102 students from 16 countries join AIT

One hundred and two students arriving from 16 countries joined the new batch of students at the Orientation Program organized at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 8 January 2013. Seventy-nine students have enrolled for the Master’s program and the remaining 23 are exchange students in the Bachelor’s program.

OCAJI signs partnership agreements with AIT

Overseas Construction Association of Japan, Inc. (OCAJI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with AIT, following which OCAJI will be sending employees of its member companies to study at AIT. Employees deputed by OCAJI will enroll in the Master’s program in Construction Engineering and Infrastructure Engineering (CEIM) at AIT’s School of Engineering and Technology (SET), besides participating in short term training courses.

It’s not Stonehenge – it’s the new “2011 Flood Memorial Garden”

Perched atop a small mound to the side of the roadway leading to the AIT globe monument area is a curious new fixture to the campus. Vaguely similar to a collection of traditional Japanese “tori”, a number of tree logs set in a circle on the grassy knoll form the new “2011 Flood Memorial Garden” – an understated and tranquil reminder of what was AIT’s worst ever natural calamity.