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Student Universe empowers young adults to experience the world with discount travel. For students and those under 26, our cheap flights, hotels and tours make it affordable to travel anywhere you want to go. Although we specialize in…

Within two months before your residence card expires, go to your local Regional Immigration Office with the following documents:

1. Application form 2. A 3cm x 4cm photograph of yourself, taken passport-style within the past 3 months (please write your name on the back) 3. Your residence…

There are many options to exchange money in and out of Japan. Better rates can usually be found upon arriving in a destination country when traveling. Airport rates can also usually be worse than exchanges one your pass through immigration, but this can depend upon the country and situation.…

Add a New Background

1. Hover mouse over the "+ Add" tab. Click on "Background". 

2. Add a background name. 

3. Click on "ファイルを選択" to upload a file . (File requirements: One file only. 256 MB limit. Allowed types: png, gif, jpg, jpeg) 

4. Under the Page section,…

The Best Websites & Resources for Teaching English in Japan

Planning on teaching English in Japan?

Wondering where you should start?

Well you are in the right place. Here you will find a number of resources and websites on: where to look for a…

To show a Prezi presentation offline, you simply need to open and fully load in a browser tab the Prezi you wish to present. Then you can disconnect your laptop/KIIF from the internet and still safely play the Prezi within the browser.

Please note:

  • If you close the…

Depending on what Internet Service Provider, or ISP (e.g., Softbank, Yahoo BB!, Docomo, etc.), you sign up with - you will most likely receive both a modem and router.

Both will need power and thus will have power cords to plug into outlets.

Modem - this is small box that will…

For JET Participant Use

2019 JET Programme Reappointment Procedures

ALTs & CIRs from English-Speaking Countries

SEAs ・ ALTs & CIRs from countries with a small number of…

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  • Find the Fare Adjustment Machine near the gates. It should be yellow and say 乗り越し精算.
  • If needed, press the "English" button to change languages.
  • Insert your commuter pass in the upper left ticket slot. (Do this with any small ticket, magnetic ticket, or IC card.)
  • All doctors study English diagnosis names and at the very least should be able to write the name of your problem down for you. For a searchable-by-specialty list of English-speaking doctors in Hyogo, see http://web.qq.pref.hyogo.lg.jp/hyogo/ap/qq/men/pwtpmenult01.aspx - for an online listing of…

    Here is the powerpoint containing all the info given at the Health Info Session in summer of 2017. Includes women's health information as well.

    The website translation team came together in August 2016 with the goal of making the site more accessible to teachers and management personnel other than ALTs. It is a small team of proficient Japanese-speaking ALTs dedicating several hours a week of their own time to translating site elements…

    Question: What do you call really old onigiri?

    Answer: Onigirigiri.

    Pink Weed and ModernArk are both café/restaurants in Motomachi specializing in vegan/vegetarian cuisine with set options and vegan desserts. ModernArk also has a selection of organic and vegan food and home products.

    Other popular restaurants that are familiar with accommodating for JET…

    Mondays -- Monday TV Night: We watch a variety of programming; recent titles include The Walking Dead, Westworld, and Stranger Things. Currently showing: Game of Thrones and The Expanse. Starts 19:45 at 3-201.

    Thursdays -- Dungeons and Dragons: The high-…

    Non-Japanese

    • Taylor Swift
    • Johnny Depp
    • Katy Perry
    • Michael Jackson
    • Bananaman
    • Obama
    • Lance Ferguson

    Japanese

    • Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
    • Sho Sakurai

    When you arrive at Narita Airport, many of you will choose to ship your luggage ahead to Kobe City. Although you do not have to pay anything upfront, you will be billed about a month later. You will be expected to pay via "furikomi " or bank transfer.

    Things get complicated, since your…

    Hello everyone,  Many ALT (s) choose to move apartments during their time on JET . I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the process and paperwork for moving out of Kobe city-arranged housing. Up until now, we've been sending the following information on an individual…

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