Contact

for Exchange & Visiting Program

e-mail: exchange@handong.edu

Tel: +82-54-260-1765

Fax: +82-54-260-1769

Contact

for Undergraduate Program

e-mail: iadmission@handong.edu

Office of International Affairs (ANH412)

Handong Global University

558 Handong-ro, Pohang, Gyeongbuk 37554

Republic of Korea

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HANDONG GLOBAL UNIVERSITY

OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

ON CAMPUS > STUDENT ACTIVITY

ON CAMPUS -

STUDENT ACTIVITY

FRESHMEN HELPER

Freshmen Helpers are volunteers who are more than willing to serve and show love for the freshmen, transfer, and exchange students. They help with all sorts of things such as registering for class, personal relationships, getting accustomed to the school, and so on. They are assigned to a team and take care of about 8~10 new Handong students.

IHANST

 

IHANST stands for International Handong Spiritual Training.

It is an orientation program for international students and Korean students who are part of Carmichael College, which is an International Residential College.

The program introduces our campus life, majors, core values, visa information, alien registration process, and various activities related to team building. Through this amazing orientation, you will experience a full HGU life and will get to know more about how welcoming, caring, and loving everyone is in HGU!

*OT : 5days (Mon-Fri), a week before semester starts

*OT FEE : 240,000KRW including room & board during orientation, Alien Registration Card fee, Hoodie (T-shirt), Activities, etc.

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TEAM SYSTEM &

RESIDENTIAL

COLLEGE SYSTEM

 

Residential College(RC) is a unique fellowship system of Handong. All students in Handong are assigned to a RC and a team. International students will be assigned to Carmichael RC, also known as ‘International Community'.

Each team from Carmichael RC is composed of a mentor professor and 20 ~ 30 students from various backgrounds and majors. Throughout the semester, teams will have weekly activities together in order to achieve each RCs' core values.

 

Teams meet once a week on Wednesdays for social, recreational events, team-building experiences, and attending Chapel.

The RC offers various events, such as sport competitions between other RCs on campus.

The team professor and members will be your advisers, mentors and trusted friends!

Korean language courses and traditional sports (Taekwondo) course with credit is available. 

Also, Korean tutoring (1:1 Mentoring) is provided by Korean students free of charge! 

KOREAN LANGUAGE AND TUTORING 

 

There will be various events and programs for exchange and visiting students without charge, or with very limited cost.

*Offered both Semesters

-Korean 1:1 Tutoring program

-Industrial Excursion

-Understanding the World : A Int'l student and a student translator will form a pair to visit an assigned High school near Pohang, where they will introduce his or her home country.

-Carmichael College Events: Dormitory activities

*Offered irregularly or for one semester only

-DMZ/JSA Tour

-Seoul-city , Busan-cityTour, Gyung-Ju city tour

-Rural(Traditional) Area tour

-Banquet offered by Student's Parents exclusively for Int'l Stu.

VARIOUS EVENTS FOR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

 

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INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

 

Representatives of 53 countires gather here at HGU for mutual learning and gorwth. Communities are composed based on regional and cultural background so that we have several communities. We have communities such as Africa, China, Japan, Indonesia, Latin, Malaysia, Mongol, Thailand, and other countries. Here we prepared contacts of international students and you may send them email in your language.

CULTURE NIGHT

(FOR FALL SEMESTER ONLY)

 

During fall semester, we have special event called ‘Culture Night’ where all international students share their unique cultures and talents with Handong community (and Pohang citizens). Mostly there are two parts: Food cuisine and Performances. If you have a cultural dress / costume, please bring them to be a shine!

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Handong Ambassadors are selected among international students who have finished their time here at Handong University. As Handong Ambassadors, when they go back to their home country or go abroad, they will represent Handong and provide helpful information to those who are interested in studying at Handong. You are always welcome to contact them by clicking their e-mail addresses founded in our website

>>HERE (Click to see HGU Ambassador in the world!)

​HGU Ambassador in the world (Last updated on March, 2019)

Angola 1

Bangladesh 2

Cambodia 3

Cameroon 3

China 2

Congo 2

Côte d'Ivoire 3

Czech Republic 1

Ecuador 2

Ethiopia 3

Ghana 5

Honduras 1

Hungary 2 

Indonesia 2

Jamaica 1

Japan 2

Kenya 1

Lithuania 1

Mongolia 1

Mozambique 1

Myanmar 1

Nepal 4

Netherlands 3

Nigeria 6

Pakistan 7

Palestine 1

Peru 2

Philippines 2

Portugal 1

Russia 2

Rwanda 3

Tanzania 1

Turkey 1

Uganda 1

United Kingdom 1

United States 5

Vietnam 2

Zimbabwe 2

HANDONG AMBASSADOR