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UEFers meet and greet with international students from Tampines Meridian Junior College, Singapore


Enjoying traditional Vietnamese cakes, singing, dancing, exchanging teaching and learning methods, and more are exciting experiential activities that UEF organized to welcome the delegation from Singapore. 

DECEMBER 1, the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management organized a meeting to greet and meet with students from the Tampines Meridian Junior College, Singapore. This remarkable international activity created a connection for students from both institutions while expanding opportunities for cultural exchange between Vietnamese and Singaporean students.  

UEF welcomed Singapore students delegation

The delegation had 32 outstanding students leading the rank of Humanities and Arts, Technology and Science, and Tourism. Accompanying them were 4 lecturers from Tampines Meridian Junior College, namely Ms. Lee Sok Hui, Ms. Chen Christopher Wei Ching, Mr. Ho Yong Hou Sunny, and Mr. Tan Vanessa Chai Feng. 

On the UEF side, there were Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Thoai - Deputy Dean, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Ms. Tran Thi My Phuong - Head, Center of Service-Learning, Ms. Ha Le Thu Hoai - Deputy Director, Center of Project Design Education; Mr. Tran Dinh Tuan - Head, Tourism and Travel Services Management; Mr. Nguyen Duy Quang - Lecturer, Faculty of Business Administration, along with other lecturers and a large number of students.

UEF presented gifts and flowers to the representatives of Tampines Meridian Junior College as a gesture of appreciation

The delegation had a chance to tour around UEF. They went through various departments, from the 1st to the 24th floor, experiencing the facilities, learning support services, and entertainment facilities for students. The international students were surprised by the grandeur of UEF. The most impressive part of the Campus Tour was the Gym equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, and a 5-star standard practicing area for students in the hospitality majors, including a convenient bar area, a fully-equipped kitchen for practical training, and hotel-like room facilities. 

International students had an experiential Campus Tour

Students and lecturers from both sides had the opportunity to specifically share about teaching and learning methods at the event, which facilitate the understanding of both sides.

Lecturers from both sides shared about teaching methods

UEF students and international students exchanged of new learning methods

UEF students and the Singaporean delegation also had the opportunity to interact in a space for musical exchanges, playing traditional games, and exploring the unique culture of Vietnam. In a friendly atmosphere, the bond between students from the two institutions became stronger when people socialized, shared stories of their countries, enjoyed meals together, and sang joyfully. All of these activities created unforgettable and enduring memories for the students involved. 

Bonding activities between the two institutes

After the exchange program with the delegation from Singapore, the first-time experiences of the students in Vietnam have left many impressions. Hopefully, in the near future, UEF students will have the opportunity to visit Tampines Meridian Junior College to reunite with international friends and explore the beautiful country, Singapore.