International undergraduate student at Hiyoshi (full-time degree student)

Information for PEARL International Students, 2021 Fall


Life Orientation Pearl(2021)

 *You need a keio.jp account in order to view it. New student accounts will be available from September 22, 2021.

Scholarships

*This section explains scholarship opportunities for international students whose residence status is “student.”

To apply for scholarships through the university, you must complete both [STEP 1] and [STEP 2] below.You will not be permitted to apply for scholarships if you do not complete both steps.
 
STEP 1: Complete the Scholarship Application Registration
In order to apply for scholarships, you must complete scholarship application registration within the designated period every academic year and every semester (spring and fall).
Please be sure to check the web page below for information on how to complete registration procedures. 
 Keio International Center Website (International Students > Scholarships >)
 
Registration Period:September 17, 2021 (Mon.) - September 26, 2021 (Sun.) STRICT DEADLINE
*The office is closed on weekends and holidays. We strongly recommend that you complete the registration process by 16:45 on Friday, September 24, as there may be some questions that arise during the actual registration process.
[Inquiries: Hiyoshi Office of Student Services International Section hiyoshi_ic@info.keio.ac.jp]
 
STEP 2: Apply for Scholarships
Once you have completed the scholarship application registration, you can apply for scholarships offered by each foundation.
After obtaining scholarship information and carefully reviewing the application requirements, please prepare the designated application form and documents, and submit them via the designated Google Form.
The scholarships currently available are listed on the web page below.
 Keio International Center Website (International Students > Scholarships > Scholarships Now Available >)
 

 

Submission of copy of residence card     

All international students are required to submit their residence card to the International Office of their main campus on the following occasions:
① When you enter Keio University
② When the extension of your period of stay is approved and you obtain a new residence card,
③ When a change in your status of residence is approved and you obtain a new residence card,
④ When you newly obtain “Permission to Engage in Activity other than that Permitted under the Status
of Residence Previously Granted”

Please attach a photograph, etc., that shows both your student ID card (after acquisition) and your residence card and upload it to the residence card submission form using a file name formatted as follows.

File name: [Residence card(student ID no. name)
Example: [Residence card(12345678 Taro Keio)

□ Residence Card Submission Form

(keio.jp authentication is required to submit; submission possible from September 22)

*Not necessary for students who submitted their residence card with their address printed on the back when carrying out the scholarship applicant registration.

 

Status of Residence (Visa Information)

1.Students who are newly entering or re-entering Japan

The regulations regarding new entry and re-entry into Japan may change without warning. Please be sure to check the following pages for the latest information.
 Keio International Center Website (Life at Keio>Visa>Upon re-entry /entry to Japan (COVID-19)>)
 

A new policy regarding the period of validity of the Certificate of Eligibility (COE) is currently in effect.
COEs issued between January 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021 are now deemed to be valid until January 31, 2022.
 Immigration Services Agency of Japan Website (New policy regarding the period of validity of the Certificate of Eligibility>)
 http://www.moj.go.jp/isa/nyuukokukanri01_00155_1.html 

*The document stating that the accepting organization, etc. “is able to continue accepting the foreign national with the same activity contents as were given at the time of the application for the certificate of eligibility” will be issued upon your request via the following Google Form. Please note that the request for this document should only be made after you have determined the date you plan to apply for a visa, otherwise the document issued by Keio will be set to expire  three months after being issued. Before making the request, please contact the nearest Japanese embassy or consulate in your area and confirm the status of  visa applications, visa issuance, and required documents.

Google Form for requesting document issuance:
https://forms.gle/fRLq6jfxLY7DjjAs7

 

2. Students who plan to return to university from a temporary leave of absence

Students who plan to return to university and Japan must first obtain a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) and then apply for a visa.
Please contact the Hiyoshi Office of Student Services (International) 3-4 months prior to the date you plan to enter Japan.
 

3. Students whose re-entry or residence card period has expired while they are outside of Japan

Students must obtain a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) and then apply for a visa.
Please contact the Hiyoshi Office of Student Services (International) 3-4 months prior to the date you plan to enter Japan.
 

4. Students who wish to change their status of residence or change their period of stay

Students who wish to change their status of residence or extend their period of stay are required to go to the Immigration Services Bureau and complete the procedures by themselves.
If you wish to extend your period of stay, please complete the procedures as soon as possible before your period of stay expires.
Please refer to the following page for the necessary procedures.
 Keio International Center Website (For International Students>Life at Keio>Extension of Period of Stay>)
 
 Keio International Center Website (For International Students>Life at Keio>Changing Your Status of Residence>)
 

Other Support

・Student Counseling Room

    Student Counseling Room Web site

・About KOSMIC

Support Groups for International Students (approved by the Keio University International Center)
    About KOSMIC.pdf 
    CLUBS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 2021

 

・Various information to ensure that life while studying in Japan goes smoothly is also available on the International Center website.

      https://www.ic.keio.ac.jp/en/life/

 

Websites for Student Support and Contact

> Course registration, advancement, leave of absence, and student ID, etc.

Keio Students Site: https://www.students.keio.ac.jp/en/

> Residence card(Immigration), scholarships, Japanese class, etc.

International Center Website: http://www.ic.keio.ac.jp/en/

 


Contact 

Hiyoshi Office of Student Services(International)
Counter No.10 at the Office of Student Services, 1F Independence Wing, Third Building
 
Hours of Operation
During Semester: Weekdays 8:45-16:45
During Break Periods: Weekdays 8:45-11:30/12:30-16:45