Jul 9, 2012

Vancouver, BC – Thirty Korean students from Seoil University arrived on the Langara College campus on July 9 to participate in a three-week long Summer English Language Program organized by Langara's International Education Department. The students are on campus from July 9-29, and will enjoy fieldtrips and activities including kayaking, fishing, visiting the Museum of Anthropology, and a day trip to Victoria.

Seoil University, located in Seoul, South Korea, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Langara with the goal of establishing scholarly ties, facilitating academic cooperation, and promoting mutual understanding.

“We look forward to developing this sister relationship with Langara, to provide opportunities for our students to improve their English skills, learn about culture in Canada, and to help broaden their minds internationally,” said Professor Kim, Kil-Soo, Head of the English Department and International Programs Director at Seoil University.

Valerie Peters, Manager, International Education, stated “Langara is very pleased to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Seoil University in Seoul, Korea, and looks forward to cooperating with our new partner to create educational opportunities that will further the goal of internationalization at both institutions. We are also delighted to be hosting our first group of students from Seoil University who have come to study in our three week Summer English Language and Culture Program.”


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Seoil University students

Students from Seoil University, Seoul Korea, in Langara's Summer English Language Program.

Professor Kim, Kil-Soo and Mr. Lee, Sung Yeon

Professor Kim, Kil-Soo, Head of English
Department and International Programs Director, and Mr. Lee, Sung Yeon, Manager of Public Relations and International Exchange, from Seoil University.