According to the academic plan of US-CK in 2016-2017, in two days from 4th to 5th October, 2016, leaders of Departments of Education and Sport from the Southern provinces of Laos including: Ms. Chantal SIMTHONGKHAM – Vice Director of Foreign Affairs Department of Sekong Province, Mr. Udomsin SYSANON – Vice Director of Education and Sport Department of Attapeu province, Mr. Thongbay SAYYASAN – Vice Director of Education and Sports Department of Salavane Province, Lao PDR brought 64 students to UD-CK to study, in which 06 students start their undergraduate course since they had acquired Vietnamese language certificates from Ha Tinh University and 58 students would spend one year to study Vietnamese language then continue to focus on different specializations in undergraduate level.
The meeting attendees from UD-CK included Assoc. Prof. Dang Van My – Director of UD-CK, senior representatives and officers from functional offices: Administration, Academic affairs, Planning-Finance.
At the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Dang Van My expressed his warmest greetings to the senior representatives and 64 students from Laos and committed to create the best conditions for Lao students in studying and living. Director Dang Van My briefly introduced organizational structure of UD-CK and emphasized the task and mission of training human resources for the Central Highlands and the southern provinces of Lao.
Leaders of Departments of Education and Sports of Sekong, Attapeu and Salavane provinces also expressed their thanks to UD-CK for the warm welcome and highly appreciated support and preparation of UD-CK for Laos students in terms of accommodation.
Attracting international candidates to study at UD-CK under scholarships of the Vietnamese Government, Kontum province, UD-CK and self-funding is a practical activity to strengthen cooperative relationship with the Southern provinces in Lao and enhance prestige of UD-CK as well as consolidate the special friendship between Vietnam and Laos.