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

A Visit from HKUST, Hong Kong

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Prof. King Lun YEUNG, Associate Dean of Engineering,  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology(HKUST), made a courtesy visit on Friday, April 14. Prof. Yukinori KOBAYASHI, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Takeshi OHKUMA, Dean of the Graduate School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, and Prof. Hideyuki IMAI, Vice-Dean of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology Hokkaido University warmly welcomed teh guest from Hong Kong. Prof. Toshiro OHASHI, who has a strong tie with HKUST also joined the meeting. Prof. YEUNG was the first guest  for the new Director of IEO, Prof. Norihiro IZUMI and the new Director of International Affairs Office of Engineering, Ms.Hitomi SATO after … Continued

Cherry-blossom 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 a special event for Asian students studying at universities in Sapporo to enjoy the view of CHERRY-BLOSSOM! They particularly seek for the university students from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. This NPO is organized to help Asian students in Sapporo learn more about the Japanese unique culture, and it is funded by Nitori Hokkaido Aid Fund. Date and Time: Wed., May 3, 2017. 10:00AM-4:00PM (One day Event) Venue: The Maruyama Park, Sapporo Participation Fee: FREE If you are eligible and interested in this event, please contact the organization directly as follows. E-mail … Continued

A VISIT from DOST and University of the Philippines

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Three guests from Philippines made a courtesy visit to Dean Nawa on Thursday, March 24. The guests were from the Department of Science and Technology(DOST), Secretary, Dr. Fortunato T. de la Pena and Acting Director, Dr. Joel Marciano (Advanced Science And Technology Institute: ASTI), and  Assoc. Prof., Dr. Gay Jane Perez from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. Along with Dean Nawa, three Vice Deans of the Faculty of Engineerng, Prof. Takao MASUDA, Prof. Yukinori KOBAYASHI, and Prof.Toshifumi IGARASHI welcomed the guests. Assist. Prof. Carlito Tabelin from the Division of Sustainable Resources Engineering also joined the visit. A brief introduction of Hokkaido University was presented by Director Prof. Osamu Fujita, International … Continued

Courtesy Visit to the President of KAIST, South Korea

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Four delegation members from Hokkaido Univeristy made a courtesy visit to the President of KAIST, Prof. Sung-Chul SHIN on Monday,  March 20. The members are Prof. Toyoharu NAWA, Dean, Faculty of Engineerng, Prof. Yukinori KOBAYASHI, Vice Dean, Faculty of Engineerng, Mr. Toshiyasu SUGIYAMA, Director, International Affairs Office of Engineering, and Prof. Joo Young CHA, Director of Hokkaido University Seoul Office. Hokkaido University concluded the University-level exchange agreement with KAIST in 2016. During the visit, the delegation members discussed student exchange and reserach collaboration as well as Nitobe College. Along with the talk, they were invited to the research facilities in the field of robotics.    

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Dr. Dmitry Bespalov, Vice President and Mr. Taskin Andrei, Cheif Specialist at the Department of Innovation Development, Far Eastern Federal University, Russia visited Faculty of Engineering on Wed., March 8th to  discuss future collaboration in the field of reserach and academic exchange. They were wecolmed by Dean Toyoharu NAWA and Prof. Tsuyoshi SETOGUCHI, Division of Architectual and Structural Design, and Prof. Osamu Fujita, from International Exchange Office.  

Interaction with the First Lady of Japan at Prime Minister’s Residence

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A Doctoral student from India, Mr.Abhijeet Ravankar shared us his unique opprtunity to meet the First Lady of Japan. He is curently studying at the Laboratory of Robotics and Dynamics, Division of Human Mechanical Systems and Design. Here is the report written by Mr. Abhijeet. As a student representative of Hokkaido University, I had the opportunity to meet the First Lady of Japan, Mrs. Abe Akie, at the Prime Minister’s residence (Shusho Kotei) in Tokyo on December 2, 2016. 24 international students representing 15 Japanese universities joined the meeting with the First Lady. Mrs. Abe had personally organized the meeting to interact with the international students on topics of international and … Continued

Graduation Ceremonry 2017 for the Preliminary Course of Japan-Korea Joint Gov’t Scholarship Program”

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7 students from South Korea, who joined “Japan-Korea Joint Government Scholarship Program in Science and Engineering Departments” last October, have completed their preliminary course for Bachelor’s program. The certificate of course completion was awarded by Dean Nawa to each student on Thursday, February 16th 2017.  All seven students gave a short speech in Japanese and shared their ambitions for the coming academic year. We wish all of them the best of luck!