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The Opening Ceremony of International Joint Training Programs at Foreign Trade University (2017-2018)

03 Oct 2017
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In the cheerful and jubilant atmosphere of the school starting season, our freshman students of Foreign Trade University gratefully celebrated their very first Opening Ceremony at Foreign Trade University.

The ceremony involved the international programs in cooperation with University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom, Niels Brock Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, Aomori Chuo Gakuin University, Japan, Nanhua University and Meiho University, Taiwan, Minot State University, Portland State University, Angelo State University, United States and University of New Brunswick, Canada.

Foreign Trade University warmly welcomed all the distinguished guests coming from the embassies and international partner universities

            The Opening Ceremony was solemnly held on the 3rd October 2017. Foreign Trade University honorably welcomed Mr. Morten Pristed - Education Counselor, Embassy of Denmark; Ms. Molly Stephenson - The Counselor for Public Affairs of the U.S. Embassy; Mr. Lee Ming - Senior Advisor of Education Division TECO Office; Ms. Yoko Anazawa - Head of Press and Culture Department, Japanese Embassy; Ms. Anya Eskildsen – President of Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, Denmark; Mr. Ashraf Jawaid - Deputy  Vice Chancellor University of Bedfordshire, UK; Mr. Wu Wann Yi - Vice President of Nanhua University, Taiwan; Mr. Daniel Coleman- Vice President University of New Brunswick, Canada; Mr. Won - Jae Lee - Vice President of Angelo State University, US; Mr. Hsiao - Tseng Lin - Dean of Office of International and  Cross - Strait Affairs, Taiwan; Mr. Ishida Sohei - Head of Planning Department Aomori Chuo Gakuin University, Japan; Mr. Nguyen Hoang Kim- President of Nguyen Hue High School . From Foreign Trade University, we had Assoc. Prof. Dr Bui Anh Tuan – President of Foreign Trade University; Assoc. Prof. Dr Le Thi Thu Thuy - Vice President of FTU; Assoc. Prof. Dr Nguyen Thu Thuy - Vice President of FTU; Assoc. Prof. Dr Ho Thuy Ngoc – Dean of Faculty of International Education and the new students of joint training programs. The participation of honored guests including representatives from the Embassies, Presidents and Vice Presidents of the partner universities was the pleasure of Foreign Trade University and the great encouragement for the new students.

Assoc. Prof. Dr Bui Anh Tuan – President of Foreign Trade University made his speech

            This year, Foreign Trade University welcomes 440 new students from joint training programs involving Bachelor of Business Studies cooperated with University of Bedfordshire (UK), Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance cooperated with Niels Brock Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), Bachelor of Law-Economics cooperated with Aomori Chuo Gakuin University (Japan), Bachelor program cooperated with Minot State University, Portland State University, Angelo State University (US) , New Brunswick University (Canada), and Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality and Tourism cooperated with Nanhua University and Meiho University (Taiwan).  

Assoc. Prof. Dr Ho Thuy Ngoc – Dean of Faculty of International Education introduced about recruitment process of joint training programs

In the Ceremony, the excellent students were awarded so that they got encouraged and other students could consider them as good reflection to learn from.

 

Assoc. Prof. Dr Bui Anh Tuan – President of FTU and Mr. Ashraf Jawaid - Deputy Vice Chancellor University of Bedfordshire, UK awarded excellent students

            Representatives from partner universities also cheered the students by granting them different scholarship funds within the Ceremony.

Ms. Molly Stephenson - The Counselor for Public Affairs of the U.S. Embassy represented Portland State University, US awarded the university’s scholarship fund

            Furthermore, the Executive Committee of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, Hanoi awarded the merit to the students, which aimed to boost the students’ learning spirit as well as their dynamic attitudes towards extracurricular activities within the university. This helps the students to not only widen their knowledge but also develops their soft skills during their time in Foreign Trade University.

 

Executive Committee of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, Hanoi awarded the merit to the students

            The Opening Ceremony of international programs 2017 – 2018 marked the most important first steps of their journey at Foreign Trade University. We hope that you will gain great achievement in your student life. Keep forging yourself to become the valuable, skillful and excellent international human resource that every corporation desires to recruit in the future.

            Welcome to Foreign Trade University!

About Us

Foreign Trade University, or FTU, is a university established in 1960, located in Hanoi, Vietnam. FTU is among the most well-known universities in Vietnam, covering a wide range of business courses among which are finance, management, and marketing. The annual admissions test to the university is the most competitive in Vietnam. Students from FTU are recognized as being active and well-qualified.