My journey to be a brewmaster

Sungwhan Park from South Korea is studying MSc Brewing Science and Practice and received the Korea Masters Scholarship in 2016. I was honoured to receive the Korea Masters Scholarship from the University of Nottingham. It helped me burden down my financial stress. I highly encourage to prospective Korean students to apply this amazing scholarship opportunity. I …

‘Running Man’ with the Korean Society

By Hyelim Gang, studying BA International Media and Communications Studies, on exchange from our China Campus in Ningbo. Korean culture is getting more popular than before, especially in Asian countries. In other words, Asian people who are passionate with Korean drama and K-pop tend to desire to learn the general Korean culture. As The University of Nottingham is …

Internship at the International Office

Hyelim Gang, from South Korea, is studying BA International Media and Communications Studies as part of an exchange programme from our China Campus in Ningbo. She recently completed a work placement module, working on the International Office’s marketing and communications activities. I am a 1-year Korean exchange student from The University of Nottingham China Campus. …

International student societies: Korean, Hungarian and Islamic Societies

With our diverse international and EU student community, Nottingham has a great range of student societies representing the many countries, cultures and religions of the world. This week we have been sharing messages from a few societies on our blog. Find these societies, along with many others, at the Welcome Festival during 21 to 25 September. Korean Society Korean …

Great friends are my graduation ‘gift’

“Now, you have a strong connection all over the world.” When the Vice-Chancellor finished his address on my graduation day, his last words touched my heart. This is because that reminded me of my friends whom I met in Nottingham last year. Graduation was my “GREAT” excuse to come back to Nottingham. Since I went …

The top 5 places to buy everyday student essentials

If there are no pillows and duvet when you are sleepy, no cutlery when you are hungry, and no desk lamp when you study, it’s easy to feel at a loss. It took a week for my flat to be fully equipped. However, some items did not last long; for example, I used my first …

Beyond Batman and Robin Hood: Nottingham places to suit every mood

You can read Kuemju’s blog in Korean on Naver. There’s more to Nottingham than Robin Hood and Batman, which are the topics which most frequently come up when people think of or talk about the city. Instead, I’m going to talk about specific places which are perfect for when you are feeling a particular way. …

Exploring other cultures through food

You can read Kuemju’s blog in Korean on Naver. One of Socrates’ famous sayings is “Worthless people live only to eat and drink while people of worth eat and drink only to live”. I would change the latter part to “people of worth eat and drink to understand different cultures”. By far, the best experience …