Tightening the cooperation between The University of Danang- University of Economics (DUE) and CORK Institute of Technology - Ireland



Recently, a delegation from DUE paid a working  visit to Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) to discuss on the achievements and the plan to start-up project funded by Irish Aid Fund in the framework of Vietnam - Ireland bilateral educational cooperation.


The delegation of DUE that was accompanied by three students of the University (Diem, Thao, Duc - representing 3 group winners in the Danang Startup Runway contest, being in one month of study tour  in Ireland) had the honor to meet the Mayor of Cork city and signed in Record Book at City Hall. 

At the meeting,  Assoc.Prof. Nguyen Manh Toan – Rector of DUE and Ms Orla Flynn - Vice Chairman of Foreign Affairs of CIT had a talk with the Mayor in the long-term development cooperation between the two Institution. On the same day, the delegation met Joe McHugh TD - Minister responsible for the international relations development and Ms Nuala O'Brien - Deputy Ambassador of Ireland in Vietnam. Representatives of 3 project winners in Danang Startup Runway had presentations confidently in CIT meeting hall and received positive reviews  from the guests.

The working trip had ended successfully, opening a new page for the close cooperation between Vietnam and Ireland in general and the two institutions in particular. It is expected to have more opportunities to start-up activities of students of DUE!


* In the paper “On The Grapevine” reported on the working trip of DUE in Cork Institute of Technology (Ireland)
The paper  “On The Grapeine with Joe Dermody”, Ireland reserved a part of the front page to introduce the collaboration between DUE and CIT (Ireland). Reported from the paper,  Teenagers  Youth Board of Vietnam Television VTV6 had been in Ireland to record the experience of the top 3 winners of Danang Startup Runway that are currently trained in entrepreneurship at the CIT.