UNIST will see a boost to its online education and learning efforts thanks to Class 101, a student-led venture company.
UNIST has announced that it recently received a gift of 5 million won from Class 101. This donation is the proceeds from the recent earnings of the online Leadership Program courses, offered in Spring 2020 semester, in partnership with Class 101. Class 101 showed their committment to boost online education by donating their proceeds to UNIST,
The UNIST Leadership Program is an extracurricular program that offers a wide variety of courses that nurture students’ creativity and character with the purpose of cultivating creative global talents, and these courses are mandatory for graduation. The program, consisting of community volunteering, rowing, mental health education, and regional tours, are conducted mostly offline.
However, in accordance with the university’s decision to implement online-only learning for the remainder of the spring semester, UNIST Leadership Center has also decided to move their classes online and this includes courses offered by Class 101. The following are some of the lecture contents, provided by Class 101: ▲ Real Estate Faster ▲ How to Build a Personal Brand on Instagram ▲ Dance Class ▲ Oil Pastel Drawing. All of the prepared courses have been successfully registered with over 200 students.
Class 101 showed their committment to boost online education by contributing the total proceeds to UNIST, and requested to use the proceeds towards improving the quality of online courses.
“We are happy to contribute to UNIST’s agenda to provide quality education to its students,” says Ji Yeon Ko, CEO of Class 101. “We will continue to seek ways to enhance the student learning experience by collaborating actively and closely with alma mater.”
“I am deeply grateful to know that this meaningful cooperation between UNIST and Class 101 has led to a generous donations of schoold development fund,” says Dean Myeong In Lee of Public Relations. “This collaboration is particularly meaningful, as it shows how excellent startup companies could make a positive impact on society and universities.”
Class 101 was founded in 2018 by UNIST students and has grown exponentially since then. It is a learning platform with more than 500 online classes taught by the best practitioners in their respective fields. Boasting more than 1,500+ creators, this online learning application will teach you practically anything, from knitting to building mobile apps. They are bringing an expanding range of hobbies in almost all categories, including leather crafting, home décor, barista training, yoga, drawing, etc.