HANOI, VIETNAM – Media OutReach – 17 October 2020 – On 17 October, 2020, VinUniversity (Vingroup) – the primary non-public, not-for-profit college of excellence in Vietnam – formally opened its first tutorial 12 months with seven majors in three fields: Enterprise Administration, Engineering and Pc Science, and Well being Sciences.
VinUniversity (VinUni) has celebrated its first convocation ceremony after a rigorous choice course of, capping admissions at simply 260 college students for the primary tutorial 12 months (2020 – 2021). Of those, 230 are full-time undergraduate college students, 30 are alternate college students within the “Research Away” alternate program cooperated between VinUniversity and worldwide universities (Cornell College – USA, and College of Know-how Sydney – Australia).
The scholars of the inaugural tutorial 12 months are essentially the most gifted of almost 4,500 candidates, with highschool grade level common throughout the high 2.5 per cent of the nation. Particularly, the typical IELTS English proficiency rating of admitted college students is 7.15 and the typical SAT rating is 1,411, which is within the high 5 per cent worldwide. Practically 20 per cent of scholars have achieved deserves in nationwide and worldwide tutorial Olympiads, prestigious competitions, and all college students have actively participated in extracurricular actions and group tasks.
Along with strong tutorial efficiency and excellent achievements, admitted college students exhibit VinUniversity’s AACC qualities — Excellent Means, Aspiration, Creativity, and Dedication. Designed in accordance with the admission strategy of high universities on the earth, the excellent, clear, and truthful choice course of consists of a number of software rounds, and particular person interviews with school in the important thing determination spherical.
From this rigorous software course of, VinUniversity has efficiently recruited a cohort with 65 per cent of the scholars coming from specialised faculties, 20 per cent from worldwide/bilingual faculties and 15 per cent from different high-quality faculties. When it comes to regional variety, 55 per cent of scholars come from main cities (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh Metropolis, and Da Nang); and 45 per cent come from completely different provinces nationwide.
Within the first 12 months, VinUniversity will present instruction in three important fields: Enterprise Administration, Engineering and Pc Science, and Well being Sciences, starting with seven majors: Hospitality Administration, Enterprise Administration, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Pc Engineering, Physician of Drugs, and Nursing. Notably, in its first tutorial 12 months, VinUniversity has enrolled college students for graduate medical training to coach resident physicians specialising in Inside Drugs, Normal Surgical procedure and Pediatrics.
With the prime quality coaching situations provided, VinUniversity has simply been awarded a QS 5-star commonplace certificates by Quacquarelli Symonds (United Kingdom) in three areas: Services, Tutorial Growth and Inclusiveness.
Particularly, QS extremely recognises VinUniversity’s dedication to tutorial growth, together with 100 per cent of college taking part in coaching in active-learning pedagogy and every pupil having an instructional adviser all through their examine on the college. QS additionally grants 5 stars to VinUniversity’s services together with lecture halls, lecture rooms, stadiums, dormitories, libraries, gyms, swimming swimming pools and well being care services.
With particular assist from Vingroup, VinUniversity has granted beneficiant monetary sources to scale back the limitations to training, together with merit-based scholarships and monetary assist packages to college students. Particularly, 100 per cent of VinUniversity college students within the first 5 intakes will obtain a 35 per cent subsidy on tuition charges throughout the designed period of their complete applications. 85 per cent of scholars are awarded scholarships and monetary assist, together with 100 per cent scholarships which cowl tuition and a few residing bills. QS additionally extremely appreciates VinUniversity’s dedication to creating optimum situations for gifted college students, college students from deprived backgrounds, and striving for gender stability in all applications.
“VinUniversity has 5 core components and strives to be within the high 50 finest younger universities on the earth. First is a complete, multi-dimensional admissions course of; second is the collection of gifted school, working carefully with the most effective universities on the earth; third is a complicated curriculum based mostly on worldwide requirements; fourth is ideal 5-star high quality services; final however not least is the monetary dedication of long-term assist from Vingroup” – Prof. Dr. Rohit Verma, Founding Provost of VinUniversity emphasised.
Talking on the opening ceremony, Dr. Le Mai Lan, Vingroup’s Vice Chairwoman and President of VinUniversity additionally shared concerning the mission of coaching extremely certified, succesful, and aspirational human sources to contribute to the nation. Dr. Le Mai Lan affirmed, “Vingroup has donated VinUniversity with a non-refundable sum of VND 6,500 billion (roughly US$280 million). Of this, VND 3,000 billion is dedicated to analysis, coaching and scholarships for gifted college students. Our purpose is to show and encourage college students who’ve ambition, qualities, knowledge and bravado, and who’re certified to develop and innovate for the prosperity of society, to assist the nation and themselves.”
The VinUniversity venture was established by Vingroup in March 2018 with a need to create breakthroughs within the high quality of upper training in Vietnam, offering excellence and world-class values. To realize this ambition, VinUniversity has collaborated carefully with main and prestigious universities all through the world, with a view to obtain the very best requirements in analysis, educating, employment and worldwide prospects.
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