Global Network Project to Promote Study in Japan(ASEAN Regional Office) 


Student Voice

Latdavanh Vorlasane



University/Institution Name

Nagasaki University


School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health

Period of study abroad


What did you do before studying in Japan?

Medical Doctor

Why did you choose to study in Japan?

Japan is one of the leaders of health system in global. I had visited Japan in 2013 for traveling, I had nice experiences. So, after I came back to my country I hope I would study in Japan in the future.

How did you prepare for studying in Japan? Please tell us about how you found the information on institutions, supervisor, scholarship, and others.

I got the information of JDS scholarship which under JICA by announcement of Ministry of Health. So, I applied this scholarship.

How is your student life in Japan? Please tell us about your study, research, part-time job, and others.

Since I came to Japan everything is good. The JDS program is supporting me. they provide 2 weeks for orientation including Japanese culture, how to adapt to new environment, etc. According JDS rules The students who is under this scholarship can not do a part time job.

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

Please come to Japan you will enjoy the life in this country. you will learn many things and you will get the ideas to adapt for your country.

My 1-day

7:00 wake up
8:00 breakfast
8:30 go to university
8:40 arrive at university
8:50 start the class
12:00 lunch
12:50 take classes
18:00 finish the classes
18:30 go home
19:30 eat dinner
21:00 review some lessons
23:00 sleep