Saigon Campus, RMIT
RMIT’s Saigon campus is one of the university’s two branches in Vietnam. With its facilities and extensive student relations, it is no wonder that a handful of students enter here. The Saigon campus’ main building is a five-floor structure with wireless Internet connection, allowing students to access resources wherever they are in the building. The campus also has various recreational facilities as well as different sporting clubs such as football and basketball clubs.
A downloadable location map of RMIT’s Saigon campus is available here.
The university offers housing options ranging from single studio to multi-share accommodation in three and five-bedroom apartments. All apartments are fully-furnished, air-conditioned, comes with wireless connectivity to the University’s intranet and printer. Reading and study spaces are provided for the residents and kitchens are available to give residents the liberty of preparing their own meals.
Saigon, or now known as Ho Chi Minh City, is the largest city in Vietnam. During the 1950s to the 1970s, Saigon was the capital of the French colony of Cochinchina. The city center is located near the banks of the Saigon River, 60 kilometers from the South China Sea. Currently, Ho Chi Minh has improved a lot from its past as a number of improvements in terms of social facilities were realized throughout the years.
Ho Chi Minh has tropical wet and dry climate, with May to late November being the rainy season and the dry season beginning from December to April.