Beyond the prospectus: what life is like at the International College of Liberal Arts

Submitted by ashton.wenborn on Wed, 10/12/2022 - 13:13

The International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA), also known as Yamanashi Gakuin University, is a liberal arts college in Japan where students follow a broad curriculum taught in English. Set in the shadow of Mount Fuji, just 90 minutes from Tokyo, students can immerse themselves in Japanese culture while pursuing a modern liberal arts degree.

Making friends as an international student

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 09/16/2022 - 11:22

Being an international student is fun and rewarding. You get to meet new people, learn about different cultures and share diverse perspectives.

But what if you speak a different language from your campus colleagues and you are slightly more introverted? In such a situation, developing friendships and making connections can be quite difficult.

When I came to China, I had little grasp of Mandarin, and I wasn’t very familiar with the culture. Coming from an inward culture, I felt a bit awkward about directly approaching university classmates.

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