Pre-Departure Briefing
Saturday 07 August 2021 -
14:00 to 16:00
Full recording and presentation slides now available on-demand

British Council Thailand is delighted to invite offer holders of UK institutions and their families to attend the special on-line pre-departure briefing to help you plan for studying in the UK with confidence. 

With the Covid-19 pandemic, many students may have questions about what studying in the UK currently looks like, and how UK institutions are getting ready to welcome Thai students. 

Get answers to your questions by joining us for the special pre-departure briefing organised by the British Council. 

  • Receive the latest updates on UK visa applications 
  • Better understand what to expect from your UK higher education and how to best prepare
  • Gain first-hand insight on living and studying in the UK from Thai UK alumni.  


Download the slide deck below.


Dr Jate Ratanachina

Dr Jate Ratanachina

Dr Jate Ratanachina has a PhD in Clinical Medicine Research from Imperial College London. He was awarded a Diploma in Occupational Medicine from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians, London in 2021. He is a clinical lecturer at Chulalongkorn Medical School in Bangkok and an Honorary Research Associate at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London. 

Natchananth Wiranyaphaet

Natchananth Wiranyaphaet (Mynd)

A 2020 GREAT Scholarship recipient, Natchananth has just finished her second semester as a MSc Marketing student at Oxford Brookes University. The university is located in Oxford, a peaceful, historic city with many famous locations, including some from the Harry Potter films. 

Huong Nguyen

Huong Nguyen

Huong Nguyen is the UKVI Vietnam Country Manager based in Hanoi. Her key focuses in the Thai and Southeast Asia market include leading UKVI’s support for key stakeholders within the business, education and tourism sector, as well as managing the strategic relationship with British Council Thailand. Through these areas, she is responsible for promoting effective visa processing and improving and innovating UKVI’s customer service offer. 

Juthansree Kuvinichkul (June)

Juthansree Kuvinichkul (June)

June Kuvinichkul is a Founding Partner of YouTrip Thailand, overseeing market and partnership development. She is a pioneer in building successful digital businesses in the country and an active technology investor. June has spent over 15 years leading her family business group and companies in various industries from manufacturing to asset management cultivating strategic and operational skillsets in building and growing companies at different stages.

Thidaporn Wareenin

Thidaporn Wareenin - Moderator

Thidaporn Wareenin is a Programme Manager at the British Council Thailand with over five years of experience working in the education sector. She also has extensive working experience in the retail business and the international non-governmental organisation. Thidaporn graduated with a master’s degree in Business Administration from Leicester Castle Business School (LCBS), De Montfort University. She earned the LCBS Prize for the best student performance on the MBA Global programme.