Message from President
Walailak University, named after HRH Princess Chulabhorn Walailak, is a government university and also a comprehensive university offering progressive courses in the fields of social science, science and technology and health science. The university continually enhances its environment to become a residential university fully equipped with holistic infrastructures and facilities as well as spearheads the landscape management so that it fruitfully serves as an accessible learning source surrounded by the proper, green, clean and unpolluted environment as recognized under the concept of Green University.
In response to a dramatic change of the world over the past few years, Walailak University has evolved accordingly by preparing not only the physical development but also actively orienting the students toward the world’s progressive changing rhythms. Additionally, Walailak University is determined to set a high standard for education and research in compliance with the changes, encourage innovation development, take a more active role as a center of academic services in the upper southern region and the country and be recognized as an educational center on an international level. Promoting the university to become the sustainable university for happiness in a principal mission as enshrined in the 5th Strategic Plan 2018 – 2037 Understanding in such concept has been consolidated through a number of activities including the development and renovation of the physical environment in a form of sustainable development for education, work and campus life. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) proposed by the United Nations has been integrated into the policy. In 2019 – 2020, the university has initiated several projects concerning sustainability. On behalf of Walailak University, I would like to present the sustainable development report of 2019 – 2020 as a testament to our determination to be the sustainable university for happiness.
Prof.Dr. Sombat Thamrongthanyawong
President of Walailak University