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Ewha Law School Produces 98 Successful Candidates in the 9th Bar Examination, 4 Legal Clerks, and 3 Prosecutors
Ewha Law School Produces 98 Successful Candidates in the 9th Bar Examination, 4 Legal Clerks, and 3 Prosecutors A total of 98 graduates of Ewha Law School passed the 9th Bar Examination, which represents a 98 percent pass rate against its enrollment quota (100). The school continued to achieve creditable results after last year’s 95 successful candidates. According to data released by the Ministry of Justice on Friday, April 24, a total of 1,768 candidates passed this year’s 9th Bar Exam marking a 54.12 percent pass rate among candidates. Ewha Law School showed a 63.23 percent pass rate among candidates this year while its cumulative passing rate against overall enrollment quotas (from first to 9th) recorded 86.44 percent. The cumulative bar passage rate from 2012 to 2020 among those who have enrolled in Ewha Law School registers 86.44 percent, and the number of successful candidates continues to rise each year. Meanwhile, graduates of Ewha Law School, Kim Han-ra, Min Soo-jung, Lee Ye-ji, and Cho Sun, were appointed as legal clerks according to the Supreme Court’s announcement on Friday, May 1. Under the court’s system, legal clerks are selected through tests among graduates of the Judicial Research and Training Institute or law schools. They work as researchers in courts, and some of them are finally appointed as judges. In addition, other graduates, Kim So-yeon, Lee Hye-jin, and Lim Ji-hye, were newly appointed as prosecutors on Monday, May 11. They will be assigned to the Public Prosecutors’ Office after completing nine-month education and training at the Institute of Justice. Since its first founding of the Department of Law in 1950, Ewha has established itself as the best legal training institution for women in Korea, opening the world’s first female college of law in 1996 and Ewha Law School in 2009.
Ewha is ranked No. 1 among Korean Universities in Gender Equality Category of “THE University Impact Rankings 2020”
Ewha is ranked No. 1 among Korean Universities in Gender Equality Category of “THE University Impact Rankings 2020” Ewha Womans University tops the list among domestic universities for gender equality in the “THE University Impact Rankings 2020” Organized by the Times Higher Education (THE), a British institution that evaluates higher education, "THE World University Rankings" is recognized as one of the world's top three university rankings together with Academic Ranking of World Universities(ARWU) and QS World University Rankings. THE Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that spotlight social duties and future roles of universities and assess them against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Ewha participated in the evaluation for the first time this year, ranked No. 1 among domestic universities and 50th worldwide in the issue of "gender equality." The Impact Ranking impact on gender equality was evaluated in areas such as research capabilities on gender equality, the ratio of women in high-ranking positions, the number of graduates in science and engineering fields, and affirmative action policies. Launched as the first modern education institution for women, the school has fostered female talents, developed the potential latent within them, and contributed to the growth of gender equality in Korean society. The ranking results are significant in that they confirm the excellent capabilities of the school, which has served as the world's top educational institution for women under the vision of "women's intelligence pioneering the future.” It is also ranked second among domestic universities in “No Poverty” while placed fourth domestically and 66th worldwide in "Good Health and Well-being.” In addition, it was tied for the fifth place in "Global partnership" as well as "Decent Work and Economic Growth," which assesses the quality of the working environment and protection of labor rights, demonstrating its contribution to the society through Ewha’s spirit of serving and sharing and its outstanding achievement in research. President Kim Heisook said, "Ewha, which expanded the potential of women through education 134 years ago and ceaselessly led social changes in Korean, has established leadership for women in Asia and throughout the world transcending national border while realizing Ewha’s spirit of “sharing.” She also added, "We will continue to strengthen our capabilities so that our society can embrace gender diversity, prioritize the value of coexistence, and lead the future that will be heralded by the development of new technologies.”

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