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The capital city of South Korea, Seoul is the perfect blend of modern, futuristic and conventional. It offers vibrant Korean culture, street food, majestic palaces, and the famous K-pop and Korean dramas. The city eclectic vibe is unique and Seoul is one of the largest metropolitan economies in the world.
University Living offers exemplar student accommodation in Seoul for those who wish to pursue higher education in the city. Our tech-enabled and AI-powered platform helps students find a purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) that fits their individual needs.
Universities in Seoul
Seoul is home to 35+ universities of which Seoul National University has been ranked the best in all of South Korea, according to Times Higher Education, 2022. The academia of Seoul universities are beyond compare and South Korea’s capital city is rapidly growing to be one of the top sought-after university destinations. Seoul’s universities have consistently ranked high among Asian universities due to their expert faculty, high-quality university facilities and student accommodation.
Seoul is the epitome of blended beauty, with enormous, snow-capped mountains and lush, green foliage in the valleys. Apart from the rich terrains, Seoul offers fast-paced city life and an advanced, urbanised lifestyle for students and young professionals. It is the hub of technology and futuristic visionaries. The city is student-friendly and has a lot to offer students who enjoy being surrounded by natures finest experiences. Seoul’s nightlife is extremely happening and there are many themed cafes and restaurants for those who enjoy the delicious Korean cuisine.
Student Life in Seoul
There are currently 123,000 in South Korea with the majority of the student population in Seoul. The city has various free student attractions like theatres, parks, museums and rich cultural background. The average living cost is $1075 excluding rent expenses. Most university-going students live in student accommodation in Seoul as they are budget-friendly and inclusive of high-quality amenities. Seoul residents are extremely dependent on the public transport system as the modern subways and bus routes are well-connected and easily accessible.
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Q. How to rent a student accommodation in Seoul?
A. You simply have 3 easy steps to follow where: You will have to select your favourite accommodation. Pay the security deposit if required Confirm your booking with us. Don’t worry if you are stuck in the process, we have our responsible and experienced staff to assist you well.
Q. What are the types of student accommodation I can find in Seoul?
A. University Living offers purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) with strategic locations within close proximity to universities. Such accommodations have room choices like shared and private living. Students can make choices between studios, en-suite rooms, and apartments. Those visiting the city for summer schools and exchange programs can also book accommodations for the short term.
Q. When is the right time to book my accommodation for September intake?
A. Try to book your accommodation as fast as you can so that you have more choice of accommodation. It is recommended to book your room for 6 months to avoid a last minute rush.
Q. What are the different types of student rooms in Seoul?
A. The major room types are: Sharing: These are rooms that are shared with 2 or more students with the washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces as well. En-suite/Private: This is where you will get a bedroom and bathroom solely for private use, while the kitchen and living areas are mostly shared. Studios: A self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space with attached washrooms. Two people can also book one studio to share but it is solely at the provider's discretion.
Q. Can I get discounts for student housing in Seoul?
A. Of course, discounts are available but you have to be early on the bookings. There are also additional cashback offers and discounts for group bookings.
Q. Are the bills included in the rent?
A. Yes, most of the accommodations have bills included in the rental amount. These may or may not include Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, and other facilities.
Q. Where can I stay during my placement year?
A. University Living does have accommodations enlisted for students who are working during their placement year but are a full-time student at a university. Remember, you can stay at any accommodation as long as you are enrolled at a university in that city.
Q. Is there a replacement service if I do not like my accommodation after booking?
A. This happens very rarely that we are unable to meet all your needs and preferences. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try our best to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.