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CONTENTS

1

THE PROGRAM

2

MY EXPERIENCE

3

MY PHOTOS

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BENEFITS/ OPPORTUNITIES

7

HOW TO GET INVOLVED


The

Program What is the study abroad program ?

The Northumbria study abroad program offers students the opportunity to spend up to three semesters in three different locations throughout their university lifetime. The program is designed to provide students with the chance to learn a new language and develop employability skills through building cultural awareness. The program is very diverse with 38 different countries available to choose from  


South

Korea

WHERE I WENT

My experience on the study abroad program allowed me to live and study for two semesters at Chonnam National University in SOUTH KOREA. The university is located in Gwangju, the sixth largest city located in the southeast of South Korea. 

WHAT I DID

 Second degree: I studied Business Administration at Chonnam on a double degree program. This means upon my graduation in June 2017, I will have a second degree from an international Asian university along side my BA hons degree from Northumbria  Work Experience:  I completed a two week internship at a top South Korean bank  Learnt a Language:  I completed a four month language course to learn hangul, the written language of South Korea Travelled the world:  The study abroad program allowed me to travel to 7 different countries in one year, including: South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam


Hanbok dress The traditional outfit worn by women in South Korea

Gyeongbokgung Palace Traditional palace of South Korea, located in the capital city of Seoul


Lantern Festival Location: Busan, South Korea ­ a costal city famous for its beaches, seafood...

... and historical palaces and traditional villages 


Kia Tigers Baseball Match

a popular sport in South Korea and the local team for Gwangju 

Eating Bibimbap A traditional rice dish served in a hot stone bowl


The

Benefits Learning a new language

personal development and employability

explore the world


How to get

involved? apply via the application link on the Northumbria study abroad webpage Contact Exchanges & Study Abroad Coordinator, Andy Garton andy.garton@northumbria.ac.uk


Study abroad