University of Hawaiʻi Academy for Creative Media System Founder and Director Chris Lee and UH West Oʻahu Director of International Relations and Programs Tim Park traveled to Korea, Japan and China this summer to promote UH West Oʻahu’s Creative Media program to interested students and meet with university and high school officials to develop UH West Oʻahu international academic degree pathway programs and cultural partnerships.
Lee and Park gave presentations about UH West Oʻahu and met with officials at
- Jeonghwa Arts College, Seoul, Korea – an accredited college focusing on cosmetology, communication, media, performance arts, hospitality management and social welfare with 2,000 students.
- Tongmyong University, Busan, Korea – a university with seven colleges including information technology, business, design, architecture, digital entertainment and social welfare with 25,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.
- Busan Media Visual High School, Busan, Korea – a specialized high school focusing on media directing, media producing, performance arts and visual media design with 600 students.
- Bunka (Fashion) College, Tokyo, Japan – a college specializing in fashion design and related disciplines including media and design headquartered in Tokyo with 70 branches throughout Japan.
- Telfort Education Group, Shanghai, China – an educational service providing thousands of Chinese students with international education programs and institutes including studies in business management, digital media and health services.
- Shanghai University, Shanghai, China – one of the nation’s leading research universities and the largest institution of high learning run by Shanghai Municipality with three campuses in Baoshan, Zhabei and Jiading.
- University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China – an electronics-centered multidisciplinary research university covering electronic and information science and technology in China and a broad range of subjects including science, engineering, medicine, business administration, humanities, and education with 26,000 students.