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”

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.

Environmental policies extended to suppliers

Thammasat University ensures that the minimization policies are extended to outsourced suppliers and the supply chain, especially suppliers of equipment, stationary, and building contracts. The supporting evidence attached herewith is the contract for hygienic service and facility maintenance between Thammasat University and a private sector for buildings of medical science faculties.

Extending disposable policy to outsourced services: MOU with CPALL

0n July 5, 2018, Thammasat signed MOU with 30 thai universities, in the name of Sustainable University Network (SUN), and CPAll, the largest supply-chain convenient stores (7-Eleven), for the initiative on reduction of single use plastics on campus.

Thammasat Waste Management Policies

Thammasat has policy on waste management, especially for hygienic aspects/ chemical waste from labs/electronic waste in 2019 and 2020. The policy runs incorporating with outside parties, including private sectors and other universities. Thammasat is one of five active university nodes, covering the Central Region of Thailand for training chemistry lab safety under the National Project: Enhancement of Safety Practice of Research Laboratory in Thailand.