On the morning of October 18, 2022, the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) welcomed and worked with the delegation from the University of Queensland, Australia to discuss potential cooperation programs between the two universities.


Overview of the meeting

At the meeting, Prof. Dr. Pham Van Cuong, VNUA’s Vice President, welcomed Dr. Stephen Harper - School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University of Queensland and the delegation to visit and work at VNUA and congratulated the university for its outstanding achievements in training and scientific research.

Prof. Dr. Pham Van Cuong shared his hope that the two parties would expand their cooperation, especially in developing exchange programs for both lecturers and students through funding sources from the Government and Australian universities; providing scholarships for teaching and research staff and students; developing short-term training programs in Australia for VNUA’s students and summer courses for Australian students coming to VNUA, etc. At the same time, Prof. Dr. Pham Van Cuong also wished to receive support in English teaching and professional teaching of the University of Queensland for lecturers and students studying advanced and high-quality programs at VNUA.


Prof. Dr. Pham Van Cuong, VNUA’s Vice President, delivers a speech at the meeting

Dr. Stephen Harper, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University of Queensland, expressed his gratitude to VNUA for the warm welcome and briefly introduced the items, facilities and achievements in research as well as in collaborative training activities of the University of Queensland with other universities in the world, thereby highlighting the key cooperation contents and strengths of the university in the field of agriculture.

Dr. Stephen Harper believed that this visit would be a mark helping to continue to promote the cooperation between the two universities on the basis of trust, towards long-term cooperation for sustainable development.


Dr. Stephen Harper - School of Agriculture and Food, University of Queensland speaks at the meeting

The two universities take photos

At the end of the meeting, the two universities exchanged souvenirs, and hoped that after today's meeting, cooperation exchange programs would be gradually completed, bringing benefits to students and confirming the position of the two universities.

The University of Queensland, Australia is a leading multidisciplinary university and research center in Australia established in 1909. The university is also a member of the global network of universities and research institutes (Universitas 21) and is a founding member of EdX, an online higher education consortium run by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In addition to traditional face-to-face training programs, this is also Australia's leading higher education institution in providing online training programs and online and face-to-face integrated training programs for all levels of training, from bachelor and master to doctorate training programs.