The graduation ceremony for 22 students studying of the international partnership master program, intake 22

On October 12th, 2017, University of language and International Studies – Vietnam National University, Hanoi (ULIS – VNU) organized a graduation ceremony for 22 students of the international partnership master program, intake 22.
The ceremony was attended by Mrs. Le Thi Thu Thuy – Vice Dean of Academic Affairs Department of VNU, Assoc. Prof. Ngo Minh Thuy – Vice President of ULIS, Dr. Rosemary Orlando and Dr. John Dopkin – representatives from Southern New Hampshire University, Dr. Huynh Anh Tuan and Assoc. Prof. Cam Tu Tai – Dean and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, representatives of ULIS’s units and the graduate teaching staff. Most importantly, 22 students of the international partnership master program, intake 22 together with their friends and families took part in this ceremony.

Addressing at the ceremony, Mrs. Ngo Minh Thuy – Vice President of ULIS extended her congratulation to 22 new masters majoring in English Language Teaching Methodology of the 22nd program partnered with Southern New Hampshire University (USA). She said that English Language Teaching Methodology program in collaboration with Southern New Hampshire University started in 2007 and recorded the participation of 470 students so far. Studying in the international partnership training program developed by the two well-known universities of Vietnam and the USA, students were definitely provided with the best conditions to foster their own qualifications and research skills.

The Vice President hoped that the knowledge and skills from this course would become an essential tool assisting fresh Masters for continued contribution to Vietnam’s education as well as their own careers.

On behalf of Southern New Hampshire University, Prof. Rosemary Orlando and Prof. John Dopkin showed their happiness and pride as the students had completed the course to get their Master degrees, and hoped that they can apply the knowledge and skills obtained to their jobs in the future.



In the graduation ceremony, Prof. Rosemary Orlando, on behalf of the Management Board of the two universities, awarded Master degrees to 22 students. Representing all fresh Masters, Nguyen Thi Mai Huong expressed her profound gratitude toward the university, teachers and administrative staff. She emphasized that studying at ULIS had given her incredibly meaningful memories and she would keep trying her best to not let her teachers down.


At the end of the ceremony, Dr. Huynh Anh Tuan stated that the Master’s graduation was a crucial milestone yet just a new start in a person’s life and wished the students great success in the future.