Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) has been entrusted with the long-term training of international students to Laos and Cambodia since 1964. Since then, VNUA has trained nearly 300 students for Laos, 100 students. for Cambodia. The alumni have made significant contributions to their home agriculture and rural development and many of them held important positions when returning to the country to work. Since 2010, VNUA has received students from African countries such as Angola and Mozambique. The number of fulltime international students is continuously increasing with current total of 150.
The university always offer them numerous opportunities to participate in exchange activities, and important events of the university, which have attendance of senior leaders from the government. They had chances to take part in the friendly competition among universities in Vietnam, and the meetings with Vietnamese volunteers who did international missions in Laos, the international student exchanges, and international conferences. The university also organized picnics for them to famous places such as Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba Island, Cua Lo, Sam Son and Lang Son. These activities have helped them quickly integrate with the new learning and living environment in Vietnam. Despite cultural differences and language barriers, many of them have high academic achievements for example Uon Sokmoly, Borey Koemseang, Ong Chhayly; Son Peseth; Srann Socheat, Keo sreydin, Doung Sokhana (Cambodia), Nivanh Keoarphai (Laos), etc.
Hopefully, with their active participation in the activities at the university, the international students will accumulate interesting experiences and these meaningful activities will become an unforgettable part of the time of living and study in Vietnam.
Below are some pictures of international students participating in exchange activities at VNUA
Students with staff of the International Cooperation Office and Training Management Office at the meeting: Welcoming international exchange students for the 2019-2020 academic year at Vietnam National University of Agriculture
Taking part in VNUA Integration Day 2019
Receiving the Certificate of Attendance and prize at VNUA Integration Day 2019
Performing at “Recognition Ceremony for Organizations and Individuals’ Notable Contributions to the Development of Vietnam National University of Agriculture”
And the 60th Anniversary of Uncle Ho’s visit to the university
With Angolan Ambassador at the Planting Tree Ceremony during the Recognition Ceremony for Organizations and Individuals’ Notable Contributions to the Development of Vietnam National University of Agriculture
Attending International Seminar: the Africa and Middle East Policies toward Asia and Cooperation Opportunities for Vietnam
Laos’ Traditional New Year Festive held at VNUA
Cambodia s’ Traditional New Year Festival held at VNUA