On 22nd August 2017, Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, M.D., Acting President of Mahidol University, reported on the importance of general education courses. Furthermore, Prof. Emeritus Kasem Watanachai, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman of Mahidol University Council, addressed “The Importance of General Education Courses” at the New Undergraduate Student Orientation for General Education (MUGE) of Academic Year 2017. The President ended the address by “congratulate all new students to be a part of Mahidol University and wish them to gather knowledge as much as they can. He emphasised that the meaning of life has just begun at Mahidol University. However long it may be, they should work hard to be a good citizen” The event was held at Prince Mahidol Hall, Mahidol University, Salaya Campus.