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TVU- On August 27, 2015, seminar on community culture with the participation of the researchers from three universities,  Tra Vinh Univeristy (TVU), Kobe University and Nara University, Japan was taken place at TVU.

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The seminar aimed at promoting researches on community culture of Hoa people in Tra Vinh province in particular and about community culture of Vietnam and Japan in general. The participants had an interesting discussion about Hoa people’s unique culture.


Dr. Satohiro, head of the Japanese researcher group, expressed his gratitude to TVU Rector Board for facilitating TVU lecturers and the Japanese researchers to co-operate in researching. The results of researches have been contributing to tourism development of Tra Vinh province and Vietnam.


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Ms. Nogami, a Japanese researcher delivered a presentation at the seminar


 TVU – On August 14, 2015, Mr. Patrick Marren, the Deputy Director at Kimmage Development Studies Center (DSC), Ireland visited Tra Vinh University (TVU). Ms. Thach Thi Dan, TVU Vice Rector warmly welcomed the delegation.


The visit was to discuss and promote collaboration opportunities including student and staff exchange between Kimmage DSC and TVU.


Mr. Patrick Marren was impressed by a large number of TVU students and variety of disciplines as well as training modes.

 “Tra Vinh University is an interesting university with Gender and Community Department and Center for Climate Change Adaptation Research and Community Development Support. Kimmage DSC also researches and offers courses on social development, gender and climate change”, said Mr. Patrick Marren.

He hopes the Center to become TVU’s strategic partner.



Uniterra is a major Canadian international volunteer cooperation program jointly operated by WUSC and CECI. It promotes the exchange of expertise, knowledge and know-how between volunteers from Canada and overseas partners of the global South. Uniterra strives to contribute to the improvement of the socio-economic conditions of local communities in 14 countries in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia.

In November 2015, Uniterra will be hosting a two and a half-week International Seminar (IS) in Hanoi, Vietnam, which will bring together 24 young entrepreneurs and social innovators from Canada, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The theme of the Seminar will be “Youth Leaders in Entrepreneurship.” The key objectives of the Seminar are: (i) to develop the participants’ entrepreneurial skills, (ii) to deepen their understanding of youth employability, social innovation and entrepreneurship in Asia and Canada, and (iii) to provide recommendations on how the Uniterra program can better support young entrepreneurs through its programs.

We are now seeking six (6) Vietnamese young entrepreneurs and social innovators to participate in this Seminar in November 2015.


  • Conduct a short research and prepare a presentation on the state of youth employability and entrepreneurship opportunities for young people in Vietnam (prior to departure for the Seminar);
  • Share your experienceof working with youth networks and associations in Vietnam;
  • Share and discuss the issues concerning youth employability and entrepreneurship in Vietnam; 
  • Participate in the workshops, trainingsessions, and other activities during the two-week Seminar to improve entrepreneurial skills (e.g. leadership, sales pitch for the project, etc.);
  • Develop conclusions and recommendations in relation to this year’s theme, in collaboration with the other Seminar participants
  • Participate in the intercultural exchanges; 
  • Reflect on potential platforms or mediums to better connect youth with one another, and/or to instill a culture of peer to peer coaching within or outside their communities (common interactive platform, social media, networks, etc.);
  • Ensure the participation and representation of women and men in all activities;
  • Prepare and draft reports required by the coordinators and Uniterra program.

Selection Criteria:

  • Be between 18 and 35 years of age;
  • Have an interest in and/or experience related to issues of youth employability and youth entrepreneurship;
    • Show an interest in international development and international issues;
    • Be involved in a social innovation enterprise, business or venture that will have a positive impact in your community;
    • Have present or past involvement in social causes;
    • Be open to sharing the Seminar's results with Uniterra and its network of contacts after the return;
    • Have a good academic record;
    • Be open-minded;
    • Be able to work efficiently as part of a team;
    • Be flexible and adaptable;
    • Is comfortable with speaking in public;
    • Have strong analytical, research and reporting skills;
    • Fluent in English (oral and written);
    • Is available for the full two and half weeks in November.

Period: 2.5 weeks (November 14th- 28th, 2015)

Starting date: November 14th, 2015

Location: Based in Hanoi with occasional travel to the field.

