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HCM City seeks to boost technology transfer from universities

Huynh Kim Tuoc, managing director of Sai Gon Innovation Hub's (SiHub) Start-up Support Centre under the HCM City Department of Science and Technology, affirmed Vietnam holds tremendous potential for technology development

The 16 most expensive universities in Vietnam

Of the 16 universities with the highest tuition fees in Vietnam, five are public schools and 11 are private schools.

US$11.5 million electronic library shared by universities in Vietnam

Approximately 600,000 students and 27,000 lecturers from higher education institutions will have access to an abundant source of documents and data through access to a shared electronic library.

Universities offer new majors for 2021-22 academic year

A number of universities in the country will launch new majors for the 2021-2022 academic year to meet labour market demand.

Universities offer assistance to students as tuition fees increase

Universities have developed a variety of assistance programmes to help students access higher education, including loans, scholarships, housing and food aid.

Universities urged to develop plans to adapt to another COVID-19 outbreak

Universities in Vietnam should start preparing different scenarios to adapt if the country experiences new COVID-19 incidences in the community, said Dr Nguyen Ngoc Dien, rector of Hoa Sen University.

Dual degree programmes start this academic year

Several universities in Ho Chi Minh City will launch dual-degree training programmes in the 2020-2021 academic year in an aim to offer more diverse choices for students.

Online training should be promoted: Ministry

Almost half of all universities nationwide are turning to online tutoring to make sure students can keep up with their studies.

VN universities prepare plans to ensure enrollment quality

Amid the complex developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, many universities are preparing backup plans in case the results of the high school exams are not available for enrollment procedures.

HCM City-based universities want to reopen on March 16

Heads of many universities in Ho Chi Minh City, especially medical and pharmacy, on March 6 sought the People’s Committee’s approval to reopen on March 16 after six weeks of closure due to COVID-19 epidemic.

Universities make, distribute hand sanitisers to students, staff

Lecturers and students at many universities in HCM City and elsewhere are making hand sanitisers and giving them for free to staff and students amid the public health emergency caused by the new strain of coronavirus.


Schools nationwide close to prevent coronavirus spread

As concerns over the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) mount, all the 63 cities and provinces nationwide are letting their students stay at home as part of enhanced measures to prevent the virus’ spread.

Hanoi universities allow students to stay at home amid coronavirus outbreak

Several universities in Hanoi have permitted their students to stay at home for one more week after Tet to help prevent and control the spread of coronavirus.


More universities are granted self-autonomy

Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha talks with about his plan to grant more universities autonomous rights. 


Bonuses encourage lecturers to do scientific research, but problems remain

Universities in Vietnam have had an increasing number of scientific articles published in prestigious international journals.

Modern university libraries serve students’ learning demand

Well-equipped and modern academic libraries to meet students’ demand of learning and relaxing are becoming an ideal destinations of students after class, break time and even weekends.

RMIT Vietnam appoints new Chairman

Experienced leader and academic, Professor Peter Coloe, has been appointed RMIT Vietnam Chairman.


Universities include general ability tests to enroll students

 VietNamNet Bridge – In addition to results of national high school examinations, universities have added general ability tests to select students.

Unis unveil new enrollment plans

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many universities in HCM City have unveiled new enrollment plans for the next academic year.

Universities about to enjoy higher degree of autonomy

Nguyen Thi Kim Phung, director general of the Department of Tertiary Education, Ministry of Education and Training, talks to Kinh tế & Đô thị  newspaper about the new law to help universities be more dynamic and creative.