Why UST

UST VISION 2025

PROUDUST

Training USTians with pride by promotinga creative educational environment

UNIQUE
DIFFERENT
PROFESSIONAL
Excellent
Secure world-leading educational competitiveness

Discovering creative talent and to become real USTians
Establishment of UST21 education system

Entrepreneur
Become a university with industry-academia-research integration

Strengthening the cooperation between UST-GFRIs-corporations
Strengthen the cooperation between GFRIs
Support business start-ups with GFRI-based technologies

Global
Establish global status as a national research university

Improving brand value
Improving cooperation network

Smart
Establish creative knowledge management system

Providing creative educational environment by applying cutting-edge technology
Improving management effectiveness

UST Vision 2025

The mission of UST is to nurture S&T professionals, creating future values in association with government-funded research institutes (GFRIs).

Management Policy

  • Professional
  • Unique
  • Different

Training USTians with pride by promoting a creative educational environment

Strategy Map

Mission
“To nurture S&T professionals creating future values with government funded research institutes(GFRIs)
Vision
Global leading, GFRI University
Management Goal(16~20)
Establish status as a leading university in S&T field
Establish global standard and strengthen internal stability of education based on government-funded research projects
Foster convergence-oriented S&T talent specialized in cutting-edge technology
Become an entrepreneurial university by academia-research-industry integration
Strategic Goal
Secure the world-leading educational competitiveness
Integrate industry-academia-research
Establish global status as GFRI university
Establish creative knowledge management system
Core Values
Creativity
Challenge
Collaboration
Credibility

Projects by Strategies

Projectsby Strategies

  • EXCELLENT UST Secure world-leading educational competitiveness
  • ENTREPRENEUR UST Become a university with industry-academia-research integration
  • SMART UST Establish creative knowledge management system
  • GLOBAL UST Establish global status as GFRI university
  • 1EXCELLENT UST Secure world-leading educational competitiveness
    Discovering creative talent and fostering as real USTians
    • 1Discover excellent talent
    • 2Strengthen student pride
    • 3Enhance global research competitiveness
    • 4Promote customized career development support
    • 5Strengthen alumni network
    Establishing UST21 educational system
    • 1Increase competencies of faculty
    • 2Improve the quality of education
    • 3Promote campus responsibility
    • 4Establish on-site education
  • 2ENTREPRENEUR UST Become a university with industry-academia-research integration
    Strengthening the cooperation between UST-GFRIs-corporations
    • 1Operate specialized USTian training programs
    • 2Enhance R&D between small- and medium-size businesses and GFRIs
    Strengthening the cooperation among GFRIs
    • 1Energize the exchange and cooperation among GFRIs?
    Supporting business start-ups with GFRI-based technologies
    • 1Establish systems supporting start-ups
  • 3GLOBAL UST Establish global status as GFRI university
    Improving brand value
    • 1Promote external communication by participating in science popularization activities, etc.
    • 2Encourage co-evolution of UST and GFRIs
    Improving cooperation network
    • 1Strengthen strategic international cooperation
    • 2Strengthen domestic cooperation network
  • 4SMART UST Establish creative knowledge management system
    Providing cutting-edge educational environment
    • 1Make environment allowing immersion into research
    • 2Establish effective infrastructures for education and research
    • 3Ensure the adequacy of financial management
    Improving management effectiveness
    • 1Strengthen talent management
    • 2Strengthen performance management
    • 3Encourage healthy organizational culture
    • 4.Generate environment to implement the Government 3.0

