The Welcome Reception for Newly-enrolled Int’l Students

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International Affairs Office of Engineering threw a reception party on Friday, November 10 for the new international students. 125 students from the three different engineering-related faculties (Faculty, Graduate School and School of Engineering/ Chemical Sciences & Engineering/ Information Science & Technology) participated and enjoyed the varieties of foods including sushi and halal dish. Their supervisors and some Deans also participated in this party. Not only savory dishes, participants enjoyed live music played by the band called “Asterism”. Our annual event “Bingo game” made the students even more excited. First three participants who won the game were given special prizes(electric griddle, JR Tower observatory tickets, and Hokudai T-shirt) ) and first … Continued

The 18th Sci-Tech Talk in English

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IAOE is pleased to share the upcoming event organized by the Office for International Academic Support(OIAS), Faculty of Science and The Hokkaido University Museum. This event is organized as a part of the internationalization activities of the Faculty of Science and is intended for non-specialists. Please note that all talk and discussion will be conducted in English. They welcome all students, faculty members, and others who are interested in science. Speaker: Prof. Fernando Albericio, Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain) and School of Chemistry and Physics, University of KwaZulu-Natal (Durban, South Africa) Title: Drugs: From the idea to the Patient Time and Date: Wednesday October 25, 2017, 4:30pm-5:30pm VENUE: … Continued

Momiji-gari Fall Colors Viewing 2017: Invitation for Asian Students

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NPO法人 アジアの留学生等を応援する会 (NPO the Supporter for International Students from Asian Countries) has arranged another event for Asian students studying at universities in Sapporo to enjoy fall colors. The event will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017, and for attendance, 1,000 JPY fee will be needed. They particularly seek for the university students from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. They welcome the students who can have easy daily conversation in Japanese. If you are eligible and interested, please check the details on the flier, and forward the following application information via e-mail: *E-mail subject should be ‘Momijigari event application’ or ‘紅葉狩りのイベント参加希望’. Please make sure to … Continued

Elementary School and Factory Visit for Asian Students/Fall 2017

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NPO法人 アジアの留学生等を応援する会 (NPO the Supporter for International Students from Asian Countries) has arranged another event for Asian students studying at universities in Sapporo to experience factory tours and international exchange with the elementary school students. This NPO was organized to let the Asian students in Sapporo to experience popular outdoor activity in Hokkaido together with local Japanese, and funded by Nitori Hokkaido Aid Fund. The event will be held on Wed.September 13, 2017. They particularly seek for the university students from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam who can have simple conversation in Japanese. If you are eligible and interested, please check the details on the flier, and forward the … Continued

The 17th Sci-Tech Talk in English

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IAOE is pleased to share the upcoming event organized by the Office for International Academic Support(OIAS), Faculty of Science and The Hokkaido University Museum. This event is organized as a part of the internationalization activities of the Faculty of Science and is intended for non-specialists. Please note that all talk and discussion will be conducted in English. They welcome all students, faculty members, and others who are interested in science. Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Banks, Dr. Steve Webb of the Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand and Suong Thao Nguyen, Ph. D. candidate, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Title: Identifying novel parasites in economically important oysters in New Zealand and Japan Time and Date: … Continued

A Visit from Korea

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Assoc.Dean Prof. Jaewon Chung and 9 administrative staff from the College of Engineering, Korea University visited the Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University on Friday June 23. Prof. Yukinori Kobayashi (Dean of the  Graduate School of Engineering) welcomed the delegation. After the courtesy visit, the group went to a campus tour with two Korean students who currently studying in Graduate School of Engineering, Jihee Kim (Master’s course student) and Yongho Chung (Doctoral course Student).  

The 16th Sci-Tech Talk in English

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IAOE is pleased to share the upcoming event organized by the Office for International Academic Support(OIAS), Faculty of Science and The Hokkaido University Museum. Please note that all talk and discussion will be conducted in English. Admission is free and registration is not required. They welcome all students, faculty members, and others who are interested in science. The event is intended for non-specialists. Speaker: Dr. Virginia Toy, Senior Lecturer, Department of Geology, University of Otago Title: Earthquakes and geothermal resources related to New Zealand’s Alpine Fault Time and Date: Fri. July 14,  5:30 pm- Venue: 1st Floor, Seminar Room, The Hokkaido University Museum *Admission Free / No registration is required.      

