South Korea


If you are based in South Korea, get in touch with your ambassador to find out how you can meet other alumni and get involved with the Goldsmiths community near you.

Thinking of applying to Goldsmiths?

More than 695 Goldsmiths alumni currently reside in South Korea. If you live there now or are thinking of relocating, you might want to get advice from local alumni, or you may wish to expand your professional network with people who share your experience of having studied at Goldsmiths!

If you'd like to get involved with Goldsmiths activity in your area, get in touch with your Alumni Ambassador, listed below. If there isn’t one located near you, email alumni ( to let us know how we can help.


Yunjung Kim (MA Cultural Policy, Relations and Diplomacy, 2015) is Projects Manager at the British Council. She is currently working on UK/Korea 2017-18 which aims to enhance the relationship between the two countries by promoting partnerships in the areas of arts, culture and education. Yunjung has worked for music festivals and magazines in South Korea and for other arts institutions in the UK. She also translates Korean fiction and non-fiction into English, and vice versa.

Email: ykim016 (

Joe Cho (MA Media and Communications, 2009) is engaging with media activities with a wide range of clients as a public relation expert at Weber Shandwick. At the firm, Joe is working with global financial and tech companies operating in Korea, providing them with both textual and insightful market analysis on a day-to-day basis. He was able to establish the very foundation of his current career by studying Cultural Studies, Politics and Journalism, and became a passionate film-goer after studying Postmodern and Chinese Cinema during his course at Goldsmiths.

Email: hyunjun.cho (