Benefits:Will be in accordance with Uniterra’s Norms and Policies for National Volunteers.

How to Apply:Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and CV (both written in English) and also provide three (3) professional references and their contact details. Email your applications to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it before 5:00pm on August19, 2015.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


 TVU – In the afternoon on July 14, 2015, Busan International Business Association, Korea (BIBA) visited TVU and discussed collaboration opportunity in IT with the university.

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TVU Vice Rector, Mr. Nguyen Tien Dung expressed: “Tra Vinh province, an ideal destination for investors, has a lot of potential for economics development. Also, Tra Vinh University provides qualified human resource through training courses to meet the provincial and regional economic development. We are willing to co-operate with businesses in research and training to promote the social and economic development”.

“I hope that TVU students will have opportunity to approach and update advanced technology and knowledge to match enterprises’ needs”, said Mr. Daeung Bark, Chairman of BIBA. Aside from this desire, the Chairman also expects TVU students have chances to receive Korean scholarships and get good jobs at Korean enterprises in Vietnam after graduating.  

The Vice Rector highly appreciated the excellent proposals for the collaboration in IT of BIBA. The effective discussion in details is the basis for signing an agreement in near future. 

After the meeting, the delegation took a network infrastructure tour to offer suggestions to TVU for upgrading the system.  

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Discuss with IT Department


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TRA VINH, June 21, 2015around 180 TVU pupils and students, and 14 students from USA and Cambodia participated Camp Cleat 2015 held in TVU.   


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                      Camp Cleat participants

It is the third year when this program was taken place in TVU from June 21 to June 26 and from June 28 to July 8, 2015 in Cambodia.

 Mr. Tran Van Trong, TVU Vice Rector expressed his gratitude to VIA, international students and TVU students for co-organizing and participating in the program. He expected the students have a fun summer through soccer.

 Trieu To Hoa, English student emphasized that Camp Cleat is a great opportunity for TVU students and international students to promote their creativity and activeness.

“I like this activity very much as it helps us to learn more about the cultures. I love children as they are lovely and friendly”, said Student Patrick Townsend from Stanford University.

 Aside from learning cultures, Camp Cleat is a wonderful chance for TVU and VIA to tighten their diplomatic relations. 


Camp Cleat activities


Mr. Wesley Hedden and Mr. Tran Van Trong are blowing their whistles for the opening ceremony



                 The kids are practicing soccer skills


Wednesday, 08 July 2015 13:31

20th Anniversary Pitch Contest

Contest Sponsors

The 20th Anniversary Pitch Contest is sponsored by the U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City.


Description of the Contest

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Vietnam, the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City is pleased to announce the 20th Anniversary Pitch Contest.

The contest will consist of a preliminary round and two rounds of on-stage presentations. Contestants will have the opportunity to articulate how Vietnam has changed since the normalization of diplomatic relations with the U.S. in 1995. They will also have the opportunity to showcase knowledge and pitch skills gained from participation in a series of public speaking trainings at the American Center between April to June 2015. Finally, contestants will connect with Department of State program alumni, who will serve as mentors for shortlisted contestants in the semi-final and final rounds.


Events from this contest may be announced and promoted on various social media platforms including U.S. HCMC consulate website, Eventbrite, Facebook, weekly newsletters to the American Center members, but contest entry and administration will take place through  Contest winners may also be announced by e-mail ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Contestants are reminded that by participating in the contest and submitting an essay, they are bound by the contest’s terms of service and any agreements with the contest platforms contained therein.  


How to Enter

The contest is open for all Vietnamese high school and university students (15-22 years old) currently residing in Vietnam.  (See eligibility for more details.)


Preliminary Round: Interested participants should submit a short essay in English of no more than 500 words explaining how Vietnam has changed after 20 years of diplomatic relations with the U.S. in either (a) education, (b) culture, (c) economy, (d) technology. The essay must be submitted at by 11:59 pm on July 14, 2015. Participation in the contest is deemed as acceptance of these official contest rules.  Once an entry is submitted, it is considered a final submission and may not be modified, edited, or replaced. On July 17, 20 short-listed contestants will be announced.

