Last week, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Van Dat - Vice Rector of An Giang University and the boards of the School Divisions attended the initiation ceremony of “ASEAN Student Summer Camp - ASEAN SSC” which was held by the University of Science (Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City).
The purpose of ASEAN Student Summer Camp is to provide opportunities for ASEAN students to exchange their knowledge about culture of countries in the region and enhance the solidarity among countries as members. Every year, ASEAN SSC will be respectively hosted by countries such as Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Malaysia.
The University of Science is the host of ASEAN Student Summer Camp Program in the period 2017-2021. This program consists of 6 members, including the University of Science, Thonburi University, Rajamangala University of Technology in Krungthep in Thailand, National University of Laos, An Giang University and Dong Thap University. An Giang University joined in this program in 2017.
At the ceremony, the organizing board initiated 3 new members such as University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mien Tay Construction University and Bansomdej Chaopraya Rajabhat University (Thailand).
At the same time, representatives of members of ASEAN SSC introduced their universities’ overview and discussed about a cooperation program in the period of 2019-2021.
In the near future, ASEAN Student Summer Camp Program will continue initiating members in the Philippines, Cambodia and other nations in ASEAN, and they will also expand the program to Northeast Asia and Asia Pacific. With the widespread network of this program, it will be able to promote relations among members.
External Relations Office
Translated by Le Do Thai