October 1st 2016, NTU celebrated 57th anniversary (1959 - 2016) and opening ceremony of the 2016 – 2017 classes. Mr. Nguyen Dac Tai - Vice Chairman of Khanh Hoa People’s Committee, leaders of provincial departments, universities and colleges in the province, businesses, donors and more than 3,000 students and staff members attended the ceremony.
Mr. Nguyen Dac Tai is drumming to start the new school year
On behalf of all staff and lecturers, Assoc. Prof. Trang Si Trung- NTU’s rector reviewed 57 years of construction and development with outstanding achievements in training, scientific research and technology transfer, external cooperation. The Rector also advised the K58 students to gain achievements, study well, and practice well to contribute to their own careers and the development of the country, thus enrich the legacy of the university.
At the ceremony, organizers also announced and awarded some collectives and individuals who had outstanding achievements in staff union activities, social security, as well as having contributions in the development of the university in the school year 2015-2016.
In order to encourage students to keep studying, the university rewarded 5 students with excellent academic performance, 167 students with good performance in the year 2015-2016 and 4 freshmen who had high scores in 2016 admission. The businesses offered scholarships (worth 40 million) to encourage students to study well, and support poor students. NTU also gave scholarships from Learning Encouragement Fund (worth 60 million VND) for K58 students studying in traditional fisheries programs.
Nha Trang University was established in 1959, from the Fisheries Faculty of Hanoi Academy of Agriculture and Forestry. After 57 years of construction and development, the university has become a multidisciplinary university with 12 faculties and institutes, 5 PhD programs, 12 master’s programs, 30 undergraduate programs, 15 associate programs. The university has more than 640 staff members, including more than 471 teaching staff (9 Assoc. Professors, 110 doctors, over 334 MA/MSc. Nearly 3,000 masters and doctors, and more than 50,000 bachelors have graduated from NTU. NTU was awarded many noble medals, especially the labor hero medal in 2006.