Student's Voices

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Student's Voices

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Q1 Why did you choose to come the Mechanical Engineering Course, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Kyushu University?

The reason why I chose Kyushu University is that Kyushu University is one of the most famous and historied universities in Japan. Especially, Kyushu University is well-known for faculty of engineering. Besides Fukuoka, where Kyushu University is located, has been selected as one of the most livable cities in the world for several times.

Q2 What do you study in your subject?

In mechanical engineering course, I attended classes and experiments to be a mechanical engineer. For example, material dynamics, fluid dynamics, thermo dynamics, kinetic dynamics, designing and drawing of mechanical components and etc. Now in the fourth year, I belong to fatigue and fracture laboratory, and I am studying about effects of hydrogen on metal fatigue.

Q3 How do you like Japan, Kyushu or Fukuoka?

I liked clean streets, friendly people, comfortable public transportations and variable tasty foods of Fukuoka. I was very impressed when I lost my student ID in a taxi. I thought I should get a new one, but the taxi company sent my student ID to the school office with a little present.

Q4 Please advise something to younger students who come to Mechanical Engineering Course, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Kyushu University.

Studying in Kyushu University and living in Fukuoka were very enjoyable experience for me. I could learn Japanese culture, make some Japanese friends and study technical knowledge. I am graduating this semester. I hope the students who are thinking about studying abroad make delightful memories in Kyushu University.
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Q1 Why did you choose to come the Aeronautics and Astronautics Course, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Kyushu University?

Kyushu University is one of the seven prestigious Imperial Universities in Japan and is world famous for its research in Aerospace Engineering field. Since I was a kid I had the dream of studying airplanes and with all the options I had to choose a university, Kyushu University was the best in my list and I think I made the right decision.

Q2 What do you study in your subject?

As an undergraduate 3rd year student I have the opportunity of studying all the fundamentals including designing and experiments related to aircrafts and spacecrafts. I am anxiously waiting for my fourth year to start concentrating on my research and graduation thesis and I have ten different laboratories with enormous facilities to choose.

Q3 How do you like Japan, Kyushu or Fukuoka?

As a foreign student living for four years in Japan, I recommend Fukuoka as the place with best environment to live and study. Ideal environment for studying, Low cost of living, hospitality and various leisure and entertainment keeps me satisfied all the time. The first few months after entrance was the hardest time in my university life with the lack of language proficiency but yet my classmates and seniors gave (then and now) me their best help to solve the problem.

Q4 Please advise something to younger students who come to Aeronautics and Astronautics Course, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University.

The most important thing is to manage your time and to give priority for studying. Become friends with everyone and communicate with your classmates all the time. Study hard, enjoy and no doubt you will have the best student life here at Kyushu University.
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