On 15 January 2015, Asst. Prof. Dr. Valla Tantayotai, Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aswin Promsopa, Assistant to the President for Academic Affairs received a courtesy call from Dr. DING Xuezhong, Vice-Dean of the College of International Cooperative Education, Mr. YIN Bin, Project Officer of International Office, and Ms. Yasumin Thaisomboon, a Ph.D. student, Harbin Engineering University (HEU), P.R. China. The purpose of the visit was to seek for opportunities of academic collaborations between WU and HEU.
After the courtesy call, the visiting group had a meeting with Dr. Lertchai Sirichai, Dean of the School of Liberal Arts, and lecturers of Chinese Program. The meeting was about seeking potential collaborations in Chinese program. There are some possibilities in establishing a short course and a 1-month summer course. However, there will be many more details and constraints that need to be discussed and mutually agreed by the two universities. In addition, the HEU delegation was provided an opportunity to visit School of Engineering and Resources. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Charun Bunyakan, Dean of the School of Engineering and Resources, together with the faculty members, gave a warm welcome to HEU delegates. The HEU group and School of Engineering had shared their ideas of feasible exchange activities.
The HEU group also announced partial and full scholarships offered to Thai students by Chinese Government to study in undergraduate and postgraduate programs at HEU. Please visit http://studyHEU.hrbeu.edu.cn for more information about the scholarship.