Yeungnam College of Science and Technology

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Yeungnam College of Science and Technology
Hangul 영남이공대학
Hanja 嶺南理工大學
Revised Romanization Yeongnam Igong Daehak
McCune–Reischauer Yŏngnam Igong Taehak

Yeungnam College of Science & Technology is a technical college located in Nam-gu, Daegu, South Korea. It offers two- and three- year degree programs in a variety of technical fields, including those computers, information technology, and industrial machinery. As of 2004, the student body consisted of about 5,000. About 20% of those students are full-time workers who study at night.

History[edit]

During the presidency of Park Chung-hee in 1968, the school was founded as a technical high school attached to Yeungnam University. It was designated a college in 1979. Enrollment has risen dramatically over the years; the first graduating class in 1970 numbered 68, while the class of 2004 numbered 1,818.

Sister colleges[edit]

Yeungnam maintains sisterhood relationships with various institutions around the world. These include Taiwan's Taipei Institute of Technology, America's Clark College[disambiguation needed], Canada's Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Australia's Central Queensland University and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Japan's Osaka Industrial College and Nagasaki Science College, the Philippine University of Santo Tomas, and China's Shenyang University of Technology.

See also[edit]

The College currently offers a dual Diploma with Canada's British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) http://www.bcit.ca.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°50′49″N 128°35′10″E / 35.847°N 128.586°E / 35.847; 128.586