SEPTEMBER 24 - The Ho Chi Minh University of Economics and Finance (UEF) solemnly celebrated the 15-year Ceremony (September 24, 2007 - September 24, 2022) and the Opening Ceremony of the new 2022-2023 academic year at City Committee Hall (No 111, Huyen Thanh Quan Street, District 3, HCMC). In this meaningful atmosphere, UEF Home together looked back on proud accomplishments and welcomed a new academic year with much confidence in victory.
The event involved Mr. Sok Dareth – Consul General, Consulate General of the Kingdom of Cambodia in Ho Chi Minh City, Mr. Madan Mohan Sethi – Consul General, Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City, Mr. Eva Kurniati Situmorang – Consul, Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Ho Chi Minh City, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Van Phuc – Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee & Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education and Training, Mr. Duong Anh Duc – Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City together with leadership team members of Ho Chi Minh City's Departments, Boards and Branches, strategic partners, and Assoc.Prof. Gary Giss, Dean of International Programs in Southeast Asia, a prestigious academic partner of UEF.
The event solemnly was held at City Committee Hall
Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Kieu Xuan Hung – Chairman of the Board of Trustees, sent his gratitude to individuals and collectives for their contribution to the development of UEF. “Regardless of what roles I take over - I together with UEF Community promise to consistently dedicate and pursue the internationalization goal to put UEF on the global map as the shared goal of UEF. I believe that this is the best way that helps us position UEF in today’s integrated higher education context, and therefore become the pioneer in the future of education. I believe that this goal is in line with the expectations and choices that our students aim for. For our community, UEF’s 15th anniversary is more than an event to celebrate, but is another milestone to start a new journey thriving beyond. This milestone sets for me and UEF community bigger, more challenging, and more ambitious goals. Our community has constantly attached to creativity and innovation during 15 years. The 15th anniversary will be a stepping tone and a firm belief for tomorrow’s development,” he emphasized.
Dr. Kieu Xuan Hung – Chairman of the Board of Trustees delivered a 15-year anniversary speech
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Van Phuc – Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee & Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education and Training shared: “On behalf of the Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training, I sincerely would like to send best wishes for health to leaders of the Party Committee, UEF Board of Management over the years, faculty, staff, and students. Wishing UEF’s 15th anniversary and new academic year 2022-2023 a great success. According to the report and speech of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, I am happy with the innovation, development, and success that the Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics and Finance has achieved over the past decade. With 15 years of establishment and development, the Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics and Finance – a private higher education institution, has made great efforts and determination, overcame many difficulties, and performed well campaigns and movements of the education and training industry for the aim of quality objectives and meeting the needs of businesses and society. The university also has achieved outstanding accomplishments in education, international cooperation, scientific research, and development. During 15 years of establishment and growth, the Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics and Finance has trained a remarkable number of faculty serving the high-quality workforce of the country. Although the 15-year establishment is not a long journey, this holds a special significance to a private higher education institution, because to make the university endure as it is today, it gathers the effort, commitment, and determination of generations, including the Board of Trustees, the Board of Management, faculty, staff, and students who have worked, preserved, and promoted well over the years.
On the 15th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics and Finance and the new academic year 2022-2023, I would like to praise the achievements that the university has attained and congratulate the university. I would like to request that the Board of Management of the Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics and Finance to strive to perform the critical tasks. I think that in the next few years, the Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics and Finance will continue to promote the good tradition of the previous 15 years, achieve more accomplishments, and make bigger contributions to the education and training industry, and the country,” sent greetings and showed expectations him.
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Van Phuc – Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee & Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education and Training gave a speech
Assoc.Prof Gary Giss – Dean of International Programs in Southeast Asia - Keuka College (USA) expressed his sincere congratulations
Marking the 15th anniversary ceremony, UEF was honored to be awarded the Government Emulation Flag on 15 years of establishment and development (September 24, 2007 - September 24, 2022), together with the Government Emulation Flag for the two leading units of the emulation movement in the academic year 2021 - 2022 by the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, namely the University Office and the Institute of Graduate Education, Science and Technology. This is a worthy recognition for the university’s contributions to education, training, scientific research, and fostering talents for the industrialization and modernization of the country.
UEF was honored to receive the Government Emulation Flag of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on 15 years of establishment and development
2 units leading the emulation movement in the academic year 2021-2022
UEF also recognized and honored faculty and staff who have made significant contributions to the development of the university, awarded certificates of merit to individuals who have worked at the university for over 10 years, and rewarded those successfully fulfilling tasks in the 2021-2022 academic year.
Individuals who have made great contributions to the development of UEF and have worked at the university for more than 10 years received certificates of merit
UEF awarded outstanding collectives and individuals in the academic year 2021 - 2022
The Opening Ceremony conveyed the messages of UEF to freshmen, along with the sound of drums, marking a new journey officially started.
Dr. Nguyen Thanh Giang – President shared: “Along with the joyfulness to celebrate the 15th anniversary and the establishment of the university, the Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics and Finance (UEF) formally held the Opening Ceremony for the new academic year 2022-2023. We have faced many obstacles and difficulties in the academic year 2021–2022. Overcoming all those hardships and challenges, we all completed the academic year on schedule, with successful outcomes. With happiness and enthusiasm, we begin the new academic year 2022-2023 in a joyful atmosphere, reminiscing our past accomplishments. We are ready for a strong start in the new year. We must constantly be proactive and prepared to adjust to all changes, including challenging situations and threats. We are always certain that if we strive our hardest, we will overcome any obstacles and accomplish the desired goals. Entering the new academic year 2022-2023, UEF marks its 15th anniversary. This is a very important milestone as UEF will enter a new era of development, one that is complete in all aspects and sustainable. This academic year, UEF will be committed to fulfilling well major objectives.”
Dr. Nguyen Thanh Giang – President beat the drum to kick off the new academic year
UEF awarded 15 full-tuition scholarships to students with excellent academic achievements, equivalent to 300 million VND each, totalling approximately 4.5 billion VND. In addition, 55 merit scholarships were given out to students across majors, making up a total of 500 million VND. In summary, the total value of scholarships awarded is about 5 billion VND.
Scholarships valued at over 5 billion VND were awarded at the Opening Ceremony
Hua Gia Han representing UEFers shared her feelings on UEF’s special day
Hua Gia Han expressed her thoughts about the journey of becoming a part of the UEF Home, from the sharing, and support of the university and lecturers to special subjects and challenges to grow up. She also extended best wishes to UEF, lecturers, and especially freshmen of the class of 2022.
Happy UEF’s 15th anniversary and welcome a happy new academic year
After 15 years of establishment and development, UEF currently offers 35 undergraduate programs, 05 master’s programs, and 1 doctorate program. In addition to the full-time program according to the domestic curriculum, the university signed cooperation agreements with overseas universities such as the University of Gloucestershire (UK), Leeds Trinity University (UK), and Keuka College (US), in order to implement programs of study, articulation programs, double-degree and double major programs. The university is proud to train and provide thousands of high-quality human resources with solid expertise, good skills, and proficiency in foreign languages needed at business settings, contributing to the development of society.