. Read more.




Delegation from Vietnam visits the University of Sydney

Associate Dean International, A/Prof Kirsty Foster welcomed a health delegation from Vietnam organized by the Australian Trade Commission on 26 April 2016. Read more.