Alumni

 

 

Chan, Hong Ying Jessica

Jessica graduated from HKU in 2013 with a BA in Linguistics and minor in Korean. Learning Korean is one of the turning points in her life. She received a scholarship to study Korean in Korea University in her second year of study, and she worked as a short-term intern at the General Consulate of Republic of Korea after she graduated. She then studied Korean again in Korea University. During her stay in Korea, she got a dream job in the largest cosmetic company in Korea – Amore Pacific. She is now working as a marketing associate in AMOREPACIFIC. She thanks her Korean teachers and Korean courses in HKU which provided her a very solid foundation of Korean and made the impossible possible.

 

Chuk, Tik Sze Kiz

Kiz graduated from HKU in 2014 with a BA in Korean Studies and Translation. Upon graduation, she continued her studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at HKU. Kiz is now an Mphil. candidate of Korean Studies. She is working on a research project on Korean queer media.  Her knowledge in Korean also helps her to work closely with the queer communities in South Korea.

 

Lee, Cindy Ka Man

Cindy graduated from HKU in 2015 with a BSocSc in Korean Studies and Geography. After graduation, she decided to continue in further education. She is currently studying in a collaborative masters programme at The University of Toronto focusing on critical geographies in Korea and the geographies of belonging amongst Asia-Pacific Third Culture transnationals. As evident, Korean Studies was both a source of inspiration and influence in her current research interests and Korean language is useful in her research.

 

Ko, Kwun Lam Karen

Karen graduated in 2015 with a BA in Korean Studies and Linguistics. After graduating, she started working as a Programming Assistant at Channel M of CJ E&M Hong Kong, a Korean entertainment channel that provides service in South-east Asia. The Korean language skills she acquired in HKU has helped her a lot in workplace where she needs to communicate frequently with Korean and handle translation work. And her exchange studies experience in Korea has provided her a better understanding of Korean company environment.

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