10 things that made Gwangju Universiade different

As the closing ceremony of the 12 day event will be held tonight, distinct differentiations such as eco & economics to reduce the budget, peace & development through the sports, 

Gwangju ranks 24 in Top Global Sports Cities'

Gwangju Metropolitan City, host of the 28th Summer Universiade, was ranked 24th in the most influential global sports cities in the world. 

28th FISU Conference held in Gwangju

Along with the Summer Universiade, the FISU Conference Gwangju 2015 will be held from July 11 to 14 at the Gwangju City Hall and Honam University Gwangsan Campus.

PyeongChang Delegation "Observing and Learning" at Universiade

(ATR) PyeongChang 2018 leadership is onsite in Gwangju, South Korea for the 2015 Summer Universiade.

Gwangju Universiade steps ups safety measures in case of any natural hazards

The Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) is putting efforts in safety precautions in case of a natural hazard to occur during the games. 

Food safety a priority in the Athletes Village Dining Hall

Food & Beverage Safety Countermeasures Headquarters have rolled up their sleeves to prevent any food poisoning from the meals served in the Athletes Village (AV) Dining Hall. 

Cultural festivals for youth in Gwangju

Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) and Gwangju Metropolitan City are hosting a series of cultural events during the World University Games. As the World Youth Festival and Youth Nanjang Festival kicked off on July 4, youth all over the world visiting Gwangju will be able to enjoy the games while experiencing the local culture. 

Universiade Leaders Await Answer from North Korea

(ATR) Leaders in Gwangju are still hopeful North Korea will participate in next month's Summer Universiade.

Gwangju Universiade Athletes Village revealed to media

On June 23, Gwangju Universiade Athletes Village was revealed to the media to provide a chance to cover the facilities before its official opening on June 26.

GUOC safety and security measures from arrival to departure

GUOC safety and security measures from arrival to departure

Press Release on the Gwangju Universiade 2015

We are asking for the Participation of the North. We are assuring the safety of Gwangju from MERS.

Gwangju Universiade runs a tight ship to protect participants from arrival to departure

As the opening of the Universiade Gwangju 2015 is only 15 days away, the Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) and the Gwangju Metropolitan City assured the public by presenting concrete safety measures to prevent MERS-CoV from spreading to the region. 

FISU releases official statement of MERS-CoV Outbreak

“The MERS outbreak which has been quite limited will not have any effect on the games.”

FENCING: USA Fencing Names World University Games Team

USA Fencing is pleased to announce that athletes from 14 colleges and universities will represent Team USA at the World University Games which will be held from July 3-14 in Gwangu, Korea.

Gwangju Universiade Torch: Flame arrives in Korea for 2015 torch relay

The Universiade flame has landed in Korea on May 24 for the Gwangju 2015 torch relay after being flown from Paris via Taipei. The flame was lit in a very special ceremony at Paris-Sorbonne University and had traveled to Taipei, the host city of the 2017 Summer Universiade.

Gwangju Universiade signs partnership agreement with VIPS Steakhouse

On May 15, the Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) signed a partnership agreement with VIPS steakhouse. 

Gwangju Universiade Countdown: 50 Days to Go

Cultureversiade to highlight artists' town of Gwangju Asian Culture Complex to boost synergy effect.

Gwangju Universiade signs partnership agreements with local bodies

The Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee signed partnership agreements with two local bodies on Wednesday, April 22. 

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism backs Gwangju to host a successful Universiade

With only 4 months left until the opening ceremony of the Universiade Gwangju 2015, representatives from the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism visited Gwangju to meet with the Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) on March 5.

Gwangju Universiade completes reorganization

The Gwangju 2015 Universiade Oragnizing Committee has finished the reorganization process and has officially stepped into the ‘venuisation’ stage.

Gwangju shares New Year wishes at the U-Square Cultural Center

The Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) held an event for the local community to share the spirit of the New Year with the Universiade. 

2015 GUOC, tapping the site activities

These site promotional activities of the Gwangju Summer Universiade (GU) have gained great achievements.

McDonald`s Arrives in Kazakhstan; Baku 2015 Comms -- Sponsor Spotlight

(ATR) Also: Gwangju 2015 gets accommodations sponsor in Sebang Travel.

P&G Scales Back Brand Ambassadors; Baku 2015 Marketing Plans

(ATR) Also: torchbearers, volunteers, and staff of Gwangju 2015 will receive Himalayan sportswear.

LF Corp. becomes official sponsor of formal wear for the Gwangju Universiade

Responsible for the production and supply of formal uniforms for officials, judges, and awarding agents

Gwangju Universiade-UN Youth Leadership Programme begins

The Youth Leadership Programme (YLP), a UN-Gwangju joint project, officially began with the orientation on the 19th at the Honam University campus. The program will be run by the global sports education NGO, Right to Play. 

Kwangju Bank becomes official sponsor of 2015 Gwangju Universiade

Sponsor Spotlight -- Baku 2015 Adds TOP Sponsor; Gwangju 2015 Gains Partner

(ATR) Also: USSA adds sponsorship after its annual Partner Summit.

Invitation to Gwangju Marks One Year to Universiade

(ATR) Athletes from 201 countries are officially invited to the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, South Korea.

Gwangju 2015 receives transfer of knowledge from Kazan

2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC 2015), together with the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and 2013 Kazan Universiade Organizing Committee (Kazan 2013), is hosting a Debriefing meeting from the 24th to the 25th of October, for two days.