Semi-Final Pitch Round: Department of State program alumni in Ho Chi Minh City will help 20 short-listed contestants build a three-minute presentation highlighting the progress of U.S. – Vietnam relations. The semi-final pitch round will take place on July 24, 2015.


Final Pitch Round: Five selected finalists will compete in the Championship Round on July 31, 2015. Finalists will receive further training and help from mentors, who are Department of State program alumni. The final pitch round will include a question and answer session after each presentation.


Content Requirements

Submissions must not contain obscenity, nudity, profanity, graphic violence, calls or incitement to violence, commercial solicitation or commercial promotion.  Submissions must conform to local law and must not contain content or images that could be considered abusive, inflammatory, denigrating, or disrespectful to any of the contest sponsors, or to any groups, individuals or institutions.  Submissions must adhere both in appearance and in fact to the norms of civil discourse.  In other words, the content of all submissions must be suitable for a global, public audience.


Submissions must be original content, created by the contestant and must not contain any elements that are protected by someone else’s copyright or otherwise subject to third party intellectual property or proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights (except as expressly permitted below in (d)).  Contest sponsors recognize no allowance for “fair use” of copyrighted material, nor do contest sponsors recognize allowance for use of licensed materials created or owned by a third party.


Contest sponsors reserve the right to disqualify, at their sole and absolute discretion, any submission that does not adhere to these criteria and to the intent and substance of these official contest rules.


In the event of any question or difference of views regarding compliance with, interpretation, or application of these content requirements or other provisions of these official contest rules, contest sponsors reserve the exclusive right to resolve such questions or differences of views in their sole discretion. 



Contestants must be at least 15 years old and no older than 22 years old on the date of entry into the contest. Parental or legal guardian consent is required for individuals under the age of 18. Contestants must be residents and citizens of Vietnam may not be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents.


The individual submitting the entry will be considered the contestant and will be the only individual eligible to compete for the prize.  Organizations are not eligible to compete for the prize, either as an entity, or through representation by an individual.  In order to be eligible for the prize, the contestant must provide complete and accurate information.


The following individuals are not eligible to participate in the contest:  Employees, current interns, directors, and officers of the contest sponsors, or the U.S. Government; or any employees, interns, directors, officers of any agencies, companies or entities involved in the administration, advertising, judging, creation, development, execution, and/or fulfillment of the contest, and the immediate family members (defined as spouse, recognized partner, parent, child, sibling, and spouse or "step" of each) and those living in the same household of each such individual.


Once a submission has been accepted for entry into the contest, the contestant’s name (or User ID, if the contestants wishes to remain anonymous) and country may be publicly identified at the sole discretion of the contestants.


Selection of a Winner


All submissions are subject to pre-screening by contest sponsors to ensure compliance with these official contest rules.  Contest sponsors reserve the right in their sole and absolute discretion to verify in the final analysis whether a potential finalist or potential winning submission has fully complied with these Official Contest Rules before posting to the contest site, awarding prize, recognizing as winner, etc.


Judges:  The board of judges will select the semi-finalists, finalists, and the winners of the contest. 


Judging Criteria: Contestants should demonstrate:


Deep understanding of the topic


Ability to discuss a topic publicly and critically


Excellent presentation skills



Each winner will be required to sign and return to contest sponsors a statement of eligibility, liability/publicity release,  a short bio (where applicable,) and a brief statement about the submission; otherwise, the winner and/or finalist will be ineligible for any prize.  The inability of contest sponsors to contact a potential winner may result in disqualification and/or selection of an alternate winner from among all remaining eligible submissions.


Winners and finalists will be notified via the e-mail address they provided upon entry.  Winners and finalists may be announced on the Consulate website and/or social media pages.  Winners and finalists may choose to use an alias instead of their real name and may request other identifying information be kept private. 




First place will receive an iPad mini; second place will receive a Nokia Lumia; and third place will receive a Fujifilm instant camera.


Any unused portion of a prize is not transferable, convertible, or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.  All taxes on or in connection with any prize, and the reporting consequences thereof, are the sole and exclusive responsibility of the winner.


