Studying in the City of Tokyo
While many people worry about the high cost of living in Tokyo, it is undeniable that Tokyo remains an ideal study abroad destination for international DHS. In addition to the top Japanese language schools and universities concentrated here, Tokyo is also the economic, political and shopping center of Japan. This place has a concentration of famous places that everyone knows just by mentioning the name: Akihabara, Shibuya, Harajuku ……
* The advantages of choosing the city of Tokyo.
– There are many different opportunities to choose from
Many famous areas such as Akihabara, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Harajuku ……
– Unique living experience
Many job opportunities for foreigners (full time and part time)
– Overtime pay is higher than other provinces
– The city is very crowded
– Food prices are much higher than the average in Japan
– Competition is fierce when applying for jobs
Studying in Yokohama City
Yokohama city is about 30-40 minutes south by train from Tokyo. Yokohama is a great place to study and a great experience for you. Of course, housing in Tokyo will be cheaper; but the main thing is that in Yokohama you can see breathing space and the roads and sidewalks are much wider than in Tokyo.
*The advantages of choosing Yokohama City.
– Standard of living is more than 30% cheaper than Tokyo
– Close to the sea and some places with famous modern buildings
– Less crowded than Tokyo
– Only 20-30 minutes to Tokyo by train
– Fewer job opportunities in Tokyo
– If you have to work in Tokyo a lot; it will likely cost a lot of money to transport.
Studying in Osaka City
When asking many of my friends “If you could choose, which area of Japan would you choose to study in?” For sure many people would answer that they would study in Osaka.
Osaka is also known for having the most relaxed and friendly people. If you are looking for someone to make friends with, Osaka people are known for being easy to talk to. Especially if your Japanese is not very good when you first come to Japan, having warm and dedicated local friends will help you settle into your new life much faster.
– The cost of studying in Japan is still 30% cheaper than in Tokyo.
– Being the center of the Kansai region, it has a diverse shopping and entertainment haven
– Friendly people
– Proximity to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe makes it easy to visit and discover culture
– Not as modern as Tokyo
– Not as many job opportunities as Tokyo
– Dialect of Kansai region
Study in Fukuoka City
It is located in the Kyushu Island region and is the largest city in southern Japan. When you study in Fukuoka, you will also find many entertainment and shopping areas, and you can also visit some of Japan’s famous attractions, such as
Hiroshima and Beppu. Fukuoka is also famous for its small sidewalk stalls (yatai) along the river. These stalls sell delicious snacks ranging from yakitori to Hakata noodles.
Another interesting thing is that you can take a ferry across the Sea of Japan to Busan, Korea in just 3 hours. It’s too easy to make a weekend trip to Korea and learn to visit another Asian country.
– Less westerners than Tokyo and Osaka
– Very close to Korea
– Very few earthquakes
– It is also much cheaper to study in Japan than Tokyo
– More beaches than Tokyo
– Not as many job opportunities as Tokyo
– More rain than other areas.
The above is just a brief comparison of the cultural characteristics or job opportunities and costs in four typical cities. For more advice on schools in each area, please contact Jellyfish.
Goto Japanese Language School has been one of the most popular Japanese language schools for the past 2-3 years because of its 90% scholarship program.
The school is the result of a partnership between Nagasaki University, Goto City, the Nagasaki Prefectural Goto Promotion Bureau, and the Kuso Corporation Research Institute.
Due to the good relationship and friendly cooperation between Nagasaki University, Goto City and Vietnam, Goto City, as a sponsor, has launched a 90% scholarship program for Vietnamese students to study in Vietnam. Studying Japanese at Goto Japanese Language School
TIEI College (Tochigi International Education Institute) is located right in Utsunomiya – Tochigi City, a school affiliated with the Jellyfish Group of Japan; established to train international students and ensure the quality of study with various study abroad and internship programs; aiming to support most international students around the world who are ready to apply for study abroad in Jellyfish branches.
Tochigi is an important cultural center with a well-developed educational background. It is also home to many universities and colleges, including those in science and technology, literature, medicine, education, and the arts.
Fukuoka Japanese aims to be a friendly learning environment – like a second family to support international students in realizing their plans and dreams in Japan. In addition, the school prepares students with new ideas, ways of thinking and a strong ability to live in any environment. Class size is limited to 20 students or less. And there is a class teacher who always knows the students in order to have a more appropriate teaching method. Parallel to the advanced curriculum; students also receive support in all aspects of life from the school’s student support department.
In particular, Fukuoka Japanese Language School has been recognized by the Immigration Bureau as a prestigious Japanese language school with the quickest application procedures when studying in Japan. The school makes the process of studying abroad very fast and the application does not require a lot of documents.
