MOU Signing Ceremony with Satit Bilingual School

On 2 March 2021, the MOU signing ceremony between University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce and Satit Bilingual School (SBS) was organized at UTCC. From SBS, Dr. Apiramon Ourairat, Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Paveena Sitthichoktham, School Director, Mr. Heinrich Fourie, Head of Schools and Ms. Issareeya Thanatkulapa, Secondary School Principal, attended the ceremony.

From UTCC, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sataporn Amornsawadwatana, Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research, headed the meeting joined by the Office of International Affairs and International School of Management team.

After the MOU signing ceremony, the two parties had an in-depth discussion on the upcoming activity plans:

  1. SBS showed keen interest in UTCC’s two-degree program with University of Newcastle (UON), Australia. Under the pandemic situation, it is a good option for the SBS students to earn an Australian degree in Thailand.
  2. UTCC shared the information about guaranteed internship opportunities for the UON two-degree students supported by AustCham Thailand.
  3. UTCC invited SBS students to attend “Design Your Life”, a career-oriented short program from Stanford University at UTCC.
  4. SBS invited UTCC team to SBS campus and promote our programs to SBS students.

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 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 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.

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.

UTCC International Movies Week

From 02 – 06 November 2020, UTCC students experienced the first-ever “International Movies Week” at UTCC. It was a huge hit among the students and they enjoyed every day of the movies week. During the week student enjoyed and learned about different cultures from British, American, Korean, Japanese, and European movies. We concluded the week with fantastic student participation numbers. Event facts – 5 Days, 10 Movies, 950 Students participation.

Grand Opening of the UTCC International Month 2020

On 2nd November 2020, the Office of International Affairs at UTCC hosted the grand opening of the “International Month 2020” at Co-Working Space, Building 10. The event was attended by the delegates of the American Embassy, British Council, Japan Foundation, and supported by the European Union, USC School of Cinematic Arts, and American Film Showcase. Ms. Parichart Thammajinda, Director of International Affairs gave the welcome speech and shared the purpose and objective of having “International Month”. Later Dr. Jakarin Srimoon, Vice President of International Affairs shared the list of all the activities lined up for students later in the month. Dr. Jakarin also motivated students to participate and learn international culture through various upcoming activities.