On Thursday 28 November 2019, at 10:00 am., at meeting room on the 2nd floor of Chak Pichai Ronnarong Songkram Building, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Kasetsart University; Assistant Professor Dr. Aksorn SAENGTIENCHAI, Deputy Dean for International Affairs, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine; welcomed 3 delegates from University of Edinburgh, Scotland, led by Dr. Guraa BERGKVIST, Senior Lecturer at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies; along with Ms. Audrey KON, Regional Director of Southeast Asia; and Australia and Mrs. Gurpreet GREWAL- KANG, Student Recruitment Manager; on the occasion of visiting Kasetsart University.
The purpose of this visit was to discuss the possibility of integrating academic cooperation, especially in the field of veterinary science. Assistant Professor Dr. Aksorn SAENGTIENCHAI, Deputy Dean for International Affairs, warmly welcomed and provided information of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University, as well as introduced the background with a video presentation of all departments and various courses offered for teaching and learning. At the same time, Dr. Guraa BERGKVIST provides broad information about University of Edinburgh and The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, with an interest in initiating student exchange programs, internships and future joint development with Kasetsart University. The delegates from University of Edinburgh also paid a visit at Kasetsart University Veterinary Teaching Hospital and all facilities; followed by a visit to Institute of Food Research and Product Development (IFRPD) Kasetsart University. Mrs. Vrangkana BHUNDHOOMBHOAD, Vice Director of Quality Assurance and foreign affairs, welcomed and discussed the networking and possibility for exchange of researchers between the two institutions in the near future.
University of Edinburgh is one of the oldest public universities in the Commonwealth of England in the world. Founded in 1582, it was ranked in the 20 best universities in the world by 2020, QS World University Rankings. The university has a great reputation and expertise in medicine and veterinary medicine until regarded as the number one in Scotland.