Students sharing the same interest organize themselves into groups called "circles". "Circle" activities are quite popular amongst Japanese university students. A wide variety of about 120 student organizations such as tennis, soccer, dance and music "circles" rehearse on a regular basis at SFC. A group of students can start their own "circle" after completing the necessary procedure.
The Keio University athletics organization, called "Taiiku Kai", allows students to participate in games, matches and tournaments representing Keio University. There are currently 40 organizations including the Baseball Club and the Rugby Football Club in the University. These organizations play trailblazing roles in Japanese student sports.
There is no on-campus housing available to students at SFC. However, Keio University offers dormitories for students including international students. (Please note that these dormitories are not conveniently located for students studying at SFC.) Please refer to the Keio University International Center website entitled:
If students are planning to live in the residences other than the University dormitories, they are recommended to contact a student housing provider prior to their arrival in Japan in order to facilitate the procedure for finding housing.
Information for dorm-style accommodations can be obtained from the following housing provider:
SFC and Its Environs
SFC is situated in Fujisawa, a scenic city located near the historic sites and sightseeing attractions of Kamakura, Yokohama and Tokyo. Once a weekend getaway for affluent Tokyo residents, Fujisawa has evolved into a hub that combines the best features of urban and rural life. Its moderate climate, proximity to beaches and relaxed pace of life provide students with a serene ambiance for their studies, while its excellent restaurants and cafes give welcome refreshment in free time. Trains from Fujisawa connect to Shinkansen bullet trains, by which Kyoto, Nagano, Osaka and Nagoya can be reached.
Student Life SectionThe Student Life Section provides information regarding scholarships, insurance, housing and events for students to support their campus life at SFC.
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