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Notorious for the amount spent on higher education, Korea reaps the rewards ranking second out of 50 countries by Pearson Education on a new global education index called the Learning Curve.
Teachers should be aware that drugs laws in Korea are not the same as they are at home. If caught with marijuana you can face heavy fined and up to 5 years in prison.
When the long workday is over, Seoulites take to restaurants and bars, coffee shops
and karaoke rooms, screen-
The world's first theme park dedicated to the humble restroom opens about an hour outside of Seoul in the City of Suwon.
So, you’re thinking of picking up the language when you come to Korea? Easy, even an elephant can do it!
The South Korean pop video has the world by storm but why is it so funny? When you get to Korea be sure to check out the ritzy district of Seoul to see what all the fuss is about.
Korea’s paradise island boasts volcanoes, waterfalls, beaches, national parks, caves and forests. Make sure you take some time out of your year to visit the stunning tropical island which lies off the south coast.
One of the first things that will strike you when you arrive in any city in Korea is the number of high rise apartment buildings. This is the preferred style of accommodation and just like houses they come in varying shapes, sizes and prices. Although detached houses exist, they are uncommon due to the limited amount of flat land with around 80% of the country made up of mountains.
You will be provided with a single studio apartment/bachelor suit free of charge that is within walking distance to your school. You may find your place is a little smaller than you are used to but it will be comfortable nevertheless. If you arrive with a positive and realistic attitude about your housing you will be pleasantly surprised.
You will have your own kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and washroom.
The bathroom will have a toilet, sink and shower but don't expect a bathtub as they are uncommon in Korea.
Your apartment will be furnished with a bed, dressing table, TV, fridge, gas cooker and in some cases a microwave and washing machine. Cable TV and an Internet connection is also available
The majority of Korean apartments have heated floors, an efficient and comfortable method of keeping your place warm during the bitter winter months.
Koreans always take their shoes off when entering apartments so make sure you do the same
Your place will also be equipped with an air conditioning unit or a fan to keep you cool during the summer.
You must pay your own utilities, please see cost of living for further details.
You will also be expected to pay a housing deposit, this is usually between 400,000
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