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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Admissions
  • Studies
  • Tuition and Scholarship
  • Student life

Admissions

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Is there an age limit for admissions?

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here is no particular age limit for admissions. Provided the applicant has a clear goal for studying in Japan, there are no problems.

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What Japanese level is needed to study in Japan?

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Applications can be made to study in Japan with  level 5 of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test or higher or levels E-F of the J-Test.
However, you should prepare thoroughly before coming to study in Japan in order to get used to life in Japan quickly as well as to continue your studies at the school of your choice after 1 year.

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When can students begin studying at the school?

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Students enrolling in the 1-year course can begin their studies in April only.
Other short-term courses (3 months) basically start in April. However, July, October, or January enrollment is possible depending on the student's Japanese level. Please contact us for more information.

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Studying

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How long are classes? Does the school have summer and winter vacations?

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Lessons in the Japanese Language Department run from 9:20 to 15:00. Each class is 90 minutes in length. Classes are held from Monday through Friday, but some extra-curricular classes are run on Saturday and Sunday. The main long school breaks are summer and winter vacations.
The schedule is distributed to students at the April orientation session.

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How well can I speak Japanese in 1 year of study?

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Students beginning their studies at an elementary level will finish the year at an intermediate level. All classes at our school are daytime classes, and short-term intensive study is possible. Also, students can interact with native Japanese students in the school and improve their conversation skills.

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Tuition and scholarships

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What fees are there in addition to tuition?

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Textbooks, extra-curricular events, and other fees are all included in tuition.

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Can I pay tuition in installments?

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Payment is essentially made for one year, but installments are possible. Please contact the school for more information.

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Are scholarships available?

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Students can apply to the scholarship program below with the recommendation of the school.

■Privately Funded Foreign Student Study Grant from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
Eligibility: International students enrolled at this school who have displayed excellent class work and an excellent character and would have difficulty continuing their studies for financial reasons.
Application period: Each year from April to May
Payment amount: 48,000 yen x 12 months (total amount: 576,000 yen)

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Living

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Are there student dormitories?

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We have dorms where international students live together with native Japanese students. The dormitory consists of single rooms only and includes breakfast and dinner.
Students wishing to apply to stay at the dormitories should do so early as applications are no longer accepted when there are no more vacancies.


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How do students commute to school?

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Students living in the same city commute by bicycle or school bus.
The school bus operates in line with lesson times between the school, the closest station (Megumino station), and the dormitories. Students don't need to worry when the weather is bad or cold.

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What should I do if I get sick?

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School staff will take you to the hospital.
Medical costs for illnesses or injuries occurring after you have arrived in Japan are covered by the Japanese Language School Accident Compensation System (Overseas Insurance) which is included in your tuition, so you can go to the hospital without any concerns.

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Can I work part-time?

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International students can work part-time provided the job does not interfere with their studies. (28 hours per week or less)
Currently enrolled students are working part-time jobs where the work is simple, such as at restaurants, duty-free shops, and farms.The average hourly wage in Hokkaido is 670 yen.

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What procedures are necessary after arriving in Japan?

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Foreigners staying in Japan for 90 days or longer are required to register at the local ward office and enroll in the National Health Insurance scheme.
At our school, designated staff will bring international students to the ward office to completed the necessary procedures.
We will also provide support when students open bank accounts or sign mobile phone contracts, so students don't need to worry if they can't communicate in Japanese.

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