Vietnamese student named a Brisbane ambassador

A Vietnamese university student studying in Brisbane, Australia, has been appointed an ambassador by the city’s Lord Mayor.

Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk named 24-year-old Nguyễn Duy Hoàng one of the 2014 Brisbane International Student Ambassadors.

“We now have 36 enthusiastic new advocates from 34 countries.”

Quirk said during a City Hall ceremony last month.

“They will use social media to spread the word on why Brisbane is increasingly the city of choice for international students.”

HoangLord Mayor Graham Quirk (R) with Brisbane International Student Ambassador Nguyễn Duy Hoàng from Việt Nam

Nguyễn Duy Hoàng is from Hồ Chí Minh City and is studying Master of Business (Advanced) in Marketing at the University of Queensland.

“Being a Brisbane International Student Ambassador will bring me closer to Australian and Brissy life.

I am experiencing a new culture and learning many new things.”

Hoàng said.

“As an ambassador I also represent Việt Nam in Brisbane and am able to introduce Vietnamese culture to friends from other countries.”

Quirk said the honorary appointments will last for one year.

Source: Tuổi Trẻ News

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