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Gov’t Launches New “Innovation Park” Initiative

Gov’t Launches New “Innovation Park” Initiative

SEOUL, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The government will push ahead with an industry-academic cooperation project to attract companies and research institutes to the sites inside university campuses and build residential and welfare facilities to create high-tech industrial complexes. The Ministry of Education announced on Wednesday that it will sign a business agreement with the [...]

Sookmyung Women’s University Offers VR Job Interview Simulations

Sookmyung Women’s University Offers VR Job Interview Simulations

SEOUL, Apr. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Sookmyung Women’s University (SWU) announced on Tuesday that it had conducted a simulated interview program for job seekers using virtual reality. The program, which runs on virtual reality (VR) technology, brings participants to a virtual interview session, where interviewers are present for a real-time interview. All of the answers [...]

South Korean Researchers Develop “Bio-Blood-Vessels” Using 3D Printer

South Korean Researchers Develop “Bio-Blood-Vessels” Using 3D Printer

POHANG, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of engineers from Pohang University of Science and Technology has successfully developed so-called “bio-blood-vessels” using material extracted from the human body as a template for 3D printing. The team found that its printed blood vessels exhibited no problems in performing their desired function when implanted. The vessels [...]

Complaints Mount Against Universities over Class Size Restrictions

Complaints Mount Against Universities over Class Size Restrictions

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Student outcry continues to grow on campuses across the nation over class-size restrictions, as universities struggle to appease students while also facing government-mandated structure reforms on higher education facilities. University websites have been inundated with online messages posted by students looking to swap classes with others, with some desperate [...]

Thousands of College Applicants Flock to Seoul University Fair

Thousands of College Applicants Flock to Seoul University Fair

SEOUL, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Thousands of prospective college students and parents visited COEX on Thursday for the 2017 academic year university fair, hosted by the Korea Council for University Education.  The event was attended by officials from 135 universities across the country, and offered free counselling, information about different schools and the college [...]

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Selects Brocade Ruckus Wi-Fi Solution to Provide Students with Best-in-Class Online Experience

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Selects Brocade Ruckus Wi-Fi Solution to Provide Students with Best-in-Class Online Experience

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced that the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) has become the first site in Asia Pacific to implement a complete networking solution that combines both Brocade® network switches and Wi-Fi access systems from Ruckus Wireless, which was acquired by Brocade in May [...]

Korean Colleges Offer More Benefits to Attract Overseas Students

Korean Colleges Offer More Benefits to Attract Overseas Students

SUWON, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s low birthrate, which began dropping in the 1970s, is gradually leading to a decline in the number of college students. The number of new college admissions declined from 549,000 in 2014 to 529,000 in 2015 and 516,000 in 2016.  As a countermeasure to Korea’s changing demographics, schools are [...]