On February 10, 2023, Ho Chi Minh University of Banking (HUB) held the signing ceremony of cooperation agreement with Griffith University, Australia (GU).
Attending the ceremony on the side of HUB there was the presence of:
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Doan Thanh Ha – Chairman of the University Council
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Duc Trung - Acting Rector
Dr. Nguyen Tran Phuc – Vice Rector
On the side of Griffith University, Australia attended by:
The Honorable Andrew Fraser, School Board President.
Prof. Sarah Todd – Vice Principal in charge of International Relations
Ms. Michelle Hoang Walker – Mekong Region International Admissions Manager
Ms Minh Phan - Program Manager in Vietnam
The signing ceremony took place with the participation of representatives of leaders of units in the university and representatives of the university's students.
Griffith University is famous for the quality of its teaching and research and is currently highly rated on prestigious world rankings such as:
Top 3% of the best universities in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities).
Top 320 best universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020)
Among the TOP 50 young universities under 50 years old (QS World University Rankings 2019)
Voted 5 stars on the results of students getting internship positions, jobs right after graduation. (QS Stars University Ranking 2019)
99% of our research results are in disciplines that are rated as world standard or higher, according to the Excellence in Research for Australia Framework.
The signing ceremony is the result of the exchange and working efforts between the two universities from 2015 until now. Up to now, HUB and GU have cooperated in a project to improve foreign language ability for HUB students, improve management capacity, policy administration and research through the Australia Awards Fellowship project for staff and lecturers. member and manager of the New Colombo Program short-term student exchange project funded by the Australian Government.
The ceremony was helf at the Great Hall, 36 Ton That Dam campus
In the past time, HUB and GU have had discussions and worked to unify contents and cooperation programs in order to give HUB learners the opportunity to exchange, exchange and transfer in Australia. Along with that, the two universities discussed academic activities, training, and in-depth research in the fields of international economics, finance, etc. through programs, seminars as well as plans to develop projects and research. New research brings practical benefits to both sides. Following the success in 2015, 2016 and 2017 of the Australia Awards Fellowships project, HUB and GU are currently actively implementing the 18th round of Australia Awards Fellowships project. This is a program managed by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade with the aims to contribute to the development needs of Australia's partner countries in accordance with bilateral and regional agreements. From 2015 up to now, 32 staff and lecturers from the State Bank of Vietnam and HUB with the support of GU and the Australian government have been trained to improve their research and teaching capacity in Australia.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Duc Trung gave the opening speech at the ceremony
Representative of HUB - Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Duc Trung and GU representative - Prof. Sarah Todd- Vice Principal in charge of International has signed the cooperation agreement (MOU) and transfer of credits (MOA) between the two schools. The agreement marks an important milestone in the cooperation between the two universities, promising to open up transfer opportunities for HUB students to study at Griffith University - Australia. the course of study between the two parties; academic exchange, research; transfer credits for undergraduate/graduate programs; professional exchange; participate in international conferences and seminars; exchange of students and lecturers.
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Duc Trung and Prof. Sarah Todd signed the MOU
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Doan Thanh Ha and Mr. Andrew Fraser signed the agreement
The signing ceremony was a great success, with the expected schedule for the official visit of the HUB delegation to Australia to work with GU in November 2023.
Some other photos at the signing ceremony: