StudyUSA & CANADA HIGHER EDUCATION FAIRS IN VIETNAM
Join our fairs to meet with quality Vietnamese students and their parents who are actively looking for best fit US and Canadian institutions of higher education.
Capstone Vietnam cordially invites you to participate in a unique StudyUSA & Canada Higher Education Fair Series in fall 2019 that includes six (6) cities in all three regions of Viet Nam, including key primary and secondary markets.
Usually, Haiphong is scheduled only for the fall and Nha Trang for the spring but due to the success of both fairs in spring 2019, we decided to add Nha Trang to the fall schedule. In addition, we will cap off the series with a fair in Vung Tau, a coastal city that is 2.5 hours or so from HCMC. The end result is an exciting and productive North to South tour that will keep you busy not over-scheduled.
Viet Nam is major sending country for both countries. As of August 2018, it ranked 5th among all places of origin with 29,788 students at all levels. In Canada, Viet Nam ranked 5th last year with 20,330 students, a one-year increase of 45%, which was the highest of any sending country.
Demand for overseas in general remains strong because of continuing widespread dissatisfaction with the quality and capacity of the domestic higher education system, the reputation of overseas educational institutions for quality, the prestige factor of a foreign educational credential, and the unprecedented ability of parents to afford overseas study.
This is a great time to join your colleagues who have already traveled to Viet Nam to begin, or continue, your recruiting efforts in this exciting market.
Since you’re here, you’ve probably already answered this question to your satisfaction but just in case you or your colleagues need more information and a stronger justification for investing in a fair series, here it is. The following articles by Dr. Ashwill and a 2017 interview with him contain some of this information.
Number of Vietnamese Students in the US Rebounds (29.5.19)
The shift of Vietnamese students to Canada marches on (23.3.19)
Viet Nam Once Again Ranks 5th in US International Student Enrollment (13.10.18)
Vietnamese students look at the US and head north (27.4.18) - about the recent shift to Canada (editor’s title)
Capstone Vietnam: Why This Education Entrepreneur Is Excited About Vietnam’s Future (8.17)
The reasons for having fairs in Hanoi and HCMC are known to most recruiters. They are the two most important urban centers in Viet Nam with a combined population of over 16 million. The former is the nation’s political capital while the latter is country’s economic engine. Many families have both the interest in overseas study and the ability to pay for it.
Below is information about why we selected the other cities, all of which qualify as secondary markets. One of the key difference between these locations and Hanoi/HCMC is that the English proficiency of students tends to be lower simply because they have not had the advantages, both in and outside of the classroom, that their peers in the major urban centers have. There are fewer overseas study events and therefore a greater need for quality information