Student's Voice

International students have come to Soka University from all over the world. With their different values and perspectives, what do they think of Soka University and Japan & its people? What are their dreams for the future?
We are looking forward to meeting with everyone at the Soka University campus, where students, faculty and staff members have diverse roots and different points of view!

Mikhaleva Maria
Russia


What do you want to learn in Japan and at Soka University?

I want to more deeply understand the Japanese culture and spirit. Also, in addition to taking what I learned in Japan back to Russia, I want to communicate Russia’s appeal to Japanese students during my time at Soka University.

Sin Wen Han
Malaysia


How would you describe Soka University?

Soka University is not a place where you just cram knowledge into your head. Rather, it is a university where you will develop your strength of character while learning from others based on strong relationships with both older and younger classes.

Kazuyo Celine Hashimoto
United States of America


How would you describe Soka University?

Soka University is a place where you can discover your potential through personal effort!

Aksoy Bulut
Turkey


How would you describe Soka University?

Many students are very upbeat! Many of them encourage me, and the university will make you so happy that you will want to stay for the rest of your life. In addition, there are a lot of opportunities to improve your personal abilities.

Zhou Fang Ting
China


How would you describe Soka University?

Students at Soka University are very upbeat and kind! There are lots of international students from various countries, and the campus is cosmopolitan and filled with diversity.

Sahni Gurpreet Kaur
India


What do you want to learn in Japan and at Soka University?

I want to learn about Japanese technologies about how Japan has become really advanced in so many things. I also want to learn and apply Soka Education.

Hwang Siyeon
Korea


What do you want to learn in Japan and at Soka University?

I want to acquire an international sense through communication with a large number of people from around the world and greatly expand my potential.

Federico Pecori
Italy


What is your impression of Japan and its people?

Even if the culture is completely different and something will be always hard to accept.Japanese people are very warm and kind and let the other feel at their ease.

Lin Chinya
Taiwan


What do you want to learn in Japan and at Soka University?

I want not only improve my Japanese ability, but also make a lot of friends from different countries to broaden my horizon.

Park Suji
Korea


How would you describe Soka University?

Soka university is the university where everyone can be friends to each other. Every student opens the heart to all the international students and try to make peace inside it.

Handa Dong
China


What do you want to learn in Japan and at Soka University?

I am interested in the friendship between Japan and China. I want to learn about what’s important regarding the shape of this friendship in the future, from Japan’s perspective. I made lots of Japanese friends at Soka University.

Senadheera Chathurani
Sri Lanka


What is your impression of Japan and its people?

I like the Japanese people very much. They are kind, warmhearted, and help each other in times of need.

Muthoni James Muiru
Kenya


What do you want to learn in Japan and at Soka University?

Japanese cultural practices, in order to be able to understand what's necessary and not necessary.

Juventia Muliawan
Indonesia


How would you describe Soka University?

Soka University is a place where you can take on any challenge you like. You can find something new every day—not only through studies, but also through exchanges with other students.