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Reflections on my student life (Taeyoung Jung)

Reflections on my student life (Taeyoung Jung)

My name is Taeyoung Jung, and I am a junior student in the Division of International Studies. Through this blog post I’ll give you a brief summary of my experiences in the DIS. One of the main events everyone at Hanyang University is thrilled about are festivals. Hanyang University has one of the best festivals in Seoul, inviting major artists and having booths where people gather and talk with their friends. The DIS has different clubs. The one that I…

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Sunfull Volunteer Work in the Philippines (Kim Ki Beom)

Sunfull Volunteer Work in the Philippines (Kim Ki Beom)

Words are a medium of communication that are the sole basis of any interaction that form the ground for everything from relationships to the creation of spaceships. Moreover, a simple exchange of words between two people can make someone’s day or break it. This principle, is essentially the driving engine for the core of the Sunfull Foundation. The Sunfull Foundation established by Professor Min Byoung-Chul in early 2007, is a non-profit organization that dedicates itself towards the eradication of hate…

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Recent Activities of the FC DIS

Recent Activities of the FC DIS

Hi, my name is Jae Yeon Lee, the captain of FC DIS for the fall semester, 2019! Helping me lead the team is vice-captain Jun Suk Hong. As you may already know, FC DIS has been one of the longest clubs in the department, since its first meeting in 2004 when our senior’s first started the football team. Since then, the club has been very popular in our department. Even today, members of FC DIS, meet with seniors who were previous…

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Experience at Salesworks Korea (Park Da-Young)

Experience at Salesworks Korea (Park Da-Young)

From January 18 until May 2019, I worked in the marketing department of Salesworks Korea. Salesworks, which was founded in 1987 in Australia, currently has more than 850 office branches worldwide. Saleswork’s “support” division has worked with NGO clients for the past 7 years. Presently, we are the sole marketing company partnered with UNHCR. As a newbie in the company, I went through a training program which included a lot of memorizing, presenting, and adapting. However, I was able to…

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2019 Commencement Ceremony

2019 Commencement Ceremony

On February 21, 2019 a Commencement Ceremony was held for graduating senior students in the DIS. During the ceremony several students received awards for their outstanding scholastic performance, including Kim Yi Chang, who was presented with the highest academic honor, the Dean’s Award. Other students receiving awards included (for Academic Excellence) Cho Hyun Sik, Park Min Young, Kim Minji, Kim Seo Ran, Yoon Ye Won, Lee Soo Ji, Hwang Da Youn, Hwang Eun Young, Shin Sunkyung, and (for Academic Distinction)…

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2019 Orientation Ceremony

2019 Orientation Ceremony

Hanyang University had its 80th Freshman Orientation on February 28, 2019. Starting out with a short lecture about Hanyang University and its future, the orientation consisted of a speech and a few performances by the school’s clubs. We also had a special event themed “The Paper Plane of Hope” where freshmen write down the things they hope for and look forward to in university life and send it flying. The students had a dazzling look on their faces as they…

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Interview with Sarah Hyun-Young (Samsung Reporters)

Interview with Sarah Hyun-Young (Samsung Reporters)

How did you come across this experience? I actually came across it while going through Instagram. Young Samsung put up an advertisement regarding their program and I saw it on my way to work on the subway. When I saw it, though, I had about 6 hours left until the deadline and so I ran home after work to film a quick one-minute introduction video to apply. Tell us about the program. There’s so much to say about the program…

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Interview with the Organizers of Helping Hands Boracay

Interview with the Organizers of Helping Hands Boracay

Kukka Uimonen (DIS, 2016) and Julia Bärlund (Business Administration, 2016) are two of five student organizers of Hanyang University’s “Helping Hands Boracay Program”. Along with one staff member, they led 14 students to Boracay from February 20 to 27, 2018. In the following interview, the two students share their experiences working in the beautiful South-East Asian island. 1. How did you come across this experience? Kukka: I heard of the competition from Julia. Then I received an email from Hanyang…

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Special Lecture on Employment and Business

Special Lecture on Employment and Business

A special lecture entitled “Ideas to Reality (How to get a job effectively)” was held on April 3rd in the International Building. Professor Min Byoung-Chul and Yong Min Cho, a manager at Google Korea, guided students on how to create passionate business proposals and pitch one-minute business ideas during the three-hour session. DIS students also learned tips on what kind of people Google recruits, and four lucky students were selected to go on a tour of Google Korea. As a…

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Special Lecture on the Aftermath of the Fukushima Accident

Special Lecture on the Aftermath of the Fukushima Accident

On March 28, 2018 the Executive Vice Chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), Naomi Hirose, delivered a special lecture about the aftermath of the Fukushima accident of 2011. TEPCO was the company responsible for the dysfunctional nuclear reactors which had a melt-down following the tsunami of the Tohoku earthquake. Mr. Hirose gave thorough explanations as to what happened during and after the incident, emphasizing the company’s efforts during the past seven years to overcome the devastation. As for lessons…

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