General FAQ

All your general FAQ questions about our school answered!

Surprisingly yes, we do exist and are a real school.

Yes, we have been licensed by the Ministry of Education to teach both Thai and English as well as offer Education Visas to our students.

Our school is located on the Island of Samui. 11/8 Moo 1, Maenam
Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84330, Thailand

From almost any part of the island it should take maximum 1 hour on the main road, depending on traffic and how far off the main road you begin.

Currently yes, we are planning on introducing Russian courses for children in the future though.

No, our prices are open and honest. Once you pay our price you pay nothing else to us.

No, we take a processing fee to deal with the Ministry of Education. You pay the visa office where you collect your visa.

Yes. If you are studying Thai you may be required to take a catch-up course before joining.

Yes, all of our teachers at KSTVS have the correct qualifications and licenses to teach.

Yes, to teach English at our school you must be a native English speaker from either the UK, Canada, Australia or the USA.

Yes, our Thai language courses are taught by Thais.

Yes, all ability levels are catered for at KSTVS.

If you really are not getting on with your chosen course you might be able to use your remaining paid for hours in another course. But this must be agreed with school management.

No, at KSTVS we offer no refunds if you simply change your mind. Refunds are only offered in extreme situations on a case by case basis.

200 hours (6 months).

No, if you wish you can buy 100 hours (half a level) then after they expire buy the other 100 hours.

8 hours per week.

You will not be entitled to an Education Visa.

No, if you have above 70% attendance on your record at the end of the course you will be fine.

No, only students planning to study at KSTVS are entitled to our Education Visa.

Yes, that is possible. You can speak to the school directly to find out more details.

Yes, if you have no previous education you can still attend and will be placed using our online Placement test.