UNIST, aiming to be a leading global research in the fields of advanced science and technology, is proud of its diverse, global campus community. In selecting the Class of 2019, achieving diversity was a top priority when making decisions for UNIST Admissions.
For the Fall 2015 International Admission, a total number of 317 students from 27 different countries applied. This was 75 more than the number of applicants from the previous year. Among these applicants, only 57 applicants made through UNIST’s most competitive admission process to date. These successful applicants are mostly from the countries rich in natural resources, including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.
The list of successful candidates are as follow:
These newly-admitted students demonstrated excellence in fields ranging from fine arts, writing and humanities to engineering and science. Among these applicants, there were 5 students who won medals from the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad and the 2014 International Olympiad in Informatics. One of them, named Serikzhan Yermekov who is from Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan’s prestigious university recently won a bronze medal at the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad.
“We have admitted an exceptional group of students from a tremendously talented pool of applicants,” said Prof. Hyug Moo Kwon, Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs at UNIST.
Since 2010, UNIST has admitted a total number of 210 international students from more than 32 countries around the globe. In addition to providing a conductive study atmosphere, UNIST also tries to make international students to feel at home by providing familiar food, such as halal food and other specialized facilities and amenities students would need.