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UBU welcomes its new freshmen

Patcharin Jongjai     2019/06/19 ,     ( 421 views)  

On 19 June 2019, UBU organized an orientation for 3,600 UBU freshmen who enrolled in the 2019 academic year. The event was held at the UBU Gymnasium. Assistant Professor Dr. Chutinun Prasitpuriprecha, the President of UBU,delivered her welcome speech and provided some guidance to the freshmen. “Freshmen shall realize thecampusculture of the university, greeting people by the “Wai”, showing respect for elders, behaving in a good manner, having good time management between studying and participation of activities organized by the university and faculties,” said the president.

Assistant Professor Dr. Chutinun Prasitpuriprechaalso stated that although UBU is a university located in the Northeast of Thailand, we have produced so many graduates who helped in the development of society and the nation as a whole. UBU graduates are successful in their careers and they are alwaysenthusiasticto learn new things to keep up with any changes within the society.

This orientation was aimed to provide useful information to the freshmen. The provided information shall help them prepare to study in a university with the Thailand 4.0 context.  From the orientation, the freshmen learned some key tips on how to live with others happily. The first year of study, in particular, is a very important stage since all freshmen have to stay in a new environment, live with new friends, and study in unfamiliar contexts and conditions.  It is a transformation period fromadolescence to being university students.

At the event, a special talk show titled Inspiration to Success: From Seniors to Kankrao #32 was delivered by 4 UBU alumni. The alumni were as follows:

  1. Associate Professor Dr. Chawalit Thinvongpituk, Vice President for Research, Innovations, and Academic Services(UBU#5)
  2. Professor Dr. Rapeepan Pitakaso, Head of Department of Industrial Engineering at UBU (UBU #6)
  3. Detchana Natee, General Manager, Human Resources Development, the Crop Integration Business Group, CP (UBU #11)
  4. Watcharee Wannalee, Assistant Secretary, Office of The Constitutional Court (UBU#22)

Besides the informative session, all freshmen were engaged in entertainment activities presented by the UBU cheerleading team. They sang the UBU March song together at the end of the event. This warm welcoming activity created a dynamic first impression between the seniors and freshmen as they are now in the same family.

UBU congratulates the new students on their first steps of success at UBU and welcomes all them to our big family where goodwill and support from lecturers, staff, and students are always provided.