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by Giulia_F
14 Nov 2020, 12:40
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: Coming back home during holidays
Replies: 6
Views: 176
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Re: Coming back home during holidays

In accordance with the purpose of the Programme, the Student pledges to attend all Japanese language courses and seminars arranged by the Centre. Furthermore, the Student is expected to stay in Japan throughout the duration of the Programme. Before any travel outside Japan during the duration of th...
by Giulia_F
09 Nov 2020, 15:24
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 19/20 applicants
Replies: 268
Views: 126913
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Re: VinJ 19/20 applicants

Hi. I've enrolled in the master degree of civil engineering. I wanted to apply for 2021/2022. I wanted to know, if I got accepted and then resign, could I try again next year? thanks I don't think it will be possible. I will quote exactly what is written in the FAQ document linked in the VIJ websit...
by Giulia_F
09 Nov 2020, 15:18
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: Coming back home during holidays
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Flag: Italy

Re: Coming back home during holidays

Hi everyone! I'm highly interested in Vulcanus but I have read that participants are not allowed to fly back to Europe during the programme. Does this mean that participants are supposed to spend the whole year in Japan and they can not come back to their home countries during holidays (i.e. Christ...
by Giulia_F
28 May 2020, 12:48
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 19/20 applicants
Replies: 268
Views: 126913
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 19/20 applicants

Hi! I'm a selected student for VIJ20. Is there anybody who have been selected for VIJ19 I can ask a question to? Thank you so much! (it's nothing crazy I promise haha)
by Giulia_F
26 Apr 2020, 20:31
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: Blogs and best wishes!
Replies: 12
Views: 5663
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Re: Blogs and best wishes!

Hi guys! I've been selected for Vulcanus in Japan - 2020 edition! :lol: I opened a blog and an Instagram page about my future experience in Japan (and I will share some tips for the selection process, so if you want to send your application one of the next years definitely stay tuned!) Here are the ...
by Giulia_F
06 Apr 2020, 10:17
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
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Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

I have created a Telegram group and I have sent an email to anyone leave a comment stating that have been selected. Who in future will be selected, can send me an email or a PM and I will send the link to the group. Thank you, I'll join it after lunch! By the way, I highly suggest all selected peop...
by Giulia_F
05 Apr 2020, 15:55
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

We can create a Whatsapp/Telegram group if you want! :) So that we can update each other on the gathering of documents process and get to know each other a little bit!
by Giulia_F
03 Apr 2020, 14:38
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Guys, I got selected as well!! :D
See you in Brussels!
by Giulia_F
03 Apr 2020, 08:46
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Congratulations!! So I guess they are already sending mails!
I'll try to wait patiently and not think about it too much :D
by Giulia_F
27 Mar 2020, 11:10
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

seicaratteri wrote:Oh I didn't now! Thank you, I edited the post. You should also edit yours cause you can read it in the quote :)

I got an email today! Did you as well? I will contact you via PM :)


Did you get a mail from the company or from Vulcanus?
by Giulia_F
26 Mar 2020, 15:32
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Hey guys! Is Pietro here, I have been shortlisted as well and I applied for number 6. does anybody heard anything both from vulcanus and/or their company? I still got zero email so far but I know that a friend of mine has been contacted from Placement X and she made several interviews Hi Pietro! Do...
by Giulia_F
21 Mar 2020, 20:51
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Guys I have a doubt: you all didn't receive any other mails from Ms. Rosada (or any other people of Vulcanus board) apart from the shortlisting one right?
I don't know why, today I woke up with this sudden question and I started freaking out a bit :lol:
by Giulia_F
17 Mar 2020, 11:09
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

I just finished the interviews for my placement, had 3 in total. I feel relieved now. I guess we'll know the results in a few weeks. Congratulations! How did they go? Did they ask a lot of technical questions or more of general and motivational ones? Also, which placement are you applying for? (jus...
by Giulia_F
17 Mar 2020, 09:48
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

If I recall correctly we must keep company names private, but I think there's nothing wrong with numbers. I'm planning to study a bit more of Japanese this summer too btw :) (And what a surprise, actually I'm playing Zelda BotW too, maybe a litte too much ahah. It's just the perfect game to relax a...
by Giulia_F
15 Mar 2020, 12:05
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Hi Giulia, I'm quite concerned since I didn't manage to contact my university for the certificate of enrollment. It seems the International Relations Office is completely closed. At least Ms. Rosada told me they will wait until the offices reopen, so I hope everything goes well. I spend my time try...
by Giulia_F
13 Mar 2020, 08:55
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Hello guys, how are you all doing? As an Italian person, I have to say I'm getting used to staying at home all day long. The first days have been tough, I'm not gonna lie, but I'm aware this measure is FUNDAMENTAL to make the COVID-19 spread decrease. I'm a bit concerned about the Vulcanus program, ...
by Giulia_F
02 Mar 2020, 14:40
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Hi again guys! One question for future reference for the shortlisted members: Did you make your own CV or did you use the Europass template? Thank you, and good luck on this next step. I did my own CV, using a free word template I found online (with some small adjustments). I chose not to use Europ...
by Giulia_F
28 Feb 2020, 17:02
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Hi everyone, shortlisted candidate here! Nice to meet you all. I’m concerned a bit bcs I sent an email to Vulcanus to inform them about the certificate problem, but haven’t got a response yet :shock: has anyone been in contact with them for the last couple of days or got any emails? I’m concerned t...
by Giulia_F
26 Feb 2020, 13:49
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

