Murdoch student special guest at Australian Embassy January 20, 2017 2016 New Colombo Plan Fellow , Justin Freeman, had a "life-changing" study experience Regular visits to the Australian Embassy, watching Korean megastar Psy perform “Gangnam Style” live and trying local delicacies including live octopus, was only a taste of Justin Freeman’s study year at Yonsei University in Seoul. The 2016 New Colombo Plan Fellow and School of Engineering and IT student came away from his Korean experience with a lifetime of memories, describing his opportunity to study abroad as “life-changing”. “South Korea is another world from Australia. With a rich culture, a hectic nightlife and so many fun things to do, I was never lacking a good time,” Justin said. “South Korea is a highly underrated tourist destination with so much to offer and was a great place to study, make heaps of friends from around the world, and gain valuable contacts in academia and industry. It gave me a life-changing study experience abroad I will never forget." Justin was fortunate to be invited to Australian Embassy in the Republic of Korea on several occasions and recently sat down to discuss his Korean adventure as special guest of the ‘Annyeonghaseyo (Hello) Mate!’ podcast. During the podcast Justin spoke of being drawn to study a Physics and Nanotechnology degree at Murdoch University due to the University’s course offering and flexibility offered to mature age students. “I chose Murdoch because they’re very flexible for mature-age students. They (Murdoch) allow you to study part-time, they record lectures and they’re really good for external studies as well,” he said. The New Colombo Plan is an Australian Government initiative, which enables Australian undergraduate students to study overseas in the Asia-Pacific region. Its primary focus is to increase ties with Australia and the region. The full podcast can be heard here. Print This Post Media contact: Luke McManus Tel: (08) 9360 2491 | Mobile: 0400 297 221 | Email: L.McManus@murdoch.edu.au Categories: General, Teaching and Learning, Future Students, International students, Murdoch achievements, International, School of Engineering and Information Technology Tags: australia, higher education, korea, murdoch school of engineering and it, murdoch univeristy, new colombo plan, physics and nanotechnology, psy gangnam style, study abroad, yonsei university Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!