Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNUHCM) to promote cooperation with Pham Van Dong University

Posted:08 Dec 2016

It was the affirmation of Dr. Nguyen Duc Nghia – Vice President of VNUHCM in a meeting with Pham Van Dong University (PDU) in the morning of December 9, at VNUHCM Administration Building.

Attending the meeting were Mr.Tran Van Minh –  Deputy Secretary of Quang Ngai Provincial Committee, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Dang Phuoc – Rector of PDU and representatives of VNUHCM departments and associated organizations and PDU.

Outstanding cooperation results

According to VNUHCM and PDU cooperation report, in schoolyear 2015-2016 VNUHCM provided human resources, transmitting managing and professional training experiences to Quang Ngai Province in general and PDU in particular and achieved a number of outstanding results.

In terms of training, there are approximately 2.500 full-time students from Quang Ngai province attending at VNUHCM. VNUHCM member universities such as VNUHCM-University of Technology, VNUHCM- University of Science, VNUHCM-University of Economics and Law are now training graduates and post-graduates for Quang Ngai officials as well as PDU lecturers.

Specifically, in the year of 2015-2016, VNUHCM-University of Economics and Law, VNUHCM-University of Social Sciences and Humanities associated with PDU in training 94 students graduated in Civil law, 58 students graduated in Journalism in part-time program. VNUHCM-International Education Institute opened Master of Business Administration (MBA) classes at PDU for officials of Quang Ngai units, enterprises, until now there are more than 50% trainees graduated. VNUHCM- Information Technology Park assisted PDU in founding the local Cisco Networking Academy, now more than 1.500 students are being trained and received Telecommunications Network Management diplomas.

In terms of technology transfer and scientific research, the plan Construction of managing solid waste in Quang Ngai Province from VNUHCM-University of Technology was highlighted. VNUHCM-University of Economics and Law coordinated with PDU to construct the outline, register provincial topic profiles that Department of Science and Technology gave 1-billion-VND funding.

Besides, other VNUHCM units also signed cooperation agreement with PDU, executed professional knowledge exchanging, supported electronic documents as well as organized scientific seminars.

Dr. Nguyen Duc Nghia stated that VNUHCM and PDU had a long time working together and collaborated in various fields. VNUHCM would promote the cooperation between the two parties, and also suggest other member universities, associated organizations proposing new ideas in the cooperation with PDU.

Dr. Nguyen Duc Nghia made a speech at the meeting

PDU wishes to become a member of VNUHCM

Associate Professor, Dr. Pham Dang Phuoc – Rector of PDU said: “PDU wishes VNUHCM will send a delegation to come and evaluate PDU ‘s actual state of training quality, facilities, teaching staff… so that PDU can aware its position”.

According to Mr.Tran Van Minh – Deputy Secretary of Quang Ngai Provincial Committee, now Quang Ngai as well as Central provinces are having a fact that people are rushing to study Master’s degree. Officials just need a year to get Master’s degree so quality is a big question mark. “VNU – HCM will help Quang Ngai province to raise the level of civil servants.” – suggested by Mr. Minh.

Associate professor, Dr. Pham Dang Phuoc wished that VNU – HCM would send delegations to come and evaluate the actual state for PDU.

For future orientation, PDU wished that VNUHCM assisted in elevating the quality of the teaching staff, managers by training Doctors, supporting many training programs, especially PDU really needed highly qualified officer in basic science, technology.

Besides, each year 10 students with good academic achievements at PDU will be supplied scholarships to study, received degrees at other VNUHCM member universities. VNUHCM opened Master training classes in Quang Ngai. Mr. Phuoc hoped: “Following this route, with the help of VNUHCM, in 2020 PDU will become a prestigious and qualified training center in the Central.”

Also at the meeting, the leader of PDU expressed that PDU would become a member of VNUHCM.

Summarizing the meeting, Dr. Nguyen Duc Nghia informed that VNUHCM would continue to cooperate with PDU, assist PDU more in training, scientific researching, technology transfer. Furthermore, some potential activities such as cooperation between PDU and VNUHCM-Center for Predoctoral Training, VNUHCM-Institute of Management University, VNUHCM-International Education Institute would be deployed in the future. VNUHCM would discuss with PDU, constructed project to make PDU become member of VNUHCM.

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