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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vu Thi Tu Anh, deputy director-general of the Continuing Education Department under the Ministry of Education and Training, talks about the need to have all universities involved in the national campaign of education for all.

Two Vietnamese universities keep places in world’s top 1,000

The Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) and the Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) have been listed among the top 1,000 universities in 82 countries in the 2020 QS World rankings.


Benefits outweigh drawbacks in university ranking participation

Many Vietnamese universities lately have entered international and regional ranking lists, a positive signal that domestic universities are gradually meeting strict global demands in higher education and contributing to the community.


Tech transfer project yields fruitful results

 VietNamNet Bridge – A technology transfer project run by Belgium at three universities in Vietnam has gained positive results after two years of implementation.

Vietnam gears toward 4.0 university

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prof. Nguyen Huu Duc from Ha Noi National University talks to Dân Trí (People’s Education) newspaper about the country’s plan to develop smart universities for the fourth industrial revolution.

Self-financing the right path for Vietnamese universities

Vu Minh Giang, Chair of Scientific and Training Council of the Viet Nam National University, talks to the newspaper Công Thương on how to improve the competitiveness for university graduates in the labour market.

Vietnamese universities should attract more foreign students: experts

 VietNamNet Bridge – More universities in Vietnam should open programmes to foreign students as demand for study-abroad courses has increased, 

Harvard University expands co-operation with Vietnamese universities

Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust yesterday met with leaders of HCM City University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) to extend co-operation between the two schools in the upcoming time.

University in Vietnam gets shortened

 VietNamNet Bridge – University curricula in Viet Nam will be shortened by up to one year, according to a new framework of the country’s national education system recently approved by the Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Priority pledged for Vietnam-Japan training cooperation

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training will give priority to licensing Japan schools to cooperate with Vietnam in training programs in fields such as technology, medicine and social sciences.

Low enrollment a problem for Vietnamese universities

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Kim Phung, acting director of the Higher Education and Training Department, spoke to Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about recruiting new students.

VN needs more true professors

 Referring to the Ton Duc Thang's plan, I should say the university does not intend to award the title of professor to its lecturers. It only plans to bestow professional titles with attached specific procedures for each title.

Vietnam to classify universities to improve quality

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese universities will be classified into three groups based on the training they offer under a decree issued by the government, which will assess them on research, application and practice.

VN to classify universities by how well they train students

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese universities will be classified into three groups based on the training they offer under a decree issued by the government, which will assess them on research, application and practice.

Schools, firms work to make grads employable

Universities where curriculum development is done in collaboration with enterprises show a jump in employability, Siep Littooij of the International Projects Desk at the Saxion University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands said

Top universities indifferent to foreign textbooks

 VietNamNet Bridge – While many schools rush to import textbooks to use in their teaching, the most famous schools in Vietnam still stand apart from the movement.

Vietnamese universities require an objective ranking system

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vu Van Hoa, Deputy Rector of Ha Noi University of Business and Technology, explains a set of recently proposed criteria for ranking universities to Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper.

English teaching: Universities strive for “Vietnamese int'l standards”

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly all the universities in Vietnam pledge the international standards TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS, B1 for their graduates’ English skills. However, the “international standards” remain doubtful.