On March 3, 2022, International School, Vietnam National University, Hanoi had a meeting at the Embassy of the Republic of India in Vietnam. Attended the meeting were Mr. Subhash Prasad Gupta – Deputy Chief of Mission, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Tuan Anh – Deputy Director of VNU Cooperation & Development Department, and Dr. Nguyen Quang Thuan – VNU-IS Vice Rector.
At the meeting, Vice Rector Nguyễn Quang Thuận gave a brief introduction of the Intentional School, which was acknowledged by VNU President on December 1, 2021 with great autonomy that accommodates a substantial training scale. Currently, there are over 4000 enrolled students at VNU-IS, 12 Bachelor’s programs, 06 Master’s programs and 01 PhD program offered by the institution. VNU-IS aims to increase the internationalization index through attracting students in the long run, as well as organizing student exchange activities and attracting visiting scholars. The institution already accommodates Indian students at the moment and has a specific scholarship plan in place to recruit more Indian students. In 2022, the International School will introduce a scholarship program exclusively for Indian female students to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and India.
The “Vietnam – India Women Empowerment Scholarships” initiative aims to identify potential female students and provide them with financial assistance for their training to become the next generation of Indian female leaders. VNU-IS will provide 12 scholarships ranging from 10% to 100% of tuition fees waiver to Indian female students who excell academically and wish to pursue a degree in International Business, Accounting, Analyzing and Auditing, Management Information Systems, Business Data Analytics, Informatics and Computer Engineering, and English Language. Furthermore, scholarships for international students with outstanding academic records will also be available at the International School.
VNU Deputy Director of Cooperation & Development Department Le Tuan Anh and the leaderships of the International School having a meeting at the Embassy of the Republic of India in Vietnam.
VNU-IS always put a strong emphasis on its cooperation with business organizations as part of the training process to enhance the practicality of its training programs, as well as offering internships and career development opportunities for its students. The institution has developed partnership with HCL Technologies Group – India’s third largest technology group in order to provide internships and job opportunities for VNU-IS students.
Deputy Chief of Mission– Mr. Subhash Prasad Gupta gave his compliments to the cooperation relationship between India and Vietnam in general, as well as between Indian universities and VNU in particular. Deputy Chief of Mission expressed special optimism about the opportunities for future training and joint research collaboration of VNU-IS and VNU. He is particularly interested in the foreign cooperation efforts and joint training programs of the International School. Mr. Subhash Prasad Gupta, Deputy Chief of Mission also introduced a number of Indian educational institutions with a potential to connect, collaborate, and share expertise and human resources for mutual growth and development. With regard to the Visiting Scholar Program of VNU, Deputy Chief of Mission informs that the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will pay a visit to Vietnam within the next 06 months. He also mentioned that the Indian Embassy will assist in connecting and inviting Indian scholars to give lectures and conduct research at the International School.
Vice Rector of the International School presents a souvenir to Deputy Chief of Mission – Mr. Subhash Prasad Gupta.
With the support from the Embassy of the Republic of India in the coming months, International School hopes to strengthen the cooperative partnerships with many Indian universities to attract and welcome more Indian researchers and students to the institution in the near future.