In order to enhance students’ academic prospects, Cambodian University of Technology and Science (CamTech) and Huawei Technologies (Cambodia) Co. Ltd., have agreed to formalize their academic cooperation in several areas.
In accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding signed on the university campus last week, CamTech and Huawei Technologies have formalized their university cooperation in research and innovation, ICT academy training program, scholarships, internships and information technology development, including cloud computing, smart campus and smart education.
Officials said the cooperation aims to elevate CamTech University’s educational infrastructure to the level of leading universities around the world. It will also help the university maintain an internationally recognized academic quality.
Neak Oknha Pung Kheav Se, President of CamTech, and Yao Yuya, President and CEO of Huawei Technologies (Cambodia), signed the agreement in the presence of guests from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Canadia Group, of Huawei Technology Asia Pacific, and prominent members of the Cambodian Khmer-Chinese Federation.
During his keynote address, Pung Kheav Se said, “The close cooperation between CamTech and Huawei Technologies Cambodia is having a significant impact as the world evolves with artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, 5G, cloud technology and smart educational technology.
He also pointed out that such collaboration in researching and developing new technologies and improving the quality of education also requires the support of the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Chinese Embassy in Cambodia through research funding, an exchange program and scholarships to provide opportunities for Cambodians. students to attend top universities in China.
“After returning home, the students will not only actively participate in the development of the Kingdom, but also promote cultural understanding between Cambodia and China, countries that have diplomatic relations even before the Angkorian era,” he said. underline.
Pung Kheav Se also encouraged CamTech and Huawei Technologies to continue to strengthen their collaboration and work towards a comprehensive development partnership.
Cambodia University of Technology and Science was founded in response to the country’s strong economic growth and the vision of the Royal Government of Cambodia to encourage the development of science, technology and innovation.
Every year, thousands of Cambodian graduates graduate from domestic and foreign universities, but only one
a small number of students choose to major in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
The officials said that the lack of science and technology talent is a concern that CamTech intends to address, as it may affect the country’s future economic development in addition to hampering Asia-Pacific regional integration in terms of international trade and development. supply chains.