Welcome the delegation of Andalas University (Indonesia)

On January 16, 2024, An Giang University, Vietnam National University-HCM organized a welcoming and working session with the delegation of Andalas University (Indonesia).

Andalas University's delegation includes Prof. Ardi, Prof. Rahmat Syahni Zakaria - Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, along with other lecturers and students from Andalas participating in the exchange and study program at An Giang University (AGU).

Following the delegation were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang, the president of An Giang University (AGU), along with representatives from the External Relations Office, the Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and the Experimental - Practical Area.

On behalf of the university, President Vo Van Thang expressed joy regarding the strong and enduring collaboration between the two parties. Throughout the past period, there have been numerous cooperative activities and exchanges, particularly student exchange programs. Additionally, the President shared that the university has recently completed the second cycle of quality assurance for higher education institutions and will announce the results in the coming days. This achievement is a source of pride for the university, affirming the quality of education and scientific research throughout the years. Furthermore, the University will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its establishment and the 5th anniversary of becoming a member of VNU-HCM in 2024. He hopes that both parties will collaborate to organize special activities to commemorate the anniversary.
During the working session, Prof. Ardi and Prof. Rahmat Syahni Zakaria expressed sincere gratitude to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang and the faculty members who had assisted and supported Andalas University students throughout their studies at An Giang University (AGU). They also expressed appreciation for the relationship between the two universities and hoped that this collaborative partnership would further develop in the future.

At the meeting, both parties discussed the possibility of expanding exchanges to include additional fields of study, as well as the implementation of research projects. They also explored the idea of proposing scholarship sponsorships for students studying at both universities.

After the meeting, the delegation from Andalas University visited the Experimental – Practical Area to gain practical experience and familiarize themselves with the learning and working environment at AGU.

Huynh Linh


Delegation and students from Andalas University taking commemorative photos
Dr. Nguyen Huu Tri – Head of the External Relations Office welcoming the delegation for their visit and working session with the university
Delegation from Andalas University, Indonesia
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang – President of An Giang University, speaking during the meeting
Prof. Ardi expressing gratitude to An Giang University
Faculty members paying close attention during the meeting
Atmosphere at the meeting