The University of Bedfordshire has signed an agreement to collaborate with Hong Bang International University (HIU), Vietnam on the provision of six new degree courses (Thursday 3 October).
The new courses, which include undergraduate degrees in subjects ranging from Business Management and Cybersecurity to English Language and Teaching English as a Foreign Language as well as a postgraduate degree in International Tourism Planning and Management, will be taught from the beginning of next year.
The signing ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City, was witnessed by Conor Burns MP, Minister of State for International Trade.
The partnership between Bedfordshire and HIU could also offer further student exchange opportunities along with the Go Global programme.
Bill Rammell, Vice Chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire, said: “Like Bedfordshire, HIU’s values of creativity, global integration, advancement and humanity are at the core of their work.
“HIU aims to be a leading International University, with modern facilities, leading academics and professional staff dedicated to developing students with skills, knowledge and technology-applies competence, meeting the demands of the labour market and society.
“We at Bedfordshire wholeheartedly share HIU’s ambition for global development and recognition. This will help student employability, allow students to make friends and contacts around the world, as well as aiding their learning and inspiring creativity.”
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