Seokyeong University [서경대학교]

Growing Season (2020-21); Live On (2020-21); The Penthouse S1 (2020-21); The Way I Hate You (2019); Secret Love Affair (2014)

The Hyein Building of this university is the setting for the main ‘Seoyeon High School’ building in Live On (라이브온) (JTBC/Viki, 2020-21), where Baek Ho-rang (Jung Da-bin), Go Eun-taek (Hwang Min-hyun of NU’EST), and Ji So-hyun (Yang Hye-ji) study.

This university appears as ‘Cheong-a Arts School & Foundation for the Arts’ in Penthouse S1/The Penthouse: War in Life Season 1 (펜트하우스) (SBS, 2020-21). It is seen for instance in episode 2 where Bae Ro-na (Kim Hyun-soo), along with the Hera Palace kids, take their performance entrance exam.

Parts of this university are seen as the one that Lee Sun-jae (Yoo Ah-in) attends in Secret Love Affair/Secret Affair (밀회) (JTBC, 2014) — for instance, seen in episodes 12 and 13.

Web Drama filmed here

This is seen as ‘Seoyeon University’ in the web drama Growing Season (잘 하고 싶어) (Playlist Studio, 2020-21).

This university appears as ‘Seojoong College’ that Oh Mi-ri (Lee Ji-in) and Han Dae-gang (Jaemin of NCT Dream) attend in the web drama The Way I Hate You/How To Hate You/Method to Hate You/Way To Dislike You/How I Don’t Like You (너를 싫어하는 방법) (JTBC4/LuluLala Story Lab, 2019).

Variety show filmed here

Running Man (런닝맨) (SBS 2011-present):
— Feb 23 2020  [E491]: actresses Shin Hye-sun, Bae Jong-ok

Concept video/MV filmed here

Stray Kids (스트레이 키즈):‘ (2021) — basketball court
MONSTA X [몬스타엑스]: ‘MX University’ concept video for the 2021 FanCon — outside Daeil Building [대일관] and other locations around campus
KYUHYUN (규현):Coffee (커피)‘ (2021) — university library

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Seokyeong University [서경대학교] or SKU for short, is a private university located in Seoul’s neighborhood Jeongneung [Jeongneung-dong/정릉동], in the Seongbuk District [Seongbuk-gu/성북구]. This university was originally established as Hanguk College [한국대학] in October 1947 and moved (after a couple of name changes) to the current campus. In April 1992, the college received university status and was renamed ‘Seokyeong University’ in September of the same year. Among the university’s symbols is the Royal Azalea, which represents “Beauty, Korean image of strong vitality, passion”. Actor Jang Ki-yong is an alumnus of this university.

Hyein Building [혜인관], originally a 5-storey brick building, was heightened to 7-storeys with the addition of repurposed storage containers, coloured in grey and yellow. This extension houses facilities for the Department of Film and Design, such as filming studios and editing rooms.

The bus stop Seokyeong Univ. Main Gate Daeil Foreign Language High School [서경대정문.대일외고 버스 정류장] primarily serves this university.

124 Seogyeong-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 성북구 서경로 124
(정릉동 산 16-1)
Geolocation: 37.615385, 127.013410

Getting here
By Subway
Bukhansan Bogungmun Station [북한산보국문역], Ui LRT, Exit 14
(10 min. walk )
Solsaem Station [솔샘역], Ui LRT, Exit 1,
(15 min. walk)

By Bus
Seokyeong Univ. Main Gate Daeil Foreign Language High School Bus Stop [서경대정문.대일외고 버스 정류장]

— submitted by Chelle
Live On, Running Man added by Mich KDL

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