Board of Management of Hoa Sen University


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Thi Ngoc Thuy

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Thi Ngoc Thuy was entitled Acting President of Hoa Sen University for a five-year term from 2017-2022 in accordance with the Decree No. 286/QĐ-ĐHHS, issued by the Chairman of the Board of Hoa Sen University.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Thi Ngoc Thuy (born 1984) defended her doctoral thesis in Management Sciences, Marketing-majored, in France in 2013. She has had many years of teaching experience at Hue University, HCMC VNU, Aix-Marseille University and Kedge University (France).

In 2018, she was one of the few young Doctorate degree-holders to be entitled Associate Professor. She has had 15 years of experience in managerial positions, including 2 years as Vice Director of HCMC Department of Tourism; 6 years as Vice President of International Training Institute (HCMC VNU), Head of Marketing Department and of joint training programs with French Universities in Economics & Business at the University of Economics - Law (HCMC VNU).

Outside of science, she was also the Ambassador of the French Marketing Association in Viet Nam, Chairman of the Students’ Association of Hue University of Economics and a member of the Central Committee of the Viet Nam Students’ Association.


Dr. Phan Thi Viet Nam attained her doctorate degree in Higher Education Management at California State University, Fullerton (USA) in 2014 and had nearly 20 years working at HSU as Head of the Office of Quality Assurance and Testing, Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence, Director of the Center for Higher Education Research and Accreditation, etc.

She was awarded certificates of merits from the Minister of Education & Training for her excellent contributions and achievements as an individual and a group member in higher education quality assurance and accreditation from 2011-2020.

Dr. Phan Thi Viet Nam

Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu got BA in TEFL (2003) from HCMC University of Education, MA in TESOL (2005) from University of Canberra Australia (overseas program in Vietnam), PhD in Linguistics (2009) from HCMC University of Social Sciences and Humanities. He was recognized Associate Professor in Linguistics by the State Council for Professor Title in October 2016 at the age of 35.

Prior to the appointment, Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu has held the positions of Dean of English Department (HCMC University of Education, 2010-2018), Dean of Faculty of Foreign Languages, Hoa Sen University (October 2018). He is currently chairman of South Vietnam Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (STESOL) founded by Association of Vietnamese Universities and Colleges; committee member of Vietnam Association of TESOL (VietTESOL).

An inspiring trainer and ICT enthusiast, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu has developped Toefl iBT 2.1 and  ED Quiz for helping teachers in Vietnam develop exam preparation materials. These software applications earned him second prize of HCMC Technology Innovation Award (2010) and third prize of Vietnam Technology Innovation Award (2012). He was recognized by Microsoft globally as 1 of 50 most innovative educators in using educational ICT. In 2014, Microsoft Vietnam entitled him MIE (Microsoft Innovative Educator) Master Trainer.

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu