Ly Tran is a Professor in the School of Education at Deakin University and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. She worked at Hue University, Vietnam, prior to coming to Australia. She is a Visiting Professor at Phu Xuan University, Vietnam; Toyo University, Japan and Hitotsubashi University, Japan. Her research focuses on international education, international students, the education-migration nexus, Australian student mobility to the Indo-Pacific, and internationalisation of higher education in East Asia.
Spanning higher education, VET and secondary education, Ly’s research has been featured in multiple languages and by more than 100 media outlets in Australia and Asia, including the ABC, SBS, the Australian Financial Review, China Daily, East Asia Forum and VietNamNet. She has written well-read commentaries on international education in The Australian, BSB, The Conversation, University World News and Campus Review.