An Giang University welcomes new international students from Andalas University, Indonesia

On October 13, 2023, An Giang University, VNU-HCM, hosted a significant event, welcoming seven students from Andalas University, Indonesia, as part of their student exchange program.

The exchange program, which has been in place since 2013 as part of a memorandum of understanding between An Giang University and Andalas University, will see the Indonesian students studying nine courses and gaining practical experience in the field of Biological Technology at An Giang University for the academic year 2023-2024. The program is scheduled to run from October 2023 until the end of December 2023.

In a warm and welcoming address, Professor Vo Van Thang, the President of An Giang University, expressed his excitement and gratitude for the arrival of the seven Indonesian students. He assured them of the university's commitment to providing a conducive learning environment and support for them to successfully complete their program in accordance with the planned schedule. Professor Thang also emphasized the importance of the strong partnership between the two institutions and expressed his hope for its continued growth in the future.

During the event, Professor Vo Van Thang presented a commemorative gift to the student representatives from Andalas University as a symbol of goodwill and collaboration.

During the meeting, Professor Ardi, former Head of the Agriculture Department at Andalas University, expressed his appreciation for the decade-long partnership in education and student exchange between the two institutions. He highlighted the extended duration of this exchange program compared to previous instances and encouraged the participating students to dedicate themselves to excel in their studies. Professor Ardi also conveyed his gratitude for the wholehearted support provided by An Giang University to facilitate various activities with Andalas University.

Throughout the event, both universities engaged in discussions regarding academic content, class schedules, and regulations for students participating in the exchange program. Accommodation and student life matters were also addressed in detail to ensure a smooth learning experience for the visiting students.

Following the meeting, the delegation from Andalas University had the opportunity to visit and gain practical insights into the student accommodations at An Giang University. This visit allowed them to understand the living conditions and environment where Andalas University students will be studying during their time at An Giang University.

This collaboration marks another milestone in the long-standing partnership between the two universities, reflecting their commitment to international education and cultural exchange.

By Huu Nghi – An Giang University Library
Translated by e-News groups


Group photo
Overview of the meeting between the two universities
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang - President of An Giang University delivers a welcoming speech
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang - President of An Giang University presents a commemorative gift to the student representatives from Andalas University