His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun of Thailand kindly appointed Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Valayalaksana to graciously preside over the Prince of Songkla University’s 2017 Convocation Ceremony. The Convocation was held at The 60th Anniversary of His Majesty the King’s Accession to the Throne International Convention Center, PSU Hat Yai Campus, from September 30 - October 2, 2017. A total of 8,632 graduates were presented with degrees, and five honorary doctorate degrees were conferred to Professor Dr. Norbert VENNEMANN (Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Rubber Technology), Dr. Pisit LEEAHTAM (Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Economics), Mr. Tossaporn SREE-IAM (Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering - Civil Engineering), Mr. Wirat CHINWINIGKUL (Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Law), and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siriporn KUMPALIKIT (Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing). Also, an honorary Master’s degree was conferred to Mr. Prawit KEAWTHONG (Honorary Master of Medicine in Thai Traditional Medicine).
After all graduates received their degrees, Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Valayalaksana kindly addressed an inspiring speech to all participants.