We may not be the size of a country just yet, but we have our own Ambassadors!

A DIFC Ambassador is someone that you can talk to, who will share their experience of DIFC and Ireland. They can tell you what to expect, the things that were just as they anticipated
– and the things that took them by surprise!

Whether it’s the standard of teaching, the quality of the accommodation, the social life in Dublin or Cork … these guys have been there and done it. So, you can learn first-hand off them
– and not just take our word for it!

Read about each of our Ambassadors here and, if you would like to be put in contact with any of them, complete the form available on the button below.

Meet your DIFC Ambassadors

Sunyeong Jeong

International Foundation Year – Business in 2008
Studied Actuarial Mathematics at DCU
Now working as Senior Actuarial Analyst with Liberty Insurance

Why did you choose to study in Ireland?

I originally planned to just study English in Ireland before going to the USA for College. I had absolutely no English background when I came to Ireland 10 years ago but I had such a great time with my friends from English course which made me decide to stay in Ireland for my higher education.

What has been your favourite part about studying abroad?

Studying in a foreign country is quite challenging without family and friends around but I like adventures so I am enjoying my time here. There is alot of freedom in the classrooms in Ireland compared to studying in South Korea. Teachers want to develop my critical thinking skills rather than just getting the final answers right. I benefit more from have the right thought process than memorisation.

What did you love about living in Ireland?

One of things I love in Ireland is easy access to other European countries. I love travelling so it gives me more flexible and opportunities to travel around with short flights.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

I enjoy doing a lot of things. I go to dance class every week and go to the gym quite often. One of my favourite times during the week is doing Reformer Pilates on Sundays. This helps me to be fit and makes me feel good every time I do it. As I mentioned above, I also like to travel a lot as I have been to many countries.

What is your favourite food?

I love all kinds of food, especially Korean, Mexican and Japanese.

What is your fondest memory of DIFC?

I believe I had a great relationship with my Maths teacher Stephen. I’m always thankful to him because he is the one who introduced me to the actuarial career and I love my job! Also, I had such a great time with my friend Svetlana although she is back in Tomsk, Russia.

Like to contact Sunyeong?

If you would like to contact Sunyeong, please complete the form below and Sunyeong will get in touch with you.

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