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Gov’t to Support Chinese Students amid Coronavirus Scare

Gov’t to Support Chinese Students amid Coronavirus Scare

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea plans to provide support measures for Chinese students enrolled in local universities as they are set to return here amid tightened quarantine against the COVID-19 virus, the education ministry said Thursday. Following a meeting with local education offices, Education Minister Yoo Eun-hae said the ministry plans to [...]

Chinese Students Struggle as Universities Deny Access to Dormitories

Chinese Students Struggle as Universities Deny Access to Dormitories

SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean universities are asking Chinese students to engage in voluntary quarantine to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus originating in Wuhan, causing massive confusion among Chinese students who are no longer allowed to access school dorms. “People say goshiwons are the way to go if you’re turned [...]

SNU’s Dorm to Separate Chinese Students Deemed at Risk of Coronavirus

SNU’s Dorm to Separate Chinese Students Deemed at Risk of Coronavirus

SEOUL, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean universities are taking various measures to halt the spread of the new coronavirus, including the separation of Chinese students deemed at risk of the viral disease, officials said Monday. A recent decision by Seoul National University (SNU) to assemble all Chinese students who have recently visited China [...]

3,500 Chinese Students to Visit Korea for Winter Field Trips

3,500 Chinese Students to Visit Korea for Winter Field Trips

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) –- About 3,500 young Chinese students will visit South Korea until early next month to enjoy winter field trips, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) said Monday. The Chinese students, mostly elementary and middle school students from across China, will travel to Seoul, Incheon, Daegu and other tourist destinations in seven [...]

Chinese Students Resort to ‘Coin Terrorism’ to Denounce Support for Hong Kong Protests

Chinese Students Resort to ‘Coin Terrorism’ to Denounce Support for Hong Kong Protests

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid a deepening divide between Korean and Chinese students at local universities over the issue of the democratization movement in Hong Kong, a number of Chinese students are being reported for offensive conduct. One student at Hanyang University responsible for setting up the Lennon Wall and receiving messages from [...]