The meeting is presided by Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Khoa, President, and co-chaired by Vice Presidents and the head of Student Affairs Department. Representatives of related departments and 1,206 students out of 21,947 regular students also join the meeting.

To start the meeting, MA. Pham Cong Ly, Head of Students Affairs Department reports the summary of student democratic meetings previously held by all classes during the academic year 2015-2016. From January 1st, 2016 to January 15, 2016, all training departments instructed 402 classes (Full-time students of the courses  52, 53, 54, 55 & 56)to organize class-level student democratic meetings. From such meetings, there were hundreds of student’s opinions directly exchanged and answered by teachers.  106 issues raised by the students related to administrative departments and the directorate stay unsolved. This is a comprehensive political activity for students which helps enlighten information. In addition, concerned training and administrative departments can timely handle and regulate issues in conformity with educational affairs of the University.

At the meeting, Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Khoa, President, answers 106 questions made by students and announces innovation orientations in education and requirements to students at Vinh University. The questions focus on training affairs, facilities, financial issues, continuing education, educational quality assurance, library and student affairs.

Most of time is spent on direct exchange between the president and students. More specifically, the questions are about foreign languages study, new class opening, examination, facilities serving teaching and studying, policies, rights and obligations of students, etc. Especially, there are many opinions relating to the University improvement.

The meeting is a very meaningful exchange forum. After a working day with straightforward  and democratic spirit, the president solves all issues, which favours student’s studies during their time at Vinh University.

To close the meeting, Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Khoa asks administrative departments to continuously perform administrative reform for better serving the students as well as and to complete answers report for public announcement. He also appreciates students’ participation to the meeting and requests all participants to update all information provided at the meeting to their classmates at the monthly class meeting in February 2016. He motivates all students to be more active and responsible for building study plan in order to assure their benefits.

Following are some pictures of the meeting

MA. Pham Cong Ly, Head of Students Affairs Department reports the summary of student democratic meetings

 Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Khoa, President of VU, talks to students

 Overview of the meeting




Students talk to the president

 Article by Student Affairs Department
Translation by Nguyen Hai,  Nguyen Thi Nga (FLD), Robinson Hoang (FLD), Hoang Thi Thu Hien (FLD) Linh Tran (FLD)