By: Chen Chia-lun and Evelyn Kao
Hanoi, Nov. 1 (CNA) This year's Taiwan higher education fair in Vietnam, held Saturday as a virtual event due to the limitations of the COVID-19 pandemic, attracted over 6,000 viewers in Vietnam, the event organizer, Taiwan's representative office in Vietnam, said Sunday.
The 2020 education fair saw a record high number of 149 universities and colleges present their offerings via live streaming on YouTube, attracting over 6,000 students who visited the online fair in about eight hours of the show, with nearly 1,000 average hourly viewers and 3,450 peak simultaneous viewers, according to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vietnam.
During the online event, some of the schools gave their presentations in the Vietnamese language and let Vietnamese students already studying in their schools share their experience.
Ho Trung Loc, a Vietnamese student studying at Taichung-based China Medical University, lauded Taiwan as an ideal destination for Vietnamese students seeking to study overseas behind only the United States, Japan and Europe, saying that through his one year of study in Taiwan, his English language and professional skills have improved significantly and he has learned a lot from the Taiwanese people's strong professional dedication and work ethic. [FULL STORY]