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Japan Society


Whether you're a native Japanese speaker or if you're learning the language and looking to improve your skills/  you just have a general interest in the culture/ new to the university and make some new friends, the Japan Society is here to connect students ike those. We are an international society even though it says "Japan Socety", we are here to connect Japanese students and all the other international students, to make great friendships and simply one's university life better and more memorable! 

We hope to have meetings and socials where people can get to know each other and we will be organising various Japan related events, including film screenings, Japanese-English language exchanges, meals at Japanese restaurants, cookery tasters and sessions and nights out in Brighton.

Follow us on our Facebook page and Instagram for upcoming events and feel free to post/send us an email/message if you've got any questions.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/714797205206924/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/su.jpsociety/

Board Members:

Yuki Kikuchi 


Hi all, I hope the Japan Society is going to be the one that makes an environment anybody can come and enjoy, and as the president of the society, I am going to do my best with all the other board members to achieve this! Let's make this university exerience unforgettable! I love sushi so much so I happen to be at some Japanese restaurants in town quite often.


Kosuke Kawashima 

Treasurer Officer 

Hello everyone, I'm Kosuke working for Japan society as treasurer. I'm a final year dedicated student studying International relations. Joining any society makes your uni life different, in a good way, so why not make your uni life start with us!  Personally I made up my mind to run full marathon at Brighton marathon on next spring,, anyone join me?? I love football and tea.


Tiffany Leung

Treasurer Officer 


Kana Miyamoto

Recruitment Advisor 


Maaya Takata

Welfare and Inclusivity Rep 


Michael Cao 

Social Media Officer 

Hi there, My name is Michael, I am from China and have been study in Japan for one wonderful year. I am currently on my last year for my under-graduation course of Media and communication. I am really interesting in Japanese culture, and hope to experience some of that with all of you.


Aileen Gibson

Social Media Officer 


Jack Morgan 

Event Officer 


Yusuke Kodaira

Event Officer 


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  • Japan Society Standard Membership£0.00

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