The 25th National Math Olympiad for Students was organized at Phu Yen University by the Vietnam Mathematical Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations and the Vietnamese Student Association from 10/4/2017 to 16/04/2017.
The contest was held on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Establishment and Development of Phu Yen University. Assoc. Prof. Hoang Van Hien, Rector of Hue University of Sciences, came to give congratulation the lecturers, teachers and students of Phu Yen University, one of joint training partners of HUSC.
The Team of HUSC at the Opening of 25th National Math Olympiad for Students
Attending the contest, there were nearly 1,000 students taking the tests in two subjects - Algebra and Analytics from 90 universities, colleges and institutes across the country. According to the Decision No. 73 / QĐ-ĐHKH dated March 20, 2017 by the Rector of Hue University of Sciences, HUSC team consisted of 06 members (02 lecturers and 04 students belonged to Faculty of Mathematics) to take part in two subjects - Algebra and Analytics in Table A (Table for Specialized Mathematics Units). As a result, the team achieved two third prizes:
1. Tran Viet Hieu, Class K37, the third prize of Algebra
2. Nguyen Thi Phuong Nhi, Class K37, the third prize of Analytics
With the prestige and a quarter-century history of development, the National Math Olympiad for Students has made great contributions to identifying and fostering of excellent students in Mathematics, as well as to improving the teaching quality of teachers and the movement of Mathematics study of students in various Colleges and Universities. Winning the National Mathematical Olympiad is an important evidence for the National Program for the Development of Mathematics until 2020 (NPDM) to consider granting scholarships. This program has allocated 5 to 6 annually scholarships to students of Faculty of Mathematics, HUSC since the academic year 2012-2013. Currently, the each scholarship values 16 millions VND.
The Team of HUSC at the Closing and Prize Award
It can be said that the contest is not only a chance for students to learn from others between universities, colleges and academies in the whole country, but also the chance for the delegates to participate in exchanges and study about the history and culture of the host city as well.
Some pictures of HUSC Team in Phu Yen: