Opening Ceremony of 2014-2015 academic year

Friday - 19/12/2014 02:50

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(UIU-USTH) – On 17th December 2014, Opening Ceremony of the 2014/2015 academic year and the 5th year of USTH took place in new building of USTH in the solemn, joyful and exciting atmosphere. The commencement of the Academic Year is the annual event to meet fellow students, staff members, stakeholders and partners of USTH.
Prof. Dr. Pham Vu Luan, Minister of Education and Training of Vietnam beat the drum to start the academic year in USTH
Prof. Dr. Pham Vu Luan, Minister of Education and Training of Vietnam beat the drum to start the academic year in USTH

It is in keeping with USTH tradition that the students, faculty and staff of USTH were all invited to celebrate the opening of the academic year. As for the distinguished guests, It was a great pleasure for USTH to have the courtesy participation of Prof. Dr. Pham Vu Luan – Minister of Education and Training of Vietnam, H.E. Jean Noel Poirer – French Ambassdor to Vietnam, H.E. Duong Ngoc Hai – Vice President of VAST, and PMU-USTH. Other stakeholders and strategic partners of USTH were also present at the ceremony.
It is in keeping with USTH tradition that the students, faculty and staff of USTH were all invited to celebrate the opening of the academic year. As for the distinguished guests, It was a great pleasure for USTH to have the courtesy participation of Prof. Dr. Pham Vu Luan – Minister of Education and Training of Vietnam, H.E. Jean Noel Poirer – French Ambassdor to Vietnam, H.E. Duong Ngoc Hai – Vice President of VAST, and PMU-USTH. Other stakeholders and strategic partners of USTH were also present at the ceremony
H.E. Jean Noel Poirier delivered speech on highlighting the strategic importance of this project for cooperation between two Governments

A special part of this ceremonial event was marked as an official handing-over power between the former Rector – Prof. Pierre Sebban to new Rector Prof. Patrick Boiron. At the ceremony, the newly elected rector was introduced to all students, staff, and guests of USTH and presented with academic attire and symbolic scepter. As a successor, the new Rector committed to continuing the effective implementation of the intergovernmental agreement between French and Vietnamese Government and leading the university to meet the international standard in terms of training and research quality. In this speech, he put emphasis on continuously developing a team of young qualified lecturers for USTH and confirmed the equal opportunities given to all students to pursue their study, particularly those who are from disadvantaged background. He promised to work effectively to strengthen close and efficient cooperation amongst departments, faculties, and staff of USTH.
Prof. Dr. Patrick Boiron – Newly Elected Rector of USTH
Prof. Dr. Patrick Boiron – Newly Elected Rector of USTH
Speaking at this important event, Minister of Education and Training of Vietnam warmly welcomed the new rector and expressed his kind commitment to providing full support for the new rector to fulfil his term successfully. Minister also extended his best wishes to the students and employees of USTH for a great new academic year.
Prof. Dr. Pham Vu Luan – Minister of Education and Training of Vietnam
Prof. Dr. Pham Vu Luan – Minister of Education and Training of Vietnam
Prof. Dr. Le Tran Binh – on behalf of Rector Board of USTH briefed the distinguished guests and all attendants with an update on USTH’s main achievements. They include the reaching approximately 1000 students (515 undergraduate, 350 masters and 119 Ph.D candidates), better adaptation of bachelor programs to the economic context of Vietnam and international industries, training young qualified lecturers in France, establishment of five (05) joint research laboratories, and six (06) international joint laboratories to be established very soon.
Prof. Dr. Pierre Sebban – Former Rector, Prof. Dr. Patrick Boiron – Prof. Dr. Le Tran Binh – Vice Rector of USTH (from left to right)
Prof. Dr. Pierre Sebban – Former Rector, Prof. Dr. Patrick Boiron – Prof. Dr. Le Tran Binh – Vice Rector of USTH (from left to right)
During the opening ceremony for the academic year, master diploma were presented to students by Minister of Education and Training, French Ambassador in Vietnam, and Vice President of VAST while fellowships and scholarships were awarded to a number of students for their high academic merits by USTH’s Rectorate Board and Dr. Nguyen Van Ngu representing PMU-USTH./.
Awarding Master Diplomas for Students of USTH
Awarding Master Diplomas for Students of USTH