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UEF celebrates new school year and welcomes its 10th birthday


Today (September 23), the University of Economics - Finance (UEF) solemnly celebrated its 10th anniversary of University establishment, received the Third Labor Medal and opened the new academic year (2017 – 2018) at the City Hall (No. 111, Ba Huyen Thanh Quan, District 3, HCMC).

At the ceremony, there were Mr. Nguyen Van Vui - Director, Department of Emulation - Commendation (MOET), Ms. Truong Thi Anh - Vice Chairman of the City People's Council, Mr. Huynh Cong Hung - Deputy Director Department of Home Affairs, Head of the City's Emulation and Reward Council, Mr. Ha Huu Phuc - Director General, Director of the Representative Office of the Southern Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), Head of the Education and Training Department of the City Ho Chi Minh City and 24 enterprises included companies, commercial banks, economic groups and units, departments, unions.
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The ceremony took place at the City Hall - the place for many major events
In the ceremony, Dr. Kieu Xuan Hung – Director of the Board of Administration of UEF said: “Ten-years of a university is still considered ‘young’. However, with consistent and whole-hearted effort of investors, leaders of the university, office staffs, lecturers and employees of all time, UEF has always pursuited high quality education following international standard; now became the a prominent university in the south and nationwide. Over the past 10 years, the university has provided thousands of knowledgeable, skilled and qualified professional human resource to large corporations, organizations in Vietnam and in the region. "

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Dr. Kieu Xuan Hung, Chairman of UEF's Board of Directors, gave a speech at the ceremony
UEF is honored to receive the Third Labor Medal under Decision No. 1619 / QD-CTN of the President, the Certificate of Merit from the Ministry of Education and Training and the Traditional Flag of HCMC People's Committee. This is considered a worthy recognition for the contribution of the university in the education, successful completion of training, scientific research, fostering talents for the industrialization and modernization of the country.
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Mr. Ha Huu Phuc - Director, Head of the Education and Training Development Center of the South, recognized and highly appreciated the achievements of UEF in 10 years of development
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The ceremony of receiving the third-class labor Medal and the traditional flag of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City

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University leaders awarded the 10th anniversary of the UEF to appreciate members of the founding council

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Mr. Huynh Ba Lan - President of the Founding Council review the birth and development UEF
On this occasion, UEF also awarded 1,056 scholarships for students who achieved high scores for the entrance exams in 2017. In the first year, 15 students received 100% scholarships (approximately 80 million VND / person), 278 students receive 50% scholarship (about 40 million VND / person) and 760 scholarships receive 25% scholarship (about 20 million VND / person). UEF also offers 40 scholarships to talented students, many scholarships to excellent students encountering difficulties and many more scholarships for staffs. The total value of this scholarship is nearly 36 billion VND.
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The total scholarship value for talented students mounts to 36 billion VND
ngay trong Lễ khai giảng, 24 doanh nghiệp cũng đã trao tặng những suất học bổng giá trị bằng tiền mặt, hiện vật cho Quỹ học bổng UEF với tổng trị giá gần 2 tỷ đồng
Twenty-four enterprises awarded scholarship in cash and in kind to the UEF Scholarship Foundation with a total value of more than 2 billion VND
Beside awarding scholarships to students, UEF also offered 630 free preparatory English courses (approximately 7 million VND per student) to help freshmen improve their English skills before entering the official English program. Total value is equivalent to 4.2 billion VND.

Especially, at the opening ceremony, 24 enterprises also awarded scholarships in cash and in kind to the Scholarship Foundation of UEF with a total value of more than 2 billion for talented students and excellent ones who encountered difficulties.
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Singer Ali Hoang Duong – Champion of the Voice 2017 2017 brings fresh and new songs as congratulations to inspires new UEF students.

The ceremony also conveyed the meaning of welcoming the new academic year. It is the occasion to summarize, record and reward  individuals, collective staff - lecturers - employees who have contributed great for the development of the UEF. Accordingly, there are 5 collectives and 12 individuals who received certificates of merit from the Ministry of Education and Training, 5 collectives and 15 individuals who received certificates of merit from the City People's Committee for their dedication during the academic year and throughout the journey of the past 10 years.
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Certificates of merit from the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and the Ministry of Education and Training are awarded to the collectives and individuals for their great contributions to the training and excellent achievements in the academic year of 2016-2017.
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The echoing sound of the drum welcome a promising academic year.

Founded on September 24, 2007 (under the Prime Minister's Decision No. 1272) as private university, UEF aim to train high quality human resources to meet the needs of the society.
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We wish UEF, at the age of 10, always ambitious, creative and aiming for the future.
The university is currently training 16 bachelor’s degree majors, 3 master’s degree majors. In parallel with the regular training program, the university also cooperates with reputable universities around the world to implement academic exchanges, international semesters, double degree, transnational and international transition program.

Through 10 years of training and providing thousands of high quality human resources with expertise, excellent skills and proficiency in foreign languages for enterprises. According to the latest statistics of the Center of Enterprise Relations, after graduation, over 90% of students  were employed without having received official certification, of which more than 60% are retained by enterprises during the internship. Notably, most of the students are currently working at reputable banks, corporations, leading economic groups; many of them are successful entrepreneurs with executive roles.
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HCMC Television (HTV9) reported on the ceremony