The ceremony was held with the participation of representatives from Nghe An provincial People’s Committee, Mr. Nguyen Van Thong, Vice Secretary of Provincial committee of Communist Party, Mr. Le Minh Thong, Vice President; from different local departments; The Youth Union; Nghe An Provincial Student Association; and from Vinh University, Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Khoa, President; vice presidents; President of Labour Union; Secretary of Student Association; President of the Youth Union, heads of divisions, brilliant students for the academic year 2015-2016 and all students of the 57th course.

 After the publication of the 57th course students admission decision and the greeting letter from the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Khoa gave the opening speech, greeted more than 3,000 new students and recommended 99 excellent students and 1,042 very good students who had got brilliant results in the academic year 2015-2016. He also emphasized the development strategy of Vinh University from 2016 according to the Circular No 32 by the Ministry of Education and Training. Vinh University applies student recruitment upon major group and major section, and CDIO standards in training, which gives students more opportunities to choose their favourate major. He raised a valuable slogan “Nourish passions, encouraging creativities, respecting the difference, promoting cooperation” to motivate students to make efforts to become perfect professionals in the future.

On behalf of new students, Vo Thi Thuc Hien, Class 57A, Department of Education, shows her determination by saying that they should gain advanced knowledge and necessary skills to adapt new world situation and be ready to integrate the flat world. With dedicated teachers and their motivation, they will achieve good study results meeting the demand of the world of work.

The second part was also special. Brilliants and very good students in terms of study results in the academic year 2015-2016 were recommended. In addition, many sponsors present at the ceremony granted scholarships to students with a total of 555 million dongs. The University awarded 723 scholarships with a total of 782 million dongs to students.

Here are some pictures of the ceremony:

Mr. Nguyen Van Thong beated the drum marking a new academic year.

Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Khoa, President, declared the opening of new academic year.

Dr. Nguyen Xuan Binh, Head of Academic Affairs Dept., published the student admission decision.

MA. Pham Cong Ly, Head of Student Affairs Dept., read the greeting letter by the President of the SR. of Vietnam

Ms. Vo Thi Thuc Hien spoke on behalf of new students

New students took an oath on making efforts in their studies.

MA. Dang Thi Thu, Deputy head of Student Affairs Dept., published the decision on student recommendation

The president of Vinh University granted reward to brilliant students

Sponsors gave scholarships to students

Students were granted scholarships

Closing songs and dances.

Written by Ngoc Diep
Photos by Quoc Giang, Minh Giang, HN
Adaptation in English by Nguyen Hai