Reduced Inequalities

Reduce inequality within and among countries.

Mahidol University supports equality for all identities, groups, genders, and races by providing equal opportunity for study and work. According to “the Mahidol University regulations on the dress of students, B.E. 2021”, students are allowed to dress based on their gender identities during classes and the graduation ceremony. Foreigners and stateless persons can access all levels of education without discrimination according to the “Mahidol University Regulations on the admission of persons to study in undergraduate programs as a special case for persons who are not of Thai nationality, B.E. 2560”. Currently, there are 9 stateless students. Persons with physical disabilities can also access study for a bachelor’s degree at Ratchasuda College, a well-known educational center for improving the quality of life of people with physical disabilities in ASEAN, with undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. Rehabilitation services are provided to students with physical disabilities, to prepare them for entrepreneurial and other career opportunities. The University provides a variety of support services for students with physical disabilities, including specially designed teaching and learning methods, facilitating examinations, and providing instructional media services appropriate for the needs of each individual, such as Braille production services for the visually impaired. Some services can provide technological equipment for special care in addition to the environmental facilities, such as a map showing disabled parking lots, lifts for wheelchairs, dormitories for disabled persons, beds for the handicapped, and unlimited scholarships, particularly for students with physical disabilities. The University promotes the awareness of transparent, verifiable good governance at every management level, from top executives and staff to students. Policy decision-making or important matters that affect the operation of the University must be conducted through meetings in which members of the public can express their views on the University’s management.