Consultation and Support

Okayama University offers international students a wide range of support and services to help them settle into life in Okayama. Students can receive advice for any concerns they may have about Okayama University and their life in Japan.

Peer Tutor Supporter

New students of Okayama University who have just arrived in Japan can receive assistance and advice from tutors regarding their studies, research and daily life. Each student is assigned a tutor by the university according to his/her respective field of study and based on the recommendation of the academic advisor.
Please inquire with the Center for Global Partnerships and Education for the conditions and details.

International Student Advisor

The International Student Advisor’s Room (ryugakusei sodan shitsu 留学生相談室) provides advice for international students and their families. These advisors offer international students tips on living in Okayama and advice about studying at the University, as well as information on scholarships/tuition and lodging/accommodation, and procedures for entering and living in Japan..

You can make an appointment to see an advisor at the Center for Global Partnerships and Education (CGPE).

Center for Global Partnerships and Education (CGPE)
Place 1st Floor, Wing C, General Education Building
Phone 086-251-8552
E-mail Address istudent@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp
Office Hours Monday~Friday 8:30-17:00

Note: The Advisor’s Room is closed on university holidays and may also be closed temporarily at other times during the year. Please check with the Center for Global Partnerships and Education Office for further details on opening times.

List of International Student Advisors

April, 2014~March, 2015

Family Name First Name Gender Faculty/Graduate School Location Office Hour
Telephone
E-mail Address
Mariko
UZUKA
F Center for Global
Partnerships and
Education
tsushima Monday~Friday
10:00-17:00
TEL:(086)251-8533
muzuka@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp
Masami OKA M Center for Global
Partnerships and
Education
tsushima Tuesday~Thursday
9:00-17:30
TEL:(086)251-7270
moka@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp
Ryoichi
TSUTSUMI
M Humanities &
Social
Science
tsushima Wednesday 12:00-13:40
Appointment only (by e-mail)
tsunko@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp
Yoshitsugu
HIRATA
M Education tsushima Monday 15:00-16:00
Please make an appointment
yoshitsugu@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp
Yoko HIROTA F Humanities &
Social Sciences
tsushima At any time (Please make an
appointment)
TEL:(086)251-7550
yokoh@e.okayama-u.ac.jp
Hirotsugu KOBUCHI M Medicine, Dentistry &
Pharmaceutical Sciences
shikata Monday 16:00-17:30
TEL:(086)235-7401
hkobuchi@md.okayama-u.ac.jp
Kenichiro
YASUBA
M Agriculture, Environmental & Life Science tsushima Monday 10:30-12:00
Please make an appointment
ysbken@okayama-u.ac.jp
Shuji JIMBO M Natural Science
& Technology
tsushima Thursday 16:15-17:45
TEL:(086)251-8176
jimbo-s@okayama-u.ac.jp

Harassment Counseling

Students can receive counseling on campus for dealing with sexual, power, and/or academic harassment. If any such problem arises, please don’t keep it to yourself. The details of your counseling session(s) are kept strictly private.
You can make an appointment by phone or e-mail.

Tsushima Campus

Location: Okayama University Main Library, West wing 3F
Hours open: Mon - Fri 10:00-12:00, 13:00-16:00 (except library holidays)

Shikata Campus

Location: Memorial Hall 3F
Hours open: Wed & Fri 13:00-16:00 (except holidays)

Harass1@adm.okayama-u.ac.jp
086-251-8511

Against Harassments