June 25 – 26, 2015, International Relations Divisions and Graduate School co-organized the Education Exhibition at University of Health Science (UHS) and National University of Laos (NUOL), and “KKU Alumni Meeting 2015” at Lane Xang Hotel, Vientiane, Lao PDR.
By the KKU’s policy to be the international university, the visit was to establish and strengthen the collaboration between KKU and the universities in Lao PDR in academic purposes led by Prof. Dr. Teekayu Plangkoon Jorns, Acting Assistant to the President for International Affairs, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Surasakdi Wongratanacheewin, Dean of Graduate School, Assoc. Prof. Chuchat Kamollerd, Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Assist. Prof. Dr. Pisit Chareonsudjai, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rasana Wongrattanacheewin, Faculty of Medicine, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wirat Rueugsitragoon and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Supatra Chadbunchachai, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, Assist. Prof. Dr. Pusadee Seresangtakul, Faculty of Science, and Dr. Teerawat Charoenrat, Faculty of Business Administration, Nong Khai Campus.
In the part of educational exhibition, the visit to University of Health Science (UHS) and National University of Laos (NUOL) was divided into 2 sections: KKU Postgraduate Studies Exhibition and The meeting of administrator.
On June 25, 2015, the educational exhibition was held at University of Health Science (UHS). The welcome remarks addressed by Dr. Alounyadeth Sitthiphanh, Vice President for International Relations, and Dr. Vanphanom Sychareun, Dean of Postgraduate Studies, UHS. Then, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Surasakdi Wongratanacheewin returned the thank you remarks for the warm welcome from UHS administrators.
On June 26, 2015, the delegates from KKU received a warm welcome from Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thongsavay Boupha, Director of Postgraduate Office, NUOL administrators, lecturers, and staff at National University of Laos (NUOL).
The exhibition included general information of KKU, KKU Scholarships, and how to apply to study postgraduate studies at KKU. There were more than a hundred of UHS students attended the exhibition with their interested to study at KKU in different study areas. On this occasion, it has been a great opportunity for both universities to discuss about academic and research collaboration, the possibility of student and staff exchange, MOU extension of UHS and KKU, and other collaborations on academic purposes.
In the evening of June 26, 2015, the KKU Alumni Meeting was held under the co-hosted by the International Relations Divisions and Graduate School, Khon Kaen University. All KKU alumni granted the warm welcome from Prof. Dr. Teekayu Plangkoon Jorns and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Surasakdi Wongratanacheewin. The representative of KKU alumni of Lao PDR later expressed the feeling of being a KKU alumnus as well as the gratitude for the meeting. The meeting provided a chance for KKU alumni to greet with KKU administrators and lecturers in order to discuss about further connections between university and alumni as well as to strengthen and maintain the relationships between alumni.