The dormitory of the National University of Ho Chi Minh City is being renovated and repaired to prepare to welcome students – Photo: THE TUAN
In the new academic year 2022-2023, the dormitory of Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City will welcome about 38,000 boarding students, including 27,000 old students and 11,000 new students.
Students are excited
Recently, the Dormitory Management Center of Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City has implemented a series of renovation, repair, upgrade and investment in facilities and room furniture to serve students.
And the information that has stirred up students all these days is that the dormitory will increase the fee, with rooms costing up to 1,345,000 VND/student/month.
On August 27, the dormitory of Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, announced boarding fees for six different room types, including four “service” room types with high prices different from the other two types of rooms. again.
Many students are questioning whether this year the dormitory will simultaneously switch rooms to the “service” category to increase the price.
“Can anyone explain what are the types of 4-student service rooms, while it’s the same as 6-person or 8-person rooms and there is no air conditioning. What is the “service” here, but increased from 350,000 to 350,000. 500,000 VND/student?” – CT (student of University of Economics and Law) asked.
While another student wondered: “If you know how to increase to do this, but can the dormitory ensure that the student’s life will be improved? Just close the curtain and increase it by 240,000 VND/month”.
The dormitory of Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, is being decorated and ready to welcome students – Photo: THE TUAN
Adjust the price according to the route
Exchange with Youth Online Regarding this issue, Mr. Tang Huu Thuy – director of the Dormitory Management Center of Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City – said that this unit was approved by the National University of Ho Chi Minh City for the 2016 operation and exploitation project. 2020.
However, under the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to share the difficulties of society, from 2019 the center did not adjust the dormitory room rates according to the approved route.
“In 2022, the center has submitted for approval the operation and exploitation project for the period of 2022-2025, including a roadmap to increase fees by years (the increase is mainly concentrated in service rooms).
In the near future, we will announce a phased boarding fee schedule for students and parents to understand and actively choose accommodation that suits the needs and conditions of each family.”Mr. Thuy said.
According to Mr. Thuy, the center is aiming to build a public non-business unit that can self-finance recurrent expenses, room prices must be depreciated for fixed assets, this is the basis and basis for the center to build unit prices. Dormitory rooms for the period 2022 – 2025.
In order to create the best conditions and support for students, the center builds a room rate structure in the direction of room prices, which is built on the principle of ensuring cost compensation, reasonable depreciation/accumulation for investment. develop and increase according to the roadmap.
Dormitory room rates are decided by Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City. Ensure 100% of students at Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City have the need to live in a dormitory. The classification of rooms with different prices for the convenience of students to choose suitable boarding rooms.
Mr. Thuy added: “Rooms for 6, 8 students are defined as rooms in the mass society, meeting the needs of students at Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City. Room rates for 6, 8 students in the academic year 2022 – 2023 will continue to continue. continue to be subsidized and do not include taxes and fees and have not yet fully calculated the depreciation of fixed assets as prescribed.
Rooms for 2, 4 students are defined as service rooms, serving the needs of students. However, the number of rooms is not much, due to the need to reserve room funds for 6, 8 people to meet the needs of students at Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City.
In addition, the additional service room (equipped with additional accommodation facilities) meets the needs of students, ensures the service price is fully charged and fulfills financial obligations with the regulations of the State University. current country”.
Spend 1 – 1.5 billion VND to support boarding students
The Center for Dormitory Management of Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City also committed in the academic year 2022 – 2023 to build a student support fund of about VND 1 – 1.5 billion to promptly support students with boarding difficulties. at the dormitory, and at the same time promote activities on job introduction, internship and internship for students.
“For students who want to change rooms, or pay for a semester, the center will consider and facilitate. On the other hand, the center is upgrading, investing in equipment and facilities, as well as more advanced. quality student service.
The Center will inform the regulations on the standard of accommodation types so that students can choose and register according to their abilities and aspirations.Thuy shared.