This will be the hardest administrative task for most exchange students in Korea. I don’t understand why they made the process so hard for foreigners but oh well.. if you are going to be in Korea for more than 90 days, brace yourself cos you have to go through it. The ARC has similar functions to Singapore’s… Read More Alien Registration Card (ARC) for D-2 Visa
We spent a fun 2 days in Seoul before we left for a short trip to Jeju. Since we were going to live in Sinchon and the upper part of Seoul for 4 months, we decided to stay in Gangnam for a few days before school and this was the perfect timing to do it!
The day of our departure finally came. I arrived at terminal 2 at 10AM, dropped my bag at the ScootBiz counter and went to meet my friends. Grateful for Tim, Eve and my boyfriend who took the time to send me off 🙂 After having breakfast at Macs, I went in and rushed to the gate which was apparently… Read More Arrived in Seoul!
If you’re going for an exchange program to Korea, even if you’re a Singaporean, you will most likely need to make a Student Exchange Program Visa (D-2-6). There are some rare cases where some nationalities are exempted. The full list and details can be found here. What You Will Need to Prepare 1. One completed visa… Read More Korea Student Visa Application
Good news for everyone going on Exchange from NUS! The International Relations Office allows all undergraduate exchange students to apply for this NASA scholarship regardless of which country you are going to 🙂 Application Process The application is done after you have been offered, internally, a spot on the exchange programme. The only thing you need to do… Read More NUS Awards for Study Abroad (NASA) Scholarship
So.. approximately three weeks after my formal acceptance from Yonsei University, I received a surprising email from Yonsei University’s Student Exchange Coordinator.
Finally after what feels like years, we get to apply for housing! (Sorry for the excitement ;)) If you haven’t read my post about the two on-campus accommodation in Yonsei University for Exchange Students, you can find it here. Some time after you are accepted into the programme from Yonsei, the coordinator will start to… Read More Yonsei’s Housing Application
One of the most important decision you need to make after securing your Student Exchange Programme (SEP) spot is where you are going to stay. In most schools, there will be several on-campus accommodation options to choose from. However, if you do not want to stay on-campus, there are always other options as well. On-Campus Housing in… Read More Yonsei University Housing Options
If you have gotten your internal offer for NUS Exchange Programme to Yonsei, what’s next? Here’s what I went through.… Read More Yonsei University Exchange Application Process
For those in National University of Singapore (NUS) and want to go for exchange, read through the process here :)… Read More NUS Business School Exchange Application Process