Alumni News

Read about the activities of ELTO participants after they studied on the programme. If you have a story suitable for publication in Alumni News please send it to the ELTO Programme Manager.


ELTO Alumni Event in Vientiane, September 2017

During her visit in Laos in September 2017, ELTO Administrator Berit Mohr had the pleasure to be part of a big alumni event in Vientiane.
Khaing Khaing Win from Myanmar ready to plant

A group of ELTO officials have been playing a part in helping improve Wellington’s environment while they are studying here.

On Saturday  9 May they  volunteered with the Forest and Bird organisation helping create a place for Penguins to nest near Scorching bay at the west of Point Halswell on Miramar Peninsula,...
Aung Naing Oo with her ELTO Alumni father, Ohnmar Aung Naing Oo.

Myanmar daughter follows in father’s footsteps

When Ohnmar Aung Naing Oo (known as Cheryl) from Myanmar graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in December it was a dream come true for her father, who also studied at Victoria.
Professor Roberto Rabel  with ELTOs and other Victoria Alumni

First ever Phnom Penh Victoria University Alumni event

Professor Roberto Rabel, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) and Jeff Howe, Director International Programmes, hosted a reception for Victoria alumni in Phnom Penh on 11 September 2013.The 40 attendees...
NZ Governor General with ELTO Alumni

Vietnam-NZ relationship strengthens

ELTO Alumni enjoyed several parties hosted by the New Zealand Government in August 2013. The  celebrations were in honour of  the Governor General Jerry Mateparae's visit to the region. This...

Master of e-Government

New Master of e-Government Programme from 2014The School of Government is offering a new one year, 180-point Master of e-Government (MEGov) programme that will provide students with a unique...
Kolbotra Chhi addresses guests at the ELTO Alumni event

ELTO Alumni event in Cambodia

ELTO Alumnus, Mr. Kolbotra Chhi had the honour of making  a speech at the New Zealand Alumni Reception at the Cambodiana Hotel,Phnom Penh  during the recent visit by...
Hon Mr Murray McCully Minister of Foreign Affairs with ELTSO officials

Senior officials appreciate NZ study opportunity

In July 2011, 14 senior government officials arrived in New Zealand from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, to study at Victoria University on the ELTSO (English Language Training for Officials), funded by...

Victoria University Vice-Chancellors attend ELTO Alumni event in Hanoi

Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) alumni and friends enjoyed a simple yet meaningful reception at the Ambassador’s Residence on 29 September. On this occasion, VUW Vice-Chancellor Professor Pat...

NZ Ambassador meets ELTO in Laos

HE Bede Corry, NZ Ambassador to Thailand and Lao PDR hosted the first ever Lao ELTO and NZDS alumni celebration on May 16th at the Mercure Hotel in Vientiane. The evening opened with a performance of a...