Mason Korea News

Mason Korea and IBK to establish Covid-19 Emergency Fund

Mason Korea and IBK to establish Covid-19 Emergency Fund

George Mason University Korea will provide ‘Covid-19 Emergency Fund’ to students who are going through financial difficulty due to Covid-19, in collaboration with the Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK). Mason Korea will also provide a Covid-19 Relief Grant to help continuing students successfully overcome this crisis.

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“Sharing my path to global leadership”

“Sharing my path to global leadership”

One of Korea's major daily newspaper Donga Ilbo conducted an in-depth interview with our Chief Business Officer Gbemi Disu. Find out her story of becoming a global leader and what her vision is for Mason Korea.

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COVID-19 Announcement

COVID-19 Announcement

Our campus has decided to continue teaching online until the end of the semester rather than to resume face-to-face classes on April 6.

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COVID-19 Announcement

COVID-19 Announcement

I am writing to update you on the COVID-19 situation. Please be assured that we have been monitoring the situation daily and conferring with the Fairfax campus and our IGC partners. Likewise, we continue to follow the recommendations of Korean and US authorities. Based on these consultations, and the current and expected course of the situation, we plan to continue classes online until April 6.

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Announcement: Postponement of face-to-face class until Mar.9

Announcement: Postponement of face-to-face class until Mar.9

In light of the current situation, we have decided to extend the postponement of face-to-face class meeting for two weeks, until Monday March 9.  Doing so puts us in line with the Korean Ministry of Education guidelines for Korean public schools, and is beyond what the MOE has required for universities.  We are also making this decision in consultation with other our peer institutions on the IGC campus, which are also re-examining their timelines.

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Cancellation of 2020 Spring Convocation

Cancellation of 2020 Spring Convocation

George Mason Korea has been carefully monitoring the coronavirus situation in Korea. In response to Korean Ministry of Education guidelines, we are taking the following steps to protect the health and safety of our students. 

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Mason launches the University Global Compact

Mason launches the University Global Compact

With the support of the Rockefeller Foundation and the partnership of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), George Mason University as a founding member launched the University Global Compact (UGC) last month.

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