E-mail: soumu*office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace * with @)
The 2018 Commencement Ceremony (Graduation Ceremony) will be held as follows.
The ceremony will be broadcast via YouTube Live.
Date and Time:
March 23, 2019 (Sat) From 11 a.m. to around noon
Higashi-Hiroshima Sports Park
(67-1 Taguchi, Saijo-cho, Higashi-Hiroshima City)
*To see the map of the venue, click here (Japanese Page). (This link will automatically 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 automatically links to a PDF in Japanese, 2.91MB).
Information about the special bus services 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 at 9:00 a.m.
|Service starts at 9:33 a.m.
|Service starts at 9:20 a.m.
|Time Required||About 10-30 minutes
*Travel time will depend on traffic conditions.
|About 30 minutes||About 10 minutes|
|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 (The 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.
*After the ceremony (around 12:00 p.m.), special bus services will be available from the venue. Click here to view the spots from which to get the buses.