Please tell your purpose of studying in Japan and the reason why you choose School of Engineering, Osaka University.
As an engineering student, I choose to study at Osaka University because it is ranked among the top universities in Japan for its advance research and expertise in the field of science. In addition, I felt that Osaka city had lot more to offer than other big cities like Tokyo or Yokohama. Being in the heart of Kansai region, Osaka offers a perfect blend of Japan’s culture and its advanced technology. Also, when I was applying to universities, Osaka University had one of the highest numbers of international students than any other University. Therefore, I felt more inclined towards choosing Osaka University, as the high population of international students reflected Osaka University’s strong support system for international students.
What are good things studying in School of Engineering, Osaka University?
One can witness very advance and cutting-edge research at Osaka University. As an engineering student, I had the opportunity to work under the guidance of very esteemed professors, which gave me confidence to comprehensively understand research disciplines. Furthermore, at Osaka University, I had numerous opportunities for cross-cultural exchanges and collaboration with people of diverse backgrounds. The international student association "OUISA" hosted events that made student life at Osaka University more interesting and fun and provided an excellent support system for international students.
Furthermore, Osaka's proximity to destinations like Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe allowed me to have a deeper knowledge of Japanese culture. I lived in Tokyo for a year before moving to Osaka, and I found the people in Osaka to be more friendly and easy to talk to, which made it easier to feel at home in Osaka.
Mr. DAISUKE FURUYA
Your class and year
大阪大学 工学部電子情報工学科 2年
Study abroad history
Joined to Monash College "Global Commutation for Future Leaders (2021 August-September)"