Study UK Webinar 3
Thursday 13 August 2020 -
16:30 to 17:30
Free of charge

Do you want to know how you can get a UK degree while staying near home in East Asia?

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed how students are planning and experiencing education around the world. In addition to campuses in UK, students are also exploring how they can enrol in international UK qualifications while staying near home as they prepare to finalise study plans.

The British Council is delighted to invite you to join the Study UK East Asia Webinar Connect on Thursday, 13 August 2020. Academics from Heriot-Watt University Malaysia and De Montfort University - Srinakarinwirot University Joint Programme, Thailand, will share information on ‘Getting a UK Qualification in East Asia’. Academics will share guidance on choosing where to study and how to plan your UK qualifications. You can speak with them and learn more about:

  • The similarities and difference between studying in a UK programme in the region or in the UK
  • Details of student facilities, campus environment, academic programmes, courses and subjects, faculty and teaching and student life at UK programmes in East Asia.
  • How you can experience a UK student life through an East Asian programme
  • The impact on your future employment if you do a UK degree in East Asia
  • Costs and finances for a UK degree in East Asia

Register now to explore your options for obtaining a UK degree near home!

Getting a UK Qualification in East Asia 
Date: Thursday, 13 August 2020
Time: 16.30 – 17.30 WIB
Registration link:

Presenters’ Profiles

Prof. M.L Dennis Wong
Deputy Provost
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia 

Professor M. L. Dennis Wong received his BEng(Hons) in Electronics and Communication Engineering and his PhD from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, U.K. in 1999 and 2004 respectively. Since October 2016, Professor Wong is currently the Deputy Provost for Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.

Professor Wong is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia (IEAust), a Senior Member of the IEEE, a Fellow of the IET, a Chartered Professional Engineers with IEAust and a Chartered Engineer with ECUK. He is currently the Chair for IEEE Sarawak Subsection and Vice Chair for IEEE CIS Malaysia Chapter.

Dr Krisda Lengwehasatit, PhD 
Faculty of Engineering
De Montfort University - Srinakarinwirot University Joint Programme, Thailand

Dr. Krisda Lengwehasatit, is a faculty member at De Montfort University and Srinakarinwirot University Joint Programme in Thailand. He is a PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California. He has more than 20 years of experience in multimedia technology, software application development and product management. He has worked with technology driven start-ups, and development agencies in various roles ranging from R&D, product development, management and founder. His current academic topics of interest are in areas of machine learning in cyber security. 

Dr. Potchara Tangtragulwong, PhD
Faculty of Engineering
De Montfort University - Srinakarinwirot University Joint Programme, Thailand

Dr. Potchara Tangtragulwong completed his PhD in Structural Engineering from Texas A&M University and worked for several engineering design and consultancy companies in Houston, TX, USA. between 2011 and 2017. He joined the International Program of the Faculty of Engineering, Srinakharinwirot University in 2018 and oversees the international Bachelor of Engineering Program in Concert Engineering and Multimedia. This program is a collaboration between Srinakarinwirot University (SWU) and De Montfort University (DMU) from the UK.