Times Higher Education: interview with HUST president
On 11/9/2019, Times Higher Education released the World University Rankings 2020, which includes almost 1,400 universities from 92 countries. Institutions have been measured against 13 performance indicators across the areas of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. Vietnam has three representatives for the first time: Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) and Vietnam National University, Hanoi in the 801-1,000 band and Vietnam National University (Ho Chi Minh City) in the 1,001+ group.
On this occation, Ellie Bothwell, journalist at Times Higher Education magazine had an interview with our President, Prof. Hoang Minh Son.
“Hoang Minh Son, president of HUST, which aims to become the top research university in the south-east Asian region by 2030, says a revised higher education law that came into effect in July has ushered in a period of reform in Vietnam. Significant developments include focusing on improving the quality of universities instead of increasing student enrolment (which had been the strategy for the past decade); increasing the autonomy and accountability of institutions; and boosting international collaborations.
Entire article can be read here: bit.ly/THEWURinterview
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