Not stopping at a school, VinUni is planned as a “university city”, meeting all needs from education to interaction and start-up.
Vingroup has officially broken ground to build VinUni University today. The campus is located in the urban complex of VinCity Ocean Park (Gia Lam district, Hanoi city). The representative of the group said that the school is expected to open in 2020 and will be a non-profit private university built according to international standards.
The project includes the main building, student dormitories, sports houses, sports stands and technical-auxiliary area.
According to Vingroup, the school is designed by reputable architects from multinational corporations such as AECOM, HBA and appraised by strategic partners, Cornell University (Cornell) and University of Pennsylvania (Penn). .
The architecture of VinUni University is a harmonious combination of neoclassical style on the outside as a castle but with a modern, high-tech interior design inside. Vingroup representatives shared, “Lecturers and students have the opportunity to experience the learning space like in a castle with modernly designed lecture halls and classrooms ready for the most advanced teaching methods.”
With the expectation that VinUni will be a Vietnamese non-profit private university built according to international standards, the facilities of VinUni University will meet the 5-star QS standard of the leading testing organization. Quacquarelli Symonds world. “In particular, all the landscape design and the interior of the school ensure the optimal placement of learners in the center,” said a representative of VinUni.
Specifically, the cluster of the 10-storey main building with the 108m high tower is inspired by the image of “knowledge wings”. The architectural cubes mingle with the landscape to create the impression of wings that are outstretched, flying high, reflected on the wide lake of the central square.
The entire lecture hall and classroom are designed with flexibility and high interaction; Apply the most modern technology to cater to the advanced teaching techniques applied at VinUni, such as TBL (group learning), PBL (project learning), ABL (action learning), learning simulator and practice simulation …
The dormitory has a total floor area of nearly 10,600m2 with full canteen, health room, self-study area, utility stores and space for students to relax after class.
The Sports Complex, including a gymnasium, stadium area and outdoor sports areas, is also designed to make a difference. Particularly, the sports house has an area of nearly 4,400 m2 including an indoor pool, a football field, a gym and a multi-purpose sport area.
Besides, VinUni University campus has a very low construction density with many areas reserved for landscape and garden design. This design, combined with special facilities and learning spaces, creates a green university, which students can use at any time.
Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, Ms. Le Mai Lan, Vice President of Vingroup, said VinUni University was built based on the highest international standards for a university. Students will be given the best opportunity to study with a team of professors, scientists … from leading universities, research institutes and health systems. Here, students also have access to the most advanced educational technology, simulation systems, and laboratory chains. “We are confident that VinUni will create a breakthrough in the quality of higher education in Vietnam, towards the world class,” she said.
Vingroup representatives said VinUni expects to become a “university city”, an “all-in-one” destination for lecturers and students. Students go to school not only in the lecture hall, but also live, social interaction, discussing startup ideas, research projects and practicing sports, entertainment, relaxation, active learning. and lifelong learning.
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The VinUni University project was first announced by Vingroup in March this year and the groundbreaking ceremony took place only after 8 months. With a non-profit private university model, the school develops education and training majors in three key areas of Business, Technology and Health Sciences. Vingroup’s representative announced that VinUni’s mission is to train elite human resources, qualifications, skills, capital and aspiration to contribute to the prosperity of oneself, society and cooperation. positively impact the global knowledge economy.
Hong Dung, vnexpress