Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh visits International University – VNU

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh visits International University – VNU

On October 3rd, 2020, during the Welcome Freshmen ceremony 2020 program of the Viet Nam National University – Ho Chi Minh city, the International University had the honor to welcome Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pham Binh Minh, and Deputy Minister of Education and Training, Nguyen Van Phuc, at Thu Duc Campus.

The Deputy Prime Minister visited Genetic Laboratory of the School of Biotechnology and was introduced by the Dean, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Van Thuan, to genetic implant technology, embryo extraction, and cell cloning techniques.

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh expressed his interest in the School of Biotechnology research collaboration with maternity hospitals such as Hung Vuong Hospital, to resolve infertility issues in Viet Nam.

Regarding the English level requirements for undergraduate students at the International University

The International University would like to announce that

  1. The University has modified the English level requirements for undergraduate students pursuant to the Circular 01/2014/TT-BGDĐT, i.e. the 6-level Foreign language Proficiency Framework of Vietnam (FPFV), issued by the Ministry of Education and Training
  2. According to the framework, the minimum English level for students to graduate from an undergraduate program is tier 4/6.
  3. The certificates that are accepted as equivalent to this requirement is as below:
FPFV IELTS TOEFL TOEIC (4 skills) Cambridge Exam BEC BULATS
Level 4

(equivalent to CEFR B2)

5.5 61 iBT 600 First FCE Busines Vantage 60

Eligibility: The submitted certificate must be still valid on the date of submission.

  1. Enforcement process:
  • Students graduating after October 1st, 2020, must meet the minimum English requirement detailed at point 2. The eligible certificate must be submitted at least one (01) month prior to the graduation evaluation date.
  • From the academic year 2021-2022 on, students registering for the Thesis credits must meet the minimum English requirement detailed at point 2. The eligible certificate must be submitted at least two (02) month prior to the Thesis registration deadline.
  • Students of the 2020 intake must meet the minimum English requirement detailed at point 2 prior to registering their foundation IU classes.
  1. For those who have not met the minimum English requirement detailed at point 2, the University offers the Intensive English courses designed by the University of the West of England (UWE), with for levels IE0, IE1, IE2, IE3.
  • These courses are only available for students of the 2021 intake on.
  • An enrolled student must have passed the intake level courses, whichever it is, before registering for the nest level.
  • Students must have met the minimum English requirement detailed at point 2, or passed IE3 course, prior to registering their foundation IU classes.

𝐄𝐌𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐘𝐀𝐁𝐈𝐋𝐈𝐓𝐘 𝐒𝐊𝐈𝐋𝐋𝐒 – 𝐅𝐔𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐄 𝐒𝐊𝐈𝐋𝐋𝐒 WORKSHOP

𝐄𝐌𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐘𝐀𝐁𝐈𝐋𝐈𝐓𝐘 𝐒𝐊𝐈𝐋𝐋𝐒 – 𝐅𝐔𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐄 𝐒𝐊𝐈𝐋𝐋𝐒 WORKSHOP

The Office of Student Services would like to announce the 𝐄𝐌𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐘𝐀𝐁𝐈𝐋𝐈𝐓𝐘 𝐒𝐊𝐈𝐋𝐋𝐒 – 𝐅𝐔𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐄 𝐒𝐊𝐈𝐋𝐋𝐒 WORKSHOP which is open to all IU students who would like to develop their future career goals and to stand out in the crowd. Speakers who will be present are:

👩 Ms Bùi Mỹ Trang – Corporate Sustainability Manager – HSBC Vietnam

🌿 Corporate Sustainability Manager,  HSBC Vietnam

🌿 Former Programme and Communication Manager, British Council

🌿 Former Event and Marketing Manager, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, London, UK

 

👦 Mr Lê Hoàng Thạch – Chief Operating Officer & Co-founder- WeWe Technology JSC 

🌿 Former Brand Manager – Unilever

Male Grooming & Deodorant (Clear Men, Axe, Rexona, Dove)

Surf – Assistant Brand Manager

🌿 Former Senior Assistant Brand Manager – Masan Consumer Holdings – Brand: Vinacafé

2013: Representative – Ship of the Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program – SSEAYP

 

👩  Ms Huỳnh Vân Anh, MBA, Customer Success Account Manager – Microsoft

🌿 2019 – Present: Customer Success Account Manager, Microsoft

🌿 Former Event Manager, Saigon Children’s Charity CIO

🌿 Former New Product Introduction Engineer, Intel Corporation

 

👩 Ms Lương Phương Mai, Team leader, Head of Commercial Real Estate, Wholesale Banking

🌿 Former Relationship Manager – Local & Multi-national Corporation, ANZ Bank

🌿 Masters in Economics of Banking & Finance, ESCP Europe and Paris Dauphine University

 

👩 Ms Nguyễn Ngọc Quỳnh Trân, Channel & Category Development Manager, Unilever Vietnam

🌿 06/2020 – Present: Channel & Category Development Manager

🌿 5/2016 – 5/2020: Channel & Category Development Assistant Manager

🌿 UFresh – Unilever Talented Sales Supervisor 2016

📎 Registration link: https://bit.ly/30KO2jX

⏰ Duration: 08.30 to 11.30 on 24/10/2020

🏢 Location: A2.104 – Thủ Đức Campus

Admission Guidelines – 2020 Intake

Admission Guidelines – 2020 Intake

Welcome to you, the Incoming Students of the School of Biotechnology, International University, Viet Nam National University HCMC,

As you are about to embark on the new chapter of your life, we hope that you would quickly adapt to the new environment and prepare for the exciting journey ahead.

