Asia Campus at Songdo Global University
PRESIDENT PERSHING: AN EXCITING NEW HORIZON FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION
The University of Utah is honored and excited to be a part of Songdo Global University project as a founding University. Students from around the world will have convenient access to the University of Utah’s amazing faculty, staff and academic culture at the soon to be opened University of Utah Asia Campus at Songdo Global University. Upon approval from the Korean Ministry of Education, the new Asia Campus anticipates opening in 2014. The University of Utah will offer several exciting Undergraduate and Graduate degrees to students from around the world.
In recent articles Songdo, South Korea has been touted as “the city of the future” and global education is a cornerstone of the city’s mission. We are proud to have been selected to help lead the charge for global education as the world moves toward a more global society.
Being a part of the Songdo Global University project will allow for greater fulfillment of the University of Utah’s core mission to “serve the people of Utah and the world; through the dissemination of knowledge by teaching, publication, artistic presentation and technology transfer; and through community engagement.”
SONGDO: THE CITY OF THE FUTURE
Songdo, South Korea is a purpose-built city with the future in mind. Technology and innovation are built into its very DNA. Songdo’s commitment to the environment and its technology infrastructure make it the perfect spot for a global education center. The University of Utah’s environmental commitment and dedication to advancing education and technology align perfectly with the goals of this “city of the future”.
The University of Utah Asia Campus is part of Songdo Global University (SGU). SGU’s state-of-the-art facilities include: custom built academic buildings, modern student residences, cafeterias, a shared library, sports complex with pool, basketball courts, and gym, faculty and guest housing, theater, and student activity center.
The entire campus, and city, are built around technology, ensuring your educational experience at the U Asia Campus will be high-speed.