Archives November 2020

International Food Festival @ UTCC

On 27th November, Office of International Affairs organized “International Food Festival @ UTCC”. UTCC Students, staff, and guests enjoyed the unique cuisines from China, Korea, and Peru.

H. E. Fernando Quirós, Ambassador of Peru, graced the event and also introduced the Peruvian food history. Chefs from each country showcase the art of making Peruvian Causa, Korean Kimchi, and Chinese Dumpling & Oolong Tea. Moreover, the participants learned the cultural background of each food through this event.

The event was supported by the Peru Embassy, North Korean Embassy, and China Cultural Centre in Bangkok.

UTCC Visits the Embassy of Lao PDR

On 24th November 2020, the UTCC Office of International Affairs team visited the Embassy of Lao PDR. H.E. Mr. Seng Soukhathivong, the Ambassador of Lao PDR showed keen interest to develop a closer academic relationship with UTCC.

During the discussion:

– The Embassy agreed to build the connection between UTCC and Soutsaka College of Management and Technology for a master’s degree program in Laos with 2+2 or 3+1 study options;

– UTCC will offer scholarship opportunities to Lao students to come to study in Thailand;

– UTCC will organize an ASEAN Business Day on campus involving the embassies from ASEAN countries;

– Embassy representatives will visit the UTCC campus and meet students from Laos.

UTCC International Education Day

On 24 November 2020, the Office of International Affairs organized “UTCC International Education Day”. University representatives from the USA, UK, Australia, and New Zealand set up information booths along with British Council and IELTS. The purpose of the event was to update our undergraduate students about the master’s degree programs abroad, scholarship opportunities, connect them to the university contact person, admission process, and visa application. The event was supported by Education USA, British Council, IELTS, and AECC Global company (Thailand office).

UTCC Visits the Embassy of Peru in Bangkok

On 23rd November 2020, the UTCC Office of International Affairs visited the Embassy of Peru in Bangkok to discuss meaningful collaborations, such as creating a new linkage between ASEAN and Peru.

We thank H.E. Fernando Quiros, the Ambassador of Peru, and his team, for the warm welcome and for accepting our invitation to join the upcoming International Food Festival at UTCC on 27th November 2020.

UTCC Ambassador Talks Series: New Zealand

On 18th November 2020, as the first of the UTCC Ambassador Talks Series, H.E. Mr. Taha Macpherson, Ambassador of New Zealand Embassy at Thailand, came to UTCC and gave a speech: “Education between New Zealand and Thailand: A Foundation for the Future”, to encourage UTCC students to further their future study in New Zealand.

UTCC Visits the Royal Embassy of Cambodia

On 17th November 2020, the Office of International Affairs team visited the Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Bangkok. The Cambodian Ambassador H.E. Mr. OUK Sorphorn extended a very warm to the delegation.

UTCC expressed its plan to open an international branch in Cambodia to provide options for Cambodian students who wish to pursue their studies in ASEAN member countries. In addition, UTCC would provide additional scholarships to Cambodian students to enhance Cambodian human resources development in business and commerce.

The Ambassador expressed his appreciation for the active cooperation in the field of education between the two countries.

International Language and Culture Day

On 11th November 2020, the Office of International Affairs organized the “International Language and Culture Day” to promote cultural diversity at UTCC. The event started with the welcome speech from Ms. Parichart Thammajinda, Director of International Affairs, and followed by the Chinese traditional-dance performance. The famous bookstore Kinokuniya also set up a booth at the event to give the participants easy access to foreign books. For the language corners, there are ASEAN, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, and Korean Language booths with plenty of games, quizzes, and puzzles for students to enjoy and learn the international languages and culture. In the afternoon, the International Singing Contest started with a traditional Chinese-Japanese drum performance and a K-Pop dance performed by the students from the School of Humanities. And then 16 talented students sang English, Chinese, Khmer, Burmese, Japanese, and Korean languages songs.