The Prime Minister has officially approved the establishment of VinUni University with a first year intake of 300 students.
Located in Vinhomes Ocean Park, VinUni has modern equipment to provide students with advanced learning methods. (Photo courtesy of Vingroup)
Withtotal investment of 6.5 trillion VND (279 million USD) from conglomerateVingroup, VinUni will be the first Vietnamese private not-for-profit university built following an elite university model to train and develop talents for thefuture.
VinUni'sgoal is to train elite human resources, talented people with outstandingqualities and creative thinking with a strong desire to create excellent workand products.
Torealise this goal, Vingroup has committed to raise 6.5 trillion VND, including 3.5trillion VND for infrastructure investment and 3 trillion VND for talent andscholarships over the first 10 years.
Inthe first phase, VinUni will focus on three institutes: BusinessAdministration, Health Sciences and Engineering and Computer Science. The threemajors aim to meet the current and future needs of Vietnam as well as globaltrends in eight specific fields: hotel management, business administration,real estate management, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering,computer engineering, medicine and nursing.
VinUniis located in the Vinhomes Ocean Park in Hanoi’s Gia Lam district, with a totalarea of 23 hectares.
Basic construction has already been completed, includingthe main building, dormitories, sports complex, library, labs and simulationbuildings.
VinUnihas received thousands of applications for its first academic year, which isscheduled to start in September 2020./. VNA