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3.75 / 5 based on 24 reviews
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Sudhanshu
International University of Japan, Niigata-ken, Japan
Business Studies, Graduate, MBA
International University of Japan
2.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
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My academic experiences
Quality of courses
Variety of courses
Access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with international students
Interaction with local students
Personal comments
none
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My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
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Sudhanshu
International University of Japan, Niigata-ken, Japan
Business Studies, Graduate, MBA
International University of Japan
3.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Everthing from the study point is very well explained. Except for the culture which you cannot study before.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
3
Costs
4
Activities
2
Campus life
3
Party / people
2
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Has an Excellent set of Inernational Students from over 50 Countries. The course is designed for everyones understanding and diverse backgrounds. Though it can be made a little more tougher than it currently is.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
2
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
2
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
If coming to Japan, would suggest everyone to learn atleast one level of Japanese. Makes your life very much easier.
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Sudhanshu
International University of Japan, Niigata-ken, Japan
Business Studies, Graduate, MBA
International University of Japan
5.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Other
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Scholarship
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
The difference is only on the standard of living in Japan. Living in University is nearly half of the cost of living on your own outside campus.
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Food, Travel, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Housing:
was the same price as at home.
Nightlife, Telephone:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
none
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Sudhanshu
International University of Japan, Niigata-ken, Japan
Business Studies, Graduate, MBA
International University of Japan
3.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
For students wanting to live and work in Japan, after the course completion, learning the language is a must. There are only a handful of companies who would emply you without Japanese skills. If students are open to Jobs outside Japan, then you can comfortable survive without learning japanese. The main language in the University is English
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Sudhanshu
International University of Japan, Niigata-ken, Japan
Business Studies, Graduate, MBA
International University of Japan
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Home university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Since the campus is located a little away from the nearest city, it is more convinient to stay, with decent transportation and reasonable accomodation. Plus you get to interact with a wide range of people from various nationalities
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
It's pretty decent, and they have provided facilities to get most of the bare necessities. Other extra things that people may want is available at very reasonable prices during the flea markets, which are put up in campus almost once a month
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Sudhanshu
International University of Japan, Niigata-ken, Japan
Business Studies, Graduate, MBA
International University of Japan
3.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
none
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