Tag: COVID-19

  • How to fill in Japanese government’s ¥100,000 relief fund application form?

    On April 17, the Japanese government made the decision to set up a relief fund in order to support residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. This measure allows each resident, Japanese and foreign, to claim a ¥100,000 cash emergency relief handout. If you would like more details about the criteria of eligibility to obtain […]

  • Conditions to apply for the ¥200,000 relief fund for students in Japan

    In order to support students financially affected by covid-19, the Japanese government announced on May 19, 2020 a ¥53 billion relief fund for struggling students. This comes on top of the ¥100,000 relief fund available for every resident. Students are suffering financial consequences due to Covid-19 Measures put in place by the Japanese government to […]

  • How to get the 100,000 yen relief fund from the Japanese Government?

    Requirements: have a residence card (zairyu card) Be on the register of your local city office with a valid address Be registered as a resident as of April 27th, 2020 There are no restrictions on age or nationality Student and working holiday visa holders are eligible as well There are two ways you can apply: […]

  • Covid-19: SNG shifts all Japanese classes online

    There were only 4 days between the Prime Minister’s declaration and the shutdown of schools in Japan. During which, Shinjuku Japanese Language Institute (SNG) transitioned to conducting all classes online. This entailed transitioning 34 physical classes to online platforms, training 60 teachers in digital teaching and notifying 650 students about the change. This smooth transition […]

  • Extension of Period for Temporary Online Classes and Emergency Contact

    Shinjuku Japanese Language Institute To all students, Extension of Period for Temporary Online Classes and Emergency Contact A state of emergency was declared by the Japanese government for Tokyo and six other prefectures to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus. Therefore, we are extending the period for temporary online classes in consideration of […]

  • SNG handling of the Covid-19

    Notice We would like to inform you of Shinjuku Japanese Language Institute’s current handling of the COVID-19 situation, as is written below. 1.From Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 13th, class will be held online.   We will contact everyone regarding the schedule from Monday, March 16th, after seeing how the situation with the virus plays […]