Ewha Womans University
Under Ewha's education spirit, the purpose of education has been for modernization of women's education upon the spirit of Christianity, enlargement of opportunities for women's education, nourishing women leaders, orienting toward the harmonized society with equal sex through these aims. Now Ewha will take the role as the women's community to contribute to the new human civilization in the 21st century concerning the purposes firmly cherished in the tradition for the past century. For these, our goal is to pursue the globalization, professionalism and making scientific of education, at the same time to secure the individual uniqueness of Ewha....
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.
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....
Being the oldest private university in Korea, Yonsei University was first established in 1885 by Christian missionaries. Our mission is to educate leaders who will contribute to humanity in the spirit of “truth and freedom.” The 300,000 Yonsei alumni who take this calling to heart can be found manifesting this proud spirit from leadership positions around the world.Yonsei’s main campus is ensconced in a spacious, picturesque and natural setting located minutes away from the economic, political, and cultural centers of Seoul's metropolitan downtown. Yonsei has 3,500 eminent faculty members who are conducting cutting-edge research across all academic disciplines. There are 18 graduate schools, 22 colleges and 133 subsidiary institutions hosting a selective pool of students from around the world.Yonsei is proud of its history and reputation as a leading institution of higher education and research in Asia....
City University of Hong Kong
CityU offers professional education that prepares its students for the challenges and exciting opportunities opening up in Hong Kong, the Asia-Pacific region and throughout the world in business, science and engineering, energy and environment, law, creative media and social sciences. Through its extensive links with relevant industries, CityU provides real-life opportunities for students to work with and learn from professionals in the workplace, from bachelor degrees and postgraduate studies to associate degrees and continuing education....