Webster Thailand – Cha-Am / Hua Hin Campus
Nestled along the shoreline of the Gulf of Thailand, the beachside towns of Hua Hin and Cha-Am are two of Thailand’s most popular yet laid back locations. Situated about 25 kilometers apart, both towns offer a relaxed pace of life, wonderful fresh seafood and clean and tranquil beaches to create a real tropical paradise.
Both Hua Hin and Cha-am are popular destinations for domestic and international holidaymakers due to their proximity to Bangkok. In fact, many Bangkok locals and expats also visit the two towns for cheap and convenient weekend getaways. You might also be surprised to learn that Hua Hin has a royal connection – it is home to the Summer Palace of King Rama VI. The late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and his wife Queen Sirikit also used to spend the majority of their time in Hua Hin in their royal residence.
There is also a lot more to the Hua Hin /Cha-am than just beaches, hotels and resorts. Both towns are home to world class golf courses, water sports activities, cycling tracks and hiking trails. The national parks that are located nearby definitely provide some respite to the heat and humidity that is synonymous with Thailand. No matter where your interests lie, you’ll undoubtedly find numerous activities to fill in your spare time.
As with each of Webster University’s campuses worldwide, the Cha-am / Hua Hin campus seeks to create a sense of community and collegiality amongst all staff and students. The campus itself has a very relaxed vibe and provides more than enough space for studying, relaxing and socializing. Facilities available include computer and media labs, a library, social areas as well as a cafeteria. Wifi is also available throughout the campus to ensure that you have can study and keep in touch with family friends anywhere and at any time. One thing’s for sure – you’ll be sure to feel comfortable and at ease from day one.
As an international university, Webster University Thailand encourages all of its students to become active global citizens. With teachers and faculty staff from across the world, you’ll undoubtedly feel yourself evolving into a truly internationally minded individual before you know it. For students that are temporarily in Thailand on an exchange program or for those completing their whole degree, you’ll have no regrets about choosing Webster’s Cha-am/Hua Hin campus as your place of study.
Webster Thailand – Bangkok Academic Center
With a population of nearly 8 million people, Bangkok truly is a global city. In addition to hundreds of skyscrapers, office buildings and luxury condominiums, you’ll also still see ubiquitous street cart vendors and local eateries wherever you go. It is this juxtaposition of the old and the new, the traditional and the modern, that makes Bangkok such a fascinating city to visit.
Located in the middle of this bustling city is the Bangkok Academic Center, home to Webster’s Bangkok campus. Situated in the stylish Sathorn district, the campus is conveniently located near several large shopping malls, restaurant strips, movie theatres and nightlife. The area is also serviced by most of the city’s major transport links including the skytrain, underground rail system and buses. Whether you’re interested in yoga classes, dancing, documentary screenings or dinner with friends, Sathorn has it all.
Webster’s Bangkok campus hosts both undergraduate and postgraduate students and covers a wide range of degree programs. Flexible class arrangements, including day and night classes, are also on offer for MBA students. In addition to a large cohort of Thai students, many also travel from across the globe to study at Webster Thailand. Students come from countries such as Australia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan and Uzbekistan. By studying alongside others from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, you’ll undoubtedly broaden your horizons and make some new lifelong friends.
The Bangkok Academic Center was designed with the individual needs of students in mind. Focusing on creativity, imagination and inspiration, the designers wanted to ensure that Webster students had the ideal spaces by which to focus on their studies. There are plenty of study nooks and quite areas for students of all disciplines to work including computer labs, a library and study lounges.
In line with Webster’s global philosophy of providing individualized learning, Webster’s Bangkok campus offers small class sizes and a warm and supportive teaching environment. Our support staff and faculty members are also available anytime to ensure that your time at Webster’s Bangkok campus is productive, enjoyable and stress-free.
The founding stone of Webster University was laid on 1 November 1915 in St Louis, Missouri, USA and approximately ten years later the institution received its accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission just one year after that.
Fast forward nearly 100 years, and Webster has become synonymous with world-class academic instruction and is now one of the USA’s most well respected global universities. Since the opening of its first campus, Webster offers programs at more than 90 different locations across the United States. In addition to this, Webster also has a number of international campuses in cities as diverse as Bangkok, Leiden, London and Shanghai.
In 1978 Webster opened its first international campus in Geneva, Switzerland and was one of the first American universities to open a campus abroad. Since that time it has added more campuses across Europe, Africa and Asia. At present there are roughly 17,000 students enrolled across Webster’s network of nine international campuses. The largest campus of 7,250 still remains in St Louis, USA.
With a growing physical presence and reputation as a leader in higher education across the world, Webster officially changed its name to Webster University in 1983. Ever since then, Webster staff have remained committed to the ethos of providing a high standard of education across all Webster locations.
Offering both undergraduate and postgraduate education, students across the world have a wide range of education opportunities across a number of disciplines including business and technology, fine arts, and psychology. In line with the personalized approach to teaching, classes are also kept quite small with approximately 20 students per classroom. This approach is aimed towards students developing skills in self-expression, collaboration and creativity.
As a global institution, Webster also places a strong emphasis on encouraging its students to become active global citizens and community leaders. Due to its international reach, there are countless opportunities to study across Webster’s global network of campuses. No matter whether it’s for a semester or for a whole degree, studying abroad at Webster is sure to help you develop an international mindset and approach to life.