Thames provides a platform for students to come and start up programs that spark their interest. Whether it is managing a student club, bringing in co-curricular, extracurricular activities, recreational programs, or initiating a social project, the Office of Student Affairs ensures that students’ ideas are met with consideration. There are a number of student clubs and organizations to get involved in a group that matches your area of interest. Student life at Thames gives ample opportunities to enhance your leadership abilities with a sense of civic engagement. All aspects of personality development are given priority whether it is a critical thinking class or a sports session.
Students will have an opportunity to participate in an Induction Seminar which is designed to make your transition into college smooth and more enjoyable. Students will be introduced to college administration, faculty, philosophy, policies, resources and opportunities for student engagement.
FIRST YEAR SEMINAR
Through active participation in the First year Seminar Courses, students will be prepared to take responsibility of their own learning for the rest of their college life and beyond. First Year Seminar courses offered to make one a lifelong learner are:
Reading and Writing for College
Interactive approach to Academic Reading
Case Based Approach to Learning
Foundation of Mathematics
Students will be assigned an Academic Advisor in their first year to ensure that they have access to information and services that will help them succeed in the college. Academic advisors will meet students in regular intervals and help them create personalized success plans to achieve their academic goals.
Student Council of Thames International College provides an integrated experience for students across the campus and offers a variety of clubs and organizations to enrich their college life experience. Students will also have the ability to enhance their academic program through representation in Student Council.
Currently, there are four student clubs:
Information Technology Club
Social responsibility is an integral part of the college's core values. Students will be provided with many Community Service opportunities including volunteering in social organizations, fundraising campaigns, rural camps and awareness campaign on various social issues.
As part of the cultural exchange program, students will have opportunity to travel to different parts of the world. Every year, Thames students participate in International Students' Meet at Rourkela, Orissa and Jeunes Du Monde at Toulouse, France. As a part of the Chinese language class, students also have an opportunity to travel to China.
THAMES INTER COLLEGE CRICKET TOURNAMENT
Thames Inter College Cricket Tournament is one of the biggest and the most successful college level sporting event in the country. Every year more than 20 college teams from around the country participate in the event.
The Office of Student Affairs offers students many opportunities to learn and explore new things that otherwise cannot be learnt in the academic courses. The courses offered in the past include, Patan 101: The Heritage Walk, Creating that Perfect Presentation, I can Speak, Critical Thinking for Global Challenges, Creating a Business Plan, Thinkshop for lifelong learners and many more.
Learning foreign language will sensitize students to the world cultures and at the same time make them aware of culture. The Office of Student Affairs, in collaboration with its partner institutions, offers French and Chinese languages.
CLASSROOMS, MEETING ROOMS AND GROUP STUDY ROOMS
The college's classrooms are designed to meet the requirements of both the course and the faculty. Classrooms are audio-visual equipped with access to high-speed internet. All the classrooms are furnished with comfortable chairs and desks and are suitable for adult students.
Besides classrooms, the college has 4 meeting rooms and 2 group study rooms to facilitate small class sizes. These rooms are used for tutorial classes and group works.
DAVID J. RUSK LIBRARY
David J. Rusk Library has the most comfortable setting in the campus. With more than 6,000 titles, the library is fully catalogued and automated. Students can also remotely access the library from home. International newspapers and periodicals including International Herald Tribune, Harvard Business Review and The Economist are also available in the library. Recently, the library has also launched an online digital repository to share electronic data online and to promote the culture of research.
David J. Rusk Library offers dedicated space for laptop use, group work, as well as a silent study area for Independent learning, The Group Study Room in the library is available for collaborative activities such as presentation preparation.
The library is open for users 9 hours a day 7 am -5 pm, Sunday to Friday. The library is operated by 2 dedicated trained librarians and 2 student employees under the leadership of Head of Library Services.
The college's internet stations are also housed at the David J. Rusk Library. All the PCs are networked, run Microsoft Office and provide high speed internet access and other networked resources.
THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CENTRE
The IT Centre is a state-of-the-art computing facility equipped with more than 30 open access work stations. The IT Centre is open 6 days a week from 7 am — 5 pm and is operated by a dedicated staff under the supervision of Head of IT Services. The Internet Station in the library is also operated by the IT Centre.
A student lounge situated at the terrace is open for students for gathering, working in groups, studying and for relaxing between the scheduled classes. This comfortable space is equipped with comfortable furniture, background music, popular magazines and newspapers.
The campus is fully Wi-Fi enabled. Students can access high speed Internet of 8 Mbps from all corners of the campus, be it cafeteria, classrooms, library or the parking lot.
The college has a designated parking lot that can accommodate more than 200 motor bikes and scooters at any point of time.
Cafeteria offers a wide selection of dishes. The menu changes every day and caters for a variety of diets. Open from early in the morning until late in the afternoon, the cafeteria is a popular choice for meals and as a meeting point for students. The cafeteria also houses a drinking water refill station. Water goes through multiple filtration processes including "Reverse Osmosis" before it reaches the refill station.
Thames International College seeks bright, capable, and motivated students who are ready to take advantage of our facilities. As a highly selective institution, we seek to develop a complete picture of all the applicants and what they will bring to our college. While the applicant’s academic performance has the largest bearing on the admission process, the application, interview, group discussions, and entrance tests are also taken into account for better evaluation.
The Admission process at Thames International College begins with counseling and guidance. Once you reach out to us, either through e-mail, phone call, social media or by visiting the college, an appointment will be scheduled for an appointment with our counseling team for an advisory session that will provide you with required information about the programs offered at Thames, the Office of Student Affairs, and other academic and interest based opportunities at Thames to help you make informed choices.
How to Apply?
- Step 1: Apply Online
- Step 2: Pay your Application Fee
- Step 3: Appear for an interview
- Step 4: Accept the offer letter
- Step 5: Pay admission fee
Fees and Scholarship
- Chairman’s Merit Scholarship Award
- The Thames Need-Based Scholarship Award
- Tribhuvan University Need Based Scholarship for Government School Students.
Fees and payment plan at Thames vary according to program you wish to enroll in.
Thames offers scholarships to students requiring financial aid. Scholarships are awarded based on need, merit, and students’ performances.
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