OWL Magazine Korea

After exploring Keio University’s Mita Campus, my initial plan was to head to Ebisu. When I checked the directions from Keio University to Ebisu, it suggested taking a nearby bus. So, I decided to wait at the bus stop. However, whether due to a glitch in Google Maps or some other issue, the suggested bus route wasn’t displayed at the ...

While traveling in Tokyo, memories of a “Tokyo University Student Interview” I had watched on YouTube before my Japan trip came to mind. This naturally led me to think it would be nice to explore a university campus nearby. Checking the map, I discovered the “Keio University Mita Campus” in the vicinity. It was about a 30-minute walk from my ...

Sungkyunkwan University’s Seoul campus main gate area is dotted with various cafes. It was easy to find cafes offering affordable prices, given the proximity to the university. After a long time, I visited the main gate of my alma mater, Sungkyunkwan University. The atmosphere had changed significantly from what it used to be. Many of the familiar restaurants, cafes, and ...

In 2004, the first English village in Korea, Gyeonggi English Village Ansan Campus, was established. Since then, English villages have sprung up all over the country. English villages can be broadly classified into accommodation-type and commuting-type, and the operating entities vary depending on the region’s English village. “Gyeonggi English Village: Paju, Yangpyeong Campuses” Nowadays, most English villages have disappeared, and ...

Seoul National University was originally located in Jongno-gu, where Hyehwa Station is now. However, in 1975, the Gwanak Campus was established, and most departments were relocated there. Now, when you think of Seoul National University’s campus, you naturally picture the one nestled against Gwanak Mountain. “Seoul National University Gwanak Campus” It’s said that there are three types of ‘fools’ at ...

In South Korea, schools hold graduation ceremonies at the end of February each year. This means that you can commonly witness the lively scenes of congratulatory celebrations at various university campuses. By the end of February, flower shops line the streets in front of schools, and the campus is filled with students wearing graduation gowns, taking commemorative photos. You can ...