What Do You Know About Build Bright University?
Build Bright University (BBU) started as a non-profit organization called Cambodia Youth Volunteer Organization (CYVO) found and led by H.E. Dr. In Viracheat in 1998 providing trainings to Cambodian young professionals in Business, Management and English Language. From this humble beginning, it developed and became Faculty of Management and Law (FML) in 2000 with additional areas in Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Computer and Law. From FML it has emerged to Build Bright University in 2002.
Build Bright University is proud to be one of the national leading institutions in meeting the training, education and research aspirations of the students and communities it serves. The ability to quickly respond to the fast changing workforce environments in introducing its new courses, which makes Build Bright University an excellent choice for learners who wish to be workforce ready. The University is young but it is growing faster in expanding education access through its study centers in rural communities across the country and especially to the country's most populous tourist destinations. Currently, Build Bright University has eight study centers located in Phnom Penh capital, Sihanouk Ville, Takeo, Rattanakiri, Stung Treng, Battambang, Bantiey Meanchey and Siem Reap provinces. In its undergraduate and postgraduate programs, the University offers a wide range of courses in various fields of study including Arts & Humanities, Business & Social Science, Engineering, Language & Cultural Studies, and Science & Technology. With respect to levels of study, students can choose to complete their desired courses and specializations within period of two years for Associate degree, four to five years for Bachelor degree, two years for Master degree and up to four years for Ph.D. and Doctoral degrees. Courses will be mainly instructed in Khmer combined with English, whereas international programs of both graduate and postgraduate studies are instructed in English. The University has gained a national reputation for its commitment to high quality learning, teaching and training, for its applied research and for its engagement with industry, business and its local communities and it has much pride in its largest population of over 48,000 students, alumni, and staff and the communities it serves. For international corporations, the University has built the strong relationship with many local and international NGOs and Embassies including Japan and the USA to promote cultural exchanges, awareness and prevention of AIDS and other social transmitted diseases, men's and women's health care, human right and gender issues among students, staff and teachers. In addition, the University has become the member of the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions for Higher Learning (ASAIHL) and has exchanged other academic and research programs in partnering with other higher education institutions in India, Thailand and Vietnam.