#STC Signs MoU with University of New South Wales (UNSW) of #Australia
On 5 February 2019, Dr. Chaiyong Satjipanon Vice President of International Affairs of Siam Technology College (STC) visited the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia. He met with Professor Dr. Grabriel Lodewijks, Head of School of Aviation of UNSW and discussed educational cooperation in the fields of flight training and aviation management. Dr. Satjitpanon also convened a meeting with Mr. Laurie Pearcey, Pro-Vice Chancellor International of UNSW, on ways and means of cooperation upon the signing of an MOU between the two institutions.
The STC-UNSW MOU was co-signed by Assistant Professor Pornphisud Mongkhonvanit, President of STC and Professor Merlin Crossley, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic of UNSW. Under the MOU, both sides agree to enhance educational cooperation by undertaking, among others, an exchange of students and faculty members and joint research in areas of mutual interest as well as an exchange of academic and teaching materials. The MOU would also pave the way for collaboration in areas such as flight training and aviation management, taking advantage of STC owned airport located at Photharam District, Ratchaburi Province. STC and UNSW would also to draw on each side’s strengths and expertise to develop improved solar cars and robotic science as well as other initiatives to be agreed upon.
Established in Sydney in 1949, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) is a leading university of Australia. It is ranked 4th in Australia, and 45th in the world according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings.