Matt Wright Asset bank

Type Funding
Key dates

Briefing webinar: Friday 15 June 2018

Deadline to submit expressions of interest: Friday 29 June 2018

Consortium of interested HEIs and relevant parties formed: Friday 6 July 2018

Call for proposal released: Monday 9 July 2018

Deadline for call for proposals: Friday 3 August 2018 

Eligibility UK higher education institutions

Seed funding grants ranging from £30,000 to £60,000 available to support collaborative partnerships between the UK and Vietnam through the UK–Vietnam Higher Education Partnership (UK–VN HEP) initiative.

The UK–VN HEP is designed to address the needs of the higher education sector in the UK and Vietnam, particularly the internationalisation of higher education (HE) strategy by the Ministry of Education and Training in Vietnam.

British Council is pleased to invite Expressions of Interest (EOI) from UK and Vietnam higher education institutions (HEIs) to deliver innovative output-led projects that focus on enhancing approaches to internationalisation of higher education. The partnership project will run until December of 2019 and cover one or more of key areas below:

  • Leadership and Governance
  • TNE development and quality assurance
  • University Industry Link
  • Research and Mobility

Full details about the UK–VN HEP guidelines can be found below.


Briefing webinar

The British Council will organise a briefing webinar at 15.00 Friday 15 June 2018 for HEIs who are interested in the UK–VN HEP initiative. Please register your attendance by filling in the webinar registration form before 5pm 14 June 2018

Submission of expression of Interest

Please complete the EOI form no later than 5pm GMT Friday 29 June 2018.


Phi Phan, Programme Manager, Higher Education, phi.phan@britishcouncil.org.vn

Chi Nguyen, Programme Manager, Higher Education, chi.nguyen@britishcouncil.org.vn 

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