Viet Nam – Japan promote global joint-training for engineers

At the official signing ceremony of associate education between Hanoi University of Science and Technology and AIDEM Jsc (Japan) on May 18, 2018, Ms. Chunam Ai – the Second Secretary of Japanese Ambassador in Viet Nam, emphasized the significance of the event in enhancing the 45-year relationship of Vietnam-Japan. It also facilitates the establishment of a highly skilled workforce to match with international labour market during globalization.

Regarding this agreement, both Parties commit to cooperation in organizing capacity building courses for HUST students. In particular, Japanese courses of level N5, N4, N3 will be offered, along with courses of Japanese manners and business culture. Additionally, both Parties collaborate in seeking for technical and graduate internship opportunities with the purpose of improving practical skills for students at Japanese companies.

“Integrating training with practice and elaborating international relationship with Japanese universities and companies are among the core strategies of HUST. Within the past few years, HUST has proceeded 50 cooperation documents with Japan’s universities, colleges, companies and corporations in training and fostering the high skilled workforce”, stated Assoc. Prof. Huynh Quyet Thang – Vice President of HUST, “This associate program between HUST – AIDEM aims to strengthen not only the human resource’s competencies in national technical fields but also adaptability to Japanese moralities. The event opens up the potential for more comprehensive global training collaboration in equipping engineers with international problem-solving skills during the age of globalization – global citizen.”

From AIDEM, the Company commits to nominate 40-50 junior and senior students from engineering schools of HUST who are divided into two classes to participate in the program. The students must be qualified with selection standards.

Mr. Akeo Nakamura – CEO of AIDEM hoped that the mentioned students, once armed with understandings from this program, will become a high-quality workforce for Japanese enterprises, as well as contribute to Vietnam’s economic development.

Based in the city of Tokyo, Headquarter of AIDEM JSC is a top-ranked company in Japan for human resource training and management, especially supporting fresh-graduate students. The company is currently in partnership with 50 branches and more than 250,000 companies throughout Japan.

The agreement between HUST and AIDEM will be effective within 3 years (August 01, 2018 – July 31, 2021).

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Photo: Chi Thanh

The APhO 2018 Opening Ceremory in Viet Nam

On May 6, 2018, the APhO 2018 Opening Ceremony was held at the Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Viet Nam with the participation of 25 delegations representing 25 countries and territories in the Asian region.

The ceremony is honored to receive Prof. Phung Xuan Nha – Minister of Education and Traning (MOET) of Viet Nam, Mr. Leong Chuan Kwek – President of APhO, Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan – Standing Secretary of the Youth Union of Viet Nam, Assoc.Prof. Hoang Minh Son – President of the Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Chair of APhO 2018 Organizing Committee, representatives of participating teams’ embassies in Ha Noi, and distinguished guests.

Prof. Phung Xuan Nha – Minister of Education and Traning (MOET) of Viet Nam

In his welcome speech, Prof. Phung Xuan Nha proudly said: “As the host country of APhO 2018, I would like to express my congratulations to the contestants, who are the young, talented and enthusiastic members of the scientific community, pursuing the new knowledge for the development of Physics for the sake of your own country as well as the entire mankind in the years to come. I hope the exchanged-activities among students, teachers of Physics and the scientists from many Asian and Pacific countries and territories will bear unforgettable experiences in Viet Nam.”

Mr. Leong Chuan Kwek – President of APhO

In addition, Mr. Leong Chuan Kwek complimented that: “Viet Nam has been preparing really well for APhO 2018. It is a great honor for the country”.

Taking part in the Ceremomy, Vladimir Mikho, a contestant from the Australian delegation said: “I am very impressed by the performances in the Opening Ceremony today. It is really nice to be here in Viet Nam and have fantastic experiences.”

Having the same feeling, Ly Sovan from Cambodia excitedly shared his opinion: “I like the performances so much. I love the traditional culture of Viet Nam as well”

Talking about the coming exams, Vladimir Mikho especially emphasized: “We are all worried about this competition. However, it doesn’t matter how we do, it is just the matter that we try our best to perform well in this competition”.

As the contestants are going to have the experimental competition on May 7, 2018, the APhO President highlighted that “Establishing friendship is really important. I hope that no matter how the results are, the students should establish their networks.”

May all the contestants give your best mood and performance ever today!