VNU-HCMC applying university autonomy to promote innovation

VNU-HCMC applying university autonomy to promote innovation

Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCMC) has identified its mission from 2021-2025 with a vision to 2030 as a pioneer in management mechanism reform to follow the model of institute autonomy in higher education or university autonomy. This model is expected to boost the performance of university governance and encourage innovation. SGGP Newspaper has conducted an interview with Associate Prof. Dr. Vu Hai Quan – Director of VNU-HCMC about this matter.

Students of Hanoi University of Science and Technology regularly attend practice sessions in research academies and laboratories

State-owned universities to aim at financial autonomy

The revised draft law on higher education (hereafter the Draft) is urgently sent by the National Assembly Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children to universities nationwide for opinions and recommendations. Yet in the Draft, many issues are not mentioned, one very important of which is the topic of autonomy in state-owned units, as stated in Resolution No.19 of the 6th Plenum of the Party Central Committee issued in October 2017.