Message from Mr. Vijayakumar Parthiba Raja

Please give a short introduction of yourself.

I am Vijayakumar Parthiba Raja, from India . Doing my Master Degree in Applied chemistry and Bio-chemical engineering in Shizuoka university.


What is your favorite thing about Hamamatsu City?

1.Hamamatsu castle ;2. Food ; 3.Sanaru Lake, these are my favorite things in Hamamatsu city.


In what way has your impression of Hamamatsu City or Japan changed since coming here?

No, everything are almost the same as I expected, because the whole world knows about Japan, about the people and their culture, and for what they are famous for, and I am motivated by seeing everything around, now I am on my own. I am proud of myself to being here.

What attracted you to choose Shizuoka University as a place to study?

The place where I can get world class education. The most important things are the opportunity they are providing with world class companies likes Honda , Suzuki and Yamaha.


In what way did you adjust yourself to Japanese culture?

It's hard initially, but after seeing them I got motivated by myself, especially my Japanese friends.


Please give a message to students or researchers in your home country who may be thinking about studying in Japan?

To my friends, I would like to say, that if you are planning to do higher studies, don't miss the opportunity in Japan, from where you can get bulk of knowledge and innovative thinking.