Study in Japan Global Network Project in ASEAN


Student Voice

Su Myat



University/Institution Name

University of Miyazaki


Graduate school: Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Agriculture and Engineering Department: Materials and Informatics Major: Computer Science and Bioinformatics

Period of study abroad

Sept 2019 to March 2025

What did you do before studying in Japan?

university student

Why did you choose to study in Japan?

Japan is a popular destination for international students due to its advanced technology, rich culture, and high-quality education system.

How did you prepare for studying in Japan?

I contacted to my current supervisor before I came to Japan as a research student. After arriving at Japan, I started applying the JASSO Scholarship because of my professor's recommendation.

What are you studying/researching in Japan?

My current research is about computer vision and deep learning system.

What do you do in your personal time?

In my free time especially weekends, I love cooking and I cook for the next weekdays.

Please tell us about your challenges in Japan and how you overcame them.

International students in Japan may face challenges such as language barriers, cultural differences, and homesickness. Building a support network and learning Japanese can be helpful in overcoming these challenges.

Any encouraging message and/or advice to those who wish to study in Japan.

Studying in Japan can be a rewarding experience that offers both academic and cultural enrichment. Prepare well in advance, seek advice, and embrace new experiences. Ganbatte kudasai!