Agreement Signing Ceremony Between UEH And University Of Newcastle, Australia

4 October, 2022

On the afternoon of August 15th, 2022, at the Room A204, there was an agreement signing ceremony between the University of Economics of Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) and University of Newcastle, Australia (UON). This cooperation aims to promote the development of scientific research, teaching, and international projects of the two units.

Attending the signing ceremony, on the UEH side, there were Prof. Dr. Su Dinh Thanh – President of the University; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Phong Nguyen – Head of  Department of Scientific Management and International Cooperation; Dr. Pham Duong Phuong Thao – Deputy Head of Department of Scientific Management and International Cooperation. On the side of University of Newcastle, there were Prof. Dr. Caroline Chan – Vice-Chancellor, and Mr. Bret Sutcliffe – Director of Global International Relations.

Overview of the signing ceremony

Speaking at the ceremony, Prof. Dr. Su Dinh Thanh shared: “UEH is a leading key University in Vietnam and is gradually asserting its reputation on the world education map. With an international orientation, UEH is willing to work with the University of Newcastle to strengthen the partnership related to research activities, teaching, and international projects. Besides, this is also an opportunity for the two universities to increase exchanges and learn from each other, and hopefully, the relationship between the two universities will become stronger and more effective.”

Prof. Dr. Su Dinh Thanh speaking

Ms. Caroline Chan – Vice Chancellor of UON – shared her joy and appreciated the cooperation relationship with UEH. At the same time, she proposed cooperation and sought support for activities and projects for lecturers and students through a memorandum of understanding signed between the two sides.

Ms. Caroline Chan – Vice Chancellor of UON – giving a speech

Within the framework of the ceremony, representatives of the two Universities introduced undergraduate and graduate training activities, scientific research, technology transfer, and international cooperation. At the same time, they discussed the issue of cooperation in training at the university level; organizing seminars, conferences, and exchanges of lecturers and students.

In the spirit of a comprehensive agreement, the two sides officially signed a cooperation agreement with the following contents:

  • Exchanging students and lecturers with joint training programs;
  • Cooperation and exchange of interns;
  • Coordinating the organization of seminars and workshops;
  • Exchanging experiences between schools; Implementation of research cooperation projects and international publications.

Representatives of the two Universities signing a cooperation agreement

The University of Newcastle was established in 1965 and is home to the Australian United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and an accredited International Training Center for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL Institute). Among the Top 200 Best Universities in the world by QS World University Rankings 2022, UON is considered a University with a modern learning environment and the most innovative curriculum in Australia and the world.

Therefore, cooperation with the University of Newcastle will bring the best study and career opportunities for UEH students. At the same time, it promotes the development of research projects and international publications, marking the increasing academic reputation of UEH globally.

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News, photos: UEH Department of Scientific Management – International Cooperation, UEH Department of Marketing and Communication