Community Programmes Frequently Asked Questions 

1. Are the Community Programmes only open to UNIS Hanoi students?

Community Programmes are open to children and adults in the entire Hanoi community including UNIS Hanoi students and families.

2. When do the Community Programmes start and how long does each session last?

UNIS Hanoi Community Programmes have 3 sessions each school year:

  • Session 1, Autumn Session, (September – November)
  • Session 2, Winter Session, (November - March)
  • Session 3, Spring Session, (March – May).

3. Are the Community Programmes free of charge?

Each Community Programme class, workshop has a fee. This fee is only to cover the cost of the each course and is not a source of revenue for the school. 

4. How can I book for a Community Programme class/workshop?

Register to the Community Programme mailing list by sending an email to .

We will send the registration notification 1 - 2 weeks prior to the start of each session. Two following links will then be provided:

  1. to view the Community Programme courses offered
  2. to register for the courses that you are interested in. (Please note that this link will be activated only on the registration date/time).

After your registration is completed online, a booking confirmation will be sent to you within 5 working days. The programme follows first come first served basis. When a class is full, later bookings will be put on a wait list in case of cancelation from others.

We are unable to accept registration via email, phone or in person. All registrations are to be completed online at .

5. What is the payment process for a Community Programmes class?

Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive an invoice via email from the UNIS Hanoi Business Office. Payments can be made directly at the Business Office and at any ANZ Bank in cash, or via bank transfer. (Details will be included in the invoice regarding bank transfer).

The UNIS Hanoi Business Office is open from 8am to 5pm Monday – Friday (cash payment in VND or USD only). 

6. Can I register for a Community Programme class via email, phone or in person?

NO. We accept online registration only and are unable to accept registration via email, phone or in person. All registrations are to be completed online at . 

7. How can I keep myself informed about upcoming Community Programmes sessions?

Please register with to be included in Community Programmes mailing list, and you will be informed when new programmes are announced.

We no longer publish hard copy booklets. All information about Community Programmes classes and workshops will be published on our website at

For those, who are UNIS Hanoi families, we also advertise the programme on the UNIS Hanoi Tin Tuc Online.

8. Can I book partial bookings for courses?

We DO NOT accept partial bookings. You must sign – up for an entire course.

9. Can I get refunded if I withdraw from a Community Programmes class?

Refunds are not guaranteed and may be given on a case by case basis. Submitting an early cancellation may increase your chances of getting a refund. 

Please note: those with outstanding Community Programmes invoices will not be able to sign up for a new class until all invoices are settled.

10. What type of courses are offered in the Community Programmes?

We offer classes and workshops in the following areas:

  • Activities for Children
  • Cooking 
  • Culture and Art
  • Languages 
  • Skill Building
  • Movement
  • Sports

11. Can I teach a Community Programmes course?

We are always looking for new and exciting Community Programmes courses. 

If you have a skill and passion that you would like to share with the community, please contact Ms. Ha Thien Ha at or 0914335123 for more information.

Community Programmes Contact

Director of Activities: Tarique Al-Iesa 
Community Programmes Officer: Ms. Ha Thien Ha   
Phone: +84 (0) 24 7300 4500 Ext: 8768
Mobile: 091 433 5123

Classes and Workshops Schedules 2018-2019

Community Programmes Autumn Session (8 weeks)
Registration Opens – Monday, August 20 at 08.30

  • First Week  – begins Tuesday, September 4
  • Last Week  – ends  Saturday, November 17

Community Programmes Winter Session (8 weeks)
Registration Opens – Monday, October 22 at 08.30

  • First Week – begins Monday, December 01
  • Last Week – ends Saturday, March 02

Community Programmes Spring Session (9 weeks)
Registration Opens – Monday, February 18 at 08.30

  • First Week – begins Tuesday, March 12
  • Last Week – ends Saturday, May 25
  • United Nations International School of Hanoi
  • G9 Ciputra
  • Tay Ho
  • Hanoi, Vietnam
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