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!

Talk Event: Women, Gender and Development

IAOE is please to share the upcoming event organized by Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Office for International Academic Support (OIAS), and Support Office for Female Researchers (FResHU). Please note this event 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. Title: Women, Gender and Development: The Philippine Experience Speaker: Prof. Amelia Guevara, University of the Philippines Diliman Date: Monday, February 13, 2017 Time 16:30-17:30 Venue: Room N-308, 3rd Floor, Main Building (Hokkaido University Museum), Faculty of Science Inquiry: OIAS(Tel: 2915)

Elementary School and Factories Visit Event-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 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. 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. The event will be held on Tues.Febrary 28, 2017. If you are eligible and interested, please check the details on the flier, and forward the … Continued

A VISIT FROM KING MONGKUT’S UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, NORTH BANGKOK, THAILAND

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Assistant Prof. Somchai Pornchaiviat and 10 students from Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at Kingmongkut’s Univeristy of Technology, North Bangkok visited the Faculty of Engineering on Tues., January 17th. Coordinator Natalya SHMAKOVA gave a brief overview of Hokkaido University and   e3 English Engineering Education program. The group then visited Laboratory of Energy Conversion Systems, Division of Energy and Environmental Systems. They listened to the explanation about the research topics by Assoc. Prof. Tabe, and looked experimental equipment of the laboratory with great interest.

The 13th &14th 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, Arctic Research Center and the Hokkaido University Museum. Please note that all talk and discussion will be conducted in English. sh. Admission is free and registration is not required. We welcome all students, faculty members and others who are interested in science. Speaker: Dr. Steve Vance (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA at Caltech, USA) Venue: 1st Floor,  Seminar Room, The Hokkaido University Museum Title and schedule: “NASA’s Mission to Europa, A Potentially Habitable Ocean World” Thursday, January 19, 2016, 5:30PM  “Vital Signs: Seismology of Europa and Other Ocean Worlds”   Friday, January 20, 2016, 2:00PM

ACADEMIC EXCHANGE SINGING CEREMONY BETWEEN IITH AND HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY

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A group from Indian Institute of Technology (IITH) visited our faculties on Friday, December 2. This visit was to conclude the academic exchange agreement between IITH, and Graduate School and School of Engineering, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, and  Graduate School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Hokkaido University. The agreement was signed by Prof. U B Desai, Director of IITH and three Deans: Dean Nawa, Dean Miyanaga, and Dean Ohkuma. This is our first agreement signed with a school in India. A brief introduction of each school was presented by Prof. Desai and Prof. Osamu Fujita, from  International Exchange Office. Then, the Deans introduced each graduate school after the signing … Continued

トビタテ!留学JAPAN日本代表プログラム第7期募集スタート~JASSO Study Abroad Program~

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GiFT2016

GiFT2016 is an online forum for world students, standing for Global Issues Forum for Tomorrow. The event distributes 2 hour live broadcast on YouTube from 8 p.m. on Sunday, November 27, 2016. The discussion themes for this years are “How can you reduce your garbage?” and “What actions are you taking to respond to global warming?”. You can join the discussion on Facebook before the broadcasting! GiFT is one of the exciting events of the Sustainability Weeks that high school and college students can exchange opinions via YouTube Live and an online discussion forum. The Sustainability Weeks is part of the Hokkaido University’s annual social contribution to help create a sustainable society. From Graduate … Continued

Winter Event Invitation 2016

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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 winter activities in Hokkaido at Napal Fukagawa, Hokkaido Youth Outdoor Learning Center. This NPO was organized to let Asian students in Sapporo to get out from the campus and visit regional Hokkaido together with local Japanese people, and funded by Nitori Hokkaido Aid Fund. This event will be held on Sun. December 18 (Participation fee: 1000 yen) . They particularly seek for the university students from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Mongolia and Myanmar who can have easy daily conversation in Japanese. *** Please refrain from applying if you … Continued