Van Lang University and Edge Hill University (UK) signed a memorandum of understanding

(VLU, 17/05/2021) - On April 29th, 2021, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran My Dieu - President of Van Lang University and Prof. George Talbot - Pro Vice Chancellor, Arts & Sciences, Edge Hill University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), marking a collaboration between two parties, establishing international exchange programmes for students of International Education Institute and honors programmes.

Edge Hill Public University was founded in 1885 in Lancashire, United Kingdom. Edge Hill achieved a gold award in the teaching excellence framework (TEF), based on the United Kingdom's excellence assessments in teaching quality and students' academic performance. The University is also one of the few universities achieving 2014-2015 the University of the Year in 10th annual Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.

vlu ky ket mou voi truong edge hill aThese prestigious titles have clearly demonstrated that Edge Hill University is a potential educational partner and in line with Van Lang University's strategy.

Professor George Talbot - Pro Vice Chancellor, Arts & Sciences, Edge Hill University says: "Edge Hill University (UK) is delighted to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Van Lang University, and we look forward to developing opportunities to broaden students’ horizons, to stimulate student mobility and to deepen mutual understanding of our rich and distinctive cultures.”

Dr. Ngo Quang Trung – Vice President of Van Lang University expressed his excitement: "The MOU signing between Van Lang University and Edge Hill University is the milestone of our collaboration and it is down to the determination, hard work, and foresight at both universities. We, Van Lang University, are delighted to be working in partnership with Edge Hill University and we look forward to many years of rewarding and successful collaboration. Myself and my colleagues look forward to seeing you and the students in Vietnam and hopefully, UK, in the not too distant future."

The MOU opens collaboration in three areas:

  • International collaborative programmes
  • Student exchange programme
  • Summer and Winter programmes

As for the student exchange programme, Van Lang University is planning to send and receive 4 students who are eligible per year. Besides, summer and winter programmes are going to be established for students of both universities. The programmes are aiming to broaden students' understanding of the diverse culture of the two countries through cultural exchange activities, courses in classroom and excursion to major attraction of the host countries

These plans will soon be implemented once the two parties come to final detailed terms and conditions.

vlu ky ketVan Lang always focuses on collaborating with domestic and foreign entities to improve the quality of training and brings conducive and diversified experiences to the students.

In 2021, Van Lang University started launching many international programmes and admission for the third intake of Honors Programmes. The collaboration between the two universities not only allows students of those programmes to participate in international activities in the future but also marks the continual efforts in expanding the international cooperation network of Van Lang University.

For any questions about the student exchange programmes with Edge Hill University (UK), please contact International Education Institute, Van Lang University
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Written by Gia Han
Translated by Uyen Thi - Uyen Linh

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