A Cultural Exchange Program with University of Bengkulu, Indonesia
On 8 January 2015, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aswin Promsopa, Assistant to the President for Academic Affairs gave a warm welcome to three exchange students-- Ms. Mutiara Annisa Fasha, Ms. Neayza Islamey Ningrum, and Mr. Sandy Pratama, from Bengkulu University, Indonesia. Also present at the welcoming program were Ajarn Abdulroya Panaemalae, Program Coordinator of Southeast Asian Studies, Lecturers of ASEAN Studies Program, School of Liberal Arts, IRO Staff, international students, and WU students.
The three students will participate in a 3-weeks cultural exchange program from 7-28 January 2015 under the supervision of ASEAN Studies Program, School of Liberal Arts. The program includes academic enhancement and culture perception aspects. They will have opportunities to attend classes, take an NST city tour, and visit places of interest in and nearby Nakhon Si Thammarat. The University has provided them for University dormitory rooms. Staying with WU student roommates allows them to be exposed to Thai language and culture; in the meantime, WU students can also practice their English communication and learn a different culture of the neighboring country.