Thammasat Energy Saving

Each campus at Thammasat University will conduct routine efficiency check of everyday use equipment, air condition as an example. Thammasat has already signed Memorandum of Understanding with Provincial Electricity Authority (MOU between TU and PEA) for changing air conditions, and chillers, which were used more than 10 years, to the energy saving ones. In addition,Continue reading “Thammasat Energy Saving”

Reducing Carbon Emission from Within-University Transportation

Since 2012, Thammasat has launched the programme to reduce the number of cars and motorcycle used in university, and increased the number of sharing bicycles, bicycle routes, and length of bicycle lane. In 2020, Thammasat has already got the new bicycle batch and also the service station for students and staffs convenience. This also includesContinue reading “Reducing Carbon Emission from Within-University Transportation”

Towards Higher Energy-Efficient Buildings

(Thammasat has got eight Energy Saving Building Design awards from Ministry of Energy since 2016. These awards have led some faculties and institutes to improve or refurbish their buildings to be higher energy efficiency. Since October 2016, Thammasat has launched the solar roof top installation project for reducing the cost of electricity and increasing theContinue reading “Towards Higher Energy-Efficient Buildings”

Energy-efficient renovation and building at Thammasat

One of the building that got Energy Saving Building Design awards in 2016 named Visit-Auksorn. This building was later built and designed under the concept of Thai Green Building Institute (TGBI). This led this building to have functions that fitting well with 8 categories of the TGBI. (1) Building Management (BM) got full score ofContinue reading “Energy-efficient renovation and building at Thammasat”

Education for Students with Disabilities: Supporting Facilities, Services, and Innovations

Since 2003, Thammasat University has launched an admission program form students with disabilities, and two years later, the Disabled Student Services Thammasat University (DSS). Duty of DSS is to support students with disabilities in every way possible. The center is responsible for guidance counseling, student’s preparation, dormitory arrangement, and even implementing universal design in the university.

Anti-discrimination and Anti-harassment in Thammasat: Policies and Mechanisms

In 2019 – 2020, Thammasat University (TU) took anti-discrimination and -harassment very seriously. In 2019, TU cooperated with The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and associated agency like Thai Health Promotion Foundation, a private organization for gender diversity and health. The university launched the campaign “TU SayContinue reading “Anti-discrimination and Anti-harassment in Thammasat: Policies and Mechanisms”

Admission program for under-represented groups: Application and Recruitment

In academic year 2020, Thammasat University offered admission programs specifically for two underrepresented groups, namely, (1) “White Elephant Program”: poor-but-well-performing students from rural areas of 38 provinces, and from Bangkok, and (2) “Deep South Program”: poor-but-well-performing students from three deep southern provinces. The admitted students were provided with full or partial scholarships. In total there are 17 faculties and colleges participate in this program and admitted these students.

Non-Discriminatory Admissions Policy at Thammasat in 2020

More than 20 years, Thammasat has offered many program for admission such as student who best learning from rural areas, Disabled Students, Athlete Students and Volunteer Students. Especially the disabled students, in academic year 2020, Thammasat University opened 62 admission positions for the disabled students in 19 faculties and colleges, covering social sciences, humanities, science and technology, and medical sciences

Thammasat Waste Tracking: August 2019 – June 2020

Since August 2019 – June 2020, Thammasat University has monitored the amount of waste generated by the university and how they were treated. Almost a year after implementing the waste tracking, the statistic shows that the total amount of waste generated by the university has decreased but increasing the proportion of waste recycled by Thammasat University Facilities is still a challenge.