From 23 September to 29 September 2018, the delegation of lecturers and students of Hue University of Sciences joined the study tour at Turku University Applied Science (Finland) and Manchester Metropolitan University (the United Kingdom) regarding the dynamic and creative curriculum approaching a sustainable and intelligent city within the framework of the project on Sustainability Alliance of Urban Networks in Asian Cities – SAUNAC.
The delegation included Assoc. Prof. Vo Thanh Tung, Vice Rector; Dr. Duong Van Hieu, Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Science – coordinator of SAUNAC project together with 3 lecturers and 5 undergraduate students and postgraduate students who are studying at the Faculty of Environmental Science.
One of the important objectives of the tour was to learn and access the model of creative teaching and learning aiming at developing the innovative capacity of individuals and collectives at universities in Europe. This is a good opportunity for lecturers and students to better understand the training program approaching the sustainable and intelligent city; to access a variety of tools and techniques serving the teaching, especially the training model connecting with the enterprises in the field of applied science and “circular economy”.
During the study tour, the delegation directly participated in the activities of the classes, visited the plants of waste water treatment, waste reuse and energy recovery, visited the Printcity and startup incubator.
Moreover, the trip brought many opportunities for the cooperation between Hue University of Sciences and universities in Europe in terms of the dynamic and creative curriculum, academic exchange, student exchange and scientific research.
Some photos were taken during the trip:
Leaders and project managers of the universities in Europe and Vietnam had the meeting at Utrecht university, the Netherlands
The delegation of lecturers and students joined the study tour at Turku University Applied Science, Finland
The delegation of lecturers and students joined the study tour at Manchester Metropolitan university, the United Kingdom
Field trip at the waste water treatment plant in Turku city, Finland