Month: March 2019

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

ABOUT Established in 1991, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is an international research university dedicated to top-notch education and research. Founded on its mission to advance learning and knowledge through teaching and research particularly in science, technology, engineering, management and business studies complemented by humanities and social sciences, […]

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Seoul National University

Founded in 1946 by the merger of ten higher education institutions, Seoul National University enjoys a prestige unlike any other Korean university. It endured a tumultuous time during the mid-20th century, becoming one of Japan’s Imperial Universities during its occupation of Korea, and it was taken over by North Korea […]

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Kyoto University

Kyoto University is one of Asia’s leading research-oriented institutions and is famed for producing world-beating researchers, including 13 Nobel Prize laureates.  The motto of the school, which was founded in 1897, is “freedom of academic spirit”, a value it aims to instill on the 22,000 students enrolled on its undergraduate […]

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Northwestern University

Located on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago, Northwestern University was a glint in the eyes of its founders when they gathered in 1850 to plan a higher education institution. Without much money, land or higher education experience between them, their vision was ambitious, but through […]

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Duke University

   ABOUT Founded in 1838, Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, named after the university’s great benefactor James Buchanan Duke’s deceased father, Washington Duke.  Its campus spans over 8,600 acres on three campuses in Durham as well as a marine lab in Beaufort. The […]

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