PROF SIR STEVE SMITH, UK GOVERNMENT INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION CHAMPION VISITS HOA SEN UNIVERSITY AND HAS A TALK WITH THE STUDENTS
As part of the education partnership between De Montfort University (DMU) and Hoa Sen University (HSU), Prof Sir Steve Smith – UK Government International Education Champion visited the university and spoke with Hoa Sen students. Sir Steve Smith expressed his excitement with a very warm welcome, and professionalism at each stage of the organization and continued to give positive compliments to the students of Hoa Sen.
Sir Steve Smith was knighted in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Ceremony for his contributions to higher education at the local and national levels. This is a highly noble title that is included in the UK’s honors system. In addition, Prof Sir Steve Smith is also the UK’s Global Education Ambassador, the highest diplomatic rank in the UK’s education sector.
This visit by Sir Steve Smith is a great honor and pride of HSU. At the same time, it was also a pleasure to welcome the UK Senior Leadership Team and DMU, representatives of the Ministry of Education and Training, and the State Agency in HCMC, to witness the signing of this important collaboration and listen to the valuable sharing from Prof Sir Steve Smith:
From the Government of the United Kingdom:
- Prof Sir Steve Smith – UK Government International Education Champion;
- Wendy Alexander – Scottish Government International Trade & Investment Envoy for Higher Education, Vice-Principal University of Dundee;
- Mr. Rupert Daniels – Director Digital, Services and Skills, Department for International Trade.
From the British Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City:
- His Majesty Consul General Emily Hamblin, British Consulate-General Ho Chi Minh City.
From De Montfort University (UK):
- Mr. Ian Thomas, Associate Dean, Leicester Castle Business School
- Dr. Neil Hart, Head of Transnational Education
From Moet and the State Agency in Ho Chi Minh City:
- Mr. Le Thang Loi Deputy Director of the Office of Southern Education Development Center Ministry of Education and Training;
- Mr. Pham Dut Diem, Deputy Director of the Department of Foreign Affairs of Ho Chi Minh City
From Hoa Sen University:
- Assoc. Prof and Ph.D., Vo Thi Ngoc Thuy, Principle of Hoa Sen University;
- Together with members of the Board of directors.
Let us listen to the very valuable words of Professor Sir Steve Smith – the UK’s global education ambassador to Hoa Sen University!