Mixed Up! is an annual fundraising concert held at NIST, where students from international schools around the Bangkok area join together for a night of awesome music. Performers of all kinds bust out their best chords to win the battle of the bands, with other members of the community attending to cheer on their friends and family, […]
While Thailand and much of Asia share a rich Buddhist tradition, its philosophy and perspectives have only made stronger inroads in the West over the last century. One of the driving forces behind its growth is Ajahn Brahmavamso Mahathera, better known as Ajahn Brahm, a British monk whose journey led him from the study of theoretical […]
On Friday, 20 November NIST and the Chelsea Football Club Foundation officially marked the opening of Chelsea FC Soccer School Bangkok. The soccer school aims to offer opportunities for all young players, male and female, from ages 4 to 16 years old to connect through a very unique and authentic Chelsea FC Foundation programme. Chelsea FC Foundation International Development Manager Ian […]
On Thursday, 9 October 2015, NIST International School was proud to host its annual Pinktober event. Now in its fifth year, Pinktober aims to raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of breast cancer. It is held as a fundraising event with the goal to directly affect our school community by supporting and contributing towards the […]
Over a hundred NIST parents, teachers and students joined together on Thursday, 8 October 2015 to celebrate the opening of The Mechai Learning Commons, an educational space created to support information technology, online learning, tutoring, exploration, content creation, reading and study. The facility, made possible through the generous funding of Khun Mechai Viravaidya and family, […]
Donate to the Nepal RISE campaign online. With the current humanitarian crisis in Nepal, we know that many are eager to help and are actively searching for effective outlets to channel their support. NIST International School and the JUMP! Foundation are partnering in the launch of Nepal RISE, a global effort to increase awareness, generate support, […]
Service learning at NIST has undergone a transformation over the past year and a half, shifting to an immersive approach that places students in impoverished communities and sees them working alongside locals to identify and solve developmental needs. First applied through the student-run Maeramit Development Group, this approach is now being extended to other areas. At the beginning […]
Pinktober, held annually at NIST International School in order to raise awareness about cancer and women’s health, took place on Wednesday, 1 October. Aiming to raise funds to aid and contribute to the access of annual health screenings for all of our female support staff
Featured in countless films and ads, Thailand’s beaches are renowned for their crystal blue water and picturesque views. Yet the country’s rapid growth and heavy tourism has created a darker side, with many of the sandy shores now littered with trash that pollutes both the eyes and environment.
Over the course of the past year, NIST students and staff have taken three trips to Omgoi, Chiang Mai to work with the villagers of Maeramit in improving the quality of life in the village. The growth of the project has in part resulted from following the 5-stage model of service learning.