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.

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.

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.

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

Service Learning Policy: Engaging local stakeholders for university education and SDGs

Since 2014, Thammasat University though Academic Affairs Department has promoted “service learning” approach in the university education by providing a special funding to support faculties who want to initiate service learning course. Under this funding guideline, it requires faculty substantial engaging with communities and stakeholders to the teaching and learning process. In 2019, the universityContinue reading “Service Learning Policy: Engaging local stakeholders for university education and SDGs”

The 51st batch of Graduate Volunteer Programme by Puey School of Development Studies (PSDS)

In 2019, Puey School of Development Studies (PSDS) cooperated with academic institutions and civil society organisations (CSO) in offering field sites for the “Graduate Volunteer” students. The class of 2019 is the 51st batch of the long-running and first-of-its-kind Graduate Volunteer Programme, offered by PSDS, Thammasat University. The three organisations partnering with PSDS are theContinue reading “The 51st batch of Graduate Volunteer Programme by Puey School of Development Studies (PSDS)”

SDG-related Courses at Faculty of Economics

The 2018 curriculum of Faculty of Economics offers wide range of courses that provide better understanding, economic theories and solutions for sustainability challenges in relations to the SDGs, such as Gender Economics, Climate Change Economics, and Economics of Sustainable Development.

Master of Arts in Social Innovation and Sustainability (MAS): School of Global Studies

Thammasat University’s School of Global Studies is pleased to offer a pioneering Masters degree in Social Innovation and Sustainability. The graduate program is driven by a mission to develop a vibrant and diverse community of practitioners and researchers in Southeast Asia with the knowledge, mindset and skills necessary for tackling the region’s most pressing social and environmental challenges while creating prosperous, just, inclusive and sustainable communities.”

The Thai translation of the comic “The Planet and the 17 Goals”

SDG Move contacted Margreet de Heer, a Dutch author, and got an approval for the translation of the comic “The Planet and the 17 Goals”, which is the cooperation between UNICEF, PCI Media, World’s Largest Lesson, PVBLIC, and Reading with Pictures. The comic was released for the first time in English version in September 2015,Continue reading “The Thai translation of the comic “The Planet and the 17 Goals””