Tag: Japan

Review – Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter

When I first heard of Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter I was excited to see it. The premise of a young Japanese woman going to an alien country to find treasure resonated with me on so many levels, considering my impending departure for Japan. However,…

The Brisbane JETs Meet

I am, and always have been, a firm believer in the power of networking.¬†After all, if it wasn’t for networking, I wouldn’t be where I am today within the Arts world. I guess you could say that I am a people person, and I…

The JET Programme: Statement of Purpose

Last week I went over a few of the items that needed to be submitted in order to be considered as a candidate for the JET Programme, one of which was a Statement of Purpose (SoP). This week, I am going to outline the…

The JET Application Process

I made a promise to myself that in the weeks leading up to leaving for Japan, to partake in the JET Programme, I would keep a blog that detailed my experiences. After all, as a part of my statement of purpose, I had indicated…

Accepted to the JET Programme

Back in September of 2014, I began a journey that would take almost a year to realise: applying for the Japan Exchange Teaching (JET) Programme. The JET Programme fosters international relations between Japan and your host country, as you teach English within Japanese schools,…