The Health Sciences University of Hokkaido (HSUH) is located in Tobetsu, approximately 40 kilometers from central Sapporo. Sapporo is the fifth largest city in Japan (population: >1,960,000) and hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics. The world-famous Sapporo Snow Festival is held in early February each year.
The Tobetsu Campus, can be easily reached by train ride from Sapporo Station using the Japan Railway Gakuen Toshi-sen (45-minute ride). The Ainosato Campus is reachable via the same train line (25-minute ride).