There is a Japanese community here, and a representative from Royal Holloway visits Japan regularly during each admissions cycle to meet with our applicants and prospective applications interested in studying at Royal Holloway.
The Regional Manager responsible for Japan is Sam Gibson. For further information or assistance with making an application please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The qualifications we accept
Applicants to Royal Holloway come from a diverse range of backgrounds and we accept a broad range of qualifications to our courses. Each applicant is considered carefully on their individual merits, but please see below for the standard minimum entry requirements for students from Japan.
高等学校卒業証書 (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
If you have completed the Secondary School Leaving Certificate in Japan you will need to take our one year International Foundation Year, or the equivalent from another institution, before beginning your undergraduate studies.
Students who have successfully completed one year of a Bachelor's degree in Japan with good grades will be considered for direct entry to the first year of a Royal Holloway Bachelor's degree programme
A levels & International Baccalaureate (IB)
If you have taken A levels or the IB, you will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. Specific grade requirements can be found in the course finder entry for your chosen course.
University preparation programmes
The Royal Holloway International Study Centre provides an International Foundation Year programme, which is designed for international students who do not quite meet the requirements for an undergraduate course. This programme will help to develop your academic and English language skills in preparation for university. Upon successful completion, you can progress to degree level study at Royal Holloway, University of London.
English Language requirements
How to apply
Royal Holloway in Japan
Meet with Sam Gibson this October at the following events:
16th October - SI-UK University Fair Osaka
16:30 - 20:15
26F, Hankyu Grand Building, 8-47 Kakuda-cho, Kita-ku
17th October - BEO University Fair Osaka
Herbis Hall, Herbis Osaka B2, 2-5-25 Umeda, Kita-Ku
18th October - SI-UK University Fair Tokyo
16:00 - 21:00
Shinjuku NS Building (30th floor Sky Conference)
2-4-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
19th October - British Council Study UK Exhibition
12:30 - 18:00
UDX Gallery, 4F, Akihabara UDX, 4-14-1 Soto Kanda, Chiyoda-ku
20th October - BEO University Fair Tokyo
12:00 - 18:00
Belle Salle, Sumitomo Fudosan Shibuya First Tower 2F・B1F, 1-2-20 Higashi, Shibuya-ku
We also have a number of permanent representatives in Japan.
3rd floor Inoi Building 2
2F Nissei Building East
5th Floor Forecast Shinjuku South Bldg
5F Boulevard Building
We have agreements with the following Japanese insituttions:
Please see our partner institutions page for more details.
There is a Royal Holloway Alumni Chapter in Tokyo who co-ordinate a popular 'drop-in' party once a month for University of London alumni. Our Regional Alumni Ambassador for Tokyo helps to organise these events and is also available to answer questions from prospective students and attend local exhibition events. For more information and contact details please see the Alumni Chapters section in the Alumni Getting Involved page.
The British Council in Japan provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain.
The British Embassy in Tokyo for advice on visas and visiting the UK.
The Embassy of Japan in London for services for Japanese living in the UK.
UKCISA promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK.