Applied for JET

It was pretty last-minute this year (well apart from making the list on my phone months ago!), but I have applied for the JET programme again. This involves going to work in Japan for a year as an assistant language teacher. Almost all of the participants are from English-speaking countries and teach English in schools …

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JET medical form

*changes keyboards* ahh this ones much softer for typing with. But the keys are all in the ‘wrong’ places now, prepare for spelling mistakes! Anyway an important part of the JET application progress is the medical form. This comes in two parts, the Self Assessment and the Statement of Physician. The UK JET website says …

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A visit to… Lincoln!

15th November 2010 On the 10th of November I had to travel to Lincoln in order to see my university doctor about the statement of physician that “all” JET applicants are required to obtain (future prospective applicants reading this: Sort yours out now! And make sure your medical records are still at your local surgery …

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No updates for a while…

07 November 2010 And this update won’t be published until I get accepted / rejected for JET either. I don’t want to “prejudice the jury” if anybody from JET finds their way here! Anyway, applications are now open and I’m working on filling in the form online. My friend Natasha has already submitted hers but …

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Atarashii pasuporto desu yo

The JET application process requires you to collect a great deal of documents, the first of which came on Friday: My new passport! I’m now “good” for international travel for the next 10 years, though there’s only one nation I actually intend to travel to. Well apart from the various stop offs, in July they …

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