Desi Cochrane on Goshipages & Start-ups in Korea

  Prioritising study on exchange can sometimes be difficult and especially for those studying in Seoul. With the combination of affordable food, sol-maek and one-shot culture, Seoul can be a challenge even for the most well-intentioned of students. But despite … Read More

The Study of Sool – Julia Mellor’s Journey to Becoming a Traditional Korean Alcohol Pioneer

Julia Mellor, Founder and CEO of The Sool Company, is a well-known figure in the Australian community in Seoul. Filled with energy and passion for Korean culture and traditional alcohol – Julia dedicated close to 10 years to becoming an expert … Read More

Korean Studies in Australia: An Overview of Undergraduate Offerings

Are you looking to incorporate Korean Studies as part of your university education in Australia? This guide will give you a brief overview of the Australian universities with Korean Studies offerings. Australia has seven universities across five states/territories with established … Read More

Rowan Petz on leveraging untapped opportunities in the Korean market

“Seoul is a fast-paced, dynamic city, with everything at your fingertips”. Rowan Petz As is the case for many of us here at Asia Options, Rowan’s Asia story begins with an exchange program at Yonsei University in 2014, which was … Read More

UNOSD internship program for foreign students in Incheon, South Korea

    The three-month UNOSD internship program is one of the most prestigious internship programs available in South Korea for foreign students and is an amazing opportunity to see the inside workings of the United Nations.   About the UNOSD … Read More

Korea Summer School Programs 2019

  Summer school is probably not on top of most young people’s mind when they think of summer, but trust us summer school in Seoul is something you’ve got to do! Imagine yourself in July next year knocking back Korean Soju with classmates, … Read More

Best Friend Korean Language School Review

Has your hunt for the best Korean language school in Seoul led you to this page? Well good news, you are on the right track. While we cannot definitively say that the following language school is number one in the competitive … Read More

Sungkyunkwan University Korean Language Program Review

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) is a highly-regarded university where Korea’s historical academic tradition converges with all the demands of a modern university. Located alongside the famous University Street (Daehangno) in northern Seoul, SKKU’s Korean program is fairly low-key and a little … Read More

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Your Guide to Teaching ESL in Korea

The English as a Second Language (ESL) industry in Korea remains lucrative and has evolved over the last five years: the industry is becoming more competitive and the number of teaching roles have been cutback to force parents to spend less on … Read More