On 22 December 2017, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chusak Limsakul, PSU President, and Asst. Prof. Dr. Pattara Aiyarak, Vice President for Global Relations and Informatics, participated in the 11th Anniversary celebration of Confucius Institute at PSU held at PSU Faculty of Liberal Arts. The ceremony has been honored by Prof. He Zubin, President of Guangxi Normal University, who delivered an opening speech together with PSU President. Then, Assoc. Prof. Zhu Xiaomei, Director of Confucius Institute (CI), and Asst. Prof. Dr. Kanda Janyam, Dean of Faculty of Liberal Arts, reported the activities run by Confucius Institute at Prince of Songkla University. During the Opening Ceremony, Sino – Thai dances were performed by students from GXNU and PSU. Both universities Presidents, Administrators, and prestigious guests appreciated the Chinese artwork demonstrations and CI Photo Exhibitions, as well as visit other cultural activities such as Chinese cuisine, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese tea, etc.
In the afternoon of that day, an extension of the Memorandum of Agreement to establish Confucius Institute at Prince of Songkla University was signed by both universities Presidents. Prof. He Zubin, President of GXNU, expressed his hope for a stronger cooperation between PSU and GXNU, by saying “The today signing marks our collaboration’s advancement and I believe that the collaboration between our universities will be more closer from now on”.
Since the establishment of the Confucius Institute at Prince of Songkla University in 2006, it run many activities which brought many benefits to PSU students, staff, and people in Southern Thailand.