Our Strengths

UNMEI is characterized as a passionate drive for EXCELLENCE of the leadership. The faculty has been well-trained to teach Nihongo the "Unmei Way"- combination of excellence, empathy and equality. UNMEI consists of officers and staff that came from a roster of young professionals with varied working expertise and experience and fresh ideas. UNMEI has a high visibility in the world wide web (online presence). UNMEI has a very conducive and highly-secured learning environment and is the center location at the heart of the Ortigas business district accessible from the north (MRT) and south (LRT) railways, buses and other modes of transportation.

Our Mission

We exist to advance and nurture the Japanese language proficiency of Filipinos by creating a challenging conducive learning environment through the continuous development of training programs that allow each individual having differences in learning styles, time availability, and financial capability.

Our Vision

To be the leading Japanese Language School in the Philippines that will cater to all Japanese language-related needs and services ~ preferred by clients, referred by professionals and recognized by the experts.

Our History

Unmei Nihongo Tutorial Center derived its name from the Japanese word "unmei" which means "Destiny". The Japanese generally believes that nothing that happens in life is accidental. The concept of destiny dictates that things happen for a greater purpose and when one discover such purpose, everything falls into place as pre-planned. In the same way, UNMEI's business is to be of service to those who are destined to be its clients. The UNMEI concept was borne out of the need of Filipino students for quality yet affordable Nihongo tutorial service that fits to their present way of living. UNMEI was founded by passionate Nihongo students and teacher Who have one thing in common - A deep sense of commitment to uplifting the Filipino's Japanese language proficiency.

Fast-paced modern living makes formal, long-term language learning UNAFFORDABLE in terms of TIME and MONEY. On April 2009, the "UNMEI" concept was borne. The aim is to answer to the need of Filipino students for QUALITY and AFFORDABLE Nihongo tutorial and training services. A PASSION for the Japanese language and a DEEP SENSE OF COMMITMENT to uplifting the Filipinos' Japanese language proficiency resulted in the creation of UNMEI NIHONGO TUTORIAL CENTER.On July 8 the same year we, UNMEI started its first class of 5 students in L.E.A.R.N. Tutorial Center in Maginhawa St. UP Village, Diliman, Quezon City. On September 5, 2009 UNMEI met with the Board of Directors of Solution Quest International Corporation (SQI), a software solutions development and marketing company to discuss possible linkages. On March 8, 2010 UNMEI underwent its first move for expansion and transferred to a bigger place in OMM-CITRA, also in Ortigas. That same month, the JLPT results came out and UNMEI garnered a 100% passing rate for that batch.

For the following years, Unmei proved its high standards with a n almost 100% passing rate of its students who took the New JLPT from 2010-2012. On June 2012, Unmei was awarded Top Brands-Diamond Award as the "2012 Nihongo Language and Tutorial Center " by Quality Brands Philippines Committee. On February 27, 2014, UNMEI was awarded as the Best Japanese Language Learning Center in the 2014 Consumers' Choice Awards. The 25th Asia Pacific Excellence Awards awarded UNMEI Nihongo Center last April 27 as the Best Japanese Learning Center for the year 2014.

Our Core Services

In order to provide:

  • Japanese Language training services
  • Education to Employment services
  • Interpretation and Translation services
  • Study-in-Japan assisstance services

Our Cherished Values

That are hinged on:

  • Professionalism
  • Excellence
  • Dynamism
  • Integrity

Our Partner Schools

Unmei partners with many schools and universities in Japan to to engage in a thoughtful process to define a vision and clear goals. Partnerships need to have effective governance and management structures to ensure that programs operate efficiently and the partnership is responsive to community needs.

Community school partnerships also need to draw from a broad range of perspectives and expertise-from inside the school as well as from other organizations and individuals within the community. Finally, community school partnerships need to connect, coordinate, and leverage resources from a variety of sources to support and continue their work.

The Measure of Our Success

To produce graduates who are Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) passers who can communicate well enough to apply this skills for the purposes of business, employment, advance study or living in Japan.

2016 July JLPT Exam

The Next JLPT Examination will be conducted on July 03, 2015 | Sunday at the De La Salle University, Taft, Manila. The registration will start on March 09, 2016 to April 08, 2016 only. Kindly secure your test vouchers and read the guidelines at the JLPT Website.

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Japan's Most Visited Prefectures

Shimane prefecture, Japan's second-least populated prefecture, has self-deprecatingly decided to advertise itself in Tokyo as the "47th most famous prefecture in Japan," according to Japan Today. Of the 47 prefectures in the country, Shimane considers itself the most overlooked, located in the west of Honshu on the north coast facing South Korea.

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