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Phang-nga Technical College—Phang-nga, Thailand.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ianatlarge
N 08° 27.192 E 098° 31.854
47P E 448363 N 934431
Quick Description: The main tertiary education institution in the town of Phang-nga, southern Thailand.
Location: Thailand
Date Posted: 3/7/2011 8:08:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMAXJM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 1

Long Description:
Phang-nga ("Pung-narr") is a pleasant, small town, capital of the province of the same name, situated immediately to the north of that international hedonistic destination, Phuket Island. The town has few tourists, therefore a relaxing spot.

Along the main street is 'Phang-nga Technical College'. I stopped here to have a chat to the staff and to see what was happening. I ended up spending an hour talking to one of the delightful female staff, and her two female students. Delightful.

The school was founded twenty two years ago. It teaches primarily education, but also business, tourism and some actual technical courses (sound engineering and so forth). Students come largely from the local area. It has that small college, small town feel. Not a bureaucratic degree machine.

I found the campus to be well maintained, with a range of facilities, and the staff and students were friendly and helpful. A great place to visit.
Name: Phang-nga Technical College

Location/Address:
326 Phetkasem Rd
Phang-nga, Phang-nga Thailand.


Phone Number: 0-7641-2077

Web Site: [Web Link]

Type of School: Undergraduate School with Graduate Programs

School Affiliation: Public -- State/Provincial/etc.

Date Founded: 1989 AD

Enrollment: 1,600

Location of GPS Coordinates: Main gate onto Phetkasem Rd

Nicknames/Mascots: Not listed

School Colors: Not listed

School Motto: Not listed

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