First Year Experience


OASIS is a 3-credit program for all first-year students. It is a foundational course aimed to equip first-year students with a proper understanding of the general nature, value, and requirements of a university education. OASIS is designed to assist students to successfully navigate the new experience of university learning while forming a solid basis of support from which students may further develop their personal and professional excellence.

As part of OASIS, students will learn skills meant to prepare them for future success. These include:

  • Personal mission and Ikigai
  • Individual Development Plan (IDP)
  • Workforce and professional success
  • Public speaking and skill development
  • Leadership and teambuilding
  • e-Portfolio

Healthy Lifestyle Course

At VinUni, students’ health and well-being are our top priorities. With the Healthy Lifestyle course, VinUni ensures that we not only provide you with professional skills but also teach you how to live a balanced and rewarding life. Freshman year is the perfect time for you to establish life-long habits that benefit your health, interpersonal relations, and work-life balance.         

This course provides the foundation for student well-being from psychological, physical, social, and spiritual perspectives. You will be given the tools to integrate these components of well-being for a stronger, healthier you for your personal and professional life. It includes the essential knowledge, skills, and practical lessons (exercise/sports/meditation classes), whereby students are able to develop a suitable approach in attaining a healthy lifestyle.  The course uses a variety of modalities to maximize your engagement: face-to-face lecture sessions, active sports sessions, and online learning modules.