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Republic of Korea Contacts

Republic of Korea

If you live in Korea and are interested in finding out more about the group then please contact Hyunsong Chung (UCL Experimental Phonetics PhD 2002). For more information about future events there is also a UCL Alumni Korea facebook group.

There are currently 658 UCL alumni living in South Korea.

Upcoming Event

'Welcome Back Party' and general meeting - 7 November 2014

UCL Alumni Korea is very proud to present a "Welcome Back Party" for new graduates and the general meeting on Friday 7 November 2014 at Blooming Garden, Seoul from 7pm- 10:30pm. Newly graduated students, UCL alumni and UCL friends are invited to join the festivities, so please plan on attending this wonderful event. The cost of attending is 40, 000 KRW per person which includes food and drink. If you wish to attend please R.S.V.P. by filling out the form available here. You will need to choose a menu beforehand which is available here. If you require any further help please email UCL Korea alumni.

Past Events

Alumni Reunion - 24 July 2014

UCL Alumni Korea and UCL Korean Society in London held a reunion at the British Embassy in Korea on 24 July, 2014. Around 70 UCL alumni and current students of UCL attended the event. A brief introduction of the alumni association’s activities was followed by the presentation on the activities of the UCL Korean Society in London. Three talks were given by Professor JIN Hongki (LLM in Law, 2002) of the Law School of Konkuk University, SIN Christine Misul (Bsc in CBS, 2004) of Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Korea, Scott Wightman.

  • Summer Reunion 2014
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  • Summer Reunion 2014

'Welcome Back' Party - Friday 15 November 2013

The UCL Alumni Association in Korea held their annual 'Welcome Back Party' for new graduates on Friday 15 November at Ou-Zen.

The Seoul Show 2013 by the Bartlett Alumni Korea - 25 May 2013

The Bartlett Seoul Show 2013 was held by UCL Bartlett Alumni Korea at Seoul Citizens Hall Gallery of Seoul City Hall between 25 May and 31 May, 2013. This was the first exhibition in Korea hosted by the Bartlett Alumni Korea. Thirty seven graduates and students showed innovative drawings, models, devices, texts, animations and installations. The exhibition was sponsored by the British Council Korea and Korea Architects Institute. Seoul Mayor Park Won Soon, British Ambassador to Korea Scott Wightman, deputy director of the British Council in Korea Alison Ball, and Democratic Unification Party lawmaker Cho Kyoung-Tae, and vice-dean of the Bartlett CJ Lim attended the opening in person and delivered congratulatory messages. An audience of over 200 enjoyed the opening party and Pecha Kucha session.

  • Seoul Show 2013
  • Seoul Show 2013
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  • Seoul Show 2013

UCL Alumni Korea Welcome Back Reception, Seoul - 9th November 2012

UCL Alumni Korea held the 2012 Welcome Back Party Friday, 9 November, 2012 at Blooming Garden in Seoul. The party was a huge success that a total of 49 alumni attended the event. The alumni welcomed ten new graduates for this year. Dr Ivan Wall from UCL Biochemical Engineering department and Ms Claire Rowlinson from UCL international office, who visited Korea for 2012 Education UK Exhibition, also joined the party. Dr Wall gave a speech updating alumni on UCL today. In the event, the first draft of UCL Alumni Korea constitution was unanimously accepted by the alumni. The official party was followed by a pub crawl in Gangnam area, which reminded the alumni of typical Friday nights in London. Several late-comers joined the pub crawl. The crawl had continued until 3 AM.

Saturday 2nd June 2012 -Summer Barbeque 

UCL Alumni Korea held the 2012 Summer Barbecue on 2nd June, 2012 at “Nanji Camping Ground” in Seoul. Around 25 alumni showed up to this wonderful event. 

  • 2012 Summer BBQ
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  • 2012 Summer BBQ
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  • 2012 Summer BBQ
  • 2012 Summer BBQ
  • 2012 Summer BBQ

Welcome Back Reception - Friday 6th November 2009

The "2009 UCL Alumni Korea Welcome Back Party” was held on Friday, 6 November at Urban Garden in Seoul. 33 alumni attended the party. Professor Seong-Kyu Ha (UCL Bartlett School), Vice-President of Chung Ang University, attended the party for the first time since he graduated from UCL.

One week ago before the party, some of the alumni including professor Youngook Kim of Sejong University (The Bartlett), professor Jeongmook Moon of Hongik University (The Bartlett) and Professor Hyunsong Chung of Korea National University of Education (UCL Phonetics) had a dinner with three UCL delegates, Professor C J Lim of The Bartlett, Ms Penny Zorbas of international office and Ms Anne Moore of UCL Language Centre who attended “The UK Education Fair” held between 31 October and 1 November at the Plaza Hotel in Seoul.

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Welcome Back Reception, Friday 31st October 2008, GEKO Bar, Seoul

The Welcome Back Event for new 2008 alumni took place on 31st October at GEKO Bar in Seoul. A total of 35 alumni attended the event and enjoyed meeting each other. The alumni welcomed seven new graduates for this year. Ms Claire Underwood from the UCL international office joined the event and gave a speech updating alumni on UCL today and introduced the alumni mentoring programme at UCL. Many alumni showed their interest in the programme. The event was enjoyed by all attendees.

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