[Vol.20] UST University Collaboration Encouraging Meeting
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- Registration Date : 2016-12-28
On November 29, UST held University Collaboration Encouraging Meeting. The meeting was attended by college faculty members such as the Head of Industry-academia Cooperation, Deputy Director, Representative Professors, and UST employees.
The measures to vitalize academic cooperation between universities was introduced by Gap-dong Park, the Dean of the office of Student Affairs The main contents of the presentation included ▲the crisis of the university and government-funded research institutes and the limit of the academic cooperation ▲ desirable university collaboration ▲ regularization of university collaboration encouraging meeting. Dean Park said, "I am worried that the UST's competitiveness will deteriorate and the cooperation with the other schools will wither because of the poor performance of government-funded research institutes coupled with the decrease of the number of students and the deterioration of the university education environment." He stressed that it is a priority to strengthen mutual cooperation between schools not for competition but for innovation of education and research. He proposed to establish a programs of cooperation between universities and exchange and cooperation programs between students and professors. Also the participants agreed to hold regular meeting for the invigoration of academic cooperation to have time to discuss related issues together.