Liability and Rights


Contest sponsors do not endorse any submissions or messages expressed therein, and contest sponsors expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with the submitted essays including disputes between collaborators related to a submission.


The contest and its sponsors do not permit copyright-infringing activities or infringement of any other intellectual property rights. Contest sponsors reserve the right to remove and disqualify any submission they deem to be in violation of another party's copyright or other intellectual property rights.


Contestants retain sole ownership of their original work.  The submission remains the intellectual property of contestant, and the contest sponsors make no claim of copyright as to the work of any individual who enters the contest.  Contestant specifically agrees to give the contest sponsors permission to use all content submitted for purposes of judging the contest.  Finalists and/or winners will be required to grant contest sponsors, with proper attribution through whatever means they deem appropriate, a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, and/or display the submission in any media formats and through any media channels in perpetuity in connection with the activities and operations of the contest.


Contestant assumes sole responsibility for the contest submission and the material contained in it, and for any consequences of submitting or posting it.


Contest sponsors reserve the right at any time to verify the validity of entries and of contestants and to disqualify any contestant or entry deemed not in compliance with these official contest rules.  Contest sponsors also reserve the right to request further documentation, at their sole and absolute discretion, to verify eligibility and compliance with these official contest rules.


If a prize or any portion thereof is unavailable, contest sponsors, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to substitute the prize with another prize of equal or greater value and/or specification.


Contest sponsors reserve the right, at any time and in their sole discretion, to disqualify and/or deem ineligible any individual who they reasonably believe (i) has violated the official contest rules; (ii) has violated the terms of use of platform, or (iii) is acting in a bad faith, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.


Contest sponsors reserve the right to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the contest at their discretion for any reason.


Contestant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless contest sponsors, their parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, officers, directors, employees, interns,  and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debts, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from (i) violation of these official contest rules; (ii) violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, trademark, intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other proprietary right in connection with the contest; or (iii) any claim that a contest submission caused any harm, including financial, to any third party.  These indemnification and hold harmless obligations will survive indefinitely beyond the conclusion of the contest.


The conduct, judging, and awarding of prizes will be carried out in full compliance with applicable U.S. law and host country law.  In the event of a conflict between U.S. law and host country law, U.S. law shall apply.


Contest sponsors will take reasonable measures to protect privacy data, personally identifiable information, and other sensitive data of contestants.  Contact information provided by contestants may be stored by the American Center and may be used to contact contestants for other purposes in the future. 


Contest sponsors assume no liability or responsibility for any loss or harm resulting from any user’s participation in or attempt to participate in the contest or ability or inability to upload, download, or otherwise access any information in connection with participating in the contest.  Contest sponsors assume no responsibility or liability for technical problems, or technical malfunctions arising in connection with the operation of the contest, including: hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity, or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any email transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted email transmissions; inaccessibility of the contest site in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or the contest site; unauthorized human or non-human intervention in the operation of the contest, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the contest, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the contest.


Use of contest site is at user’s own risk.  Contest sponsors are not responsible for any personal injury, property damage, or losses of any kind which may be sustained to computer equipment resulting from participation in the contest, use of the contest site or the downloading of information from the contest site.  By participating in the contest, the contestant releases contest sponsors from any and all claims arising from or relating to such contestant’s participation in the contest, whether directly or indirectly. 


Contest sponsors are not liable in the event that any portion of the contest is cancelled or delayed due to weather, fire, strike, acts of war or terrorism, or any other reason. 

TVU – The project of combination of feeding sea crab and developing mangrove forests co-sponsored by International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) and TVU plays an important role to the social and economical developments in Tra Vinh.



It has been implemented since June 2014 involving 20 households. Mr. Nguyen Van Tran, one of beneficiaries said the project helps to improve environment as well as increase his yield and income.


Mr. Nguyen Van Uol, Vice Chairman of Truong Long Hoa Commune, Duyen Hai district, Tra Vinh province highly valued this achievement. “It helps to enhance people’s awareness in forest protection and development to deal with natural disasters. Aside from this benefit, the project also creates employment to the community in general and women in particular”, said he. 


