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Lisa Bevill, Academic Director of the Center for Health, Well-being, and Happiness at IE University of Spain, talks with VietNamNet about the university’s “well-being courses” which set a foundation for students to find “the next best you”.

Universities use ‘conflicts’ to help students learn more about business

Future schools need to be good at designing experiences for students to help them in their career and purpose, Lee Newman from Spain’s IE University said in an interview with VietNamNet.

Seven Vietnamese universities listed in THE's Impact Rankings 2022

Seven Vietnamese universities have been listed in the Impact Rankings 2022 released by the Times Higher Education (THE) on April 28.

VEF 2.0 helps over 100 young Vietnamese study for doctorates in the US

A program that helps hundreds of young Vietnamese become postgraduates at prestigious schools in the US has been successful because of assistance from former doctoral students and scholarships granted abroad.

Prof. Rick Bennett appointed as BUV Deputy Vice Chancellor & Vice President

Experienced academic leader, Prof. Rick Bennett has been appointed as incoming Deputy Vice Chancellor and Vice President of the British University Vietnam (BUV).

The top candidates for professor, associate professor titles

Of 400 candidates qualified for the titles of associate professor and professor, there are four female candidates for professor title, one director at a local agency, and many others working at private schools and in economically difficult areas.

Universities warned to balance between admission target, training capacity

The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) has just released a circular on determining enrolment quota for doctoral, master, bachelor degrees as well as college degree in preschool education (Circular No.3).

More Vietnamese universities require IELTS and other international tests for admission

The 'fever' for getting an IELTS certificate has reached even rural areas as many families are sending their children to Hanoi to attend IELTS courses. Many parents see ILETS as a passport to enter the top universities in Vietnam.

Education Ministry announces plan for high school finals and university entrance in 2022

The high school finals in 2022 will be organized with the same basic principles as the 2021 ones as shown in a plan released by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET).

Over US$14 million to help three Vietnamese universities reach world-class

The Higher Education Innovation Cooperation Project will be implemented in five years, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with a budget of 14.2 million USD for three major universities in Vietnam.

Required benchmarks for admission to universities much higher this year

As of September 16, more than 80 universities had announced required benchmarks for admission.

Two Vietnamese universities enter top 500 in the world for first time

Duy Tan and Ton Duc Thang universities in Vietnam have been named in the top 401-500 of the world university rankings THE 2022. This is the first time that Vietnamese universities have ranked that high.

Over 2,500 lecturers register for doctoral programs under State-funded project

According to the Ministry of Education and Training, more than 1,200 lecturers registered to study for a PhD under the State-funded Project 89 in 2021 and over 1,300 registered in 2022.

Three foreign education quality accreditation centres licensed in Vietnam

Deputy Minister of Education and Training Hoang Minh Son has signed a decision allowing three foreign centres for education quality accreditation to operate in Vietnam.

New scholarship policy to ensure return of trainees who go abroad

The biggest headache for state agencies compiling talent training plans is that the recipients, after finishing courses overseas, do not return to Vietnam to serve at state agencies as they had previously promised.

Former rector says universities should share lesson plans, resources to improve quality

Educators in Vietnam need to share resources, materials and experiences to enhance educational outcomes, said Do Van Dung, former rector of the HCMC University of Technology and Education.

Five Vietnamese universities make World University Rankings

A total of five local universities have been named among the global list of the world’s top 2,000 universities for the 2021 to 2022 edition, as released by the Center of World University Rankings (CWUR).

PhD project: what if lecturers overseas don’t return to Vietnam?

There are over 73,000 university lecturers, but only 28.8 percent of them have a doctoral degree.

Vietnam aims to have 7,300 lecturers with doctoral degrees

In the next 10 years, Vietnam's higher education sector needs to train about 7,300 lecturers with doctoral degrees and more than 300 lecturers majoring in culture, arts, physical training and sports with master degrees.

Four Vietnamese universities enter THE’s Impact Rankings 2021

Four Vietnamese universities have been listed in the Impact Rankings 2021 by Times Higher Education (THE), the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).