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The 16th Japan Education Fair at PSU

       The PSU Global Affairs and Corporate Communication Center successfully organized the 16th Japan Education Fair on 1 February 2023, in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Thailand, and the Japan Alumni Association in Southern Thailand. The annual education fair provides opportunities for local university and high school students to learn about various ways they can study in Japan.


       PSU Assistant President for International Affairs Asst. Prof. Dr. Wongkot Phuphumirat warmly welcomed all event participants, including Embassy of Japan representatives led by First Secretary Mr. Uchida Takeshi; representatives from Japanese universities; the Japan Foundation; the Japan Students Services Organization (JASSO); and the Old Japan Students’ Association, Thailand (OJSAT). The audience of interested PSU students and staff members, high school students, and parents attended the hybrid event at the PSU Learning Resources Center, or online via the Zoom platform.


       The 16th Japan Education Fair featured informative lectures on various topics, such as the Japanese educational system, and the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships offered to university and high school students. After the lectures, an experience-sharing session was held by prior recipients of Japanese government scholarships currently studying in Japan.


       The highlight of the event was the exhibition introducing leading Japanese universities and institutions such as Kyoto University, Osaka University, Kanazawa University, Tokai University, the Japan Foundation, the Embassy of Japan, the Japan Students Services Organization (JASSO), and the Old Japan Students' Association, Thailand (OJSAT).


       PSU has signed agreements on academic collaboration with the prominent universities in Japan, and has been regularly conducting cooperative activities, including staff and student exchange, joint research projects, and joint study programs, with Kanazawa University, Hokkaido University, Osaka University, Ochanomizu University, Toho University, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Yokohama National University, and University of Tsukuba, among others.