My first crush on Nagoya University

I have moved to Nagoya to start a new life chapter for two months. I had lovely crush on NU (Nagoya University), and disappointed also. And i want to share it with you, thought it may be not helpful.




Favorite quotes from How I Met Your Mother

  1. Season 5-2-20′ .  Shouldn’t we hold out for the person who doesn’t just tolerate out little quirks, but actually kind of likes them?. Even if it  means finding ourselves on another blind date with each other, seven years from now?  Well … good luck out there,
  2. Okay, look , the honeymoon period may be over, but now you can get into the real stuff

Handbook of essential knowledge for international student in Nagoya, Japan

  1. Electric device as Iphone, camera, laptop : Osu kannon    Cheap electric device shop Good Will

Nagoya city life learning tuition, pain experience

  1. 150,000 Yen Turn back car fees, take care when you first come to Nagoya and try to drive your car on Nagoya’s road. Traffic in Nagoya is crazy and people change lane with out notification. Use Bus, Subway instead. Here is my painful experience when turn back my car in a narrow road in Nagoya with out high attention and careful
  2. 1500 Yen for leave you bicycle in prohibit area ( around station). Please don’t leave your bicycle 400m around subway station and JR station in Nagoya. If not, all you need is take your identification card, Seal and 1500 Yen to bicycle keeping place to get your bicycle T_T. Here is japanese link about prohibit parking in Nagoya, i am sorry that i cant find any english translate for this information . and is traffic rule in english. This is picture about my illegal parking report, Fine is 1500 Yen for bicycle and 3000 yen for Motor bike. img1494665062748WPJXW5JX6W2MrAMSg0fYNV64
  3. 2600 Yen for let your car at parking lot over 24 hour. There are a lot of parking lot in Nagoya, they often offer 24 hour parking with 1200Yen. But when you pass over 24hour, 200Yen per hour will be charge to your car. So remember to pay parking fee every 24 hour.                1800405

PhD job, Postdoctoral Position hunting from view of a Phd in Japan University

Don’t hesitate to apply every where every position you think is possible and wait for a lucky offer :D,

  1. Most important page for Postdoctoral position in Japan, but you need to know Japanese to search job and setting matching email notify relate to your field, position you want:

2. Google keyword: Postdoctoral position + Your field (E.g. Mechanical Engineering), Kinh nghiệm tìm postdoc  ( + Ở Mỹ, Ở Châu âu .. )

Some website:

Facebook group

Conclusions:  Don’t hesitate to apply every where every position you think is possible and wait for a lucky offer 😀, make connection with other researchers and Professors, and English is the most important thing in my view T_T.

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Ps: Some website help writing a CV or application mail


Một bài viết rất hay về cách tìm posdoc theo phương pháp thủ công, mất thời gian nhưng cực kỳ hiệu quả:



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