University of Tasmania
The University of Tasmania has a growing reputation as one of Australia’s foremost teaching and research institutions. With a history spanning almost 125 years, the university is ranked in the top ten research universities in Australia and in the top two per cent of universities in the world.With more than 29,000 students, UTAS provides a creative and stimulating environment, providing opportunities for our students to engage in an international learning experience through student exchanges and a multicultural campus life.Beyond the student experience, the university’s community is strengthened by a network of more than 90,000 alumni spanning more than 120 countries, and is underpinned by collaborative partnerships with other organisations who share our strategic outlook.While maintaining a distinctive Tasmanian identity, UTAS programs and research are international in scope, vision and standards....
Queensland University of Technology
Our campuses offer high quality learning, teaching and research spaces to better meet the needs of students, academics and researchers.We are a highly successful Australian university with an applied emphasis in courses and research. While we're based in Brisbane, Queensland, we have a global outlook.With some 45,000 students, including 6,000 from overseas, and an annual budget of more than $800 million, we're positioned to grow and develop as one of Australia's leading universities....
University of Leicester
At Leicester we think that high quality research and excellent teaching are not only complementary, they’re inseparable. We are constantly finding new ways of being a leading university, and have done so since we were founded as a University College in 1921. Find out about some of our greatest discoveries.We are the only university to win seven consecutive Times Higher Awards. In awarding us 'University of the Year', Times Higher Education applauded Leicester’s very different approach, describing us as “elite without being elitist”....
Université de Montréal
Founded in 1878, the Université de Montréal, with its two affiliated schools, the École Polytechnique and the HEC Montréal, is now the largest university in Quebec and the second largest in Canada. With over 60,000 students from around the world, the Université de Montréal awards more than 11,000 diplomas every year. Deeply rooted in Montreal and dedicated to its international mission, the Université de Montréal is one of the top universities in the French-speaking world. With its 16 faculties and 80 departments and schools, the Université de Montréal offers programs in almost all academic fields. UdeM is the only Quebec university that teaches the full range of disciplines in health sciences, boasts the province's only faculty of veterinary medicine and houses one of Canada's largest faculty of arts and sciences. Whether you have a passion for international politics, cyberspace law, Asian social history or nanotechnologies, you'll find a department that best suits your needs. Flexible and varied, our programs include many bi-disciplinary bachelor degrees; this would give you access to master's programs in two disciplines, such as communications and politics, or physics and information technology....
The History of Sungkyunkwan University(SKKU), which is celebrating its 613th anniversary this year, represents the origins of Korea's higher education. Reflecting on the history of world universities, the most prestigious tend to have emerged from a long history. They also were initially at the forefront of moral and civic education.This is true of SKKU, which was founded on the principles of Neo-Confucianism and embodied its four cardinal virtues; Humanity (인:In), Righteousness (의:Eui), Propriety (예:Ye) and Wisdom (지:Ji). These virtues represent an expression of humankind's four inherent elements of spirit, action, conscience, and intellect.At present SKKU is striving to educate talented students with abroad knowledge base, communicative leadership and a creative challenging spirit. As a World Class Research University this is one way in which SKKU is contributing to the development of a harmonious global society.With the support of the world renowned global company SAMSUNG, SKKU has become a creative and innovative center of higher education. Our collaborative approach represents a paradigm shift in which we focus on pedagogical models that incorporate foundational knowledge, applied research, a focus on global society, and academic-industrial collaboration.As we look ahead to the next 10 years, we are seeking to advance our notion of the universities new role that of spreading the values of self-autonomy, diversity, communication and trust as core components of our campus life. We are not simply following the same path that others have trod. We are definitely pursuing the path less traveled. We have a dream that someday that our direction will eventually become the standard by which all great universities are measured. This is the sort of thinking that is part of our VISION 2020.