Hanyang University took 1st Place for 2 Consecutive Years in Employment·Startup University Assessment
Excellence in startup support including 1st place in the number of startup students: ERICA accelerated 7 ranks into 14th place
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Hanyang University occupied 1st place at Employment·Startup University Assessment by Korea Economic Daily. Hanyang has earned 1st place for the second consecutive year.
The results of the "2019 Employment·Startup University Assessment," conducted by the Korea Economic Daily and Campus Job & Joy for one-hundred and sixty-one four year universities in Korea, were announced on the 4th.
In particular, Hanyang University performed well in startup related indexes, such as the number of students starting a business (1st), startup fund support per student (3rd), and the percentage of students who completed startup course (4th). The Korean Economic Daily which released the rankings introduced 247 Startup Dome, which is a nation’s first dormitory for startups and the representative startup education program ‘Hanyang Startup Academy’. Hanyang University was introduced as the ‘startup excellence’ university in which 53% of 658 graduates from Hanyang University startup academy established a business in real life.
In the assessment, the employment rate was tallied based on the average employment rate for 2017 and last year, which was disclosed in the university notification system(Higher Education in Korea). The rate of maintaining employment was tallied at the rate at which employees of the workplace health insurance have been kept as subscribers for more than a certain period of time, which was calculated based on those who have been insured for 11 months after employment. The index on start-ups was measured based on the 3 year average from 2016 to last year revealed by the university notification system(Higher Education in Korea). As for start-ups, ‘the number of students doing startups’, ‘startup support fund per student’, and the status of ‘faculty start-ups’ were used based on the university notification system(Higher Education in Korea).
Global News Team
Translation by Kim Hyun-soo
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