I sent the certificate this morning, from now on I'll really try to stay calm and not think about Vulcanus too much (until the end of March, then I think I will start freaking out again ahahah) Did anyone that had to re-send the certificate of enrolment notify Ms. Rosada after sending it? I think I'...
by Giulia_F
25 Feb 2020, 09:21
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Update! (sorry for the double post) An hour ago I went to the administrative offices and carefully explained the situation. They agreed in writing me a brand new document, different from the "default" one that wasn't accepted by Vulcanus. Guess what? While they were writing me the letter, ...
by Giulia_F
24 Feb 2020, 11:16
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

No problem! I am actually from University of Pisa, but the central office here have issues with this particular document as well :( My international relations office hasn't got back to me yet, so I guess I'll wait until Monday and then figure out what to do! Let's keep each other updated! Good luck...
by Giulia_F
21 Feb 2020, 14:05
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

I just sent the acknowledgement form and the motivation letter for the company! I'm nervous yet so excited, I hope to be accepted but if not I know I have put all my efforts in writing the letter as best as I can, so I won't have any regrets! Now the only thing left is to send again the certificate...
by Giulia_F
21 Feb 2020, 09:17
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

I just sent the acknowledgement form and the motivation letter for the company! I'm nervous yet so excited, I hope to be accepted but if not I know I have put all my efforts in writing the letter as best as I can, so I won't have any regrets! Now the only thing left is to send again the certificate ...
by Giulia_F
18 Feb 2020, 16:23
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

I have to send my certificate of enrollment again as well!
by Giulia_F
18 Feb 2020, 13:12
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

I have been shortlisted too! :D Good luck everyone!
by Giulia_F
17 Feb 2020, 16:55
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Hello everyone, I'm sorry for those who didn't get shortlisted! :(

I haven't received any mail yet, I was expecting mails to arrive around the 21st (maybe a couple days earlier), I didn't know they would send them so early, so now I'm getting a bit nervous as well! Let's hope for the best!
by Giulia_F
25 Jan 2020, 14:19
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

In the postal office I was told that if you send something with Posta Prioritaria you cannot know the status of the shipping as soon as it leaves the country, so I think that your "Prodotto non disponibile" is what is displayed normally in this case. Yes, it's the same they told me, but i...
by Giulia_F
24 Jan 2020, 11:47
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

A mail arrived this morning: they received my application :D I'm so relieved! Now I'll be more relaxed for sure, and I'll try not to think too much about it until February 21st haha
by Giulia_F
22 Jan 2020, 20:42
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

guys, relax. otherwise you will die before the months passes LOL. There is nothing we can do anymore so whatever. Yeah, but I'd rather not be selected because of my application than be automatically rejected because my documents don't even get there! I'll start relaxing when the confirmation mail a...
by Giulia_F
22 Jan 2020, 16:03
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

I sent my document on the 8th of January but the letter hasn't been delivered yet :evil: :evil: whyyyyyy I asked the italian courier and then sent an email to vulcanus to clarify that yes, i sent my application in time, but no, it's not my fault if the courier didn't attemp a second delivery ... I ...
by Giulia_F
18 Jan 2020, 15:34
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Keep in mind that not all positions are filled, they are just here so that you and them get more flexibility The usual number of people they accept varies between 30-40 depending on year. This year it is 30 of us. Where did you read they're going to select 30 people this year? I don't recall readin...
by Giulia_F
17 Jan 2020, 14:51
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

CacahuateLoco wrote:Did you guys send the documents yourself, or through your university international relations office? Just curious.


I sent them myself! What about you?
by Giulia_F
17 Jan 2020, 13:56
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

For the ones that already completed the Online Form: did you receive an email confirming that they received it? Because I completed and submitted the Online Form but I haven't received anything. I'm unsure wether that's normal or not, I don't know if they send those at all. I didn't get any mail. H...
by Giulia_F
17 Jan 2020, 08:08
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Hello everyone! New applicant here! :D I sent all the documents yesterday, I hope all goes well. I'm a first year student of a MSc in Computer Science, I'm 24 and I come from Italy. Good luck to all the applicants! Thank you. Dont forget the Online Form aswell! Good luck ^^ Yes, I filled it in the ...
by Giulia_F
16 Jan 2020, 12:45
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 251
Views: 88885
Flag: Italy

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Hello everyone! New applicant here! :D I sent all the documents yesterday, I hope all goes well. I'm a first year student of a MSc in Computer Science, I'm 24 and I come from Italy. Good luck to all the applicants!

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