Since July 13, 2021
On July 13, 2021, from 08.00 a.m. (Bangkok local time), three MUPY undergraduate students, namely Mr. Phatcharapol Danpornprasert, Mr. Phattawee somrasri, and Ms. Pattamon Onkcharoen, participated in the virtual exchange program entitled “Special Course on Filipino Language and Culture” hosted by the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Santo Tomas (UST), the Philippines, via the Zoom Meetings platform. Also joined this virtual event included twenty international students from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Management and Science University, and the University of Australia.
This virtual exchange program was scheduled for four sessions during July 13-22, 2021, with the aims of 1) preparing international students for effective communication with their Filipino hosts and collaborators, 2) allowing the students to have a deeper sense of appreciation for our culture and identity, and 3) encouraging the students to adapt to the culture of the host’s institution. The courses were conducted by UST’s faculty members from the UST’s Department of Filipino as course facilitators. Furthermore, this online event served as the continuing inbound student mobility program for participating institutions amidst the global pandemic.