A Visit from Thammasat University, Thailand

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The delegation members from the Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University were welcomed by the Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University on Thursday June 15.  Asso. Prof. Prapat Wangskarn (Dean of Faculty of Engineering),  Asso.Prof. Chainarong Chaktranond (Assistant to the Rector), Asst.Prof. Monchai Pruekwilailert (Deputy Dean of Faculty of Engineering), and Ms. Jantima Thongpiam, Secretary of Twining Engineering Program visited our campus to discuss future collaboration specially in the filed of mechanical engineering. Prof. Yukinori Kobayashi (Dean of Graduate School of Engineering), Prof. Norihiro Izumi (Director of International Exchange Office), Prof. Nobuyuki Oshima and Prof. Masao Watanabe joined the discussion.

Nature Learning Tour 2017 to Furano & Biei Invitation for Asian Students

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NPO法人 アジアの留学生等を応援する会 (NPO the Supporter for International Students from Asian Countries) has arranged another event for Asian students studying at universities in Sapporo to enjoy floral scenery in lavender city Furano and Biei.  Destination in not only the flower gardens but includes Biei blue pond and Frano Marche. The NPO was organized to let the Asian students in Sapporo to experience this popular outdoor activity in Hokkaido together with local Japanese, and funded by Nitori Hokkaido Aid Fund. They particularly seek for the university students from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. Date: Saturday July 22, 2017 Fee: 1,000 JPY will be needed for attendance If you are … Continued

The 15th Sci-Tech Talk in English

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IAOE is please to share the upcoming event organized by the Office for International Academic Support(OIAS), Faculty of Science and The Hokkaido University Museum. Please note that all talk and discussion will be conducted in English. Admission is free and registration is not required. We welcome all students, faculty members and others who are interested in science. Speaker: Dr. ALEX PETTITT , Assistant Professor, Institute for International Collaboration Title: The Shape of Our Galaxy Time and Date: Fri., May12,  2017, 17:30-18:30 Venue: 1sy Floor, Seminar Room, The Hokkaido University Museum

Spring Event

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Do you want to learn more about Japanese traditional culture? If you are interested, there are several events held in April and May that we recommend you to attend!   1.Tango no Sekku Event You can enjoy playing koto, make some origami crafts, and try some Jpaanese sweets and tea! Date: Tues., April 25 Time: 11:30am to 13:30 Venue: Institute of International Collaboration  1st Floor (Lobby) Attendance Fee: Free!   2.Japanese Tea Ceremony (SPRING): 春(はる)の茶会(ちゃかい) Enjoy the Japanese Style Tea Ceremony! Date: Wed., May 10  Time: ①11:30  ②12:00  ③12:30  ④13:00 Venue:  Institute of International Collaboration  1st Floor (Lobby) Attendance Fee: Free!    3.11th ZEN ZEMI Date: Sat., May 20 – Sun., May 21 Venue: Takikawa-shi, Kouzen-ji Attendance Fee: 2500 yen (+520 yen, … Continued

*RECRUITMENT* Int’l Student Support Desk 2017

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International Affairs Department, Hokkaido University is seeking for new part-time staff at International Student Support Desk. For the details, please kindly check Flier. JOB POSITION Int’l Student Support Desk Staff TASK A.) Assistance for documentation and responding enquiries B.) Spreading information which seems useful for int’l students C.) Planning and operation of the project D.) Interpretation and translation E.) Other WORKING HOURS 3 hrs /Day *Basically twice a week/staff DURATION OF EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT Thurs., June 1st – (Half a year) PAYMENT 1,000 JPY/hour PLACE OF WORK Int’l Student Support Desk, Institute of International Collaboration  1st Floor (Lobby) DEADLINE 17.00 on Wed.,May 10 APPLICATION Application Form and applcitaion guidlines will be … Continued