As one of the prestigious study abroad partners of many Japanese language schools, colleges and universities; each year there are always many special study abroad programs and scholarships offered exclusively for JMSU-educated students. The conditions for studying in Japan are different in these special programs. Interested students can pay attention to the following contents.
Special Study Abroad Programs for Jellyfish Education.
– Full scholarship program to study nursing in Japan
– Study Abroad Program – Paid Internship in TIEI’s Restaurant/Hospitality Industry
– University English Courses
For university English programs in Japan, such as. Hiroshima National University and NUCB University’s IGS program; you must meet the following requirements to study in Japan
– Graduated from high school with good grades or better.
– English proficiency that meets the academic requirements.
. Cost of Studying in Japan
Japan is ranked as one of the top 5 countries in the world in terms of educational standards. Perhaps that is why studying in Japan has always been a dream for many young Vietnamese, especially international young people. However, doubts about the cost difference in the standard of living between Vietnam and Japan is an obstacle that makes many students hesitant to realize their dream of studying in Japan.
To give you a general idea of the costs. As well as to help you prepare for your study abroad program. In this section, Jellyfish.com will share with you the details of the costs and income while studying in Japan.
Costs of studying abroad in high school
The cost of studying in Japan for high school includes.
– Service fees for creating documents for studying in Japan.
– One-way air ticket from Vietnam to Japan (students can book it by themselves or ask Jellyfish to book it for them).
– School fees and dormitory fees.
Details of the fees are as follows.
High school system fees for studying in Japan
Note: Students will not be allowed to work part-time while in high school.
Jellyfish’s Japan Student Documentation Service Package provides a full range of student support and application services. Specifically, the service package will include all of the following support.
– Documents to complete the package.
– Unlimited document translation.
– Support for the student’s study time in Japan (high school study, professional study and related issues).
Cost of studying Japanese language system
Similar to the cost of studying in high school, the cost of studying in a language school includes. (1) service fees for creating study in Japan materials; (2) one-way airfare from Vietnam to Japan; and (3) tuition and dormitory fees.
Details of tuition fees are listed below.
Costs of studying in Japan Japanese language schools
In addition, international students in the Japanese language school system will be allowed to work part-time. The maximum duration is 28 hours/week. The income from this part-time job can pay for living expenses in Japan to a large extent. When you study abroad through Jellyfish Education, you can rest assured because Jellyfish will introduce you to part-time jobs 1 month after you arrive in Japan.
– Package processing fee of VND8,000,000 is only applicable to qualified students of Jellyfish.
– Tuition and dormitory fees will fluctuate up or down depending on the exchange rate of the yen to Vietnam and the tuition of the Japanese language school you are attending. The above dormitory rates are based on some schools in the Tokyo and Osaka areas as a reference.
– Typically, international students should bring 150-200,000 yen (equivalent to about 30-40 million VND). This money is used to buy more necessities; train tickets (or bicycle) …… and the cost of making ID documents in Japan.
b. Other expenses and overtime income are listed below.
As you know, the cost of living and studying in Japan is very different from Vietnam. Therefore, after coming to Japan to study, you may be interested in questions such as the following
– How much money do I need per month to live in Japan?
– When can I work part-time and how much do I earn for overtime?
The table below will give you a reference of the cost of living in Japan and the monthly income from part-time work for the international section of the NSC.
– In other cities (except Tokyo and Osaka), the cost of living will be about 20-30% cheaper.
– The cost of living in the above table does not include the following expenses: going out; traveling; shopping….
Your overtime pay will be proportional to your Japanese level. Therefore, from the moment you arrive in Vietnam, please invest seriously in learning Japanese. This will not only help you to have less difficulties in the school process. It also helps a lot to improve your overtime pay and living expenses.
– When you study in both Tokyo and Osaka through Jellyfish. After you start coming to Japan, you will be able to find a part-time job without having to pay living expenses at all.
These are the estimated earnings of international students. The salary depends a lot on your Japanese language level. The higher your Japanese level is, the better your chances of finding a well-paying job. So remember to make an effort to learn more languages!
Cost of studying in university
In addition to the benefits of learning the English system while studying in Japan, such as being proficient in both languages; saving time; there is also a great benefit of saving money on language study and supporting scholarships. So, what are the details of the fees for each school?
a. Pre-flight fees
Before flying, you will need to pay the following major fees. Application fee; tuition fee; dormitory fee; other fees: admission fee, application fee, insurance fee, airfare ……
– Tuition fees
Tuition fees for the English system range from 500,000-2,300,000 yen/year (about 11.5-5 billion VND/year). The reason for such a large fluctuation is that tuition fees depend on many factors, such as: public or private school; whether the school is highly rated; what is your chosen field of study; what area is the school in?
However, it is common for the average school tuition to drop to around VND200 million/year. For more information about tuition fees at each school, please contact Jellyfish.