Perceptions of Students from Southbound Countries

Read about the perception of students from soutbound countries to share the insight of studying in Taiwan.

Supphasuta Chanworachet/ Da-Yeh University

Nationality : Thailand
Major : International Business Management


Hello, my name is Best, I also have Chinese name you can call me 曾再敏. I'm a Thai student who studies in Master degree in International Business Management department (IBM) at Da-Yeh University in Taiwan.

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1. What made you decide to study in Taiwan?

In my opinion, Taiwan is a very interesting country for me. There are a lot of things that made me feel wonderful in here, such as the environment, Chinese Characteristic, lifestyle, culture, education, etc. I also interested in Chinese language, if I have a chance to study in Taiwan, I believe which I could fulfill my lack of knowledge in Chinese. This reason it is not difficult for me to decide to choose Taiwan for continuing my studies.

2.  Briefly tell us about the program you are studying. What subjects are you studying? What have you enjoyed the most in your studies?

Now I am studying in International Business Management (IBM) program. I enjoyed to study with foreigners and Taiwanese friends because I can share my experience about education and works, culture and language together with them, moreover, we can exchange our idea about the class each other.

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)

Studying in Taiwan is a not different from my country, I will explain the different things as below:

Teaching Quality –the most of instructors in Taiwan always pay attention to student, especially foreign student. The instructor has more knowledge and good enough quality to explain the knowledge and understand the foreign student.

Environmental –the most of classroom in here is suitable for studying such as arrangement tables, environmental around the school is quiet, and it will be made the student have a good concentrate to the class.
School equipment and laboratory are good for learning in the class. 
These equipment are enough for support to students.

4.  What has been the most difficult part about applying to study in Taiwan? How did you overcome the difficulty?

The most difficult part about applying to study in Taiwan is language testing result and writing the study plan because I would like to get the scholarship from here, I overcome by doing it as best as I can. I have spent much time to prepare every document and finding more knowledge about English and Chinese. Because I know that nothing will be easily got it, if I try the best, finally my goal will come to true in one day for sure.

5.  What do you plan to do after you have finish your studies in Taiwan? Would you like to stay in Taiwan?  Why? 

If I have a chance to get a job, I prefer to continue to stay in Taiwan. I have a plan to find more experience in here. I want to do about marketing business line because Taiwan economics is interesting and more and more developed. Taiwan is one of the countries that have the good economic. I am sure that I will be received the valuable experience from here and can apply the knowledge to develop economically in my country.

6.  How do you think studying in Taiwan can benefit you in your future career?

Studying in Taiwan can benefit me in my future career for sure because I want to continue to use Chinese language to do about my future work. I think Chinese is an important language in the business, if people know about Chinese, they can expand their business or can get a good job in the future. Studying in Taiwan can support me in Chinese and the more knowledge that I learn in master degree

7.  What do you see as your key achievements when studying in Taiwan?

Where there’s a will, there’s a way!

8. What advice do you have for other interested overseas students who want to come to Taiwan to study?

Taiwan is interesting country, there are a lot of things that can make your life is comfortable such as transportation, convenience store, good environment, and development things. Including Taiwanese people who kindness and always willing to help you when you have some problem. Taiwan is one of a habited country if you have an opportunity to stay you will fall in love with it. Like the slogan, Taiwan touch your heart.