FRIENDS Teahouse at MSU, Thailand

FRIENDS International and Intercultural Festival at MSU, June 2021

On June 15th and June 16th, 2021, Mahasarakham University held the FRIENDS International and Intercultural Festival part of the activities in the FRIENDS project. MSU had 485 participants among them faculty, students and staff.

During the event an overview of the FRIENDS project was presented, and cultural activities took place like
an introduction to the Thai and Isan food, presentation entitled “Seductive place in Thailand”, and Chinese music performance.

As a follow up, discussion was held on the topi of culture shock and how to overcome it while travelling
Event evaluation among 404 responses collected showed total of 83,64% participants were either satisfied or very satisfied with the event execution. The agenda of the FRIENDS International and Intercultural Festival at MSU cold be found here (The Rise of Intercultural Collaboration: Hello, Straingers! by Chaiya Preeda, Get Closer to International Episodes: Hi, FRIENDS! by Chaiya Preeda, Video Recording From June 16th, 2021)

Event Calendar (version as of May 2021)

Code of Conduct

Home Away From Home at MSU

Official Opening Event at MSU, May 2021

Asst. Prof. Dr.Peera Phanlukthao, Assistant to the President for Public Relations and International Affairs, Mahasarakham University presides over the opening ceremony for the official opening ceremony of MSU FRIENDS Teahouse organized by the Office of International Affairs,  Mahasarakham University on May 25, 2021. The OIA Staff invited the Assistant to the President for Public Relations and International Affairs to visit the MSU FRIENDS Teahouse.

The establishment of the MSU FRIENDS Teahouse is intended to be a hub for MSU students and personnel, both at home and abroad, to join in activities, share experiences Including the creation of a learning society across races and intercultural communication.

FRIENDS Teahouse on MSU Organisational Chart

FRIENDS Teahouse formal establishment at MSU