Strategies and Sub-projects

Goal 1.Securing the world-leading educational competitiveness

Secure the world-leading educational competitiveness
Secure the world-leading educational competitiveness
Strategies Sub-projects Program Vision Key Indicators
1.1 Discovering Creative Talents and Fosteringas USTians 1.1.1 Discovering Excellent Talents Campus tour
  • Acceptancerate
  • Ratio of students in the doctoral course
  • Ratio of attraction of foreign students by Top-Down method
UST Internship
Improving system of selecting freshmen for admission
Internal and external entrance examination presentation
Attracting excellentoverseas talents
1.1.2 Strengthening Student Pride Korean language class
  • Promotion of Korean language education
  • Receiving accreditation of International Education Quality Assurance System(IEQAS)
  • Drop-out rate
  • Providing specialized educational program for freshmen
  • Participation rate of students in academic support programs
Customized academic support for students
Cultural experience program for foreign students
Specialized educational program forfreshmen
Mentoring system for freshmen
1.1.3 Improving Global Research Competitiveness Journal club
  • Number of students who presented at international conferences
  • Percentage of Ph.D. graduates with articles published within top 10% by areas in JCR
  • Improvement of graduation requirements
  • Number of violations in research ethics
  • Participation ratio for research ethics session
Overseas training support
Support for overseas research exchange program (i.e. presenting at international conferences)
Improvement of graduation requirement
Educational programs on research ethics
Compulsory plagiarism check on thesis
Students’competency strengthening program
1.1.4 Improving Customized Career Support Customized employment support program
  • Number of customized employment counseling and its level of satisfaction
  • Employment rate (cumulative)
  • Employment rate in the field of research (cumulative)
Operation of a career management system
1.1.5 Encouraging Alumni Networks Establishment/operation of (domestic and overseas) alumni community
  • Procurement rate of cumulative graduates list
  • National participation rate for local homecoming days (cumulative) and level of satisfaction
Utilization of alumni networks
1.2 Establishing UST21 Educational System 1.2.1 Enhancing Faculty Quality Establishment and operation of human resources strategies for faculty members
  • Establishment and operation of human resources strategies for faculty members
  • Enhancement of faculty members’ proficiencies
  • Satisfaction levels for faculty members
Enhancement of faculty members’ competencies
Mandatory counseling services
1.2.2 Education Quality Development of customized teaching materials
  • Satisfaction level of student towards faculty members
  • Deducing and reflecting on areas for improvement after academic monitoring
  • satisfaction level for curriculum
  • Percentage of lecture that utilizes LMS
  • Number of developed MOOC
Discovery/sharing of exemplary cases
Academic monitoring
Enhancement of the level(s) of curriculum(s)
University common curriculum at main office
Activating OCW and MOOC
1.2.3 Strengthening Campus Responsibilities Preparing a competitive institutional systems (plans)
  • Preparing a competitive institutional systems (plans)
  • Adoption and operation of projects that bolster the competency of campuses’ educational system(s)
  • Supporting outstanding campuses and implementing consultation system for underperforming campuses
Implementing projects that bolster the competency of campuses’ educational system(s)
Supporting outstanding campuses and implementing consultation system for underperforming campuses
1.2.4 Establishing On-Site Research-Oriented Education Encouragement of lab rotation
  • Weight of research credits
  • Compulsory research notes
  • Index of on-site collaborative education
  • Discovery・expansion of creative convergent curriculums
  • Rate of research projects that is a follow-up of R&D projects
Operation of Summer/Winter sessions
Development of joint teaching materials
Expansion of collaborative lectures
Development of creative convergent curriculums
Support of creative convergent R&D projects for the future

