Young Japanese jobseekers attend a recruitment event ahead of their graduation. Photo: AP

Number of foreign students in Japan gaining work visas after graduation hits record high

  • A total of 25,942 students switched their status of residence last year to those required to land a job in Japan
  • The figure reflected a surge in demand from companies for foreign workers amid manpower shortage
Topic |   Japan

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Young Japanese jobseekers attend a recruitment event ahead of their graduation. Photo: AP
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