By Sen  April 5, 2019 | 12:43 pm GMT+7 A photo from Ton Duc Thang University's Facebook page shows pharmacy students in class. The Ton Duc Thang University is the only Vietnamese insitution in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2019. It HCMC-based university has made it to the list published recently for achievements relating to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. The Ton Duc Thang University in Ho Chi Minh City was in the 101-200 position with a score range of 64.6-75.6. It scored high in international collaboration, promotion of best practices and data publication. Other notable achievements included providing quality education, climate chance combat action, and making the city it is in and the human settlements more safe and sustainable. More than 560 universities from 80 countries and territories across six continents were assessed in the latest rankings. At the top are the University of Auckland (New Zealand), British Columbia … [Read more...] about Vietnam university in top 200 ranking for delivering on UN development goals
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The Ho Chi Minh City-based Ton Duc Thang university received a certificate rating it as a four star institution in the UK QS ranking at the academic year opening ceremony on September 4. The recognition made Ton Duc Thang the first four-star university in Vietnam. This certification definitely proves that the university is the best public University of Vietnam in various criteria including Teaching, Research, Facilities, Employability, International, Accreditations, Innovation, Art&Culture, Inclusiveness and Social Responsibility. In early 2015, Ton Duc Thang is the first public university in Vietnam being rated 3/5 stars in the QS ranking. It aims to be listed in top 500 universities in the world.-VNA … [Read more...] about First four-star university in Vietnam receives certificate
VietNamNet Bridge - Scientific research remains one of the weakest points of Hanoi and HCMC National Universities, which appeared in the QS 2019 ranking. Vietnam's universities are weak at scientific research In the QS World University Ranking 2019 that ranks 1,011 leading universities in the world (QS World), HCMC National University appears in the group of schools ranked from 701st to 750th, while the Hanoi National University was in 801st-1,000th. In the QS World University Ranking 2019 that ranks 1,011 leading universities in the world (QS World), HCMC National University appears in the group of schools ranked from 701st to 750th, while the Hanoi National University was in 801st-1,000th. Also according to Tuan, among the best known rankings, QS is the most criticized, especially for its methodology. RELATED NEWS Two Vietnam’s universities listed in QS top 1,000 schools University accreditation: ‘a game of the rich’? Kim Nam … [Read more...] about How do Vietnam’s two schools in the QS ranking fare in research capacity?
A third of the world's population resides in countries where democracy is in retreat, including India, Turkey, Brazil, Poland, Russia and the United States, researchers reported Thursday. "While most people in the world still live in democracies in 2017, democracy has declined in 24 countries home to 2.6 billion people," they reported in the journal Democratization. The drift toward autocratic rule - under which checks against executive power are weakened - occurred mainly in democratic regions, notably Western and Eastern Europe and the United States. "Media autonomy, freedom of expression, and the rule of law have undergone the greatest declines," said lead author Anna Luhrmann, a political scientist at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. "This worrisome trend makes elections less meaningful across the world." People in countries backsliding on liberal democracy by far outnumber those living in nations making progress, she noted. The only region bucking the global trend is … [Read more...] about Democracy in decline around the world, including US: study
Educational experts believe that by focussing on education in three main training fields of business, technology and health science VinUni could become one of 50 best universities in the world. Some 28 days after the group announced its decision to join the higher education field by establishing VinUni University (VinUni), Vingroup signed a strategic cooperation agreement with two of the top 20 leading universities in the world, US-based Cornell and Pennsylvania (Penn) early on April. At the signing ceremony, Prof. Rohit Verma, dean of external relations, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business (Cornell University) expressed his confidence that Vingroup and its partners, Cornell and Penn, have the great opportunity to create VinUni University, turning it into one of the top universities in the world. Prof. Rohit Verma At the signing ceremony, Prof. Rohit Verma, dean of external relations, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business (Cornell University) expressed … [Read more...] about VinUni creates breakthrough in higher education quality