Vex Robotics Competition - Battle in Bangkok at NIST International School

NIST Students Take Top Honors at Bangkok Vex Robotics Competition

On Saturday, 4 February the Battle in Bangkok: Starstruck Thailand Vex Robotics Competition was hosted at NIST International School, with teams from NIST, International School Bangkok and Thai-Chinese International School all competing for a place at the world event. The NIST Falcons secured the Excellence Award, qualifying them for the VEX Robotics World Championship, the […]

UN Refugee Agency Appoints NIST Alumna as Goodwill Ambassador

UN Refugee Agency Appoints NIST Alumna as Goodwill Ambassador

NIST’s shared history with the United Nations has strongly impacted the evolution of our mission and values since we opened nearly 25 years ago. We’re very proud of all that so many of our alumni have accomplished in carrying those values forward as they go on to universities and careers around the globe. This week […]

Empowering Youth through Model United Nations

Empowering Youth through Model United Nations

“IASAS Model United Nations’ mission is to bring people of various backgrounds together in order to help come up with diplomatic solutions, promote peace and develop a strong understanding of what it means to work with those who have different perspectives.” – Co-Secretaries General of IASAS MUN 2016 On Tuesday, 8 November, NIST students embarked […]

Forgotten Heroes Do Exist: A Journey in Omgoi

Forgotten Heroes Do Exist: A Journey in Omgoi

It all started when I overheard my father telling my mother about a medical trip that he would not be able to attend due to a conference. It would have faded into memory if I had not overheard the key word: “Omgoi”. Omgoi? Here was a word that brought to mind crisp, cool air and […]

NIST’s Class of 2016 Continues Tradition of Excellence

NIST’s Class of 2016 Continues Tradition of Excellence

While students at NIST complete the first week of an eventful new new school year, the members of the Class of 2016 are now starting the next stage of their lives at universities all around the world. Though they will be greatly missed at NIST, we wish them the best of luck as they continue […]

Bringing Mathematics to Life

Bringing Mathematics to Life

SEAMC is a prestigious regional competition that NIST has taken part in each year since 2012. SEAMC 2016 was hosted by the Alice Smith School and Garden International School in Kuala Lumpur from 25-28 February. The annual event includes of a variety of collaborative and competitive activities, including individual rounds, a passback round, math trail, […]

Taking Child Labour out of Supply Chains

Taking Child Labour out of Supply Chains

The International Labour Organization (ILO), supported by the Delegation of the European Union to Thailand and in collaboration with NIST, marked the 2016 World Day against Child Labour with a live talk, calling on young people to be aware of child labour in global supply chains. The live talk on “Ending Child Labour and Unacceptable […]

Dust and Dreams: An Original NIST Musical

Dust and Dreams: An Original NIST Musical

“I don’t want to go to bed!” As parents, how many times have we heard these words? Too many, I imagine many of you saying. At the performances of Dust and Dreams in April, audiences were confronted by not one, but fifty confident eight and nine-year-olds from Year 2 and Year 3 pouting, complaining and […]

2015-2016 Falcon Sports in Review

2015-2016 Falcon Sports in Review

Every sports team faces times of rebirth, seasons in which veterans depart and new stars emerge. In some cases these transitions include a struggle to retain success, while in others the shift smoothly allows the passing the torch from one generation to the next. In a year in which many of the Falcon teams welcomed many […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Saturday, the 21st of May, marked the last official day that the 111 members of NIST International School’s Class of 2016 were students at the school. With their IB exams complete and diplomas in hand, they were ready to take the first step in a new and exciting journey. However, the bittersweet graduation ceremony was not the final […]