Tokyo-based Bunka Gakuen University is one of Japan's highest-profile fashion schools, and one of the most prestigious. Courses for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered at Bunka Gakuen University are predominantly taught in Japanese. Bunka Gakuen's technical skills courses and quality of recruiters scored above 90 percent with students. Meanwhile, digital innovation, business, marketing and sustainability courses scored marginally above average compared to the scores of other institutions. The school's career services are highly regarded by students, with 95 percent of graduates reported to have jobs within six months of graduating. The school's alumni include the most prominent Japanese fashion designers, which has created a global and active network of alumni.
"I very much like the university, because our campus is in the center of Tokyo, the fashion center of the Asia. I love my classmates, some of whom are from different countries. We are diverse in skill and culture, but share similar goals. It can be difficult as an international student as many classes are taught in Japanese. "
"Everything I learned is utilised in my job post graduation. The courses are realistic and representive of the modern fashion industry."
"The school has a strong reputation. We are a highly skilled and talented group that is willing to work hard for what we want. Bunka understands the competitiveness of the industry and supports us accordingly. "
"We were pushed hard during our degree, which was beneficial as this does not change when you enter the industry."
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