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Living Together,
Growing Together.


U Share Student offers an experience similar to studying abroad while living in Japan. It is an international student dormitory that combines “living” and “learning” to unlock the potential of diverse individuals. Why not take a leap of courage and live with other students of different universities, nationalities, and values?

U Share Student’s Values

An unique design that
encourages interaction
and sharing

Events and services
that will become
catalysts for growth

Encounters with a
diverse community of

U Share Student by the Numbers

We have students from over
8 countries worldwide.
Residents of U Share Student represent 7 different universites from diverse departments and specializations.
International students make up about 50% of our resident population.
Employment rate
100% of the residents were able to successfully secure a job opportunity after job hunting at U Share Student.
U Share Student is just a 10-minute walk from the nearest university.

Residents’ Voices

“U Share really supports individual residents to grow and I think it is rare to find a place or community like this. I strongly recommend people who are considering U Share to give it a try at least!”
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“U Share is a small tight community that allows me to talk to different people. Being exposed to values and minds that are different from mine allowed me to rediscover my values. That’s what makes U Share so special.”
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“The biggest lesson I learned is the importance of networking. After I started to live in U Share and connected with different residents, they introduced me to their network, creating a positive loop.”
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U Share Student Nishi Waseda

Opened in March 2021, this is U Share Student’s flagship base. Located near Waseda University’s main campus, it is a lively community of diverse students from Japan and all over the world.

  • 東京メトロ:
    副都心線 西早稲田駅 徒歩5分
    東西線 早稲田駅 徒歩10分
    5 min. walk from Nishiwaseda Sta. on the Fukutoshin Line
    10 min. walk from Waseda Sta. on the Tozai Line
  • JR:山手線 高田馬場 徒歩7分
    7 min. walk from Takadanobaba Sta. on the Yamanote Line
  • 早稲田大学本キャンパス 徒歩7分
    7 min. walk from Waseda main campus
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Frequently Asked Questions
For being eligible to apply, do I have to be a university student?
Yes. Any individual enrolled in any type of higher education program is eligible to apply to live at U Share Student Nishi Waseda.
What furniture items comes with each room?
Each room comes with a bed (frame, mattress, sheets, pillows, blanket included), wardrobe, table, table lamp, above-table shelf, and airconditioning.
Can I go to visit U Share Student Nishi Waseda to see the space before applying, and if so, when?
Yes, you can make a reservation through our website contact form informing us of your preferred dates and times for visiting. We will then contact you directly to schedule a visit.
What are the educational and career seminars and how often are they held?
We hold various events regularly throughout the year. This includes inviting individuals to talk about their past experiences and knowledge, or inviting professionals with abundant experience in the real world, giving residents opportunities to find their own career path.
Living Together, Growing Together.
Living Together, Growing Together.
Living Together, Growing Together.
Living Together, Growing Together.