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The 2018 Entrance Ceremony To Be held on April 3rd

The 2018 Entrance Ceremony will be held as follows.
The ceremony will be broadcast via Ustream.

Date and Time:
April 3, 2018 (Tue) From 11 a.m. to around noon

Higashi-Hiroshima Sports Park (Aqua Park)
(67-1 Taguchi, Saijo-cho, Higashi-Hiroshima City)
TEL: 082-425-2525
*To see the map of the venue, click here (Japanese Page). (This link will direct you to the Higashi-Hiroshima Sports Park website.)

We encourage you to use public transportation due to the limited space in the parking lot at the Park. Special bus services will be available from Higashi-Hiroshima campus, JR Saijo Station (Local train), and Higashi-Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen).

If you come by car, please park your car at a temporary or normal parking space on Higashi-Hiroshima campus and take a free shuttle bus to the venue.

Click here to view the location of the temporary parking space and the bus stop in Higashi-Hiroshima campus (It links to a PDF file in Japanese: 2.91MB).

Information about the special bus service to Higashi-Hiroshima Sports Park

  (1)From Higashi-Hiroshima Campus (2)From JR Saijo Station (3)From Higashihiroshima Station (Shinkansen)
Special Bus Service Boarding from "Daigaku-Kaikanmae (Bus Stop)" on campus.
Service starts from 8:40 a.m.
Service starts from 9:13 a.m. Service starts from 9:15 a.m.
Time Required About 10-30 minutes
*Travel time will depend on traffic conditions.
[Timetable (PDF:267KB, in Japanese)]
About 30 minutes
[Timetable (PDF:185KB, in Japanese)]
About 10 minutes
[Timetable (PDF:98KB, in Japanese)]
Fare Free (nonstop to the venue)
*Free tickets will be distributed at the bus stop
380 yen (nonstop to the venue) 200 yen

Estimated time and fare

  • from JR Hiroshima Station(Hiroshima city) to JR Saijo Station (Closest local train station to Higashi Hiroshima Campus)
    Time: about 35 minutes / Fare: 580 yen
  • JR Saijo Station to DaigakuKaikan Mae (Bus stop on Higashi Hiroshima Campus)
    Time: about 20 minutes / Fare: 290 yen

*In order to avoid congestion, please be sure to arrive well in advance. The venue starts to become crowded around an hour before the opening and a traffic jam is expected around the area. It's not allowed to park on the street or private property around the venue.

*Seats for companions are available on the second floor of the Main Arena. Please note that the number of seats is limited and you may need to stand during the ceremony. The live broadcasting of the ceremony is available at the Sub Arena on the second floor.

*After the ceremony (around 12:00 p.m.), special bus services will be available from the venue. For more detailed information, please check the timetables above. Click here to view the bus boarding area around the Aqua Park. (It links to a PDF file in Japanese: 74KB)

The return bus stops at Hirodai-Chuoguchi and Hirodai-Nishiguchi before arriving at Daigaku-Kaikanmae.

General Affairs Group, Hiroshima University

E-mail: soumu*office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace * with @)