KU ISC 2018 December 05, 2018

By (The University of Queensland) - abroad from 06/26/2018 to 08/02/2018 with

Korea University: Seoul - International Summer Campus

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Gained invaluable immersion into the Korean culture as a student at a prestigious university alongside students from all over the world.

Review Photos

Korea University: Seoul - International Summer Campus Photo

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? None

Finances

* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 100 AUD
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Investment in a public transport "T-money" card and a data-only SIM card plan (as I rarely had the need to make phone calls, if at all) made living in Korea significantly more convenient and affordable.

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

0 = No encouragement, 5 = frequent encouragement to use the language

How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? Intermediate
How would you rate your language skills at the end of the program? Advanced

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Exchange

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Campus life
  • Cultural immersion
  • Buddy group program
* What could be improved?
  • Increase in student accommodation for cultural activities
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Not to miss a Friday cultural activity!