Mr. Tran Van Trong, TVU Vice Rector emphasized this practical model must be replicated to more households to increase their income. On behalf of TVU Rector Board, he expressed his gratitude to IUCN, local government and the households for the successful implementation.  

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Inhabitants are very pleased with the increased yield

TVU – On June 9, 2015, more than 100 distinguished guests around the Mekong Delta cities and Ho Chi Minh City attended the Seminar on Environmental Management and Climate Change Adaption co-sponsored by Adaption to Climate Change in the Mekong Delta (AMD) and TVU in Campus 1, TVU. 

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 A/Prof. Pham Tiet Khanh said that overexploitation of natural resources and environmental pollution are a threat to social and economical developments for the future generations.


TVU has actively co-operated with concerned departments and organizations to develop a strategic plan for sustainable development for Tra Vinh province and the Mekong Delta.


The seminar received 31 discussion papers on environment, agricultural production, resources management and climate change adaptation. All attracted the attention of participants.


Mr. Huynh Nghia Tho, Director of AMD Tra Vinh highly valued the papers that reflects the current situation of environmental issues. He believed that the seminar is one of the great opportunities for AMD to learn more about the solutions for environmental protection and climate change adaptation so that AMD may develop an action plan through co-operating with related departments and organizations in the near future.     


Seminar activities

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A/Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh delivers the opening speech.


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Attendees discuss solutions for climate change adaptation.



At the seminar showroom.


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TVU Vice Rector Nguyen Tien Dung expresses his gratitude to the sponsors.



TVU – On May 25 and 26, 2015, the delegation consisting of 71 participants led by Hon. Melchor P.Petracorta, Municipal Mayor of Limasawa City and Dr. Jude A. Duarte, President of Leyte Normal University (LNU) paid a visit to TVU for MOU signing and cultural exchange between Vietnam and the Philippines. Vice Rector Nguyen Tien Dung and Vice Rector Tran Van Trong warmly welcomed the delegation.



 “Since establishing the co-operative relationship, the two universities implement the intern exchange program effectively”, Dr. Jude A. Duarte assessed.


For this visit, TVU and LNU signed a MOU in offering postgraduate courses with the witness of the Municipal Mayor.  


Hon. Melchor P.Petracorta and Vice Rector Tran Van Trong also signed a MOU for cultural-educational exchange and promotion in the witness of the representative of Tra Vinh City People’s Committee. 


On this valuable occasion, the cultural exchange program was taken place in TVU. The program designed and arranged by lecturers, staff and students of TVU and LNU left good impression to all participants. 



Hon. Melchor P.Petracorta and Vice Rector Tran Van Trong sign a MOU


Dr. Jude A. Duarte and Vice Rector Nguyen Tien Dung sign a MOU


The leaders of the two universities are planning trees


                       TVU students in dance performance


TVU students in playing Khmer musical instrument


LNU lecturers are performing the legend of Limasawa



 Vice Rector Nguyen Tien Dung acknowledges the contribution of individuals in the cultural exchange program

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         Participants in the cultural exchange program

TVU – On May 21, 2015, Singapore entrepreneur delegation led by Mr. Woon Wee Peng, Managing Director of Hup Hin Transport Co Pte LTD paid a visit to TVU for MOU signing. Vice Rector Nguyen Tien Dung and Vice Rector Tran Van Trong warmly welcomed the delegation.



From left to right: 1. Mr. Panoo Koonwat, Managing Director of RMS Quality

Co., LTD; 2. Mr. Nguyen Tien Dung, TVU Vice Rector; 3. Mr. Woon Wee Peng,

Managing Director of Hup Hin Transport Co Pte LTD.

After the first visit on April 4, Managing Director Woon Wee Peng affirmed: “We realize TVU and Singapore entrepreneur delegation have much potential for co-operation. We come back TVU to sign MOU in the hope of having enduring collaboration.”


For this visit, both Hup Hin Transport Co Pte LTD and RMS Quality Co., LTD signed MOU with TVU. The MOU focused on offering training courses about safe labor as well as expert and teacher exchange in science and engineering.


Vice Rector Nguyen Tien Dung was pleased to recognize that the delegation had good impression about TVU. He looked forward to fruitful co-operation towards the terms in MOU.



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