Thammasat has policies to ensure vegetables and meat products in all canteen must be GAP grade. University provide on-campus vegetable farm where non-chemical growing process is mandatory. Planting materials and fertilizers are also produced on campus to ensure non-chemical conditions.
Since December 2018, Thammasat University officially announced the university announcement on “Practices for giving and receiving gifts” in order to ensure transparency and good governance.
Since 1979, Thammasat University recognises the role of Student Union and Student Council by providing democratic elections for both types of student governing bodies. Annually, Thammasat Students elect their own representatives directly through election without interference from university.
Thammasat University is governed by several governing bodies. At the highest level, Thammasat University Council is the main governing body. The members of the university council consist of several stakeholders. Elected representatives of key internal stakeholders, namely, faculties and university staff, are also included as members of the council.
Thammasat University has a clear and supportive maternity and paternity policies, permitting 90 days maternity leave and 150 days leave-without-pay for father and mother to raise their child.
In November 2019, Thammasat University, UN Women, and domestic partner such as Thai Health Promotion Foundation and NGOs on gender and health issues, launched a project to end sexual harassment on campus under a concept “Generation Equality”. Thammasat University is the first university in the region on this issue.
Since 2010, Thammasat University enacted Thammasat Smoke Free Policy. This university policy corresponds with the policy of Ministry of Public Health in 2010 in accordance with the Non-smoker protection bill 1992.
As stress from studies and university life becomes more challenging for students, in 2019, Thammasat University established “Viva City: TU Counselling” to provide counselling to students in need. This service is provided by Student Affairs Department in cooperation with experts from Department of Psychology, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University.
In 2019, Student Affairs Department, Thammasat University established “Thammasat Well-being Centre” that provides preliminary health service, health promotion activities, health and accident insurance, and sexual healthcare for students.
Thammasat University prioritises wellbeing of its students, faculties and staff. Therefore, it provides health-supporting environment and facilities. Thammasat University provides international-standard sport facilities, which can be used for multiple purposes, from organising national and international level sport competitions, to seminar and recreation events.
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