The CAU Exchange Blog created not only a tour of Seoul campus, but also Anseong campus! Anseong campus is located approximately 2 hours south-east from Seoul in the Gyeonggi province.
Anseong campus contains numerous major courses in Liberal Arts and the Sciences. Students can access Anseong’s English course list with the following link: https://neweng.cau.ac.kr/04_international/courses02.php
The athletic field is in the middle of the campus and is connected to 7 tennis courts and 1 basketball court. Students come here for game gatherings, personal exercise or for breaks from studies.
Myeongdeok-1 Female Dormitory (704)
The Myeongdeok-1 female dorms is a 4-story building designed to provide living comfort ad convenience. There are two other female dorms Myeongdeok-2 (705) and Myeongdeok-3 (706).
Yeji Male Dormitory (701)
The Yeji-1 dormitory, like the female, provides convenience and comfort for the male students at Anseong. The building consists of 3-stories and has two other sister buildings Yeji-2 (702) and Yeji-3 (703).
The cafeteria is located in the Student Social Center, which also the optician’s shop and snack store.
Towards the center of the campus is the campus lake with a conjoined stage. The stage is used for festivals and concerts. This lake/theater area is known to be harmonious and a great place to take rest.
Central Library (902)
The Anseong Central Library is a 5-story building that houses 500,00 volume of books 25,600 scholarship papers, 2,000 periodicals and 33,500 e-books!
Interview with the Anseong Exchange Students
Q: What do you do during your free time at Anseong campus?
Hanna: I usually hang out with other foreigners and go out to eat. We like to go to the coin karaoke. It’s very fun and cheap and we get to sing a lot!
Zhao: I like to go shopping or go to the supermarket. I travel to Seoul when I have time!
Aira: I like to travel with my sister–who is also in Korea!
Sophia: I draw a lot because I get a lot of inspiration here. Like my friends, I like to go to the coin karaoke.
Q: How are the courses at Anseong campus?
Hanna: Honestly, I like them! The professors can speak English pretty well.
Zhao: All my classes are in English. The lectures are in English and the lessons are almost the same as the ones I take in China.
Q: What are some differences you’ve noticed between Seoul campus and Anseong campus?
Hanna: Seoul is obviously a bigger city! But I like Anseong more because it’s similar to my home university–calm and silent.
Aira: There are more people on Seoul campus and our dorm rooms don’t have individual bathrooms.
Sophia: Because Seoul is far from Anseong, we really learn how to handle the transportation systems in Korea. We truly learn how to explore Korea.
Q: How is the Anseong campus cafeteria?
Hanna: It’s cheap! I like it. But, we like to go out to eat and get Ramen or Kimchi Jjigae (Kimchi stew).
Q: What characteristic of Anseong do you like the most?
Hanna: In my department, they try their hardest to communicate with me and accommodate me.
Zhao: I like Anseong because of the cheap dormitory fee! It’s only 800,000 ₩ (~$730).
Aira: Because I am a writer, I like to be in an area that is quiet. Anseong makes me feel comfortable.
Sophia: The campus is very well structured. The people are very nice and it’s similar to my home university.
For more information about Anseong Campus, you can head over to Chung-Ang University’s virtual map to see more!
See you at CAU!