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All eight Vietnamese students participating in the 2021 Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO) have won prizes, bringing home two golds, one silver, three bronzes and two certificates of merit, reported the Ministry of Education and Training on May 23.

Giving up medical school in Vietnam, student pursues neuroscience research in US

When she was 10 years old, Mai Ngoc Hien, who won a scholarship in 2018 worth $160,000 to study neuroscience at Ohio Wesleyan University, read a book that she had borrowed from a friend about Issac Newton’s research activities. 

"Tiger" mom in Hanoi helps daughter win Harvard scholarship

Ngoc is very sparing with her praise. She said that compliments may make her kids conceited and believe they are good enough and don't need to continue to study.

21-year-old attends fifth grade in Nghe An

After a serious illness at the age of 6, Mua Ba Tenh was unable to walk normally because of a leg problem. He had to put off school for 10 years.


Hanoi students win Asia-Pacific Robotics Competition

Students from Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted have won the "Technical Design" award, one of the four main categories in the FRC Robotics competition in the Asia Pacific region 2021.

23-year-old wins nine scholarships for doctoral study in the US

Vo Pham Thuy Tien has won full scholarships from nine prestigious schools in the US.

Brother-sister pair wins Asian championship in skating

Falling passionately in love with ice dancing in childhood, the skating siblings Minh and Chi could not imagine that the sport would ever bring such honors to them.

Vietnamese PhD student wins scholarship to study environmental science at UC, Berkeley

Nguyen Bao Ngoc from Hanoi has won a scholarship to enter a doctoral program in environmental science at the University of California, Berkeley, and is now pursuing internships in the US in her field of research.

Journey to Harvard by a Vietnamese student

Graduating from Harvard University with a master's degree in Public Policy, Tran Ha Duong said that he thought the prestigious school was “completely beyond my reach”.

Cerebral palsy student to represent Vietnam at 2021 Asian Informatics Olympiad

Nguyen Duc Thuan, a disabled student at the Bac Ninh High School for the Gifted in the northern province of Bac Ninh, will be one of 15 Vietnamese contestants at the Asian Informatics Olympics, which will take place in late May 2021.

Hanoi-Amsterdam School ‘superman’ dreams of becoming astronomer

A physics major at the Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted has received two pieces of good news – acceptance letters from MIT and Princeton University in the US.

Student overcomes adversity, joins national maths team

Having parents with severe illnesses who could not pay to send their kids to tutoring did not lessen Thong’s eagerness to learn and achieve.

Student is first Vietnamese to win scholarship for master's degree at University of Sydney

Earlier this year, Le Trieu Anh, born in 2001, is one of 10 students chosen to receive a scholarship worth VND2 billion to study at University of Sydney.

Student wins prize for submarine robot invention

Tran Viet Lan, whose parents own a motorbike repair shop in Phu Yen province, has has won many provincial and national prizes for his inventions since he was an eighth grader.

‘Super-girl’ wins two prestigious scholarships

After high school graduation, Do Thuy Linh won two prestigious scholarships to study at Japanese and Dutch universities.

University students make products to control virus spread

Students and scientists at the Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City (VNUHCM) have carried out extensive research and developed products that help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

First- and second-graders to study two shifts a day in HCM City

All students in the first and second grades in HCM City will attend two shifts a day as opposed to one shift previously, according to an enrollment plan for the 2021-2022 academic period.

Third-year student becomes first Vietnamese to win Int’l Microelectronic Olympiad prize

Doan Van Hieu, a third-year student from the Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, has won the third place at the International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia (AMO).

Tay father and daughter travel 150km to Hanoi to practice English

In front of her smartphone camera, Ha Lam Truc, 11, confidently speaks English, performs her favorite rap songs, and dubs famous movies.

Vietnam makes impression on int’l academic arena

2020 was a turbulent year but Vietnam’s education sector come through it soundly and won several medals at international Olympiads.