About the Kasem Bundit University
Kasem Bundit University was founded after a series of educational establishment by a team of educational administrators with prior experiences in primary and secondary educational administration. In 1960, Kasem Phithaya School was established in 1960, offering classes from Prathom 1 to Matayom 6. Later on in 1968, Kasem Polytechnic College was founded, offering classes from Certificate in Vocational Education (Cert. Voc), Diploma in Vocational Education (Dip. Voc), and Diploma in Technology (Dip. Voc.), with various majors ranging from Business Administration, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Banking, Marketing, Secretarianship to Computer Science. With idealism and determination to take a further step in establishing tertiary education, they eventually founded “Kasem Bundit College” on February 24th, 1987.
In 1987, Kasem Bundit College offered Bachelor Degrees in Business Administration and in Laws with 97 students in the first year. With determination of university management to elevate education, they continuously offered more degrees in diverse field of education. In 1993, Ministry of Education in Thailand granted approval for “Kasem Bundit College” to be advance to “Kasem Bundit University”.
Currently, the University has a student body of more than 10,000 including over 500 graduate students and a high caliber full-time faculty supplemented by a large number of part-time instructors representing relevant business and industrial circles in addition to those from governmental sectors.
All programs offered at Kasem Bundit University are approved by Office of The Higher Education Commission in Thailand. Degrees conferred include bachelor degrees, master degree, and doctoral degree, both Thai programs (instructed in Thai) and International Program (instruct in English).
Kasem Bundit University’s Pattanakarn Campus is on Pattanakarn Road, Suan Luang District, Bangkok Metropolitan, which is only about 2 kilometers from Ram Kamhaeng Airport Link. This higher education establishment is considered one of the most convenient locations in terms of students’ commute to the center of the Capital City.
In 1987 Kasem Bundit University erected the first building of 7 stories about 150 meters long, consisting of an administration office, classrooms, lecture rooms, laboratories, offices, meeting rooms, a student activity room, a recreation room, a chemistry lab, a news writing lab, a photography lab, a curtain storeroom, a dressing room for drama students, a drawing studio, a recording studio, a radio lab, and a TV lab. The building design was perfect for a well-balanced and pleasing environment.
In the School Year of 1988, Kasem Bundit University erected the second building of 8 stories about 180 meters long, consisting of the Art-Culture Center, offices of various faculties, a physics lab, an electrical lab, an electronic lab, a mechanical lab, an industrial mechanical lab, a technical production lab, a research lab, a civil engineering lab, a building material room, a picture printing lab, a drawing studio, classrooms, and a student social function room. In the School Year of 1991, Kasem Bundit University erected the third building of 10 stories, 200 meters long for classrooms of various faculties.
In the School Year of 1993, the University began erecting the fourth building of 10 stories. This building was given the name “Chalerm Prakiet Building”, by His Majesty the King. This name means “Commemorating Building” and it houses the President’s Office, the Administration offices, the Main Library, the Computer Center, the Registrar’s Office, the Finance Department, the Accounting Department, the Student Loan Office, the Public Relations Department, the Recruitment Section of the Human Resources Department, the Main Assembly Hall, a mid-sized meeting room, and a guest room
In the School Year 2000 Kasem Bundit University expanded further to align with the educational policy of the Thai Government to meet the increasing needs of yearly student population growth by establishing another compus, Romklao, which covers the area of more than 100 rai on Romklao and Ramkamhaeng Roads. The main aim was to secure an area in a good environment to establish modern buildings fully equipped with learning facilities complete with convenient residents for students. This was considered one more important step of Kasem Bundit University in an effort to assist the Government as a provider of public educational services as well as to provide for a seat of learning for the Thai society as a whole. The University therefore started a new construction project by erecting a 12-story building with a total working space of more than 55,000 square meters.
In the School Year 2001, the 15-story administration building was erected on another area of more than 25,000 square meters to accommodate the President’s Office, the Main Library, the Registrar’s Office, the Finance Department, the Accounting Department, the Student Loan Office, the Public Relations Department, and the Recruitment Section of the Human Resources Department.
In the School Year 2003, the University erected another 12-story building to accommodate a gymnasium, a swimming pool, a bowling alley, the building headquarters, and an ample parking space which can accommodate 1,000 cars. In addition, there are five 12-story dormitories with 2,000 rooms to serve the students from all over the world. Moreover, the University has landscaped the campus with plenty of shrubbery and trees, adding beauty and cool shades to the whole campus as well as many kinds of sports facilities so that the students can obtain quality relaxation and at the same time gain both knowledge and skills from modern learning materials and state-of-the-art instruction.