The Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become a leading regional postgraduate institution and is actively working with public and private sector partners throughout the region and with some of the top universities in the world.
Recognized for its multinational, multicultural ethos, the Institute operates as a self-contained international community at its campus located 40km (25 miles) north of downtown Bangkok, Thailand.
Besides the usual labs and academic buildings, the main campus includes housing, sports, and medical facilities, a conference center, and a library with over 230,000 volumes and 830 print and on-line periodicals.
Student Union (SU), the student wing of AIT, is run independently by motivated and energetic student representatives serving all AIT students in order to facilitate academic requirements and enhance better student life during study in AIT. Student Union consists of Executive Committee and 10 functional committees. The executive committee includes President, Vice-president, General Secretary, Treasurer and General Assembly Speaker. Member of the executive committee is elected by the vote of the students of Asian Institute of Technology in each semester. The Chairperson and Secretary of the functional committee of Student Union is selected by the executive committee and approved by the general assembly members.
Functional committees of Student Union are:
- Academic Affairs
- Accommodation & Reservation
- Assets & Recreation
- Campus & Environment
- External Affairs
- Film & Entertainment
- Gender & Culture
- Media Affairs