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By Prachatai |
<p>Thailand&rsquo;s first day of the semester has been different as students in at least 23 schools countrywide attended class without uniforms, confronting one of the most controversial issues in Thai society: Do uniforms really matter?</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Chulalongkorn University has finally amended its uniform regulations to allow students to dress according to their gender identity, after a group of students earlier this year filed a request for this and a complaint against a Faculty of Education lecturer.</p>
<div> <div>A traditionally conservative and royally-connected Thai university has exhibited some progress after its Faculty of Arts eased uniform regulations in response to an online campaign.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The Faculty of Arts of the most conservative university in Thailand has decided to stop enforcing the wearing of uniforms.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Last week, a group of anonymous students from Chulalongkorn University (CU) initiated a campaign on, urging the university to stop forcing students to wear uniforms. </div></div>
By Harrison George |
<p>Chulalongkorn (we have murals of Hitler as a superhero) University is back in the news and you don’t whether to laugh or cry.</p> <p>Its Faculty of Engineering seems to have spawned its own little Hitlers who are going round seizing the cards of any student not in uniform.&nbsp; And even if you’re in uniform but not the correct one.&nbsp; The blue smock required in workshops is OK if you’re in the workshop, but step outside still wearing it and you’ll get nicked.</p>
<div> <div>Students at an elite Thai university are campaigning against outdated uniform regulations, arguing they stifle creativity and intellect. The university is threatening those who fail to comply with disqualification from receiving scholarships.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On 8 February 2017, a group of students from Chulalongkorn University’s Engineering Faculty released <a href="">a declaration</a> calling on the faculty to abolish regulations requiring students to wear school uniforms both inside and outside of the classroom. </div></div>
<div> <div>For four years, children in a kindergarten in the northeastern province of Khon Kaen have been ordered to wear military uniforms once a week. </div></div>
By Kaewmala |
<p>On the evening of Thursday, September 5, 2013, a group of Thammasat University students posted 4 posters on various notice boards around the Thammasat-Rangsit campus. The posters show students in uniform posing in heterosexual and homosexual acts.&nbsp;</p> <p></p>