Student Life

Clubs & Recreation

Nagoya University offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities that provide all kinds of opportunities to meet students sharing similar interests. From cultural to vocational and from athletics to academics, there are more than 100 students' clubs and societies waiting to enrich your campus life.
Some also provide the opportunity to experience captivating aspects of traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. Valuing history and tradition, NU encourages many uniquely Japanese sports and activities such as traditional martial arts or Japanese tea ceremony.
List of Clubs and Societies

Nagoya University Festival (meidaisai/名大祭)
June is an exciting month at NU, not only for students but for everyone in town. The biggest university festival in Central Japan is held at NU, attracting over 50,000 visitors every year. You are sure to enjoy life performances, open lectures, various entertainments and many food booths organized by the students at this colorful and exciting event.
In addition, the event focuses on environmental efforts.
Nagoya University Festival

G30 International Programs students are housed in Ishida Memorial International Residence Myoken for the first year. The “Advising Offices for Housing” provides consultation to students searching for new accommodation and organizes "Moving Home" workshops twice a year.
Rent for off-campus, single-room apartments usually falls within 30,000 to 50,000 Yen per month.
Housing information is also available at on-campus places like the Nagoya University Co-op or bulletin boards at the international student center.
Dormitories for International Students

International Student Support
International Student Advisor and Academic Advisor

Studying overseas is exciting and challenging. International student advisors at each school provide international students with support and guidance in every aspect of life here at NU. From orientation to career counseling, the international student advisors provide a one-stop service for adjustment, academic and personal issues. In addition, G30 students have an assigned professor, who supports as one of their schools’ academic advisor.

Medical and Health Care
Nagoya University takes good care of its students’ health. Apart from free mandatory annual physical checkup for all students, the Health Administration Office provides health advice, first-aid and mental health support.

NU facilities
Cafeteria & Shops

NU Cafeterias offer a variety of menu including Japanese, Western, vegetarian and halal dishes. In addition, Nagoya University surrounded by restaurants and small coffee shops.
On campus, there are co-op shops, book stores, travel agencies, convenience stores, a bank and a post office.
With its own train station called “Nagoya Daigaku”, NU is very accessible by public transportation.

The University Library is composed of the Central Library, the Medical Library, and departmental libraries. The library collection holds about 3,000,000 volumes of books and more than 3000 journals, as well as a large amount of electronics collections available through remote access.
Bilingual access, internet (LAN and WIFI) and study cubical provide a comfortable study atmosphere.

Sports Grounds

NU offers various sports facilities including: sports complex, sports facilities, badminton court, basketball court, table tennis, indoor swimming pool, soccer field, track and field facility, baseball field and tennis courts, which NU students can use freely or with their clubs and circles.