Van Lang University and University of Huddersfield (UK) signed MOU on Tourism training programs

(VLU, 02/11/2021) –  On October 28th, 2021, Van Lang University and University of Huddersfield (UK) officially signed a MOU, which created a premise for students of the Faculty of Tourism to study and develop themselves in an international environment.

vlu MOU Hud aThe online ceremony with the connection of Van Lang University and University of Huddersfield’ Board of Directors

There was the attendance of the Board of Directors from both parties in the ceremony. From VLU side, there were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu – VLU’s Principal; Dr. Ngo Quang Trung – Vice Principal; Dr. Ngo Minh Hung - Head of Department of International Cooperation and Scientific Research; Ms. Le Thi Minh Tam – Head of Foreign relations Department; Dr. Le Minh Thanh – Head of the Faculty of Tourism.

From University of Huddersfield, there were: Prof. Alistair Sambell – Vice Principal; Prof. John Anchor – Deputy Dean, Huddersfield School of Business (University of Huddersfield); Ms. Xuan Le – Regional Director of Vietnam. In addition, the signing ceremony was attended by Ms. Tran Nhu Tho - Director of TNR UK and Mr. Nguyen Thanh Cong - Director of TNR Vietnam.

“The tourism is one of the key majors of Van Lang University with many international cooperation and programs. The partnership of Van Lang University and University of Huddersfield opened up new directions for VLU's students and is important in developing the young generations in this field in Vietnam." – shared Principal, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu, at the opening of the MOU Ceremony.

vlu MOU Hud bDr. Le Minh Thanh – Head of the Faculty of Tourism, Van Lang University

Dr. Le Minh Thanh wishes that the cooperation between two parties becomes an importance factor for the development of Tourism students in international environment: “The cooperation creates opportunities for tourism students to access the world's high-quality educational training environment. Besides, cooperation is not only an opportunity for students but also an opportunity to develop scientific research cooperation, other major projects in the future."

Prof. Alistair Sambell, Vice Principal of the University of Huddersfield, wants the two institutions to become important and successful partners in co-developing the training and quality of students from the Faculty of Tourism. He also wants this to be a premise for cooperation in the development of other disciplines such as economics, engineering, technology and so on between Van Lang University and the University of Huddersfield.

vlu MOU Hud cAssoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu – VLU Principal signed MOU with University of Huddersfield

Following up the MOU, VLU students are able to join in student exchange program in the program of Bachelor of Tourism between two units and to join international programs 1+3, 2+2, 3+1. MOU is also a good premise for Van Lang to improve the quality of training Tourism students. Besides, it creates opportunities for future large-scale scientific research and project collaboration with the University of Huddersfield.

vlu MOU Hud dOastler Building, one of the training institutions of the University of Huddersfield has been built since 2017 with modern facilities and equipment for learners.

Established in 1825, the University of Huddersfield is in the Top 10 Best quality Universities in the United Kingdom and in the Top 6 universities training in Tourism, Health, Event Management in the UK.

Reporter: Nam Vuong
Translated by: Le Huynh Ha Van

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