In the afternoon of April 24th, 2019, University of Science and Technology – the University of Danang (DUT-UD) held the AUN-QA Quality Certificate Award Ceremony for 03 training programs: Architecture, Construction Economics and Transportation Construction Engineering. Attending the Ceremony were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nantana Gajaseni - Chairman of the Quality Assurance Council of AUN-QA cum Executive Director of Southeast Asia University Network (AUN); Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ngo Van Duong - Vice President of UD cum Chairman of the School Council of DUT-UD; Dr. Phan Minh Duc – Vice Rector of DUT-UD; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Huu Hieu - Vice Rector of DUT-UD; senior representatives of Danang Departments; senior representatives of UD Functional Departments and UD member universities; representatives of enterprises, partners and high schools in Danang; senior representatives of faculties, centers, lecturers and students of the 03 training programs receiving the certificate.
At the ceremony, Dr. Phan Minh Duc - Vice Rector of DUT-UD gave special thanks to Prof. Dr. Nantana Gajaseni – Chairman of AUN-QA, all members of Quality Assurance Council of AUN-QA, relevant senior leaders and stakeholders for supporting DUT-UD in the external accreditation process of training programs as well as the mission of educational quality assurance and accreditation of DUT-UD in recent years. With a vision to be one of the leading universitiesin the fields of Engineering and Technology in Southeast Asia, DUT - UD has always put quality first in its activities and highly appreciated the quality accreditation process of educational institutions and training programs. Dr. Phan Minh Duc also emphasized that DUT - UD has been continuing to implement the recommendations of international and domestic accreditation organizations to continuously improve the training quality and adapt social needs and international integration.
Assoc. Prof. Ngo Van Duong – Vice President of UD and Dr. Phan Minh Duc – Vice Rector of DUT-UD gave flowers to Assoc. Prof. Nantana Gajaseni
Along with constant efforts in improving the content, curriculums, teaching methods, research and learning for learners according to the criteria "Students centered learning", the academic year of 2018-2019 of DUT-UD is the first year to implement the project-based learning method for advanced and high-quality training programs. DUT-UD continuously invests in facilities (Smart Campus Building, International Student Guest House, 1-door Administration service for students ...). Especially, Network of QA Sharing 4 Improvement established at DUT-UD has contributed to improve cooperation activities towards a common vision of "Quality assurance for sharing - studying -cooperation and improvement”.
Assoc. Prof. Nantana Gajaseni – Chairman of AUN council presented a presentation
At the Ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nantana Gajaseni - Chairman of Quality assurance council of AUN-QA cum Executive Director of AUN Network highly appreciated the efforts of DUT-UD in QA activities and training programs accreditation. Chairman Nantana Gajaseni also affirmed that with 09 training programs achieved AUN-QA standards and 03 training programs achieved the CTI standard (Europe), DUT-UD’s prestige and branding have been constantly affirmed and attracted the attention of the community and learners. 03 training programs assessed by AUN-QA from October 09 to 11, 2018 officially are recognized to achieve the Southeast Asia standard today. This is a prerequisite for further investment and enhancement to meet the goal of quality improvement and international integration of DUT-UD.
Awarding the AUN-QA Certificate for 03 training programs in turn
Architecture, Construction Economics and Transportation Construction Engineering
Up to now, DUT - UD has total of 12 training programs achieving the international standards, in which 03 High Quality Programs (PFIEV) on Automatic Production, Industrial Informatics and Software Technology were re-accredited to achieve the 3rd educational quality under the CTI Standard for the period of 2017-2023 by CIT. In total, DUT-UD has 12 training programs reaching the quality standard of Southeast Asia (AUN-QA), especially 02 advanced programs in Electronics Telecommunications and Embedded System meeting the AUN-QA standards with the highest quality assessment results in Vietnam and ranked the 2nd among the accredited training programs according to AUN-QA. In 2018, DUT-UD was honored to be the first university in the Central Region and Western Highland and one of the first four Vietnamese universities recognized to reach the European quality standard (HCERES of the French Republic).
Group photo taking
The AUN-QA Quality Certificate Award Ceremony marked an important milestone in the development process of DUT-UD. This event affirmed DUT-UD’s prestige and its international quality in the process of higher education integration in the region and the world as well as was a convincing evidence to affirm DUT-UD’s commitment of constantly improving the quality in all aspects to adapt the need of high quality human resources in the context of industrial revolution 4.0 with the social community in the country and the ASEAN region.