UEH Vinh Long Campus – Member of the Multidisciplinary and Sustainable University

24 February, 2024

In 2023, UEH – Vinh Long Campus has made encouraging progress in all fields, maintaining its mission of training and developing high-quality human resources for the Mekong Delta region in particular and the whole country in general. Entering a new phase in the context of UEH upgrading to a Multidisciplinary and Sustainable University, the Campus will continue to promote its values to contribute to the journey of the Multidisciplinary and Sustainable University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City – UEH.

Affirming the training quality of UEH in the Mekong Delta

UEH Vinh Long Campus has been implementing the training mission of providing high-quality human resources at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and intensive short-term training courses, carrying out research and technology transfer, contributing to the sustainable development of the Mekong Delta.

Up to now, UEH-VLC has implemented 15 programs in many fields, reaching a total scale of nearly 2,200 students at all levels and modes. Of these were 1,300 full-time undergraduate students, nearly 600 graduate students, 300 part-time students, and over 8,000 learners of short-term courses every year, meeting the needs of training and fostering to improve the qualifications of learners in the region.

Efforts to create a modern learning environment for students

Implementing UEH’s internationally standardized educational orientation, in recent times, UEH-VLC has strived to bring a modern and vibrant learning environment for students.

Campus rotation program at Ho Chi Minh City campus

Summer Camp student exchange program for Vietnamese and international students

The UEH Biztech Hackathon program searches for solutions to apply new technology to solve life’s problems, encouraging students to apply acquired knowledge into practice.

Exchange program for international students with Universities, Tokyo Keizai School (Japan), Khong Kaen (Thailand), Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Singapore), Western Washington University (USA)

Diverse Union and Association activities

Youth Union – Student Association of Vinh Long Campus, with the role of youth initiative, has organized many activities, many programs, and many clubs among students. To date, 11 clubs have been established for UEH students to study and practice according to their interests, including 5 fine arts clubs, 6 academic clubs, and 01 clubs related to social activities.

UEH Global community project – Community responsibility and sharing with learners for the development of the Mekong Delta

Fulfilling the responsibilities of a key public university in Vietnam, UEH always aims to share knowledge and innovation with the community. Among them, a typical example is the UEH Global community project with meaningful activities that have been implemented in the Mekong Delta recently.

“STEM Teaching”: Spreading knowledge in the fields of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Technology and Innovation at high schools

The Startup and Innovation Program continues to promote its role in incubating startup ideas and projects

Expanding business cooperation and connection

Training cooperation at Vinh Long Campus with agencies and businesses is one of the steps to realize the 5 focus areas in the program “Connecting the community – Spreading knowledge – Sustainable action” of UEH. Over the past year, UEH-VLC has signed MOUs with many agencies, banks, and businesses; welcoming many international delegations and experts to exchange, cooperate, visit, and work.

This partnership provides students with learning opportunities and practical experiences, advanced technology platforms, and scenarios, as well as creates an experiencing environment for students to practice and study directly at the enterprise. Thereby, it will become a high-quality human resource in the future, contributing to the Mekong Delta in particular and Vietnam in general. At the same time, this cooperation also aims to spread UEH’s intellectual values to the community and society for the goal of sustainable development.

Proud strides in scientific research activities

Along with training and community connection efforts, UEH-VLC’s research activities in the past period also reaped impressive results with a significant increase in the total number of research projects. From 59 research projects in 2020, the total number of research projects of the Campus has been over 200 works by lecturers, officials, and students, published in prestigious domestic and international journals, including 26 research topics at all levels; 34 international articles; 125 domestic articles; 39 research topics among students participating in the “UEH-CV Young Researcher Award. What is worth noting is the focus on publishing works in prestigious international journals in ISI and Scopus, along with the publication of monographs and completion of research topics at different levels, demonstrating the right investment from resources at the UEH main campus and the remarkable efforts of the scientific staff at the Campus.

In recent years, many conferences at Vinh Long Campus have contributed significantly to the development and exchange of knowledge in the research and business community. In total, there were over 17 conferences, including 3 international conferences and many national and regional conferences, with diverse cooperation from many units and the participation of international speakers (UK, Japan, Singapore, Philippines). These conferences have focused on important areas of governance and management of science and technology market development activities, climate change adaptation policies in the Mekong Delta, quantitative research in the field of science and technology, economics – finance – banking to promote the development of tourism in the Mekong Delta region. The participation of many international speakers has increased the contribution of these conferences and at the same time promoted research and innovation for the economy and society of Vinh Long province in particular and the Mekong Delta region in general, especially in the context of the 4.0 revolution.

National Conference on “Circular economy – Direction for sustainable development” 2023 

Steady steps for the multidisciplinary and sustainable journey of UEH University

UEH – Vinh Long Campus has made encouraging progress in all fields, maintaining its mission of training and developing high-quality human resources for the Mekong Delta region in particular and the country in general. Entering a new journey in the context of UEH upgrading to a Multi-disciplinary and Sustainable University, the Campus will continue to promote its values to contribute to the journey of the multi-disciplinary and sustainable UEH University, which is a commitment to optimizing existing resources to expand the training and research ecosystem in a multidisciplinary direction; developing domestic and international cooperation networks, thereby, creating a unique position and reputation for Vinh Long Campus in the overall UEH.

On its 48-year journey, UEH has created many milestones of achievement. Curently, with a new position and stature, the Multidisciplinary and Sustainable University needs greater determination and efforts from the entire UEHer, with the important role of units, Member Colleges, and Campuses to together carry out the mission of contributing to human knowledge and the country’s socio-economic development.

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