Date of Program : 14th January 2019 to 27th May 2019
Host University/place : Kasetsart University, Bang Khen Campus, Thailand
A semester in Kasetsart
It was a privilege for us to be selected as the Asian International Mobility for Students (AIMS) scholarship receiver to Kasetsart University Bangkok, the top higher learning institution in Thailand. As this opportunity had gave us valuable memories and experience having to study here. Thailand is one of asian country that have advance technology in agriculture R&D, Here is where we had the opportunity to visit several top company in agriculture manufacture. In this article we would like to share with you some of interesting things we have experience.
For example, we had visited TSP Metalwork company that manufacture agricultural machinery that located in Chonburi:
Works space in TSP Metalwork factory
Student in Thai conversation classes from many different country
Other than industry visit, we also manage to join several activities organized by Kasetsart University International Student Center (KUISC) which is Thai cooking class, Metro Forest visit and International student sports day. In the cooking class we learn to make two Thai cuisine which is Som Tam and Bua Loy. During the Metro Forest visit, we learn so much and it was fun to know information on trees in Thailand. All the activities that held by KUISC were amazing and it helps us to learn and understand their culture better.
Thai cooking class with Thai, Germany and Japanese friend
International Students Sports Day
During Ramadhan month the university held an Iftar session organize by the Thai’s Muslim club. There we also taking part in preparing the foods and breaking our fast together. It’s a good activity as we missed having the special with our family back home.
Dessert prepared by students for Iftar
Breaking fast together with Thai Muslim student community at Muslim Club
With exchange semester we able to explore different culture, tradition, language and develop good communication. Besides that we also learned something new in between industry and the local people as the main producer where to us this is something encouraging in the development of this industry.
We also improve our skill in agriculture especially planting technique of Durian. We love the positive energy driven by the local students when we are working together. Besides, it gives us encouraging attitude in willing to accept and our differences.
Date of Input: 03/09/2020 | Updated: 03/09/2020 | sitiafiqah
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