Koreas University Tuition Among Most Expensive In Oecd

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Korea's University Tuition Among Most Expensive in OECD
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Korea's University Tuition Among Most Expensive in OECD

Tuition fees at Korea's state-run universities are the sixth most expensive in the OECD and at private universities the fourth most expensive even though few feature prominently in global rankings.

According to the latest OECD educational index published Tuesday, the U.S., Chile, Japan, Canada and Australia are the only other member nations of the club of rich countries where fees are higher. The U.S., Australia and Japan had the most expensive private university fees, but they also have vastly more prestigious schools.

Fewer University Students Rely on Parents for Tuition
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Fewer University Students Rely on Parents for Tuition

The portion of university students who rely on their parents for tuitions has fallen sharply over the last 10 years, while more and more humanities and social sciences majors take time out from school to prepare for viable jobs.

The Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training analyzed data from the Korea Employment Information Service on 25,987 university graduates in 2005 and 2014.

It finds that the proportion of university students who relied on their parents for tuitions fell 17.2 points from 75.3 percent in 2005 to 58.1 percent in 2014. Instead, those who relied on loans increased 11.3 points from 5.1 to 16.4 percent.

Idols With Most Expensive Real Estate Property In Seoul
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Idols With Most Expensive Real Estate Property In Seoul

Idols are usually called a "walking business." They earn million of won every year. Several idols spend their money in buying real estate property.

Buying real estate properties is a growing trend among the idols. It serves as one of the idol's investment for their future.

We created a list of idols who owns most expensive real estate property in South Korea. It is based on the information available on the internet.

(Photo : Choi Kyuhyun/Viki)

Cho Kyuhyun owns a real estate heaven in Hawolgok, Seoul. According to Dispatch, Kyuhun's apartment suite has a market price of ₩12.1 billion or approximately $10.6 million in 2016.

SISTARs Bora And Kim Ji Suk To Star In Koreas First Web Movie
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SISTARs Bora And Kim Ji Suk To Star In Koreas First Web Movie

SISTARs Bora and Kim Ji Suk will star in the web movie Irish Uppercut.

On April 19, Starship Entertainment revealed the poster for the movie that will premiere in two parts on April 24 at 11 p.m. KST through Naver TV.

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Irish Uppercut will show off the refreshing chemistry between the two leads with a gorgeous Jeju Island backdrop.  In the movie, Bora will be playing an adorable grim reaper by the name of Do Hye Na.  Do Hye Na has nothing going for her in this world, but when she passes away she meets a cook named Woo Shi Hyung, played by Kim Ji Suk, in the afterlife and they experience many episodes together in a pub called Irish Uppercut.

Which university and major had the most idol graduates?
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Which university and major had the most idol graduates?

According to a series of data charts recently shown on online communities, the Korean universities to have had the most idol graduates are Kyunghee University, Dongduk Women's University, and Kyunghee Cyber University.

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Kyunghee University, known for idol graduates such as Big Bang's G-Dragon and Daesung, TVXQ's Changmin, Super Junior's Kyuhyun, Wonder Girls's Yenny, and more has had the most idol graduates at a total number of 31, while Dongduk Women's University followed with 23, as you can see in the chart below. The other universities listed in the chart in descending order are: Kyunghee Cyber University, Myungji University, Global Cyber University, Dongguk University, Kyungki University, Dankook University, Sungkyunkwan University, Konkuk University, Howon University, and Digital Seoul Culture Arts University.