FPT student won the first prize at SVMC 2017 in Vietnam

The first prize with Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone and VND 40 million at Samsung Collegiate Programming Cup 2017 (SCPC) belonged to Nguyen Ngoc Trung from FPT University.

Top 10 candidates will be sponsored by Samsung to attend the final round in Korea on August 17.
Top 10 candidates will be sponsored by Samsung to attend the final round in Korea on August 17.

On August 15, Samsung Vietnam Mobile Research and Development Center (SVMC) held Samsung Collegiate Programming Cup 2017 to honor 21 candidates having good results after two rounds of the contest in Vietnam

It’s such a good news that the first prize belonged to Nguyen Ngoc Trung- Software Engineering student at FPT University, following by Pham Ba Thai from Institute of Applied Mathematics and Informatics – Hanoi University of Technology.

Three candidates won the third prize are from the University of Science Ho Chi Minh City (2 students) and the University of Technology – Vietnam National University. Top 10 candidates will be sponsored by Samsung to attend the final round in South Korea on August 17.

It is known that 150 candidates from India, Korea and Vietnam will participate in the final round. During 4 hours, contestants will focus on solving four tests on advanced algorithms and data structures.

Speaking at the awards ceremony, Deputy Director of Samsung Vietnam and General Manager of SVMC, Mr. Huh Chang Wan shared that the SCPC 2017 is not only an international playing field for professionalism but also a place for candidates to prove their ability and passion for technology.

In recent years, Samsung Vietnam has organized several student contests for IT, especially in programming and algorithmic skills. These activities aimed to create a rewarding playground for Vietnamese students, encouraging students to learn and develop their programming, algorithms, ideas, and logical- thinking skills as well as apply the knowledge into real life.

Established in September 2006, FPT University was the first private school established by the enterprise. According to the statistics, 98% of students have jobs after 12 months of graduation. Among them, 31% have worked for FPT Corporation while 4.5% started up their businesses and 15% worked in foreign countries or foreign companies.

With the philosophy of being a new university generation with a modern education, FPT University aims to bring realistic training and education for students in order to help Vietnam keep pace with the world. The notable value of FPT University is the close cooperation with business that can combine training with reality and the most modern technologies.

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