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Japan sees surge in foreign nursing care students

Sep 18, 2018

Japan sees surge in foreign nursing care students

The number of foreign students enrolling in nursing care schools has nearly doubled this academic year amid a labor shortage in the heath care sector, according to the Japan Association of Training Institutions for Certified Care Workers. The rise in the number of foreign students ...

Number of foreign students studying in Japan reaches record high

Dec 27, 2017

Number of foreign students studying in Japan reaches record high

The number of foreign students enrolled in Japanese schools totaled a record 267,042 as of May, with most coming from Asian countries, a government affiliate said Wednesday. The number of students registered at universities or language schools in Japan rose 11.6 percent from a year ...

Foreign nationals relive 2016 Kumamoto quakes in new English booklet

Apr 13, 2017

Foreign nationals relive 2016 Kumamoto quakes in new English booklet

A group of overseas students at Kumamoto University has compiled an English booklet recording the experiences of foreign nationals during last April's powerful earthquakes. "We wanted to record people's different experiences, and we think we can learn from other people's experiences" to prepare for future ...

Mar 31, 2017

Foreign students surge nearly 15% thanks to lift from Vietnam

The number of foreign students in Japan was 14.8 percent higher than last year as of May 2016, thanks to a boost from Vietnam, a public tally showed Friday. According to the Japan Student Services Organization, an independent administrative entity affiliated with the education ministry, ...