Job Hunting in Japan – FULL GUIDE to Foreign Student Recruiters, When and When Not To Use Them

Top photo by ijmaki. You may have heard of foreign student recruiters - particularly when thinking about working in Japan. But what do they do? Why should you work with them? There is a huge lack of information about recruiters on the internet right now and so we decided to make this article to advise … Continue reading Job Hunting in Japan – FULL GUIDE to Foreign Student Recruiters, When and When Not To Use Them

Full Guide to Renting for Students in Japan  – With Special Discount for MEXT Scholars!

Title image by turkeychik. Going through the tedious process of finding the perfect apartment in Japan can often be frustrating. There is the paperwork in a foreign language, some serious money (especially on a student budget) and how to choose all tangled together. This guide aims to explain everything that you need to know - necessary … Continue reading Full Guide to Renting for Students in Japan  – With Special Discount for MEXT Scholars!

How Do I Extend the Scholarship When I End My Current Course and What are the Conditions?

Written by: Ly Techsrun * This article will be divided into the following groups for the scholarship extensions for: A. Specialized training colleges to undergraduate courses B. Bachelors to Masters’ courses C. Research students The conditions for scholarship extension as below may be changed in the next application process. Please be sure to check the … Continue reading How Do I Extend the Scholarship When I End My Current Course and What are the Conditions?

Is it possible to go on exchange while on MEXT scholarship?

SUMMARY Yes, it is possible, but monthly allowance might be stopped while you are abroad and your scholarship term will not be extended. As a delicate issue, be sure to contact your supervisor and your office the soonest possible before applying to go abroad. Written by: Pedro Couteiro Can I go on exchange as a … Continue reading Is it possible to go on exchange while on MEXT scholarship?

Job hunting in Japan as an international student

SUMMARY Be aware of the fact that the job hunting cycle is entirely different from most other countries in the world. More specifically, job-hunting can start as early as the summer two years before you graduate if you graduate in spring. The situation for students graduating in autumn is more complex. The typical Japanese job-hunting … Continue reading Job hunting in Japan as an international student