In the morning of September 5th, 2017, University of Economics – The University of Danang (UE-UD) proudly held the Opening Ceremony for the academic year of 2017-2018. The ceremony had the attendance of representatives of the UD’s Board of Presidents, representatives of agencies, firms, Alumni association who sponsored scholarships for students, University of Economics’s Board of Rectors, representatives of Faculties, Departments, Centers and staffs, lecturers, and new enrolled students of UE.
Attending the ceremony, Prof. Dr Tran Van Nam – the UD’s President highlighted the achievements of the UE’s faculties and students in the past years. Prof. Dr Tran Van Nam also suggested the UE should continue to innovate management, enhance training quality, invest in infrastructure for teaching and research activities, and develop prestigious international collaboration programs with foreign high ranked universities to validate the position and brand of UE regionally and internationally.
Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Manh Toan - Rector of UE, has recalled the achievements of 2016-2017 academic year and suggested the missions, directions for this academic year. Started from 2017, the Vietnam Prime Minister permitted for UE to implement the initial scheme of university autonomy. The UE is one of the first universities in Vietnam and the only university in the Central and Highland region at this moment conducts the model of the autonomous university. This is the highlighted event of UE in this academic year. After the admission period of 2017, 2,773 students enrolled in the University with high quality and these 43K-generation students are eager and proud to be the new members of UE.
For a new success academic year, the UE focuses on improving training and teaching activities, scientific research, international cooperation, and especially prepare all elements for successful international accreditation of 5 high-quality programs at the beginning of 2019. In this academic year, the UE has many core missions to successfully establish an advanced learning environment, gradually assert the UE’s position in the Central and Highland region and countrywide, aims to be a research university and reaches to international ranking.
Prof. Dr Tran Van Nam awarded Compliment Certificates and scholarships for the 2017 valedictorian and salutatorians of UE
Associate Prof. Dr Tran Dinh Khoi Nguyen - Vice Rector of UE - awarded Compliment Certificates and Scholarships for Major Valedictorians
Associate Prof. Dr Vo Thi Thuy Anh - Vice Rector of UE awarded three students with high results in overseas study exchange programs
Associate Prof. Dr Dao Huu Hoa - Vice Rector of UE - gave the “Overcoming Difficulties in Learning” scholarship for students
At the ceremony, the president of the University of Danang awarded Compliment Certificates and special scholarships for three students who had excellent results in the 2017-2018 intake. The value of the scholarship for valedictorian is 52,500,000 VND, and each scholarship for two salutatorians is 27,500,000 VND. Besides, the UE also gave 16 scholarships to major valedictorians and three students who achieved high results in exchange and short-term training programs at international partner universities, as well as 11 “Overcoming Difficulties in Learning” scholarships of 2016-2017 academic year.
Mr Nguyen Phan Chanh Dat gave valedictorian speech
Mr Nguyen Hoai Duc shared experiences regarding overseas learning course
Associate Prof. Dr Dao Huu Hoa gave grateful certificates and flowers to businesses for their supports
The opening ceremony ended in eagerness, pride and expectations for a new academic year with many goals for the faculties, staff and students of the University of Economics to strive for new achievements and affirm the prestige of the UE as one of the top leading institutions in economic training in the country.
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