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VNU’s outstanding events and achievements in 2018
2018 continued to witness significant advancement of Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) with many innovations in the fields of activity. VNU Information Portal proudly presents the following 10 VNU’s outstanding events and achievements in 2018.
Vietnam Prime Minister appoints VNU President Nguyen Kim Son as Chairman of VNU Council
On January 3, 2019, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed Decision No. 11 /QD-TTg to appoint Mr. Nguyen Kim Son, VNU President, as VNU Council Chairman for the term of 2018-2023.
VNU and National Chiao Tung University: Willing to cooperate in training for semiconductor industry
VNU has started its 2019 external relations with the signing of a cooperation agreement with National Chiao Tung University (NCTU).
Closing Ceremony of 128th AUN-QA Assessment at Programme Level
The assessors from the Southeast Asia University Network (AUN) have finished two days’ assessment of two VNU’s academic programmes: Bachelor of Arts in English Language – Translation and Interpreting (Fast-track) of VNU University of Languages and International Studies and Bachelor in Mechatronics Engineering of VNU University of Engineering and Technology. This was an activity within the 128th AUN-QA Assessment at Programme Level.
Two VNU’s academic programmes under the ASEAN University Network - Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) standard accreditation
The programme of Bachelor of Arts in English Language - Translation and Interpreting (Fast track) of VNU University of Languages and International Studies and the programme of Bachelor in Mechatronics Engineering of VNU University of Engineering and Technology are the two more programmes under evaluation by AUN-QA assessors, raising the total number of VNU’s programmes assessed in 2018 to 6.
VNU and RUDN: Cooperation opportunity in aerospace and hi-tech agriculture
On December 14, 2018, VNU Vice President Nguyen Huu Duc had a working session with Mrs. Efremova Larisa Ivanovna – Vice Rector of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN).
VNU expands cooperation with University of Sydney, Australia
On December 14, 2018, VNU Vice President Nguyen Hong Son welcomed and had a working session with a delegation from the University of Sydney, Australia.
The launching ceremony of the FEFU’s representative office based at VNU
On December 10, 2018, Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) held the launching ceremony of the Far Eastern Federal University’s (FEFU) representative office based at VNU University of Languages and International Studies.
Academic year 2018-2019 Pony Chung scholarship awarded to 30 VNU’s students
Over the past 10 years, $150,000, equivalent to nearly 3.3 billion VND, has been offered by Pony Chung Scholarship Foundation to 300 VNU’s outstanding students. In the 11th year of this event, 30 more VNU’s students with excellent academic and research achievements were honorably awarded scholarships from the Foundation.
Business Challenges 2018 encourages student startup ideas
On December 8, 2018, VNU University of Economics and Business (UEB) in collaboration with the Institute of Friedrich Naumann Vietnam held the Business Challenges 2018 Grand Final round. Inherited and upgraded from the UEB Genesis Start-up Competition in 2016 and 2017, Business Challenges 2018 was renewed in both form and content; and, besides the existing Startup branch, a new branch, Business Issues, was added.
Vietnam National University expands comprehensive cooperation with Georgia State University, the U.S.
On November 29, 2018, VNU President Nguyen Kim Son had a working session with Georgia State University (GSU) delegation led by President Mark Becker.
EMDDI ride-hailing application won the third prize at the Vietnamese Talent Awards 2018
On November 20, 2018, the Vietnamese Talent Awards 2018 was held in Hanoi.
(Vietnamplus) Hanoi Forum puts forth valuable lessons for Vietnam
The Hanoi Forum 2018, hosted by the Vietnam National University, Hanoi, closed on November 10 after two days of working with one plenum, two discussion sessions and two policy dialogues related to sustainable development and adaptation to climate change.
[Video] Hanoi Forum 2018 on “Climate Change Response for Sustainability and Security”
Hanoi Forum 2018, an international academic conference co-hosted by Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) and Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS) was held from November 8 to November 10, brought together scientists, leading researchers, politicians, international organizations from around the world to discuss climate change adaptation and sustainable development.
(Vietnamplus) Hanoi Forum 2018 focuses on climate change response
The Hanoi Forum 2018 opened on November 9, drawing nearly 500 delegates, made up of former and incumbent state leaders, heads of business groups and international organisations, as well as domestic and foreign scholars and scientists.
QS University Rankings - Asia 2019: Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) went up to 124th place
According to Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) 2019 regional university ranking results for Asia, Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) has climbed 15 places to rank 124th, while VNU, Ho Chi Minh City ranked 144th.
$2,000-worth ADF scholarship for 12 VNU’s entrance exam best candidates
On October 24, 2018, Asia Development Foundation, Korea (ADF) awarded 12 VNU’s entrance exam best candidates scholarships, each valued $2,000.
UniRank’s 2018 Rankings of 67 Vietnamese universities: Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) ranked first
According to uniRank™ 2018 Rankings of 67 Vietnamese universities, Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) ranked first, followed by the University of Da Nang, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, FPT University, Can Tho University, the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, VNUHCM University of Science, VNUHCM University of Science and Technology, VNUHCM University of Information Technology.
VNU won gold medal at the International Exhibition for Young Inventors (IEYI) 2018
At the IEYI 2018, all of the 7 Vietnamese participating projects won awards, including a gold medal for the project on observing and testing the quality of water in aquacultural environment by the VNU's contestant.
Japan’s Certificate of Merit Awarded to Late Prof. Phan Huy Lê
On October 17, 2018, Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Umeda Kunio awarded the Certificate of Merit from the Japanese Foreign Minister to late historian and People’s Teacher Phan Huy Lê in recognition of his great contributions to the promoting of Vietnam-Japan academic exchange, the training of Japanese Studies researchers as well as the introducing of the Movement of Dong Du (Eastern-Country Study Tour) to the peoples of the two countries.
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