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The strategic partnership signing ceremony between Foreign Trade University and Ernst & Young Vietnam and Award Scholarships "Challenges for growth 2017"

21 Dec 2016
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On December 21st, 2016, Foreign Trade University (FTU) held a solemn ceremony of signing a strategic partnership agreement with Ernst & Young Vietnam Limited company (EY Vietnam).

From EY Vietnam, there were the presence of: Mr. Tran Dinh Cuong - Chief Executive Officer; Ms. Nguyen Thai Thanh - Deputy General Director of Auditing Services; Ms. Pham Thi Hong Anh - Deputy General Director of Human Resources; Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Ngoc - Deputy Director of Human Resources; Ms. Bui Phuong Thao - Head of Market Development and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) also attended this ceremony.

From Foreign Trade University, there were the presence of: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dao Thi Thu Giang - Vice President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy - Vice President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thu Thuy - Vice President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tang Van Nghia - Dean of PostGraduate; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Thi Ly - Dean of International Business and Economics; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Viet Dung - Dean of Banking and Finance; Assoc. Prof. Mai Thu Hien - Deputy Dean of Banking and Finance; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Trinh Thi Thu Huong - Deputy Dean of Economics and International Business; Dr. Tran Thi Kim Anh - Dean of Accounting and Auditing; Dr. Tran Thi Thu Thuy - Dean of Japanese, Dr. Vo Sy Manh - Director of the Center for Quality Assurance, Dr. Nguyen Thi Thanh An - Deputy Head of Communications and External Relations, Master Nguyen Thi Thanh Hang - Dean of Chinese, Master Bui Duy Linh - Deputy Director of FTU Quang Ninh Campus, Master Dao Thi Thu Ha - Deputy Head of International Cooperation, Master Nguyen Thi Phuong - Deputy Dean of Chinese,  Representative of Information and Testing Center, Office of Political and Student Affairs with numerous teachers and students of FTU.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU gave a speech at the ceremony

At the ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU highly appreciated the long tradition of cooperation between the two sides. He emphasized the aim of strengthening cohesion theory with practice in the university operations to improve the quality of human resources for the enterprises.On behalf of EY Vietnam, Mr. Tran Dinh Cuong - Chief Executive Officer expressed their desire to tighten the relationship of cooperation with FTU and committed to support many aspects for FTU students.

EY Vietnam will not only equip the students with necessary knowledge and skills but also share, orientate, counsel and inspire them so that they could maximize their qualities and capacity to towards success. Besides the traditional cooperation contents which has been implementing effectively at FTU such as: fund scholarships for students; sponsor the university operations, receive student internships, hold events, promote brand and participate in the events of the both sides. The strategic partnership agreement between FTU and EY Vietnam also includes career-oriented and entrepreneurship activities of students and put emphasis on the cooperation in teaching, training and research.

The agreement is valid for the period of five years from the moment of its coming into effect, applies to all educational institutions of FTU and both EY offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city. The two sides commit to fulfil the terms fully and seriously toward the long-term of sustainable development cooperation.

In addtion, the scholarship awards ceremony was also held in the morning of December 21st, 2016. EY Vietnam and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) had granted scholarships for 7 FTU students who passed the tests and achieved the highest results in the program "Challenges For Growth 2017".

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dao Thi Thu Giang - Vice President of FTU, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy - Vice President of FTU, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thu Thuy - Vice President of FTU, Ms. Nguyen Thai Thanh, Ms. Pham Thi Hong Anh (EY Vietnam), Ms. Bui Phuong Thao (ICAEW) had awarded scholarship certificates, flowers and souvenirs to these students:

1. Ms. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Anh (Department of Economics and  International Business)
2. Mr. Nguyen Viet Hung (Faculty of Business Administration)
3. Mr. Pham Ngoc Khanh (Department of Banking and Finance)
4. Ms. Nguyen Thi Khanh Linh (Department of Economics and International Business)
5. Ms. Nguyen Thi Mai (Japanese Faculty)
6. Ms. Duong Bich Ngoc (Department of Economics and International Business)
7. Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Thuy (Faculty of Business Administration)

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.