Social Service & Leadership
- To provide e-Mentoring to youth all over Korea, in order to establish positive self-esteem, stimulate a motivation for learning, and provide a social supportive system for the prevention of the heredity of poverty
- To provide opportunities for social service to SNU students that aim to establish positive self-esteem and provide leadership training and experience that contributes to social responsibility
- SNU Mentoring connects currently enrolled SNU students (both undergraduate and graduate) with middle and high school students on an online 1:1 basis in order to provide encouragement and counseling on study-methods, career choice, aptitude, and life in general.
- Offline programs such as SNU exploration, face-to-face mentoring, and visitation mentoring
Social Service Courses
Social Service Courses were first initiated at SNU in the first semester of 2006. The main purpose of these courses is for students to go beyond the limited campus-centered education and show concern for neighboring peoples, ultimately maturing to be genuine, warm-hearted leaders who exercise social responsibility.
· 053.003 : Social Service 1
· 053.004 : Social Service 2
· 053.005 : Social Service 3
- Social Service 1: Available to students taking this course for the first time (local social service)
- Social Service 2: Available to students who have completed Volunteer Social Service 1 (local social service)
- Social Service 3: Available to students who have completed Volunteer Social Service 1 & 2 (overseas volunteering, only open as summer/winter classes)
Grading Method: S(Pass) / U(Fail)
- Course Retake: Yes
- Applicable to those who received a U(Fail)/li>
- Absence from Basic Education (Common Basic Education + Course Basic Education)
- Obtaining a “F” in activity evaluation from the social service institution
- Failing to turn in the final report
- Absence from Final Evaluation meeting
Social Service 1 & 2
- Basic Education 3 hours + Volunteering over 26 hours + Final Evaluation 2 hours
- Basic Education is in 2 parts: Common Basic Education 1 hour, Course Intensive Education 2 hours
- Volunteering hours follow policy of not exceed 6 hours per 1 day
Social Service 3
- Preliminary Education + Overseas Volunteering for 2 weeks + Final Evaluation 3 hours
- Preliminary Education: General Education, Preparatory Meetings
- 1 day of Volunteering is equal to 8 hours
As much as SNU is a student-centered University, IGSR recognizes the importance of student led community service and social responsibility. SNU serves to provide various programs and opportunities for students to be actively involved in expressing their concern for the society around them and grow as global leaders.
- To increase and support various areas of Social Responsibility through Idea/Program Contests that attempts to discover new programs through the voluntary participation of currently enrolled SNU students
- To provide a social responsibility leadership training program focused on creative thinking and practice that can contribute to the development of the school community, regional community, social community and the global community.
- To harness the opportunities of social responsibility through the talent-sharing of SNU students to provide multi-dimensional resources to those marginalized from social responsibility in regional communities
- Social Responsibility Program Contest
- Hopeful Talent-Sharing Project: Voluntour(Volunteer+Tour), Talent-Sharing Camp, etc.
- Warm Love-Sharing Project: Briquette Service, Kimchi-making Service, Tea-making, etc.
- Other Social Responsibility Activities (emergency relief assistance & aid dispatch)
Global Social Responsibility Leadership Training
Global Social Responsibility Leader is defined as a leader who supports a community that puts into practice humanistic values that go beyond the concept of ‘my neighbor’ and ‘my country’ and instead connects the global village.
It allows for SNU students who are responsible for the next generation to understand both themselves and others and help them grow as global leaders who share the communal values of humanity and foster a global citizen consciousness.
“Me -> You(Others) -> Us(Neighbors) -> Global Community” expansion of leadership.
- To learn and understand effective life principles in order to possess an appropriate personality
- To establish the attitude that respects diversity in interpersonal relations and develops the ability to share one’s visions with others through communication
- To encourage the willingness to first reach out and sympathize with neighbors through the practice of sharing
- To acquire global leadership capacity that has a sense of duty for the community
- Global Social Responsibility Leadership education & practical activities for currently enrolled SNU students
- Leadership Camp that works with children and youth of a minority group/region