A separate Development Section within the University Language Centre (also part of the School of Languages , Linguistics and Cultures) provides Japanese translation services and provides an English work experience programme that attracts Japanese University groups throughout the year. The students on exchange from Japan are encouraged to meet and interact with students on Japanese Studies programmes.
Japan Societies/Club Activities
There are several student societies for students of Japanese, students from Japan, fans of anime etc.
Japanese Studies has experienced a strong growth in applications since it opened in 2007 and postgraduate development is currently under discussion