international student

Thinking of Studying Abroad in Japan? Here Are 4 Reasons You Should Do It!

Are you thinking about studying abroad in Japan? Well, there are many fabulous and unique things that you will experience in the country. I’m Japanese, but I have met and made friends with many international students in Japan. I also worked for a Japanese language school to support international students. I have studied abroad twice…

How Did a University with 3,000 International Students Cope with the Kyushu Earthquakes?

※The content in this article has been translated from this interview by Nikkei Business Online On April 14th, 2016, an earthquake struck the center of Kumamoto prefecture in Kyushu and the surrounding area. In Kumamoto, the deaths of over 40 people have been reported, Aso Ohashi has collapsed and damages to various places have arisen.…

Being an International Student in Japan, Is It Really That Scary?

“So, she really is going to depart next week?” “Are you sure she’ll be okay?” “How come you let your youngest daughter to go that far alone?” “Can she even speak Japanese?” Months before my departure, I finally got my mother’s permission to continue my studies in Japan. Knowing that, my aunts started to scold…