Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City welcomed the University of Adelaide
In the morning of October 3rd, 2011, VNU-HCM had a working meeting with the University of Adelaide (Australia) to discuss educational collaborations and exchanges of researchers, teaching staffs and students between the two universities.
From the University of Adelaide, Mrs Sandy McConachy, Director of Strategic Development of East Asia, expressed her interest in cooperation in bachelor joint programs 2 +2 or 3 +1; master program 1 +1, as well as the possibility of jointly training and supervising research students . She also expected there would be more cooperations in order for students of the two universities to exchange at each other’s campus.
Ms. Sandy McConachy (center) gives potential collaboration
VNU-HCM and representatives of member universities shared information on training programs, research and collaborational potentialities. The University of Adelaide specially considered the teachers and students exchange programs (especially exchanged teachers from the University of Adelaide to teach new subjects), short-term training programs, and the ECV 1000 project.
Representatives of the two universities in the meeting
The University of Adelaide was established in 1874. It is one of the leading universities of Australia, always included in the top 100 of the leading universities in the world. The university trained three of the eight Australian scientists who won the Nobel prizes and the first Australian astronaut. Currently, there are nearly 4,000 international students from 88 different countries studying at the University.