To help you with the admission process, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at pdtdh@hcmiu.edu.vn for official admission guideline in English. Below is the Official guidelines in Vietnamese for your reference.

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Emergency announcement regarding Military Training and Physical Training – Summer Semester 2019-2020

1. Regarding Military Training:

From the VNU National Defense and Security Training Centre (VNU-NDSTC), the starting date for the Military and Security Training (MST) has been postponed to August 10th, 2020. Specifically:

–       From 10/8/2020 to 16/8/2020: online theory sessions (more detail to come)

–      From 7am, 17/8/2020: practical session at VNU-NDSTC.

Due to the above changes in schedule, all previous requests to terminate MST registration for the Summer semester will not be assessed. Please check the current registration list here.

If any students still would like to terminate their MST registration for this semester, please sign up at https://forms.gle/4FutofFXzPtC9rYy7 and the final list will be finalized by IU and submitted to VNU-NDSTC. The due time and date for the form are 15:00, Wednesday, 5/8/2020.

2. Regarding Physical Training:

All Physical Training (PT) sessions from 03/8/2020 to 08/8/2020 are canceled.

More information regarding PT to come.

EMERGENCY: Face masks must be worn at IU at all time

EMERGENCY: Face masks must be worn at IU at all time

In accordance with guidelines provided by the Government of the SR of Vietnam in response to the threat of the Coronavirus (2019-nCov) epidemic, the International University requires all personnel and students to:

1. Wear protective face mask at all time while present the IU. Those without a face mask will be denied entry. Free masks are available from our security guards at the ground floor.

How to wear a face mask correctly:

2. We advise all to use the staircases if possible, avoid crowding up in front of the elevators.

3. Wash hands regularly with 90degrees alcohol, soap, or disinfectant solutions available on the ground floor at the A1, A2 and canteen buildings

4. Those with any respiratory symptoms, including cough, sneeze or short of breaths, must contact the medical staff at the clinic for further guidance.

To help prevent the spread of this epidemic, please follow and distribute these guidelines.

  • Hotlines:
    • Ministry of Health: 19003228
    • Hospital for Tropical Diseases (HTD) in Ho Chi Minh City: 0967.341.010
    • Children’s Hospital I: 0913.117.965
    • Children’s Hospital II: 0798.42.9841
    • Student Service Office – IU: 0283.7244270 (3334)
    • Medical Room – IU: 0283.7244270 (3369)

IMPORTANT: Regarding attending the Commencement Ceremony for the Academic Year 2019-2020

IMPORTANT: Regarding attending the Commencement Ceremony for the Academic Year 2019-2020

This is announcement regarding the the Commencement Ceremony for the Academic Year 2019-2020.

Students of the 2019 intake are expected to attend the ceremony in the morning on September 25th, 2019. Classes with students of the 2019 intake will be cancelled and made up accordingly.

Note: Students’ attire must comply with the following requirements:

  • Male: White shirt, long khaki pants, closed shoes or sandals
  • Female: White shirt, long khaki pants or long dress, closed shoes or sandals

Venue: Cultural House of Students in Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh city (Level 3)

Time and Date: 8:30AM, Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

For more details, please see below attachment

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Conference with Zhejiang University

Conference with Zhejiang University

The School of Biotechnology – International University – Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh city is honored to host the delegation from Zhejiang University, China for the meeting on potential collaborative opportunities and post-graduate scholarship in Biology and Life Science.

  • Venue: Room A2.410
  • Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM

For detailed schedule, please see the below image.

Presentation on UPSHIFT Season 5 – Topic: Actions for the Environment

Presentation on UPSHIFT Season 5 – Topic: Actions for the Environment

On the 11th of September, 2019, the International University will host the presentation on UPSHIFT Season 5 – Topic: Actions for the Environment, organized by UNICEF and SIHUB (of the Department of Science and Technology).

The UPSHIFT programme prepares young people from vulnerable communities to identify, analyze, and take entrepreneurial action against community challenges they care about—helping participants realize their role as agents of social change, and building their professional readiness and resilience along the way. Read here for more details: UNICEF Stories – Agents of Change in Vietnam

Mission Statement

Empower marginalized young people to realize their role as agents of social change as they identify and analyze challenges in their communities and to take entrepreneurial action to develop and lead solutions.

Target Group

UPSHIFT targets young people from the most vulnerable communities. The proposed target group includes young people ages 15-24, with a special emphasis on out of school adolescents and youth, refugee adolescents and youth, adolescents and youth living in poverty, adolescent girls and young women with reduced mobility, and other marginalized groups.

Time and Date

9:00AM – 11:30 on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Location

Room A1.402 – IU Thu Duc Campus

Information Day with US Consulate General 2010

Information Day with US Consulate General 2010

On the 11th of September, the US Consulate General would pay the International University and also present an information session on US government postgraduate scholarship and student’s visa application (see image below) to IU students.

The information session will be held:

– From 10:000 to 11:30 on Sept. 11th, 2019

– At Rm. A2.104

US Info Sept. 11th

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