• Monday - 16/01/2017

    On 16th January 2017, VNU University of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU-HUS) solemnly held the Opening Ceremony of quality assurance at the institutional level according to criteria of the ASEAN University Network (AUN) at the Le Van Thiem Hall, 19 Le Thanh Tong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. This is the 1st AUN-QA assessment at the institutional level. The assessment program will take 05 days from 16th to 20th of January 2017.

    The opening ceremony had the presence of AUN-QA assessors and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nantana Gajaseni - AUN Executive Director, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mai Van Trinh - Director General of Office of Educational Testing and Quality Assurance, Ministry of Education and Training, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Huu Duc - Vice-President of the Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Noi - Rector of VNU University of Science, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vu Hoang Linh and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Tien Giang - Vice Rectors of VNU University of Science, leaders of functional departments of the VNU and universities in the country and Southeast Asia.

    For welcoming remarks, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Huu Duc - Vice President of Vietnam National University, Hanoi is proud that the VNU University of Science is the 1st university in Southeast Asia to be assessed at the institutional level according the AUN-QA standards. Moreover, the Vice President would like to thank for VNU-HUS staff’s efforts to preparing for AUN-QA and hope the external assessment delegation will have a great and effective working time and receive good comments from the assessment.

    Speaking at the opening ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nantana Gajaseni - AUN Executive Director emphasizes that there are 5 universities in Southeast Asia will be assessed by the AUN-QA in the year 2017 and the VNU-HUS is the pioneer. The purpose of the assessment is to comprehensively strengthen the quality of education, research, services, and to assess the effectiveness of the internal quality assurance.

    On behalf of VNU University of Science, the Rector - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Noi is proud that VNU University of Science is the first university in ASEAN to be assessed by AUN-QA and strongly believes that many other ASEAN universities will register for the assessments in the near future. The Rector would like to give special thanks to AUN-QA team for enormous effort to publish the second version of the Guide to AUN-QA Assessment at Institutional Level in May 2016 and Vietnam National University, Hanoi for the timely help during the writing of Self-Assessment Report (SAR) and preparation of the assessment.