Friday, March 30, 2018

South Korea: Campus Tour: Universities to Visit

Due to increasing appearance of schools and universities in dramas and series, although not suggested by some as this invades privacy of the students, I was able to visit few of these schools in South Korea.  Let me share with you those you may want to also see in your next trip.

Yonsei University is a private research university located in Seoul. (Wiki)
Address: 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Motto: The truth will set you free. (John 8:32)

Ewha Woman's University is a private women's university in central Seoul, South Korea founded in 1886 by the American Methodist Episcopal missionary Mary F. Scranton.  - Wikipedia
Address: 11-1, Daehyeon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Motto: Knowledge·Goodness·Beauty
Related Article: Autumn colors in Ewha Woman's University

Hongik University, also known as "Hongdae", is a private university in the Mapo-gu district of central Seoul, South Korea with a second campus in Sejong. Hongik University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The school is best known for its faculty of Fine Arts, arguably the most famed school of Fine Arts and Design in the country, having numerous acclaimed alumni in the field. (Wiki)

Seoul National University of Education is a government-run institution which provides training for future public elementary school teachers in South Korea. (Wiki)
Address: 1650 Seocho-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Choong Ang High School

Kyung Hee University
Good option to visit for cherry blossom in April and autumn colors in November.

Konkuk University
If you are looking to relive scenes from Goblin, While You Were Sleeping, etc, this is a good place to visit.

Sungkyunkwan University
Related Article: Hidden autumn colors in Sungkyunkwan University
A quick bus ride from upper street part of Bukchon area, you'll be able to reach Sungkyunkwan University. 

Inha University, Incheon
Related Article: Remarkable places to see in Inha University
Wanted to see the school where Bok Joo prepared for her dreams to be a weightlifting champion, visit Inha University. 

KAIST, in Daejeon

Keimyung University Daemyeong Campus, in Daegu

    Summary of 4 days itinerary in 2014 Autumn Seoul Trip:

    Places to see
    Food and Restaurants
    Where to Sleep
    Day 1
    Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
    Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal
    Day 2
    Ewha Food Court/Canteen
    Haha's Restaurant
    Dunkin Donuts
    24 Guesthouse Sinchon Style
    Day 3
    Yeoksam Catholic Church
    Garosu-gil Road, Gangnam
    Rubber Ducky at Jamsil
    DDP - Dongdaemun Design Plaza
    The Kona Coffee & Kona Beans
    Ace Pizza Club
    Chicken Bus
    24 Guesthouse Sinchon Style
    Day 4
    Café del Tren
    Kintex: With My Recipe
    Korean Dessert Café
    Global Kitchen @ Incheon
    24 Guesthouse Sinchon Style

    Updated: March 2018