Ly Tran is a Professor in the School of Education, Deakin University and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. Her research focuses on international students across the school, VET and HE sectors, student mobility, the New Colombo Plan, staff professional learning in international education. She also undertakes projects on higher education, vocational education and graduate employability in Vietnam and China. Ly has been awarded five grants on international student mobility, internationalising teaching and learning and staff professional development in international education from the Australian Research Council. Ly’s book, ‘Teaching international students in vocational education: New pedagogical approaches’, won the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA) Excellence Award for Best Practice/Innovation in International Education.