Thammsat University has been recognized as an open space for political and social movement since the founding of university. Students, Academias, Staffs have freedom to express different ideas or opinions toward political and social issues, There are many public seminars or open discussions organized by students or professors regularly.
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Thammasat Childhood Development Center
Since 1999, faculty of nursing, Thammasat University, has established Childhood Development Center to be an operational facility for nursing students and provide related public services as a childcare facility for Thammasat University staff who have children and for communities nearby. Even students who have babies and want to continue studying can also used the childcare service.
Krabi Goes Green
Thammasat University, by researchers from Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, led a research team whose members include not only academics but also non-governmental organizations, local administrative organizations, and communities, to study a city model run by renewable energy. The report provides policy recommendations for sustainability transition in the energy sector in Krabi province and the Southern region of Thailand.
Thammasat Campuses and Renewable Energy Policy
Thammasat University has four campuses, located in different region, Tha Prachan Campus in Bangkok, Rangsit Campus in Pathumthani, Pattaya Campus in Chonburi, and Lampang Campus in Lampang. Thammasat has planned to use renewable energy in all campuses , for saving electricity bill, to be learning centers in different regions. Thammasat would also like to beContinue reading “Thammasat Campuses and Renewable Energy Policy”
Since 2016 Thammasat at Rangsit has launched “Solar Cafe”, the first green cafe that used electricity from solar panel installed on the cafe roof. This cafe was founded to demonstrate fostering and supporting a low carbon economy and technology start-up. Read the story of the solar cafe here: http://www.psm.tu.ac.th/NewActivtie/readmore/177
THAMMASAT UNIVERSITY MOVE TOWARDS TO SMART UNIVERSITY
Thammasat University is moving closer to its goals set in the 12th Thammasat University Strategic Plan (2017-2021), focusing on the development of education that ‘responds to’ the future and pursuing ‘the best sustainable and smart university’ strategy. Consequently, the university has prioritized its new role to create and promote ‘participation in the holistic environmental conservation’,Continue reading “THAMMASAT UNIVERSITY MOVE TOWARDS TO SMART UNIVERSITY”
Learning from Thammasat: Sustainable Energy Options
Since Thammasat at Rangsit has installed solar panel for producing renewable energy, Thammasat has welcomed many groups from scholar, government and private sectors to learn about how and why Thammasat has chosen to operate this renewable energy in campus. Thammasat Researchers also work on renewable energy options for vehicles in logistics. More specifically, the researchers from faculty of science and technology, Tanit Ruangrungchaikul and Sunan Aumkratum, developed “Multipurpose Three-Wheel Solar Mini Truck”
Thammasat Pattaya’s EECmd Project – Smart Campus and Medical Hub
According to Assoc.Prof.Gasinee Witoonchart, Rector of Thammasat University, and Assoc.Prof.Md.Kammal Kummar Pawa, Vice Rector for Special Affairs, the future goal of Thammasat University, Pattaya campus is to become a Medical Hub, have Digital Hospital driven by AI, and to become a Smart Campus.
30th Anniversary of the Department of Sustainable Development Technology
In April 2019, the Department of Sustainable Development Technology (SDT) organized the 30th Anniversary event of the SDT (previously Department of Rural Technology) in the theme of “The path of Dhamma, Self-sufficient innovation, and Sustainable Communities” from April 26-28, 2019.
Thammasat Investing in Electric Vehicles for In-Campus Public Transportation
This year, 2020, Thammasat has signed contract with private sector to build 10 electric buses for service in 10 routes every working days since mid-year 2021. This year also, it will have another contract with another private sector to build 20 electric shuttle buses for routine service in Rangsit Campus everyday from 0630 am to 2000 pm. This service will operate in mid-year 2021.