Goal 2. Accomplishment of Industry-University Integration

Promoting UST – Government-Funded Research Institute – Industry- Collaboration
산학연 일체화 대학 실현를 전략으로 구분하여 세부 추진과제, 주요 프로그램, 성과지표를 설명한다.
Strategies Sub-projects Program Vision Key Indicators
2.3 Promoting UST – Government-Funded Research Institute – Industry- Collaboration 2.3.1 Operating Specialized Talent Development Programs Operation of Department of Contracts for small to mid-range companies
  • Number of selected students for the Department of Contracts
  • Ratio of conducting on-site research based on industry-university collaboration
Activation of on-site research based on industry-academia-research collaboration
Bolster industry-university networks
2.3.2 Establishing R&D Cooperative System among Small to Mid-range Companies and GFRIs Holding exchange seminars between corporations and research institutes in the field of convergence technology
  • Number of supported co-op projects (cumulative)
Supporting cooperative (co-op) projects for the Department of Contracts
2.4 Strengthening Cooperation among GFRIs 2.4.1 Strengthening exchange and cooperation among GFRIs Operation of Innovative forums for fostering convergent talents
  • Number of external institutions that participate in such forums
  • Percentage of participating campuses in the cooperation committee
  • Attendance rate in academic seminars
Activation of cooperation committee among campuses
Promoting UST academic seminars
2.5 Strengthening the Support for Start-up based on GFRIs in Science and Technology 2.5.1 Establishing an Ecosystem for Start-up Establishment of an academic system that is start-up friendly
  • Establishing an academic system that is start-up friendly
  • Number of established start-up courses
  • Number of participating students in intellectual property courses and its satisfaction level
  • Percentage of Ph.D. graduates with SMART 3.1 “A” level patents or higher
  • Establishment of start-up workshop
Operation of start-up programs
Supporting intellectual property education
Management of SMART 3.1
Establish a start-up workshop

Goal 3. Establishment ofStatus as Government Funded Research Institute(GFRI) University

국가연구소대학의 위상 정립을
국가연구소대학의 위상 정립을 전략으로 구분하여 세부 추진과제, 주요 프로그램, 성과지표를 설명한다.
Strategies Sub-projects rogram Vision Key Indicators
3.6 Improving Brand Value 3.6.1 Putting Efforts in External Communication Including Popularizing Science Strengthening PR and marketing
  • Acknowledgement of UST by undergraduate/master’s degree students
  • Number of hosting science classes and science camps
  • Number of participants for science quiz competition
Opening lectures for the general public
On/offline PR activities
Holding a science quiz competition
Hosting science classes and science camps
3.6.2 Co-evolution of UST and GRFIs Strengthening legislature and status
  • Strengthening legislature and status
  • Reflecting evaluations of GFRIs
  • Publishing issue papers
  • Discovery of collaborative issues through joint meetings with board of directors
Reflecting evaluations of GFRIs
Operation of Round Tables
Operation of joint meetings with the board of directors
3.7 Strengthening Cooperation Networks 3.7.1 Strengthening Strategic International Cooperation Organizing and operating a council of GFRI universities
  • Number of signed MOUs with overseas institutions
  • Organizing and operating a council of GFRI universities
Signing MOUs with overseas institutions
Hosting joint international symposiums
3.7.2 Strengthening Domestic Cooperation Networks Operation of exchange and cooperation programs
  • Number of signed MOUs with small to mid-range companies that have expanded overseas
signing MOUs

