Orientation for Incoming International Students
Fall 2020 (online video)
On and Off Campus Support Groups for International Students
On and off campus support groups are listed below.
Please look at flyer or HP for their activities and services.
Short videos from the support groups are posted in Google Classroom, so please check them out.
* The activities and services below may be suspended or scaled down due to measures to prevent COVID-19.
* When you join extracurricular activities, please check the university's official website regularly and follow the extracurricular activities guidelines.
- Tohoku University Co-op The flyer is here
Tohoku University Co-op provides various services including food, bookstore, insurance and etc.
- Miyagi International Association（MIA） The flyer is here
MIA is an organization that aims to promote internationalization in Miyagi including support services for international students and residents.
- Sendai Tourism Convention and International Association（SenTIA） The flyer is here
SenTIA operates Sendai Multicultural Center, and it provides useful infomration for living in multiple languages.
- Group Mori The flyer is here
Group Mori is a volunteer organization that aims to support international students in their daily lives.
- Tohoku University Library The flyer is here
TU library offers services which supports international students in multiple languages.
- Tohoku University Foreign Students Association（TUFSA） Facebook page is here
TUFSA mainly consists of international students and offers a place for them to get to know each other.
- ＠home Facebook page is here
@home is a group that connects International and Japanese students each other through events.
- Persatuan Pelajar Indonesia Sendai（PPIS） HP is here
PPIS is a support group by international students from Indonesia.
- Tohoku University International Department of SCRUM（IDeS） The flyer is here
SCRUM conducts volunteer not only in the Tohoku area but also other areas in Japan.
- Tohoku University Muslim Cultural Association（TUMCA） Facebook page is here
TUMCA is a support groups to show true face of Islamic culture.
- Tohoku University STEM Student Network（TUSTEM） The flyer is here
TUSTEM is an international exchange group to foster mutual exchange between Japanese and international students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate STEM curricula.
- Global Learning Center
- IAC Japanese Class "Cha-Chat J Salon"
- Tohoku University Safety Confirmation System
- Campus Life Safety/Security Guide
- Illegal drugs warning
- Software Usage
- Commuting Guide
- Tohokudai-ID Quick Guide
- Official Social Media Accounts
- Guide for Sorting Recyclables and Waste and How to Put Them out for Collection（Sendai City Office）
The leaflet is here
- Traffic Safety Guidelines for Pedestrians and Cyclists
- Personal Accident Insurance for Students Pursuing Education and Research "GAKKENSAI"
- Comprehensive Insurance for Students Lives Coupled with "GAKKENSAI" for International Students ("Inbound futai-gakuso")
- Sendai Hospitals and Clinics services available in foreign languages(Sendai Tourism, Convention and International Association)
- Interpretation Support Hotline(Sendai Tourism, Convention and International Association)
- Halal Food Guide for International Students in Tohoku University
The orienation materials of Spring 2020 are here