Frequently Asked Questions
Private car or taxi please see our campus location in ‘About us’ for directions. There are also many public buses that stop near the university. Buses come en route via Victory Monument, Sanam Luang (Khao San Road), Thonburi and Pinklao. It is also possible to get a river taxi to Pinklao Bridge and then transfer to the campus by either taxi or public bus.
To Bangrak campus: BTS Sathon or Surasak Station and taxi to CAT Teleco, building at Sriphraya, Bangrak
Talingchan and Pinklao have a wide range of accommodation to suit all kinds of tastes and levels of comfort. From luxurious condos to basic studio rooms, SUIC student affairs team will be able to advise you on suitable accommodation that fits your budget and lifestyle. Please also see a recommended list of accommodation in ‘Study at SUIC’ section on the website.
How can I prepare for the entrance exams and Interview ?
There will be two key elements, your levels of English language and how motivated you are to study on the program .You may be nervous, but remember that teachers are looking for students that are motivated and potentially have the right professional attributes for a successful career ahead. Explaining why you want to study on the program will be essential, including having an idea of your future career aspirations.
· For the BBA Hotel Management program, uniform is essential as it prepares students for working in real life hotel operational environments.
· For the BFA program, normal University regulations apply to wearing a uniform (usually the first year students only).
· MBA programs, students are expected to wear smart casual clothing.When does the academic year start ?
There is no form of distance learning at the University, however students still have access to learning material online through Moodle and the online library.
How am I assessed ?
Teachers implement a wide variety of assessment criteria and will depend on the learning outcomes of the course. Students can expect anything from traditional exams, group projects, essays and dissertations, to presentations.
What is the attendance policy of the University ?
Each course usually has its own handouts which the teacher has prepared specifically for the course. The textbooks cost is not included in the tuition fee. It could be different up to the students’ desires. It will be beneficial for students to have the supplement with text books. However, most text books are also available in the library to borrow to preview for further reading or purchase.
Yes, there are numerous activities outside of the University and each program has its own student committee that organizes different events, competitions or societies.
A difficult question to answer and again depends on a student’s lifestyle. A basic salary in Thailand can be as low as 6-8,000 baht and people manage to live off this amount. However more realistically in Bangkok the cost of living is higher and will depend on how much you eat in nice restaurants and travel around in taxis. Your main expense will be accommodation as everything else from food and public transportation can be very cheap. Realistically anywhere between 15- 20,000 baht per month should be sufficient though.
Can I learn Thai ?