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  • Capital Tokyo
  • Official Languages Japanese
  • Population 127.3 million
  • International tertiary students 36,389 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 1,855
  • Australian share (percentage) 5 percent

Japan education market profile

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New study abroad scholarships for Japanese school students announcedMIP subscribers only
Monday, October 13, 2014Updates | Schools
The Japanese Ministry of Education (MEXT) has launched a new scholarship category as part of its flagship study abroad program, Go abroad! Study Overseas, Japan. Three hundred short-term scholarships ...
Japanese Government announces Top Global University Project recipientsMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, October 07, 2014Updates | Higher education
The Ministry of Education has announced the 37 recipient universities under the government’s new flagship higher education initiative, Top Global University Project. Each university will receive fundi ...
MIP Education Insight - Japan
Wednesday, October 01, 2014Reports
This two-page MIP Education Insight brings together various international student data sources to highlight trends in the Japan market, and is accompanied by concise on-the-ground insights from Austra ...
Austrade presentation at English Australia Conference highlights Japanese student trendsMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, September 23, 2014Updates | ELICOS
Austrade presented the latest Japanese student data and trends at the recent English Australia Conference in Melbourne. The numbers confirm that Japan is on the rebound, with the ELICOS sector leading ...
OECD releases Education at a Glance 2014 reportMIP subscribers only
Wednesday, September 17, 2014Updates | Higher education
In 2012, Australia enrolled 6 per cent of the global total 4.5 million students who undertook tertiary studies outside their country of citizenship, according to the latest OECD report, Education at a ...

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