Korean university students joined together to file a class action lawsuit against the Ministry of Education and Schools, seeking partial tuition refunds for disruptions to learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Student council leaders of Ewha Womans University demonstrate at the school's Seoul campus on Monday to demand tuition refunds for the spring semester. The students argue they couldn't get a sufficient education from the school...
The Ministry of Education Thursday flatly denied any possibility that the government will offer a universal cash payment to college students, underscoring that the tuition issue was up to universities and their students to resolve.
The Ministry of Education said Tuesday it would look into growing calls from angry university students demanding tuition refunds, hinting at a possible intervention in a monthslong conflict that has plagued college campuses across the nation.
As Korean college students clamor for refunds of their tuition amid disrupted classes due to the coronavirus, a coalition of nationwide student councils said Wednesday it would begin taking steps toward legal action.