On March 19 2018, An Giang University in collaboration with Center for Education Accreditation (CEA), Vietnam National University (VNU) Ho Chi Minh City organised the ceremony to present the certificate of accreditation to An Giang University.
Attending the ceremony were An Giang University staff and students, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Hoi Nghia – VNU Vice Rector and CEA Director, leaders of Provincial Party Committee, People’s Committee, Provincial Departments, AGU former Rectors and representatives from other institutions and organisations.
Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Hoi Nghia presented the certificate of accreditation to An Giang University as an accredited institution in the period 2018 – 2023 and as one of the first higher education institutions in the Mekong Delta to be granted accredited status.
At the ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang – Rector of An Giang University stated that An Giang University since its foundation had considered the educational quality as its primary concern. The accreditation was successfully and properly undertaken as regulated by the Ministry of Education and Training. An Giang University was acknowledged as an accredited higher education institution in accordance with Document 03/NQ-HDKDCLGD of the Committee of Educational Accreditation with 80.33% of the standards met. This is the outcome of the school staff efforts and the tradition in improving educational quality of the school. This ceremony was also seen as the milestone in the development of An Giang University and in making the school one of the best higher education institutions in the Mekong Delta and in Vietnam, further being a member of AUN in 2020.
On behalf of the school, Rector VoVan Thang expressed the sincere thanks to the CEA members and admitted following the CEA suggestions for improvements. The school would continue identifying and address its strengths, weaknesses, challenges and opportunities in its development plan.
Representing VNU, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Hoi Nghia highly acknowledged the accreditation process and outcomes at An Giang University and congratulated the schools on this achievement Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Hoi Nghia also shared some information on transferring AGU to be a member of VNU. AGU was also praised for its success by the leaders of the province and other delegates.
Anh Thu – AGU Library (Translated by Chi Do Na)
Photos: Minh Tri – Anh Thu