Our Alumni Ambassadors 

Our alumni play an invaluable role by offering practical advice and support to prospective and current students. Please contact them directly to ask any questions you may have on studying at the University, living in Birmingham / UK, career pathways, living and working internationally post graduation etc.

Kanthamanee LadaphongphatthanaKanthamanee Ladaphongphatthana

Contact me: Thailand Facebook group or kanthamanee@bhamalumni.org

Country (Residence): Thailand

Nationality (Country of birth): Thai

Degree: MSc International Development 2009

Current Employment:

I am currently based in Bangkok and working as a Development Coordinator for the Foundation of Magnificent Truth. Most of my work involves child development programmes and holistic ministry.

What is your favourite memory of the University of Birmingham?

Our IDD home sweet home Priorsfield! We often shared our global experiences over a cup of free cappuccino coffee in a very cosy environment.

What did you like most about living and studying within the city of Birmingham?

Cultural diversity. Within the city of Birmingham, you can find people from all over the world who came to live, work, or study here. Not only can you try different types of food, you can always learn new cultural perspectives. The opportunities are endless.

What one piece of advice you would offer to someone looking to study at the University of Birmingham?

Consider learning new languages. The university offers courses of different languages every year with very reasonable fees.