December 23, 2022
On Sunday, December 18, Nagasaki University Global Alumni Network (NUGAN) Thai Chapter Networking Reception was held in Bangkok, Thailand.
The reception was held to commemorate the establishment of the NUGAN Thai Chapter, with about 60 former international students, guests from partner universities in Thailand, and people from Nagasaki University gathering to renew old friendships and forming new networks.
The reception began with an address by President Kohno Shigeru, followed by a warm video message from the Consul-General of the Kingdom of Thailand in Fukuoka, Mr. Sorut Sukthaworn, and congratulatory greetings from officials of the partner universities: Chulalongkorn University, Thammasat University and Mahidol University.
Then Dr. Kittisak Thawnashom, a former researcher at NEKKEN (Institute of Tropical Medicine) Nagasaki University and now a Lecturer at Naresuan University, declared the establishment of the NUGAN Thai Chapter.
Nagasaki University plans to support the establishment and activities of chapters in Thailand and other countries/regions by nominating candidates for the Alumni Association Awards.
The following day, Monday, December 19, President Kohno, Dr. Ito Masako, Trustee (Student and International Affairs), and others paid a courtesy visit to President Banchong Mahaisavariya of Mahidol University. It was confirmed that, in addition to the long history of collaboration in malaria research and student exchange in environmental science, the two universities would continue to strengthen their ties and cooperation by expanding the collaboration area.
|A video message from Consul-General Mr. Sorut Sukthaworn,
the Royal Thai Consulate General in Fukoka
|A Welcome message from President Kohno|
|The Establishment of NUGAN Thai Chapter
(Dr. Kittisak Thawnashom)
|Reunion with classmates and colleagues|
|A Short interview session
||A group photo with all the participants|
|Discussion with Mahidol University||A courtesy visit to Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya,
the President of Mahidol University