NIST Hosts 26th Annual Bangkok MUN Conference

NIST Hosts 26th Annual Bangkok MUN Conference

On Sunday, 7 October, 21 schools and 375 delegates from Bangkok, Pattaya and Hua Hin united during the 26th annual Bangkok Model United Nations (MUN) Conference to discuss, debate and resolve some of the world’s most pressing issues. Led by NIST student leaders, delegates converged in the Tantipipatpong Theatre to be inspired by year 13 Secretary General Ankita Brahmachari’s […]

Class of 2018 Flourishes in and outside the Classroom

Class of 2018 Flourishes in and outside the Classroom

By any traditional measure of success within academia, the members of NIST’s Class of 2018 would excel. Throughout their time at the school, they distinguished themselves within their courses and on the IB exams, with the class earning an average of 35.3 compared to the global average of 30.0, and nearly a quarter reaching the […]

NIST Programmers Earn Recognition at VEX World Robotics Championship

NIST Programmers Earn Recognition at VEX World Robotics Championship

Two teams of NIST Robotics secondary school students travelled to Louisville, Kentucky, USA, to compete at the  VEX World Robotics Championship after they qualified at the Thailand tournament. As the largest robotics competition in the world, the event drew 600 elementary school and 800 middle and high school teams from across the world this year, grouped in divisions […]

Constructing the Future

Constructing the Future

Task predicts performance. You’ll often hear this phrase when speaking to Prakash Nair, the Founding President and CEO of Fielding Nair International, an educational architecture firm that has earned accolades around the world for its innovative school facilities projects. His approach is unique among architects, reflecting a strong belief that space within schools tells a […]

Theatre for Change: A New Approach to Drama

Theatre for Change: A New Approach to Drama

In 2015, the NIST Drama Department developed a special unit in Year 11 that focused on the power of drama to create change in the world. The goal was for students to develop skills in the course that they could then use to impact a community positively by drawing attention to both local and global […]

Game of Thrones Star Joins Global Goals World Cup at NIST

Game of Thrones Star Joins Global Goals World Cup at NIST

Thailand may remain tropical, but at least for a few hours in late September, the cool touch of winter arrived. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, widely recognized as Jamie Lannister on the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, served as a referee for the Global Goals World Cup (GGWCup) here at NIST, home to Chelsea FC International Development […]

Plastic Free NIST Reshapes Our Community

Plastic Free NIST Reshapes Our Community

Plastic Free NIST is a group of students who have been tirelessly working to shift our school toward reduced use and disposal of single-use plastics. Coming back to NIST after the summer break, many in our community noticed a few changes in how certain items in our school are packaged. From uniforms wrapped in paper rather than plastic […]

Falcons Athletes Shine in National & International Events

Falcons Athletes Shine in National & International Events

Over the past week, several of our NIST students have competed in both national and international tournaments in their respective sports, earning not only top placings, but also the chance to advance further to even more notable opportunities. As a school, we strongly believe in inspiring students to pursue their passions and excel as individuals […]

Winter Is Coming to NIST with the Global Goals World Cup

Winter Is Coming to NIST with the Global Goals World Cup

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, better known to many as Jamie Lannister on the hit series Game of Thrones, will join the Global Goals World Cup (GGWCup) as an honorary referee at NIST International School in Bangkok, home of Chelsea FC Soccer School Bangkok, on 30 September. A partnership between Eir Soccer and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the GGWCup works to […]

Class of 2017 Sets New Record in IB Exams

Class of 2017 Sets New Record in IB Exams

Each summer graduates around the world eagerly anticipate the announcement of the IB Diploma Programme exam scores, the final mark they receive before moving on to university studies. While NIST relies on the exam as a standard measure of its ability to prepare students for this next stage, it represents only one small piece of […]