Samgwangsa Lantern Festival (삼광사 연등축제 )

On Saturday afternoon my mum messages me because she hadn't heard from me all day. ‘Hey Bua, what’s the plan today?’ She was probably expecting that I went to a café with my friends or I went to the beach or something touristy and fun like I do most weekends. ‘I’m at a Buddhist Temple,…

My First Week of Classes

This time last year, if you asked me to imagine my first week of university I would’ve described your typical orientation at an Australian University most likely at UTS or UNSW going to different information events, meeting lots of new people and making new friends. I would spend my lunchtimes probably sitting in a park…

My GKS Application Process Part 1: The physical application and the Interview

For the last few months, I’ve read many blogs and watched lots of YouTube videos about the GKS scholarship and application process. I found that the blogs were more informative when it came to the application process. From reading them it seemed that most of the applicants experienced similar things during the application stage. Most…