Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chailerd Pichitpornchai, M.D., the director of the Institute for Innovative Learning, gave a welcome speech to inspire and welcome new students of the academic year 2021. The director then provided information about “Mahidol University & IL Essentials” to make the new students know more about Mahidol University and IL. After that, Asst. Prof. Dr. Pratchayapong Yasri, the programme director of Doctor of Philosophy & Master of Science Program in Science and Technology Education (International Program) gave information for the new students to know more about the ILSE program, faculty members, and supporting staff members.
In the last session of the orientation, IL alumni, Dr. Arinchaya Threekunprapa (received “The Dean’s List Award” and “Outstanding Thesis Award”, Fiscal Year 2021) shared her experiences, tips and tricks on how to complete her PhD degree within timeline of study plan with high-quality research and dissertation. Then second year students (Miss Ngoc Thi Nhu Bui and Mr. Yuanhang Shang) shared their experience on the learning environment and the issue on online and onsite learning during Covid-19 pandemic. The orientation was conducted online via Zoom Meeting on July 23, 2021.