On the morning of March 10th, at the campus of Nguyễn Văn Cừ – District 5, the signing ceremony of cooperation in various aspects between the University of Science, Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh City and the University of Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada (UQTR) took place.
Attending the ceremony was Mr Sylvain Benoit – Director of the International Relations Department of UQTR, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Trần Minh Triết – Vice Rector of the University of Sciences, VNU-HCM. Assoc. Prof. Dr Ngô Đại Nghiệp – Head of External Relations Department, Assoc. Prof. Dr Nguyễn Văn Vũ – Deputy Faculty of Information Technology and D. Sc. Phạm Nguyễn Cương – Head of Information Systems Department.
UQTR was established in 1969, headquartered in the city of Trois Rivières, part of the university system of the University of Québec Region, with 350 programs of study at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels in many fields of Arts, Media, Pedagogy, Environment, Management, Natural Sciences and Engineering. UQTR is primarily taught in French; however, some graduate and postgraduate programs can be conducted in English.
Mr Sylvain Benoit of the University of Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada, shared: “I know that the University of Science has majors in French, which is a great advantage for students when participating in international exchange program at our University”.
During the Signing Ceremony, the University of Science, VNU-HCM and the UQTR agreed and reached a common goal in cooperation and development of the two universities in many aspects, including:
- Joint cooperation in educational and research activities;
- Working together in the development of software technology for scientific research purposes;
- Support each other in proposing research or projects that each party is working on;
- Provide services to access each party’s information to visitors;
- Other forms of cooperation where the two organizations can work together.