2016 French Education Fair held in Vietnam
(VNF) - The French Embassy in Vietnam in partnership with Campus France and the French Institute in Vietnam on October 8th-9th had hold a French Education Fair themed “Bienvenue en France!” at Pullman Hanoi Hotel in Hanoi and at Pullman Saigon Centre in Ho Chi Minh City.
The event aims to introduce the French education system, providing an opportunity for participants to understand about heritages, landscapes and culture as well as unique cuisine of this country.
The festival have given the Vietnamese audience the concept of the fair, "Welcome to France", in order to surprise them and give this annual event an even stronger impact. Campus France and the French Institute in Vietnam are using the same format this year.
French atmosphere had been recreated with a larger-than-life setting of a Paris streets, in the centre of which are tables from 44 French universities and schools.
In the reception hall of the hotel, French atmosphere had been recreated with a larger-than-life setting of a Paris streets, in the centre of which are tables from French universities and schools. Stands focused on various themes (fashion, food, tourism, science innovation) had improved even further the highly positive image the Vietnamese have of France while introducing more modern aspects such as technological innovation.
The festival saw the participation of students, parents and 44 universities including eight Grande Ecole on Trade, Technology, Political Science and Hospitality Management and more.
These French business and engineering schools as well as University representatives had provided on-the-spot consulting and advisory services to visitors – from school leavers to degree holders – seeking to pursue further education in France now or in the near future.
Various activities had been held at the event including a drawing contest with the special prize of one round trip to France.
Representatives from business and engineering schools as well as universities provided on-the-spot consulting and advisory services to visitors.
The French higher education fair has been a regular and major event of Campus France in Vietnam for 15 years, and it has been revamped in 2014. The event is conceived as a platform to promote education opportunities in France, where Vietnamese students can directly interact with education providers and institutions from all over France.
The numerous successes of French higher institutions in domains such as manufacturing, technology and science have attracted around 1,200 Vietnamese students each year to pursue their studies in France. France’s institutions award degrees that adhere to the common European architecture known as LMD (Licence, Master, and Doctorate); therefore, French diplomas are recognized and accepted throughout the world./.