[November 16] Within the framework of a working visit to Europe and attending the COP26 Climate Change Conference with the Prime Minister and Vietnamese ministerial delegation from October 31 to November 5, 2021, Van Lang Education Group signed and exchanged cooperation agreements with Edge Hill University.

On October 31, 2021, under the witness of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Vietnamese ministerial delegation and representatives of the United Kingdom (UK) government, Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri - Chairman of Van Lang Education Group participated in the signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Edge Hill University, one of the most prestigious universities in the UK, with the aim to enhance strategic partnership. Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri, Chairman and Mrs. Tran Thi Thanh Thuy, Board of Director Member were present as representatives of Van Lang Group, while Dr. Mark Allanson, Pro-Vice Chancellor represented Edge Hill University.

Both parties agreed to update the curriculum in the field of Software Engineering and Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence at Van Lang University; organize training programs to enhance professional skills of lecturers; and cooperation in student/faculty exchange and scientific research. With the aspiration to be one of the most admired young universities in Asia by 2030, Van Lang University is looking forward to breakthrough achievements in higher education, innovation and contributions to Vietnam and the global community via this significant collaboration.

Dr. Mark Allanson, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Edge Hill University (left) and Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri, Chairman of Van Lang Education Group (right) exchanged MOU in the witness of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, along with ministerial delegation of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the UK.

In the framework of the Prime Minister’s working visit to Europe, Van Lang University is the only university to join the delegation and leaders of the Ministry of Education and Training to work with leaders of prestigious educational institutions, as well as leaders of the Welsh Department of Education and British Council…

Established in 1995, Van Lang University is currently one of the leading private universities in Vietnam with a population of 42,000 - 45,000 students taking nearly 60 undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Since 2015, with the expansion into an Education Group, Van Lang has connected higher education with inter-level and college education, intertwined with the ecosystem of health services, sports, technology, and many more, to bring diverse and comprehensive experiences to learners.

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The signing of MOUs with universities and businesses in Europe continues to open up many new opportunities for lecturers, and students of Van Lang Education Ecosystem in approaching preeminent international training program, cultural exchange and academic research as well as comprehensive development of the infrastructure system towards sustainability.

Edge Hill University is a campus-based public university in Lancashire, England, which is ranked as Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the government’s evaluation of excellence in teaching quality, learning environment and student outcomes. The University is also one of the select few to have held the coveted UK University of the Year title, awarded by Times Higher Education (2014/15) and most recently, crowned Modern University of the Year in the The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

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