Goal 4. Establishmentof Creative Knowledge Management System

Establish a Creative Knowledge Management System
Establishmentof Creative Knowledge Management System
Strategies Sub-projects Program Vision Key Indicators
4.8 Creating a Cutting-edge Educational Environment 4.8.1 Creating an Environment allowing immersion into research Establishment of UST cyber library
  • Level of satisfaction for the users of educational information
  • Multifunctional dormitory complex completion rate
Establishment of multifunctional complex dormitory
Operation and enhancement of academic/administrative information system
4.8.2 Establishing Education ・Research Infrastructure Standardization of the work manual
  • Improvement of the quality of the work manual
  • Satisfaction level of academic administration
  • Use of English as an official language
Globalization of administration procedure
4.8.3 Ensuring the Adequacy of Financial Management Developing project plan and strengthening monitoring
  • Execution rate of institution project expenses from government contributions
  • Enhancing review of budget execution rates
Reviewing and enhancing budget execution rates
4.9 Improving Management Efficiency 4.9.1 Strengthening Talent Management Organizing and operating a council of GFRI universities
  • Establishment of transparent and fair employment processes
  • Initiation of customized education for each position (level of satisfaction)
  • Ratio of female employees among newly hired employees
  • Creation of female-friendly working environment
  • Number of on-site research professionals among faculty members
  • Number of signed MOUs for employee exchange
Initiation of customized education for each position
Desired job ・job posting system
Consultation to bolster faculty members’ proficiencies
Maintaining employment expansion of female employees
Creating female-friendly work environments
Utilization of professionals for on-site research
Exchanging outstanding personnel
4.9.2 Strengthening Performance Management Improvment of performance management system
  • Enhancement of objectivity of performance management system
4.9.3 Creating Healthy Organizational Culture Initiation of programs to create healthy organizational culture
  • Satisfaction level for program
  • Satisfaction level for communication
  • Applying increased rates for total labor costs and welfare system in accordance with government guidelines
  • Improvment of working conditions for temporary employees
  • Participation rate for anti-corruption education
  • Satisfaction level for anti-corruption
  • Implementation rate for adopted items from labor-management committee
Maintaining reasonable welfare system in accordance with government guidelines
Improving working conditions for temporary employees
Implementing projects to promote ethical management
Strengthening labor-management relation competencies
4.9.4 Generating Environment for Implementation of Government 3.0 Improving activation of proposal systems
  • Generating environment for implementation of government 3.0
  • Activation of external proposals
  • Acquirement of web accessibility certification
Acquiring web accessibility certification

UST Identity

identity

  • USTUST GFRI university
  • UST studentstudents whose competency is equivalent to professional researchers
  • Campus of GFRIgraduate school specialized in national strategic S&T

USTians

  • Creativitycreative
  • Challengewilling to take risks
  • Convergenceopen to interact with others
  • Credibilitytrustworthy
S&T professionals

USTian Career Path

  • Discovering talents
    (early/regularly)
  • ust
    • World-leading university · research institute
      (Post·Doc)
      • Global university
      • National research institute
      • GFRIs (UST campus)
    • Leading corporate research institute at home and abroad

UST Mission

The mission of UST is to nurture S&T professionals, creating future values in association with government-funded research institutes(GFRIs).

Development Goals by Stages

  • STEP 1Takeoff stage

    • UST global positioning
    • Establish differentiated education system
    • Build cutting-edge
      infrastructure
    Takeoff stage STEP 1 (2012~2015)
  • STEP 2Growing stage

    • Strengthen global partnership
    • Shifts from quantitative
      growth to qualitative development
    Growing stage STEP 2 (2016~2020)
  • STEP 3Leading stage

    • Contribute to the development of GFRIs
    • Set new educational models
    Leading
    stage
    STEP 3 (2021~2025)

Major Performance and Attainment Targets

Major Performance and Attainment Targets
Major Performance and Attainment Targets
Key indicators 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Acceptance rate (number of applicants per available spaces) 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5
Drop-out rate(%) 4.9 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.2
Awareness of UST among S&T field students in leading universities and graduate schools(%) 43.0 48.0 53.0 58.0 63.0
Faculty satisfaction rate 72 74 76 78 80
Percentage of Ph.D. graduates with articles published within top 10% by area in JCR (%) 32.5 35.0 37.5 40.0 42.5
Employment rate(%) 68.1 70.0 72.0 74.0 75.0
Employment rate in the field of research(%) 73.0 74.0 75.0 75.0 75.0
Percentage of campuses participating in cooperation committee(%) 60.6 63.6 66.7 69.7 72.7
Employee satisfaction survey on job training 70 72 74 77 80
Female ratio among new recruits(%) 30.0 30.0 30.0 30.0 30.0
Satisfaction survey on academic administration 76.0 77.0 78.0 78.0 80.0
Number of faculty recruited as researchers or a business experts (cumulative) 10 12 14 14 14
Percentage of Ph.D. graduates with SMART 3.1 “A” level patents or higher(%) 9.3 11.3 13.3 15.3 19.3
Number of developed MOOC(Massive Open Online Course) 23 32 43 53 60