The University of Tokyo has announced that it will provide rent money of 30,000 yen per month for new female students. Those eligible for the university’s housing assistance program are girls who will enter the university in the spring of 2017 and have a commute time of at least 90 minutes from their home to the Komaba campus in Meguro Ward, Fuji TV reported.
The 30,000 yen monthly rental assistance will be available for a maximum of two years. Furthermore, the university said it will secure roughly 100 rooms near the campus with high security and earthquake resistance.
The number of successful candidates and enrollees at the University of Tokyo has remained less than 20% for female students. The rental assistance program is aimed at raising the proportion of female enrollment, the university said.© Japan Today