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Selected by the Japanese Government for the highly competitive “Top Global University Project”, Ritsumeikan University offers a world-class education to students worldwide. RU currently has 5 undergraduate degree programs conducted entirely in English. Read the student voices and find out the opportunities and privileges of being a student at RU!
 
 
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Sakshi from India

CRPS, Enrolled in Fall 2018

Published on October 1, 2021

CRPS is a small community, and the good part about this is that it makes it really easy to build strong relationships, especially with your mentors. I have met amazing professors during this journey, who have always helped me in different ways. Their support and care...

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Natsuki from Japan

GLA, Enrolled in Fall 2020

Published on September 1, 2021

I believe that this program will have a large impact on my career and life choices in the future, as I get to experience two cultures, Japanese and Australian, at once. This experience will provide me with further insight on...

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Jason from Indonesia

ISSE Course Graduate, Enrolled in Spring 2017

Published on August 1, 2021

I am currently working as a software engineer in Tokyo. My career plan now is to explore not particularly in the deep learning field only but also in many fields in Computer Science. There are so many paths we can choose...

 *The College of Information Science and Engineering will be relocated to Osaka Ibaraki Campus in April 2024. Visit our website for details.

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Jeongyeon from South Korea

GS Major, Enrolled in Spring 2019

Published on July 1, 2021

As for me, my biggest concern was my poor Japanese skills in all areas. But the help of close friends and from the Oritors who are senior students in peer support, I managed to....

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Chris from Uganda

ISSE Course Graduate, Enrolled in Spring 2017

Published on June 1, 2021

PBL was very helpful. It helped us as students to develop good teamwork relationship and get used to the processes for product design and development. For example, during my final year, I worked with three other colleagues, who are...

 *The College of Information Science and Engineering will be relocated to Osaka Ibaraki Campus in April 2024. Visit our website for details.

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Luna, from Indonesia

GS Major, Enrolled in Fall 2019

Published on May 1, 2021

This was my first time being exposed to an international environment, and the differences in values were a major challenge for me in the adaptation process. However...

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Zam from Malaysia

ISSE, Enrolled in Spring 2019

Published on April 1, 2021

ISSE is a course designed to help students get their foot into emerging fields in Information Technology such as Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, just to name a few. It is not surprising that a large...

 *The College of Information Science and Engineering will be relocated to Osaka Ibaraki Campus in April 2024. Visit our website for details.

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M Saiham Hossain, from Bangladesh

GLA, Enrolled in Fall 2020

Published on March 1, 2021

Although the past semester has been entirely online, I have managed to make some fantastic friends. Starting off, we have created different groups on Discord, Instagram, and LINE where we chat, talk, and video call a lot. For this reason...

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Devira Ayuni, from Indonesia

GS Major, Enrolled in Fall 2019

Published on February 1, 2021

I acknowledge that Ritsumeikan University has various partner universities around the world. One of them is the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. The University of Edinburgh is a prominent university for IR studies. Therefore, hopefully...

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Soochi Verma, from India

CRPS Major Graduate, Enrolled in Fall 2016

Published on January 1, 2021

RU offers this unique major (Community and Regional Policy Studies Major at College of Policy Science) which would act as the medicine for the prevalent illnesses in our society. I feel, as a responsible citizen, that...

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Hsin Ying, from Taiwan

ISSE course, Enrolled in Spring 2017

Published on December 1, 2020

As technology is constantly developing at a rapid speed, I believe that the projects we have in the ISSE course are strongly connected to the global technology market and have the potential to...

 *The College of Information Science and Engineering will be relocated to Osaka Ibaraki Campus in April 2024. Visit our website for details.

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Clara, from Indonesia

GLA, Enrolled in Fall 2019

Published on November 1, 2020

Facing the 21st century where our world progresses very fast, I feel a need to understand all aspects of the world, be it the sciences, social sciences, and the arts. But most importantly...

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Miranda, from Indonesia

CRPS Major, Enrolled in Fall 2017

Published on October 1, 2020

My move to Japan in September 2017 marks the first time I lived outside my hometown and away from my family and friends for an extensive period. Like many other first-time international students, my family...

 

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Ha Linh, from Vietnam

GS Major, Enrolled in Fall 2018

Published on September 1, 2020

A new life in Japan would be exciting at first, then it becomes hard and challenging sometimes, but once you figure out how to deal with it, you will also figure out your...

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Yejin, from Korea

ISSE course, Enrolled in Spring 2017

Published on August 3, 2020

The biggest reason for choosing the ISSE course at Biwako-Kusatsu Campus Shiga* was the program features. Since I was a high school student, math and science were...

 *The College of Information Science and Engineering will be relocated to Osaka Ibaraki Campus in April 2024. Visit our website for details.

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Wonjin, from Korea

GS Major, Enrolled in Fall 2017

Published on July 1, 2020

I am very interested in establishing a cooperative regime in East Asia. I have been studying to find policy means to resolve hostility and political confrontation caused by historical and political factors, and to establish...

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Chankyu, from Korea

GLA, Enrolled in Spring 2019

Published on June 1, 2020

The main reason I chose the Global Liberal Arts program is because I thought it would be helpful for my future goal which is to become a statistician in an international company. In order to achieve this goal, I needed not only knowledge about statistics but also...


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