Perceptions of Students from Southbound Countries
Read about the perception of students from soutbound countries to share the insight of studying in Taiwan.
Aradhyula Thirumala Vasu/ National Chung Cheng University
Nationality : India
Major : Mechanical Engineering
I am Aradhyula Tirumala Vasu, pursuing my Master of sciences in Mechanical Engineering at National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan. I have completed my graduation from Bachelor of technology in Mechanical Engineering (Major) and Electronics and communication engineering (Minor) from VFSTR University, India. I am very glad to pursue my PhD in reputed university as well. I have a very strong desire to work and I am very obliged to pursue a career in research in a world class environment. So, that I can see myself as a dedicated and a satisfied researcher in the coming years.
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1. What made you decide to study in Taiwan?
Since I have got opportunities at many universities across the globe. My advisor Prof. Dr. tech. S.S.S Murthy Chavali, who had visited 49 countries, suggested me to opt for Taiwan as it is the most peaceful country.
2. Briefly tell us about the program you are studying. What subjects are you studying? What have you enjoyed the most in your studies?
I am presently studying Mechanical Engineering in the group of Tribology, of which I am very interested in studying biomaterials, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and thermal engineering.
3. How is studying in Taiwan when compared to studying and being a student in your home country? (Teaching Quality、Environment、School Equipment、Laboratory or others)
In compared to my home country the teaching quality and teaching methodology are quite good here. Being from Chinese the English fluency of the professors is very comfortable. The school is very supportive to the professors in building up their career towards their research by providing all the necessary requirements. This is even very helpful to the students in driving their career towards their research.
4. What has been the most difficult part about applying to study in Taiwan? How did you overcome the difficulty?
5. What do you plan to do after you have finish your studies in Taiwan? Would you like to stay in Taiwan? Why?
I am planning to pursue my higher education in Taiwan and later I want to apply for a job here and I would like to stay in Taiwan for the coming years because the people over here were friendly, humble and their attitudes in respecting the foreigners were very good.
6. How do you think studying in Taiwan can benefit you in your future career?
The research career in Taiwan is very supportive and the way they plan the things in setting up their career by working in laboratories is very interesting. The commitment, dedication and the discipline are very essential for a researcher to continue his work and these conditions prevail in the people of Taiwan. So, in this aspect it benefits my career.
7. What do you see as your key achievements when studying in Taiwan?
My University, my professor, my fellow mates and mostly the people of Taiwan, their nature in treating people were my most important achievements in Taiwan.
8. What advice do you have for other interested overseas students who want to come to Taiwan to study?
With due respect, sincerity, and dedication, I can advise and suggest the other students come overseas to Taiwan pursue their education and built up their career.