Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Vietnam (MHI) awarded 12 scholarships to outstanding students of Department of Aeronautical and Space Engineering (School of Transportation Engineering), Hanoi University of Science and Technology on 16/05/2018.

“Support from MHI is very meaningful, practical, provides good conditions for HUST students to work and study harder and achieve high academic results. It is also a helping hand for the students to gain future career opportunities in Aeronautical field in Vietnam and international companies” – said Assoc. Prof. Huynh Quyet Thang, Vice President of HUST.
Mr. Takamichi Tanaka , representative of MHI, said that the scholarship program is one of MHI’s  associate activities of human resources development and training that focus on engineer training programs, research and development collaboration, assisting Vietnamese students with technological practice and exposure to advanced technology in the Aeronautical field. STE-HUST is an educational body with highly-professional resources and top-ranked Aeronautical research all over Vietnam. Thus, MHI looked forward to more cooperation in training and scientific research with STE.

On behalf of the awarded students, Dao Tri Dung spoke: “MHI scholarship means a lot to many students of HUST. I would like to express my appreciation to MHI for supporting us. I do hope that the collaboration between MHI and HUST will go farther and better”.

Since the first integration agreement in 2009, MHI has granted 108 scholarships to outstanding students of HUST. Additionally, the Company has also organized 7 seminars with 9 topics related to Japan’s advanced technology such as “Clean Coal Tech and Environment Preservation” and “Nuclear Energy”; sponsored 10,000 USD each year for joint-training activities, for example funding for professors and excellent students to visit, exchange and study in Japan; awarded scholarships to students in new technology fields like Aeronautical, Nuclear, etc.

At the ceremony, MHI also introduced applied technology for new-structured materials in plane manufacturing – challenges and opportunities, especially in employing composite and metallic materials in order to improve efficiency for clients as one of this year’s tech-trends.

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Six success keys of a HUST alumnus in Japanese company

Being known as team leader of smart sensor location attachment at Nissan Automotive Technology Vietnam (NATV), Nguyen Khanh Hoang, former student of cohort 48th, School of Materials Science and Engineering (SMSE), Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), has shared his valuable experience while working with Japanese company to more than 200 HUST students during HUST-NATV associate training program in the morning of May 15, 2018.

From a student of the Mechanics of Materials and Metal Rolling Department, Nguyen Khanh Hoang outperformed many other candidates to become a member of NATV – NISSAN Corp., a famous automotive manufacturer of Japan. However, at the position of an automotive designer, which was not related to his major, Khanh Hoang questioned himself whether he could adapt to the environment, or remuneration was enough for living cost. “To overcome early difficulties, the Company provided me a six-month training course. During that period, I also received a lot of support from senior HUST graduates, from professional to soft skills such as emailing, how to communicate with Japanese people and how to carefully handle even small tasks”, remembered Hoang.

Quickly adapted to workflow, Khanh Hoang eventually demonstrated his abilities to reach management position at NATV, attaining the Company’s credit to work in Japan for three years. Looking back the 9 years of striving and experience in international surroundings, Khanh Hoang noticed that his efforts in NATV brought him a stable career with ample promotion opportunities. Hoang also shared his six keys to be successful in a Japanese company, which are: always learn; work carefully, commit to schedule; use Japanese frequently; work in teams; and accumulate problem-solving skill.

Nguyen Khanh Hoang is one among a lot of former HUST’s students demonstrating their rapid transformation in big corporations, enterprises of Japan. It is the fact that, many graduate students from HUST have been highly appreciated by Japanese companies, with high selection rate.

That is to say, in the recruitment of July 2019, NATV encourages HUST students graduating in 2019 (before July) from School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Transportation Engineering, School of Information and Communication Technology, School of Chemical Engineering, School of Physical Engineering, School of International Education, etc. to participate in HUST-NATV Associate Training Program. Students can sign up over hardcopy and online applications at, until June 16, 2018.

At the program, NATV representative briefly introduced the Company, main fields of work and remuneration frame including salary, language allowance (English and Japanese), insurance for employees and family. With the strategic focus on human resource and long-term vision, NATV employees have opportunities to be highly-professional trained in Japanese manner, to study and work abroad, to enhance personal abilities and career promotion.

About Nissan Automotive Technology Viet Nam

Established in 06/2001, NATV is 100% Japanese investment company, under Nissan Techno Corporation, based at Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower. The Company has 2156 employees (04/2018, with 58 Japaneses), revenue reached 90 million USD (fiscal year of 2017).

NATV is one among pioneer companies in Vietnam in automotive research and design, such as designing electronic components for cars, software-hardware development, software maintance, electronic analyzing, experiment; designing other car components like Chassis, body, interior, engine, etc. With high technology ability, NATV keeps expanding their association with research locations of Nissan Corps. all over the world.

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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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