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An Austrade Internship in South Korea: The Perfect Experience for the Inexperienced

Whether you aspire to become an expat in Korea for your post-university career, or you want to gain work experience abroad, an internship with Austrade in Seoul is the perfect experience for the inexperienced. In November 2018, I completed a … Read More

Going Green in Incredible Indonesia: My Internship with Greeneration Foundation

When I reflect on my three months in Indonesia, unexpectedly cut down from the six I had planned due to the pandemic, my fondest memories are all somehow related to my internship with an environmental advocacy NGO: Greeneration Foundation. Studying … Read More

More Than a Hobby – Cycling in South Korea

Cycling is undoubtedly a beautiful way to explore any country – giving you access to picturesque roads and panoramic views inaccessible to cars or public transport. However, it is also an effective way to network and build connections with the … Read More

10 Indian NGOs Offering Virtual Internships & Volunteering Opportunities

Are you interested in India? Does the idea of expanding your professional competencies while addressing critical social issues appeal to you? If so, you should consider interning or volunteering with one of India’s many Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)! Not only will … Read More

Launching a Photography Business in South Korea – Insights from Dylan Goldby

Sporting a ponytail and several tattoos, Dylan Goldby does not seem a typical figure you’d expect to encounter in conservative Korean business circles. However, the Australian photographer is well-known within the community and is often the first point of all … Read More

ACELS: The Hybrid Project Team Connecting Emerging Australia-China Leaders

Amid fresh coronavirus outbreaks, snap lockdowns and increased uncertainty among young Australians and Chinese, The 13th Australia-China Emerging Leader’s Summit went ahead between July 15 and 18, 2021. Join Asia Options China as we sit down with Yunrui Deng – ACELS 13 Chengdu Logistics Director and former ACYA Chengdu Chapter President – and Angus Heida – ACELS 13 Adelaide Project Manager – to find out all the behind-the-scenes details of what it took to pull off ACELS 13 and how you can join the ACELS 14 Project Team.

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Unlocking Sports Opportunities in Japan

If you are a student-athlete who plans to pursue your sport at the highest level during your university years, chances are you’re quick to pit the US as your number one destination. But before you jump the gun on the … Read More

South Asian Studies: Postgraduate Study Options

Are you interested in India and South Asia? Did you know there are numerous exciting opportunities to forge a postgraduate specialisation in the region? Whether you are an undergraduate exploring your options, a recent graduate figuring out your plans, in … Read More

Jacco Zwetsloot’s Tips on Carving Your Niche in Korea

Living as an expat abroad, you typically grow used to the transient nature of the foreign community – as friends and colleagues gradually return home or venture off to pursue new adventures across the globe. But amidst all the comings … Read More