Why Japan?

Out of the countries that I could have chosen to go to, why Japan?

The answer is simple: the people.

So what's with the people? How are they different?

Well let me give you an example, you could hardly find a trash bin in Japan, yet you don't see people littering.  They also refrain from talking loudly or making phone calls inside public transports to not bother others. However, the last and for me the most important: punctuality.

They have this mentality, this mindset that typical Indonesians lack. That's exactly why I chose this country (aside from the fact that the food is good and I'm a big Pokemon fan heheh).  I often get mad to others for not being on time,

Well there's that, the main reason why I came to the country.

Now, there's the reason why I came to Japan to study.

I have seen Indonesian Universities, well some of them, those called "top" local Universities, I'm not gonna mention the names here but most of you probably understand :). As we know, Indonesia has some of the most abundant natural resources on the planet, but what struck me the most was that Indonesian Institutions research facilities are just not enough to conduct researches to make the most out of the aforementioned natural resources. No offense on this, after all it isn't all about the institutions but the people, nevertheless we must accept the fact that research facilities are very important in the field of science.

And so I knew that I had to go somewhere I will be able to improve, not only academically, also mentally, and that place is gonna be Japan.

2020

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2019

My research projects

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Hi, haven’t updated my blog in a very very long time but here I am lol. Happy new year to everyone! How was 2018? 2018 was a rather productive year for me, I...

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2017

Shirahama Marine Biology Field Trip 2017

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At the end of the first year, we have an optional (used to be compulsory) trip to Shirahama. If you don’t know what Shirahama is, it is basically a beach in ...

2nd Semester: Labs

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Hello there, different from 1st semester, we have labs on our 2nd semester. A rather good thing knowing that we almost never had any lab experience during th...

2nd Semester in CBCMP: Circles and Clubs

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I haven’t updated this blog in a while lol… A lot of stuff happened in the 2nd semester honestly. Firstly I joined circles. For those of you who don’t know...

First Semester in the CBCMP

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Haven't posted in a while, first sem was really hectic... Let me sum up my first sem in the CBCMP then.. First time I came for the orientation I wasn’t real...

Reaching Osaka University

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Usually it takes about some 7-8 hours to get from Indonesia to Japan. However, MEXT somehow managed to book a ticket with a layover at Denpasar (Bali) and so...

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2016

About Month After Announcement Of

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About a month after the announcement of passing into the university, I was asked to choose among 4 departments: Department of Biological sciences (School of ...

The Next Step to 阪大

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So, I’m gonna save the language school post for later and the Osaka University post for today.<div></div><div>Some of you might think that ...

Why Japan?

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Out of the countries that I could have chosen to go to, why Japan?The answer is simple: the people.So what’s with the people? How are they different?Well let...

How I managed to get into Japan

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So I went to this University fair about 2 years ago and got some info regarding this Osaka University Global 30 program, however I didn’t really look further...

Why this blog and who am I

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Maybe a little too late to make a blog, but maybe not too late to share stories.<div></div><div>So let me introduce myself, my name is Joha...

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