Becoming a better person for the world one AIT experience at a time – Jofer B. Asilum

We would like to warmly congratulate Jofer B. Asilum, Master’s student in the Natural Resources Management (NRM) program, August 2021 batch for receiving DAAD Scholarship at AIT. The following is his experience sharing, which may serve as a guideline for those interested in applying to study with us at the Department of Development and Sustainability, AIT, Thailand.


DPMM Student selected as the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform (SSHAP) Fellow

Mr. Ganesh Dhungana, a doctoral candidate in Disaster Preparedness Mitigation and Management (DPMM) at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), has been selected as the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform (SSHAP) Fellow by the Institute of Development Studies, United Kingdom. The SSHAP fellowship supports future leaders in social science to apply their knowledge in humanitarian emergencies in locally relevant ways. 


Interview: Overseas Students Give the Thumbs Up to AIT’s Organizational Quarantine

During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, any person who qualifies to enter Thailand must undergo a 14-day period of self-quarantine. Since September 2020, AIT has been accommodating incoming overseas students’ entry into the country at its official Organizational Quarantine (OQ) facility. As of 1 January 2021, 143 students had taken advantage of the OQ. The Gazette spoke to some students about their experiences.


DDS Student present on International Conference on Nation-Building 2019 at the Development of a High Income Nation on November 26-27, 2019, Malaysia

Ms.Chitralada Chaiya (PhD in RRDP/DDS) presented on “The International Conference on Nation Building 2019: The Development of a High Income Nation” on November 26-27, 2019, Malaysia She presented in the topic “20 years Educational Reform of Thailand: Crisis or Exit of the Quality Assurance Polity in Higher Education” In this conference is aimed at creating international cooperation in economic, social, political and educational. The conference was attended by a large number of national and international leaders.


Ms. Way Way Hlaing (RRDP Student) is the winner of the AIT Students’ Blog Contest

“Each and Every Moment is Special”

Ms. Way Way Hlaing is the winner of the AIT Students’ Blog Contest (January 2019) semester. Her blog post titled “Each and Every Moment is Special” can be read here:

Ms. Way Way Hlaing is a student of Regional and Rural Development Program in our School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD).

The second prize goes to Treza Theint of the School of Engineering and Technology (SET), while Samudhbha Sharma from SERD wins the third prize.
Congratulations to our winners! We wish to thank M.L. Thanisa Choombala, Interim Director of AIT’s Language Center for evaluating the entries.


Congratulations to Ms.Veena N. for receiving the best paper award at GAF7

A presentation by Ms.Veena N., a PhD GDS student with her advisor, Dr. Kyoko Kusakabe, as co-author, was awarded the Best Paper Award at GAF7 (the 7th Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries: Expanding the Horizons).

Veena is a doctoral student of Gender and Development Studies in the Department of Development and Sustainability in AIT’s School of Environment, Resources and Development.

The title of this article was “Migrant Women’s Strategies to Cope with Exploitative Employment Practices in Thai Seafood Sector: A Case Study from Rayong and Trat”