Srinakharinwirot University

Srinakharinwirot University

114 Sukhumvit 23 Bangkok View map





Prasarnmit CampusLike other parts of present Bangkok (Krungthep), what is now the main campus of Srinakharinwirot University, was, 220 years ago, part of a swampy, monsoonal floodplain fed by the Chaophraya River. Since then, many industrial and technological developments have contributed to the growth and development of its present site. And, it is on this site that a fine bronze statue of its founder, Dr. Saroj Buasri, nourished our first educators in 1949. Conditions were far from modern and the University was still surrounded by much tropical riverine and canal (khlong) vegetation, aquatic animals and a largely, boat-bound but not-dense, ethnically diverse human population.In 1949, the University became a reality when the Higher Teacher Training School at Prasarnmit was established. There was then an urgent need for degree-level training for the teaching profession. Prasarnmit was the first of its kind in the country?s history of teacher training. In 1953, it became the CollegeMORE
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