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Aberdeen University opens campus in South KoreaThe Independent.
The university’s new campus will specialise in teaching engineering relating to the off-shore oil and gas industries and is being created with “establishment funding” from the South Korean government. Seth Kunin, Aberdeen’s vice-principal, said: “As part of its economic strategy, the South Korean government is keen to develop its offshore industry, and it is a testament to the academic expertise that exists here that we were chosen as a partner in this project.”
British universities and colleges have set up a number of overseas campuses, such as a Lancaster University in Ghana, Nottingham University in Malaysia and Leeds Metropolitan in India, with Aberystwyth University planning to set up shop in Mauritius.
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