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

Internship Hunting in South Korea

Interested in building a career in South Korea? Gaining real-life experience in the country is an ideal way to observe and learn the Korean workplace, and completing internships and working in Korea is a great way to get these insights. … 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

New Colombo Plan: In-Depth Interviews with NCP Scholars on how to apply and make the most of your program

The New Colombo Plan Scholarship This incredible opportunity has been dubbed the most competitive scholarship for Australian undergraduate students and for good reason. The scholarship is a dream come true for many that could see you studying, interning and learning … 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

Scott Walker – Venturing beyond the Hermit Kingdom

Both here on Asia Options and at AustCham Korea, Scott Walker is an iconic name within the Australia-Korea space! Formerly AustCham Korea’s youngest Board Member (Director), Scott’s transition from student living off $900 a month to Tourist Australia’s Korea Country … 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

Get a glimpse inside South Korean newsrooms with the KACS media scholarship

As 2019 draws to a close, it’s a good time to look ahead and read-up on opportunities for Australia-Korea engagement that await in 2020. If you are currently studying Media or Journalism in an Australian university and have an interest … Read More

Pyeongchang 2018: Aussie volunteers, engineers, Paralympics and the future of Gangwon

Pyeongchang 2018 The 2018 Winter Olympics will forever be remembered as a significant milestone in Inter-Korean relations, with the two Koreas still technically at war marching together under a united flag, but there was much more to it than politics. … Read More