Faculty and students from the University of Queensland (UQ) participated in the Vietnam Field School Program

From January 10 to 20, 2024, An Giang University, VNU-HCM hosted a delegation from the University of Queensland for their participation in the 2024 sixth Vietnam Field School Program.

The Australian delegation comprised Dr. Edwina Fingleton-Smith from the Fenner School of Environment and Society, Ms. Mahealani Delaney, in charge of Education at the Institute for Climate, Energy, and Disaster Solutions, along with 23 students. Initiated in 2013, the Vietnam Field School Program has been formally integrated into An Giang University's curriculum since 2016. The program emphasizes fostering cultural exchange, learning, and sharing life experiences, actively addressing real issues related to the environment and society.

The students from Queensland University engaged in various activities at An Giang and An Giang University. These included practical learning at the Vong Dong Agricultural Cooperative (Thoai Son district) to comprehend the SRP-standardized rice production model, studying the floating rice conservation model by the Climate Change Institute in Vinh Phuoc commune (Tri Ton district), visiting and studying the conservation of flooded soil ecosystems and biodiversity in the Tra Su cajuput forest, learning about palm sugar production and business in Tinh Bien town, participating in the Homestay tourism model in My Hoa Hung commune, and visiting the memorial area of President Ton Duc Thang. Additionally, they explored agricultural models and engaged in cultural exchange with the residents of My Hoa Hung commune, as well as exchanged cultural insights with students from the Faculty of Agriculture - Natural Resources and the Faculty of Foreign Languages at An Giang University.

Huu Nghi - An Giang University Library
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An Giang University representatives warmly welcomed and photographed with the delegation from the University of Queensland
President Vo Van Thang presenting souvenirs to University of Queensland lecturers
UQ students from VNU-HCM engaged in practical learning at Vong Dong Agricultural Cooperative
UQ students from VNU-HCM studied the floating rice conservation model by the Climate Change Institute in Vinh Phuoc commune
UQ students engaged in cultural exchange with students from An Giang University's Faculty of Agriculture - Natural Resources and the Faculty of Foreign Languages
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