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Thailand’s Mahidol University becomes Advance HE’s 100th international member

30 Mar 2023 | Advance HE Mahidol University in Bangkok believes Advance HE membership will support its strategic development ambitions.

One of South East Asia’s leading universities, Thailand’s Mahidol University in Bangkok, has become Advance HE’s 100th international member.

Advance HE’s Chief Executive Alison Johns welcomed the institution into the charity’s membership and praised its commitment to joining a global community of Higher Education bodies resolved to sharing best practice in tackling common challenges.

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To mark the occasion, Advance HE’s Head of International Membership, Ian Hall, left, presented Mahidol University’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor Dr.Naeti Suksomboon, centre, and Deputy Dean for Education and Student Development in Mahidol University’s Faculty of Science, Associate Professor Dr.Kittisak Yokthongwattana, with a special commemorative plaque during a visit on 13 March 2023.

Delivering excellent outcomes

Associate Professor Dr.Naeti Suksomboon said: "Mahidol University has an international reputation for its education and research. Our membership of Advance HE demonstrates the commitment that the University has to delivering excellent outcomes for our students and staff. Advance HE membership provides a globally recognised platform to support this work.”

Growing global community

Alison Johns said: "Advance HE is a sector-led charity whose mission is to support higher education institutions worldwide to be the best they can be for their students and staff.

“That’s why I am delighted to welcome Mahidol University as our 100th international member.

“We have already enjoyed a successful relationship with Mahidol through its involvement in our Fellowship programme – a clear sign of its commitment to delivering an outstanding teaching and learning environment for its students.

“Now, as an international Advance HE member, it is joining a growing global community of Higher Education institutions which has ambitions to work across national borders to share understanding of the challenges for the sector as well as successful practice.

 “As an Advance HE member, Mahidol University now has access to comprehensive range of support to help it fulfil its strategic goals, joining some of the highest ranking institutions in the world that benefit from Advance HE’s expertise.”

International conference

Ian was in Thailand as part of a visit to the Asia Pacific Association of International Education Conference hosted in Bangkok, and to meet with Advance HE’s six other member institutions in the country.


Find out about just a few of the benefits organisations get by becoming a member of Advance HE here.

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