Workshop on twinning training program between ICTU with Kyungpook National University – Korea

In the afternoon of October 17, 2019, at ICTU, there was a workshop about 3 + 1 international twinning training program between ICTU and Kyungpook National University – Korea (KNU) majoring in Global Convergence Software (Software Engineering). Attending the program, there were Dr. Vu Duc Thai – Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Vice Rector; leaders of divisions, faculties and K18 cohort students of Faculty of Information Technology.

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Dr. Vu Duc Thai delivering the opening speech

At the beginning of the workshop, Dr. Vu Duc Thai emphasized the benefits that 3 + 1 international twinning training program between ICTU and Kyungpook National University – Korea (KNU) brings to ICTU students. Dr. Vu Duc Thai wanted all students enroll into the program to make every effort in the learning and research process to meet the requirements of the program.

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Dr. Nguyen Hai Minh speaking at the program

Next, all participants listened to Dr. Nguyen Hai Minh – Dean of Faculty of Information Technology introduce KNU as well as the knowledge and skills that students need to prepare when attending the program, especially in terms of fitness, intelligence, …

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An overview of the workshop

The participants also listened to the representative of Division of Science, Technology and International Cooperation introduce the twinning program with KNU. This is a training program based on the 3 + 1 model (the first 3 years studying at ICTU, the last year studying at KNU) which helps enrolled students have two degrees: Engineer Degree in Software Engineering of ICTU and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering specializing in Global Convergence Software of KNU. With this program, students not only have 02 university degrees upon graduation but also save a lot of costs compared to studying 04 years at KNU.

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Students asking questions at the workshop

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Prof. Yang Eunsik speaking at the workshop

During the workshop, the students asked many questions about the twinning program such as requirements to participate in this program and learning and living process at KNU … After that, Prof. Yang EunSik – a Korean expert shared with students about life in Korea and wanted students to work hard, try to cultivate foreign languages, especially Korean and English to meet program requirements, expand employment opportunities in many countries after graduation.

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Performances performed by Korean-majored students – TNU-School of Foreign Languages

The program has been a great success, developing a collaborative relationship between ICTU and KNU and opening up opportunities for ICTU students to accumulate more knowledge, improve their foreign languages and gain more working opportunities domestically and internationally.