To realize SKKU’s founding philosophy, 修己治人(su-gyi-chi-in), self-cultivation through respect for the dignity and governance of men with the purpose of bringing peace for mankind, constitutes the ‘Character Quality’ requirement among SKKU’s Three-Quality System(Sam Poom Jae) (character quality, global quality, information quality).This promotes the students’ participation in various social services. And to achieve this, SKKU’s online social service website UR1004 and university-supervised social service programs offer students opportunities for various meaningful experiences. UR1004 operated by the SKKU Social Service Team offers information on social service activities and connects those who seek social service experiences to various organizations online to create a socially considerate society.
This volunteer program is organized through an agreement between SKKU’s Social Service Team and Samsung Medical Center in Gangnam. The volunteer team is organized and operated by students selected through a recruitment process.
This volunteer program, supported by Korea’s Ministry of Education, connects university student mentors to youths from low-income families for individualized learning and character development, aimed at reducing the gap in educational privileges between different social groups.
SKKU selects and sends volunteer student mentors based on its agreement with Gangnam District Office of Education and Gyeonggi Provincial Office of Education.
SKKU and Chungju City concluded the ‘Farm Love’ agreement in April 2006 and began offering countryside volunteer programs for different seasons (spring, summer, fall). Through this volunteer program, friends and colleagues will get to visit the countryside and farming communities of the nation and have the opportunity to experience the meaning of precious sweat and effort and the reality of farm villages they may have forgotten in their busy school lives. Also, with the support of the Ministry of Education, the program connects university student mentors to youths from low-income families for individualized learning and character development, aiming at reducing the gap in educational privileges between different social groups.
Summer countryside volunteering is scheduled for five night and six days and the volunteers will be acknowledged for their 40 hours of service in the Character Quality(In Sung Poom) requirement.