The grand opening ceremony of Hoa Sen University main campus

On the morning of October 9, 2013, after 2 years under construction, Hoa Sen University celebrated The Grand Opening Ceremony of Main Campus at No. 8, Nguyễn Văn Tráng Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City that marks a new movement process of school during 22 years duration of development, credibility and quality affirmation also.

The Grand Opening Ceremony marked 22 years duration of development of Hoa Sen University

Hundreds of guests, representatives from Ministry of Education and Training, People Committee of HCMC, Department of Education and Training, as well as Representatives of HSU’s Management Board, faculty, staff, press and businessmen... were welcomed

Dr. Bùi Trân Phượng and representatives from Ministry of Education and Training, French Consulate cut the ribbon.

On the event, Dr. Bui Tran Phuong, President of Hoa Sen University, said: "Modern facility equipment for this campus is a proof of the best education quality we want to reach... Beside the modern classrooms and meeting rooms with the capacity up to 2000 people, our library has officially opened for everybody. The library was equipped with many book titles relating to science, history, and social development that provide Vietnamese and foreign reader knowledge of many different fields. We expect each student after leaving the library they can work with others to make the world better. >> Continue reading

Dr. Bùi Trân Phượng's speaking

The main campus located at the centre of HCMC, with the total using area nearly 12,000 square meters, includes 35 fully equipped classroom, 1 library, 4 meeting rooms and offices. This is the major project of school starting at the end of 2011. After 2 years under construction expeditiously, the building started using in August 2013 for teaching and learning of school year 2013 - 2014. With international standard of facility and equipment, Nguyễn Văn Tráng building inspires students to learn and entertain. Besides, students can have opportunity of approaching advanced and modern education program and improve skills and knowledge also. 

Nguyễn Văn Tráng building was built with international standard and "Green University" criterion

The main campus of Hoa Sen University seem to be an icon of modern working environment and office, was built and set up reasonably that creates the best working environment for the staffs and lecturers and it also expresses one of key values " active, creative" of Hoa Sen University

Opening Lê Quý Đôn library

Moreover, in order to remind all students and staffs of celebrities famous of science, history, social development so the new library at main campus was named after Lê Quý Đôn, classrooms and halls were named after Charlie Chaplin, Marie Curie, Nguyễn Trường Tộ, Phan Thị Bạch Vân, Phan Châu Trinh and Đạm Phương...

Lê Quý Đôn Library attracts guests

On The Grand Opening Day Main Campus, Hoa Sen University also officially introduced Lê Quý Đôn Library by A Talk Show of "Youth Reader" Fund project introduction and website: www.nguoidoctre.org. Ms. Bui Tran Thuy, editorial board leader of Hoa Sen newsletter said: "We found this project for the purpose that to build reading culture community, especially it is culture reading of youth group then help to build a civilizing education program.

The objective actions of "Young Reader" Fund like: Holding a reading club at school, in the office or neighbor... Having talk shows of books, consulting and building library at office, school or family bookshelf..., book comment competition...new books introduction... On the opening day of "Youth Reader" Fund, Dr. Bùi Trân Phượng - President of Hoa Sen University took 20 million VND from her Phan Châu Trinh culture prize in 2013 to help for the activity of this fund. Besides, Professor Trần Văn Thọ from Waseda University, Japan, also granted a budget 20 Million VND.

The "Youth Reader" Fund of Hoa Sen University expects to spread reading culture to youth group

On this event, The "Youth Reader" Fund officially started the competition "The Vase of Spring books" until Lunar New Year 2014 to make a habit of reading book for young people and to inspire of reading for Hoa Sen Community in general and Youth Community in particular.

At the same time with this event, Hoa Sen University held many meaningful talk shows like: Talk show with translator Nguyễn Bích Lan (the author of autobiography "Không gục ngã", Tự Lực Văn Đoàn in the process of modernizing modern literature and talk show with writer Vu Gia, show movie " Apartment building" and talk show with director Việt Linh, Hoa Sen Fair...

Food festival of Vatel Restaurant

Inside activities of the 40th Anniversary of Reestablishment of French - Vietnamese Diplomatic Relation, Hoa Sen University held a lot of big events beside The Grand Opening Ceremony Nguyễn Văn Tráng Campus like: The Fashion Show of Fashion Design students of The Polytechnic Faculty, The Introduction of Vietnamese - French Tourism places of Language and Culture Faculty, the French Food introduction of Vatel Sai Gon Restaurant...

In 2013, it is 40 years of reestablishment of French - Vietnamese Diplomatic Relation. For that, The year of French - Vietnamese program started in Viet Nam (French season in Viet Nam) until middle of 2014 (Vietnam -France Year). This program is marked by a series of events in all fields, exchange of economy, culture, art creativity, education, university education and research, national defense, travel, sport as well as architecture, fashion and design.


Huu Tri

Translated into English by My Hao

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Main Activities of the grand Opening Ceremony of Hoa Sen University main Campus