On the afternoon of July 13, 2020, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Le Quang Son - Vice President of the University of Danang (UD) welcomed Ms. Hélène Dejoux - Vice Director of the Francophonie University Association (AUF), Asia-Pacific Region. Attending the meeting were representatives of AUF project leader and the International Cooperation Department – UD.
Panorama of the meeting
At the meeting, Ms. Hélène Dejoux - Vice Director of AUF, Asia-Pacific region expressed her pleasure to visit UD, one of AUF's trusted and traditional members and partners. Ms. Hélène Dejoux said that the purpose of this visit is to receive feedback, ideas and suggestions based on the actual needs of the members, thereby perfecting the development strategy of the AUF network in the coming time.
Vice Director of AUF Asia-Pacific region acknowledged and appreciated the positive contribution of UD to the overall operation of AUF over the past time, especially in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. BK-AntiCovid Robot technology products of the lecturers and students of University of Science and Technology - UD has been honored to receive AUF funding for practical significance serving the community.
Ms. Hélène Dejoux- Vice Director of AUF,
Asia-Pacific region (on the right)
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Le Quang Son, Vice President of UD, welcomed and highly appreciated the visit of AUF senior leadership representatives to have practical meaning in fostering the cooperation between the two sides in the context of global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of universities and scientists should be demonstrated and contributed practically through topics and practical applications to serve the community. Assoc.Prof.Dr. Le Quang Son, UD’s Vice President, also shared the practical experiences in training and scientific research to adapt to common challenges, in which the online training method is being implemented and completed. The first step shows the positive effect to ensure the program and the study progress for students.
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Le Quang Son – Vice President of UD
talks to AUF representatives
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Le Quang Son, UD’s Vice President, also informed the AUF leadership representative of the priority directions in the next five years of development strategy, thereby continuing to improve the quality of training, stabilizing the scale training, expanding the postgraduate training, promoting accreditation according to international standards, connecting resources, sharing common resources, promoting scientific research and technology transfer to meet the practical needs of localities, enhancing businesses relationship to serve the local community and international integration.
UD’s Vice President emphasized the enhancement of foreign language competence for officials, lecturers and learners, including the French language, which UD attaches great importance to and wishes AUF to continue to pay attention and support the cooperation in searching for projects, scholarships to exchange lecturers, students and international research topics among member universities, coordinate to organize events, conferences, scientific seminars, share management experience in university governance, connect the university with business and innovation, in which UD keeps continuing to be a key and strategic partner of AUF.
Delegates take a souvenir picture
The meeting ended in an atmosphere of trust and understanding. AUF leadership representatives acknowledged and appreciated the comments and proposal of UD. On this occasion, AUF would like to invite UD to attend the AUF General Assembly Meeting which will take place in Romania in May 2021 with the participation of more than 1,000 delegates.
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