Hyogo University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific


  • Name:K.H. [ 日本 ]

  • Acceptance period:Sep. 5, 2017 ~ May. 11, 2018
  • Acceptance university:セントマーチンズ大学
  • University enrolled:神戸国際大学

Opportunity of the studying abroad, purpose

Originally I didn’t like English but now I like English because of a teacher who I met when I was a high school student. Since then, I have been interested in study abroad.
Last summer, I had been to UK to study for a month. It was my first time to visit a foreign country, so I was nervous. But I’m so glad I could experience various things and learn English in the wonderful environment. Through that experience, I came to hope for a longer stay. So I decided to study abroad in America. As I want to work for travel agency in the future, I will not only improve my English skills but also learn the culture and the people.
I appreciate this precious opportunity, and I will definitely grow up.

Experience while studying abroad

I have studied and lived in America for about 5 months. Before I came to America, I was very nervous but I could get used to live and enjoy studying now. I have appreciated to all of my friends who are the other international students and the students from America because I could make a lot of friends because of them. They always make me happy and smile. I can feel my English skills are enhanced by my experiences, and also I can feel that I am really studying abroad now because I always hear the English around me and it is different when I was in Japan. I could learn various things about America for this 5 months, so I want to study English harder for the remaining 4 months. And I will make many wonderful experiences and friends.

Results of study abroad, future goals

My experiences of studying abroad for 9 months in the United States have finished. When I compare before and now, my English skills and humanity are absolutely improved. In the U.S, there are so many people who are from many countries. I could learn these cultures and humanities from the people. There are many great teachers in Saint Martin's University. They always helped a lot. They really cared about every student and made the students to understand clearly, so we could improve our English skills, and also we became proactive. At first, I was too nervous and couldn't enjoy taking my classes, but later, I could understand the delight of studying and the enjoyment of leaning. Everyday was valuable. What I learned in the U.S. become my property. I have to draw on my experiences in my future. I really think I'm glad to study in the U.S.