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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

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British Council report on Japanese student attitudes debunks ‘inward-looking’ mythMIP subscribers only
Friday, November 21, 2014Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
A recently-released British Council report, Japan: Debunking the “inward-looking” myth, confirms Austrade research about factors that are uppermost in Japanese students’ minds when deciding on a study ...
Australian Future Unlimited Education Exhibition Japan 2014 Event Report
Thursday, November 20, 2014Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Austrade update
The AFUEE Japan 2014 event report is now available. The report includes key outcomes, exhibitor and student feedback, and student profiles. Comparisons are also made with student feedback collected at ...
Japanese university plans for Top Global University ProjectMIP subscribers only
Wednesday, November 12, 2014Updates | Higher education
Universities receiving funds as part of the Japanese Government’s flagship initiative, the Top Global University Project, have devised plans to accelerate their internationalisation goals. Austrade ha ...
Record turnout at Australia Future Unlimited Education Exhibition JapanMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, October 28, 2014Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Austrade Japan held its most successful Australian Future Unlimited Education Exhibition to date, with a record 1,021 attendees. Market briefings presented by Austrade and the Department of Education ...
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 ...

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