Korea: Study

MOOCs and Micro-Credentials: Online Upskilling to Boost Your Asia Literacy

For people around the world, online learning is more than just a passing phase. Open Universities, edX and Coursera have been making education accessible long before COVID-19 forced most people online. Whilst the pandemic has helped some to attend international … Read More

COVID Update: Where to next for student exchange in Asia for Australian students?

Studying abroad has always been an exciting option for Australian students because it offers them the chance to see the world and also exciting opportunities such as agriculture in Indonesia or volunteering in Japan. Asia is always a popular destination … Read More

How to Engage with Korea as an Australian in the Age of COVID-19

Are you looking to expand your network and participate in Korea-related opportunities in 2021? With Australia’s international borders looking to remain closed until later this year, the way Australians engage with Korea is likely to change. Students and professionals hoping … 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

Becoming a Korea Expert – Leveraging Fellowships and Study Grant Opportunities

If you have an academic interest in the Korean Peninsula and are looking to get in-country study without committing to a full-term degree program under the Korean Government scholarship, there are numerous under-the-radar options for you to consider. In this … 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

Life after the New Colombo Plan Scholarship

When it comes to scholarships for Australian Students, the New Colombo Plan (NCP) is the all-inclusive Indo-Pacific, Asian experience. We’ve heard from many scholars about their transformative study and work stories in the region, but where are they now? Coming … Read More

Beginners guide to studying Korean in Australia or outside Korea on a shoestring budget

K-pop, Gangnam style and the recent Korean wave of popular culture have turned the spotlight on the former Hermit Kingdom. The Korean wave has spurned a small but growing band of foreigners learning Korean. However, the Korean language still falls … Read More

Why 6am and daily morning rituals is key to learning a language

  Working 9-6 every day in Beijing and the 40-minute commute to and from work, alongside half a dozen other weekly commitments doesn’t augur well for language study. After leaving Seoul six months ago, my Korean language skills have dropped off dramatically … 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

Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) Program for International Students

Attracting 820 foreign students yearly from more than 156 different nations, the Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) Program for international students is the most ambitious and generous initiative taken by the Korean Government in their pursuit of spreading Korean education abroad. … Read More

Talk To Me In Korean Review (Best free online Korean language study resource)

Talk To Me In Korean (TTMIK) is a popular online resource for learning Korean and sets itself apart from other online language resources with a somewhat refreshing onus on community and affordability. Affordability is definitely a key selling point! The … Read More