The Opening Ceremony of Foreign Trade University Academy year 2017 - 2018

20 Sep 2017
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In the morning of September 20th, 2017, Foreign Trade University (FTU) solemnly held the Opening Ceremony of the new academic year 2017 - 2018 in Hanoi.

The ceremony was honored to welcome Mr. Pham Ngoc Hai - Member of the Party Committee - Chairman of the Central Inspection Committee, Ms. Dang Hong Anh - Head of the Central propaganda and training commission - National Education Union of Vietnam.

On the former teacher's side, which was attended by Mr. Nguyen Dac Duc - Vice Chairman of the Association of Former Teachers of FTU, Prof. Dr. Hoang Van Chau - Former Party Secretary - Former President of FTU.

From FTU, there was the presence of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - Secretary of Party Committee - President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dao Thi Thu Giang - Deputy Secretary of Party Committee - Vice President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy - Member of the Party Committee - Vice President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thu Thuy - Member of the Party Committee - Vice President.

The ceremony was attended by representatives of sponsored businesses, embassies and media, teachers and more than 3,000 freshman students of course 56, students of international training programs, graduate students of FTU.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of Foreign Trade University was delivering an opening speech at the opening ceremony.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU praised the efforts of the teachers, staffs and students to accomplish the task successfully in the past school year. He affirmed that the academic year 2017-2018 would focus on a breakthrough in university governance, improved the quality assurance conditions, build a pedagogical environment and expanded cooperation models in domestic and foreign.

He said that in order to continue to ensure sustainable development, it required each teacher, each staff to enhance the sense of responsibility, professional ethics and innovation in the performance of work. Each individual should not be self- satisfied and needed to constantly innovate and did better what they had done well.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan expressed his expectation for a promising new student course and he hoped that they would be able to keep up and work together to promote the traditional values which generations of teachers, staffs and students have cultivated. He appealed the new students to study hard and practice, participate actively in extracurricular and club activities, pursue the passion of youth create more colors for the style of "Foreign Trade University" and bring together the FTU brand to new heights.

He wished the students, graduate students quickly integrated in the new environment, built their own learning methods and achieved good results in learning and training. Foreign Trade University was committed to create the best conditions to nurture the potential development of each individual through a series of policies and solutions to support learners in the new school year.

On behalf of the Board of Management of FTU, the President gave his sincere thanks to the organizations, businesses, individuals who were important partners of FTU. He affirmed the effective cooperation of the partners were and would create opportunities, increase resources for the development of the university. In announcing the start of the new school year, he hit the first drums.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of Foreign Trade University drummed to officially open the 2017-2018 school year

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU awarded scholarships to encourage 9 top valedictorian students

At the ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU awarded scholarships to encourage 9 top valedictorian students in the last university entrance examination. On behalf of more than 3,000 students of course 56, Ms. Nguyen Thi Phuong Lien, a valedictorian student with a score of 30 gave a speech to express her deeply touched when represented all the students of course 56 in the opening ceremony. She sent a bouquet of flowers to express their thanks and gratitude to FTU teachers.

FTU was also delighted to receive scholarships from domestic and foreign institutions, organizations, enterprises, individuals and generations of FTU alumni for the students. The opening ceremony ended successfully, opening a new school year with new victories. 

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.