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(from left) Dr. Kamol Kitsawad, Vice President for Advancement, Assumption University and Sue Kearney, editor’s director of Asia-Pacific of Reader's Digest magazine

Assumption University achieved the “Trusted Brand Gold Award 2013”, for the third time, in a row as a reputable and most trusted private university from surveys conducted by Reader’s Digest Magazine on June 26, 2013. Reader's Digest Asia organized its 15th annual Trusted Brand Survey Award 2013 through Ipsos, a French based research company. The survey revealed that Thais have the confidence and loyalty to brands in most countries in Asia. As a result, 38 of award-winning brand from 59, are all Thai brands. Consumers seek for the most reliable source of information as a reference before any purchase of goods and services. It is generally accepted among consumers that the results of the survey known as Trusted Brand is the most reliable award in Asia. “The Trusted Brand survey was carried out in 8 Asian markets: Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, India, China and the Philippines.

The Ipsos research via phone and mail, used a fair and verifiable method and completely voted for by 1,000 consumers in each country, in all, 8,000 respondents were polled.

Assumption University of Thailand or Au, is non-profit institution administered by the Brothers of St. Gabriel, a worldwide Catholic religious order devoted to education and philanthropic activities, founded in France in 1705 by St. Louis Marie De Montfort. Assumption University is the first institution to offer over 100 International courses from Bachelor degrees to PH.Ds. Students from more than 90 nations around the world attend Au because with its comparatively low costs in tuition, the University’s sustains its academic excellence, drawing value from its English language medium of instruction, its outstanding study and IT facilities, and more than all, the faculty composition at Au is almost 50% non-Thai. Its international instructors bring with them a wealth of multi-cultural experience and education from more than 40 different countries. A good many degree programs offered have been recognized and accredited by world-class Universities. Assumption University has equipped over 80,000 graduates with knowledge and virtue to serve the community and create positive impacts to the world. The university currently has a diverse student population of over 20,000 students from 90 countries.

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Dr. Kamol Kitsawad, Vice President for Advancement flanked by Dr. Udom Hongchatikul, President of the Au Alumni Association and Assumption University faculty members pose for a winning photograph of the evening.
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Dr. Kamol Kitsawad, Vice President for Advancement flanked by Dr.Udom Hongchatikul, President of the Au Alumni Association , Assumption University faculty members and staff members pose for a winning photograph of the evening.
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Dr. Kamol Kitsawad, Vice President for Advancement flanked by Dr.Udom Hongchatikul, President of the Au Alumni Association , Assumption University faculty members and staff members pose for a winning photograph of the evening.
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Dr. Kamol Kitsawad ,Vice President for Advancement, Assumption University poses for a victory photograph with all the other award winners of the evening.
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AU achieves the Trusted Brand Gold Award 2013, 3 years in a row.
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