World-Renowned Buddhist Monk Speaks at NIST

World-Renowned Buddhist Monk Speaks at NIST

​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 […]

Falcon Soar at Weekend Sports Tournaments

Falcon Soar at Weekend Sports Tournaments

Our love for the Falcons must have been a good luck charm over the Valentine’s Day weekend as our young athletes earned championships in multiple sports and multiple tournaments across Bangkok. From the ever-popular Falcon Friendship Tournaments hosted here at NIST to events at Amnuay Silpa School and International School Bangkok (ISB), the Falcon teams […]

NIST Officially Launches Partnership with Chelsea FC

NIST Officially Launches Partnership with Chelsea FC

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 […]

Search Associates Hosts Leadership Fair at NIST

Search Associates Hosts Leadership Fair at NIST

Search Associates, one of the most well-established and well-recognized international teacher recruitment organizations in the world, set a new milestone this year as it hosted its leadership fair in a school for the very first time. From 16 to 18 November, over 150 experienced administrators converged on Thailand and joined together at NIST International School […]

NIST Earns Dual Championships at Super SEASAC Tournament

NIST Earns Dual Championships at Super SEASAC Tournament

On Friday, 9 October NIST International School marked the 20th anniversary of the South East Asia Student Activities Conference by hosting the 2015 Super SEASAC Volleyball & Football Tournaments. 26 teams, 312 players and over 40 coaches were welcomed by a Thai long drum procession for a weekend of sporting competition and camaraderie. The opening […]

“Lost in Space” Is Out of This World

“Lost in Space” Is Out of This World

When an intergalactic portal is opened between the galaxy Andromeda and the Milky Way, a lowly team of satellite repairmen must battle black holes, aliens and asteroid fields to overcome a menacing threat to planet Earth. When the dreaded Cyborgs enter the portal to claim the Milky Way for themselves, the fate of planet Earth is […]

Model United Nations: Closing the Gap

Model United Nations: Closing the Gap

“We must do everything we can to close the gap between the world as it is, and the world as it should be. That is the mission of the United Nations. It’s time we work together to make this world better for all, where everybody can live with dignity and prosperity.” On 10 October 2015, […]

NIST Unites for Pinktober

NIST Unites for Pinktober

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 […]

Khun Mechai Opens the Learning Commons at NIST

Khun Mechai Opens the Learning Commons at NIST

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, […]

TEDxYouth@NIST: Giving Youth a Voice

TEDxYouth@NIST: Giving Youth a Voice

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At our TEDxYouth@NIST event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. This local, self-organized event is branded TEDx, where x = independently […]