Viet Nam News By An Phương Three years in Singapore were the best time of my life as I got to pursue a bachelor’s degree in one of the most conducive environments for academia and experience the uniquely diverse culture that Singapore has to offer. This year, four years after graduating from university, I turned 26. Studying abroad may be one of the biggest decisions a person ever makes and it’s easy to spend months or even years scouring websites, reading through prospectuses, and planning finances. Since I was quite sure about Singapore, I spent 12th grade taking many classes to prepare for my A-level exam. To be honest, I didn’t score well on the exam and was not able to attend my desired university. However, those A-level classes mentally prepared me for the intensive course that I was about to take in Singapore. A friend of mine, Diệu Mai, 24, whom I met in Singapore, agreed that the city-state has a distinctively dynamic and competitive … [Read more...] about Culture shock worth it when studying abroad
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The University has been set to open on 2020 and will be a private, not-for-profit University established based on international standards. The event is another step toward realizing Vingroup’s aspiration to become a world-class university with breakthrough in higher education quality. VinUni campus is constructed on the area of 23 hecta, located within the mega-urban complex of VinCity Ocean Park (Gia Lam District, Hanoi). The project consists of the Main Campus Building, Dormitory, Sport Complex, Stadium, and Technical and Ancillary Area. The campus has been designed by reputable architects from multi-national corporates such AECOM, HBA, and verified by strategic partners Cornell University (Cornell) and the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn). VinUni’s architecture is the harmony of neo-classic façade with modern and high-tech interior design. Lecturers and students will find themselves in the midst of “the Castle of Knowledge” equipped with modern … [Read more...] about VinUni groundbreaking ceremony – not-for-profit university with international standard
The ASEAN-India Informal Breakfast Summit Leaders of ASEAN and India welcomed the positive developments in the bilateral ties since the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit (in New Dehli, January 2018) on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations. ASEAN leaders highly praised India for its central role and efforts to beef up regional connectivity and building of the ASEAN community. The two sides agreed to continuously broaden the comprehensive ties especially in domains of common benefits including economics, trade, investment; early finalize negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP); endorse sustainable growth; narrow the development gap; develop digital technology; optimize opportunities from the 4.0 industrial revolution and maritime cooperation including green aquatic economy, aviation connection, people-to-people exchanges, education, and tourism. Indian PM Narendra Modi expressed … [Read more...] about ASEAN-India network of universities established
Graduates attend the International Islamic University Malaysia’s 34th convocation ceremony in Gombak in November 2018 (Photo: www.malaymail.com) Kuala Lumpur (VNA) - Malaysia's Cabinet has approved legal amendments that will allow college and university students to participate in political activities on campus. The amendments to the Universities and University Colleges Act (UUCA) 1971 will involve abolishing sections which curtail students' questioning of politicians and prevent students from engaging in party events where they study, said Malaysian Education Minister Maszlee Malik in a media statement. He said this move is in line with the political transformation brought by the government in strengthening democracy and to provide more room for university students to speak up and engage in political activities on campus. This move will also produce graduates who are "balanced" and able to "express opinions" on current issues, he said. The Malaysian government has … [Read more...] about Malaysia’s Cabinet lifts ban on political activities in universities
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam universities’ training quality and scientific research capacity both are still very weak. The Hanoi University of Science & Technology Vietnam’s two national universities have been listed in the QS’ latest ranking of top 1,000 universities in the world. However, Vietnamese educators admitted that there is still a big gap between Vietnamese and regional universities. Vietnam’s two national universities have been listed in the QS’ latest ranking of top 1,000 universities in the world. However, Vietnamese educators admitted that there is still a big gap between Vietnamese and regional universities. Meanwhile, the positions for Vietnam’s universities are modest – in the group of schools ranked from the 701st to 750th for HCMC National University, and 801st to 1,000th for Hanoi National University. RELATED NEWS How do Vietnam’s two schools in the QS ranking fare in research capacity? … [Read more...] about When will Vietnam’s universities be listed among the world’s top 100?