Learning & Teaching Opportunities in Far East Asia (China, Japan & South Korea)



for participating in this cross-cultural and opportunities-packed event!



These information sessions will take place on

Wednesday 6th November 2019

The event will provide details about a fully funded Summer School in Japan and three teaching programmes aimed at final year students in China, Japan and South Korea, two lectures on Asian life, culture and opportunities and three taster sessions.

All students are welcome!

International Programme to be presented


The Summer School in Japanese is hosted by the Kanazawa Institute of Technology (KIT), it will take place in June and July 2020 in Kanazawa, Japan. All university students can apply (undergraduate, master and PhD students).

EPIK programme (aimed to students graduating in Summer 2020)

LifeinSKTeach English and live in South Korea. The English Program in Korea (EPIK) program is sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Education. EPIK was established in 1995 with the mandate to improve the English speaking abilities of students and teachers in Korea and to develop cultural exchanges. Life in South Korea!

JET programme (aimed to students graduating in Summer 2020)TechEng

Teach English and live in Japan. The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is an official Japanese Government scheme aiming to improve foreign language teaching in schools and to promote international understanding. Life on JET!

AYC programme (aimed to students graduating in Summer 2020)

CYA parTeach English, Learn and Live in China. Ambassador Year in China (AYC) is a unique program for university graduates to spend a year teaching, learning, and making a difference at public schools across China by becoming Educational Ambassadors. Participants experience the challenges and unique rewards of immersion into one of the world’s fastest developing economic and cultural landscapes. Stepping Into AYC!


3hands Lectures

These lectures are open to all students.

  • Daily Life in Japan by Jacob Lotinga. This session will talk about Japanese society, its rich culture and mix of millenarian and modern traditions.
  • South Korea by Jacob Lotinga. This session will take you through a guided tour of Korean fortresses with photos and stories, and it will also talk about Korean history and other aspects of its culture.

Event Schedule

Presentation of Programmes

TimeRoomPresentationLed by
1 pm ATT LT1 KIT-SPJ 2020 Martin Agnone and KIT-SPJ 2019 students
2 pm ATT LT1 EPIK programme Hera Jeong from the Korean Education Centre
3 pm ATT LT1 JET programme Sarah Parsons, Director East West Interface
4 pm ATT LT1 AYC programme* Jacob Lotinga, AYC-UK Coordinator

*The AYC programme presentation will be followed by a AYC drop-in recruiter-in-residence session at the ATT Lower Ground Floor Foyer with Jacob Lotinga, from 5 to 6 pm.

Lecture sessions led by Jacob Lotinga

2 pm ATT 208 Daily Life in Japan
3 pm ATT 208 South Korea
5 pm ATT LG Foyer *AYC drop-in recruiter-in-residence session

Register here to attend your presentation!


Language Taster Sessions

We are running a limited number of one-hour 'taster sessions' at beginners level giving you the chance to try learning a few basic phrases of the language that interests you. Our tutors will also describe the benefits learning languages and its prospective impact on your studies, personal and professional life. Places for taster Sessions will be booked on a first come first served basis.

5 pm ATT 001 Mandarin Chinese Min Song
5 pm ATT 111 Japanese Junko Tamaki-Sensei
5 pm ATT LG 03 Korean Hyunjong Crawford

Book your taster session here!



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