Facilities & Services
The Sasa Patasala Building, where students spend most of their time, is located on Chulalongkorn Soi 12, off Phyathai Road within the Chulalongkorn University campus. It features Smart classrooms and a full IT support system aimed at creating an efficient work environment.
There are 42 study rooms in the Sasa Patasala Building; 12 on the 1st floor, 14 on the 3rd floor, and 16 on the 6th floor. Many of these can be reserved in advance by students via the Sasin intranet. An additional 10 individual study rooms and one group study room are available in the Library. (Please see details in the ”Library” page)
Sasa Nives (Sasa International House) provides comfortable, pleasant accommodations for professors, students, seminar participants and other University guests.
All rooms are equipped with mini bar, telephone, and television offering Thai and international programs. Internet and laundry services are available at an additional charge. Guests have free use of the Sasabol Recreation Center which includes a swimming pool, fully-equipped fitness center, and sauna.
In addition to the guest rooms, Sasa Nives facilities include conference and seminar rooms, study rooms, a reference library, and a dining room. Conveniently, it is within easy walking distance of Sasa Patasala Building as well as shopping malls, cinemas and restaurants with easy access to the BTS Skytrain at both the nearby National Stadium and Siam Square stations. For those driving, the entrance to the expressway leading to the airport is only minutes away.
For those wishing to live on campus, basic living expenses, including accommodation, meals and personal expenses, though this will vary slightly depending on the individual’s personal lifestyle.
The regular academic year is 10 months. Foreign students who plan to remain in Bangkok during the summer months should plan accordingly.
Housing information can be obtained by contacting Sasa International House at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Health And Recreation
Chula Sports Facilities
Sasin students receive membership and have access to all of Chulalongkorn University recreation and sport facilities, including an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, three gymnasiums, a judo hall and shooting gallery.
Sasabol Health and Recreation Center
Sasabol was built to celebrate Sasin's 20th anniversary. A two-story L-shaped annex adjacent to the swimming pool, it has a fitness center, aerobics center, men's and women's saunas and changing rooms. Sasabol is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day.
Chulalongkorn University maintains a health service for Sasin students at the Chulalongkorn University Health Center. All full-time students may use the university service without additional cost. Sasin also provides a once a week in-house health service on the sixth floor where a physician is on duty.
Wireless Network Access
Wireless Internet access is available throughout Sasa Patasala for students, staff, and alumni in all the main Sasin lecture rooms. In addition, students have over 250 network (and Internet) access points throughout the Sasin buildings - classrooms, library, student centers and Sasa International House.
Students are expected to have a high-quality laptop (notebook) computer preloaded with the communications peripherals and software used at Sasin. The exact specifications required for a laptop computer and its software are as follows:
||Pentium 4 1.8GHz
||Standard or On-board
||12” or more
||Wired LAN Connection 10Mbps minimum or Wireless Network 802.1a, b, g
For students who have not purchased a laptop, the ICT Department makes arrangements with major manufacturers (ie: Dell, HP, IBM) to come on orientation day to promote their products to incoming Sasin students.
Computer Lab and Internet Center
Sasin students have access to the latest hardware and state-of-the-art software which allows them to experience the same computing resources used by leading multinationals. Sasin's computer platform includes IBM Desktop Computers and IBM Laptops (running Windows XP); and both laser and inkjet printers.
Technology is often vital to complete class assignments. The Sasin Technical Support Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Sasa Patasala Building, is open six days a week (excluding Sundays) to meet the IT needs of Sasin students.