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Welcome to the country information for students from Japan.

Studying at Kingston

Kingston University has welcomed students from Japan into many departments including Business, Art and Design and Social Sciences. The University also has a number of partnerships with reputable institutions in Japan.

Academic excellence

Students from Japan are attracted to Kingston University by its international reputation in teaching quality, supportive learning environment and proximity to London.

Overseas educational representatives in Japan

Below is a list of university representatives in Japan. Please contact your nearest representative if you would like further information:

UK Visa requirements for Japan

Students from Japan coming to study in the UK must obtain prior entry clearance and therefore need to apply for a visa. For further information, please contact the British Embassy to begin the application process:

British Embassy - Visa Section
No.1 Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8381

You will need to show details of your acceptance onto a course, your offer letter and evidence of sufficient funding to support your education and living expenses while you are in the UK.

Contacts in Japan

If you would like further information about studying and living in the UK, please contact the British Council:

British Council Tokyo Office 
1-2 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo 162-0825

British Council Osaka Office
Dojima Avanza 4F, 1-6-20 Dojima, Kita-ku 
Osaka 530-0003

Contact us

International enquiries
Tel: +44(0)20 8417 3411