Two students from Tonga have left the kingdom yesterday to study in Japan through the Asian country’s Monbukagakusho: Mext Scholarship 2016.
Mele Felisita Mavis Taumoepeau, 32, will attend the Yokohama National University in Kanagawa Prefecture for two years and six months to study a Master of Economics.
She was graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of the South Pacific in Suva Fiji, and worked at the Statistics Department of the Government of Tonga.
‘Alisi Tangi ‘a e Manu mei Vailahi Uhi, 17, was enrolled as a specialized training college students at the Bunka Institute of Language in Tokyo.
This opened an opportunity for her to study a Business Japanese Interpreting Course.
Ms. ‘Alisi was a Form 7 students of Tonga High School.
Both students will study Japanese language as part of their courses.