We provide opportunities to listen to a variety of English lectures from Handong professors. Topics include:
- Intercultural Studies
- International Law
- Korean and International Business
- Christian Leadership
- Korean Language
Taekwondo is a Korean martial art. Gyeorugi, a type of full-contact sparring, has been an Olympic event since 1992.
Samul nori is percussion music in Korea. It is performed with four traditional instruments. It has its roots in farmer’s music including dancing to celebrate harvest time.
K-pop stands for Korean pop music, a modern music genre in South Korea that is popular world wide.
Korean Traditional Dance
Korean traditional dance is dance genre in South Korea that is set to traditional forms of Korean folk music.
Excursion to Korean Culture
Gyeongju is a coastal city in the far southeastern corner of North Gyeongsang Province in South Korea. Gyeongju was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla (57 B.C - 935 A.D). A vast number of archaeological sites and cultural artefacts from this period are on display in the city.
Jukdo Market is one of the biggest traditional markets in the Gyeongsangbuk-do area. Visitors will also find the Jukdo Fish Market only 500m away from the center of Pohang.
Yeongildae Beach is the largest beach on the Korean east coast. Every summer a spectacular fireworks festival is held on the beach.
POSCO (Pohang Iron and Steel Company) is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Pohang,. It produced 42 million tonnes of crude steel in 2015, making it the world's fourth-largest steelmaker. In 2012, POSCO was named the 146th largest corporation in the world by Fortune Global 500.
Korean Language/Culture Activities
In groups of different levels, students conduct debates, vocabulary games, and script reading to engender interest in Korean language learning
Handong Spirit Activities
These programs emphasising the spirit of Handong allow students to think deeply about values such as 'honesty', service, 'community' and 'vision'.
Student teams gather together to share ideas, promote friendship, and seek ways to foster community on campus.