Being a Korean language student at Sejong University

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Student life at Sejong University

When picking which language course is right for you, it can be difficult to know which location would be best to suit your needs. Read more on being a Korean language student at Sejong university.

Student at Sejong University

Sejong University campus

Sejong University is a private university based in Seoul, Gwangjin-gu. The university is known for its hospitality and tourism courses, and for its great location, which is closer to Seoul’s incredible nature and mountains than other universities. This environment makes it a great choice for any International student at Sejong University.

On campus, there are several amenities available for all Sejong University students to use. These include an on-site bank, an health centre, an optician, hairdressers, and a photo studio. The campus also has many restaurants and cafes on-site which are popular with students. For a full list of campus establishments, please refer to the page provided here.

Every Korean language student at Sejong University can join their clubs. University clubs include K-pop dance, language exchange and traditional martial arts clubs. All clubs are available for both International and Korean students, making this a great option for meeting Korean friends in a relaxed way. 

K-pop dance club for student at Sejong University

Student life at Sejong University’s surrounding areas

The area Sejong University is located in is characterized by its remarkable landscape diversity. Most of the Gwangjin-gu area is residential but unlike the majority of the city, it consists of smaller houses rather than large apartment buildings. The university itself is located directly opposite the Children’s grand park, one of the largest family parks in Seoul.

The nearby Kondae area is a trendy nightlife district with a variety of restaurants and bars which cater to a younger crowd, much like Shinchon and Hongdae. As a result, as a student at Sejong University you’ll have the option to explore all types of areas within the Gwangjin-gu province. 

Children’s Grand Park | 어린이대공원

Children’s Grand Park is a great place to check out that has a variety of attractions for its visitors, all walking distance from each other. At the park, you can find many great photo locations at the fountain show as well as the many art installations and a zoo, where you can see a wide range of wild animals at no cost.

Although many people use the park to maintain exercise on its diverse walking routes, the Children’s Grand Park is often used as a fun meeting or date spot and it’s great for picnics. This is your chance to meet your news friends as a student at Sejong University.

Walk from the university: 2-minute walk to the park from the Sejong University entrance gate.

Being a student at Sejong University campus

Achasan | 아차산

Achasan is a small, mainly residential place which is located on the opposite side of the Children’s Grand Park and is at the base of the Achasan mountain. The Achasan mountain has many hiking trails that are popular among locals for their outstanding beauty. Compared to a lot of Seoul’s mountains, Achasan’s trails can be enjoyed at any time of year, with all of the walking paths being accessible to people with a range of walking abilities. The hiking trails start from the Achasan’s streets and takes you to the mountain’s peak in approximately 30-minute walk. 

Walk from the university campus: 27 minutes.

Gunja | 군자

Gunja is a suburban area which is closest to the Sejong University campus. Despite the area traditionally being residential, in recent years the area has been changing rapidly to have new attractions. This up and coming area is gaining interest from the many dessert and coffee shops with branches opening in Gunja. These include popular dessert shops such as Cafe Grine (카페 그리네) and Yoonsub (윤숲). 

Why consider becoming a language student at Sejong University?

Sejong university is a great university to study at for students looking for variety. The location of the campus is able to combine the bustling city life with Seoul’s surrounding peaceful landscapes. The area offers great transport links to the rest of the city, encouraging students to access and explore Seoul easily. Moreover, the intensity of the language course is perfect for those who wish to have a balance between their studying and free time.

Visit the school page to learn more about their Korean language course and contact us to learn how to get a D-4 student visa to study in South Korea.

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