*RECRUITMENT* Staff for Hokkaido English Camp Summer 2016

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As promotion of English education in Hokkaido, Hokkaido Prefectural Board of Education is planning to hold ‘Hokkaido English Camp’ for about 30-60 local children in between elementary and high school level to improve English communication skill and obtain more interest in different culture through communication with foreign staff during the camp.  The event organizer is seeking for 8 oversea students from HU who can be staff members for the event.  If you are interested and eligible for this, please refer to the flier and contact with Int’l Student Support Desk at OIA Office of Int’l Affairs, HU by the deadline. CAPACITY, DATE & VENUE 1.) 2 staff for the camp on Tue … Continued

Cherry-blossom Viewing 2016 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 spring, CHERRY-BLOSSOM VIEWING!! They particularly seek for the university students from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia. This is organized to let Asian students in Sapporo to get the Japanese unique cultural event, and funded by Nitori Hokkaido Aid Fund. Date and Time: Sunday, 1 May 2016. 10:00AM-4:00PM (One day Event) Venue: The Maruyama Park, Sapporo If you are eligible and interest in this event, please contact the organization as follows. E-mail subject should be ‘Hanami Application’ or ‘花見参加希望’. *DUE DATE – Fri. … Continued

A VISIT FROM KAIST, SOUTH KOREA

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Seven faculty members from KAIST, President Sung-Mo Kang and Mrs. Myoung A KANG, Professor Soon Chil LEE, Dean, College of Natural Science, Professor Jeong Guon IH, Dean, College of Engineering, Professor Sung-Hyon Myaeng, Associate Vice President, Int’l Office, Ms. Hyung Sook MIN, Manager of International Relations Team, and In Sun JANG, Assistant to the President were welcomed by Faculty of Engineering on Monday, March 28th. Director from Hokkaido University Seoul Office Jooyoung CHA was accompanied by them. From Faculty of Engineering, Dean Toyoharu NAWA, Vice Dean Takao MASUDA , Prof. Toshifumi IGARASHI Director at International Exchange Office,  Prof. Tamon UEDA from Division of Engineering and Policy for Sustainable Environment, and Ms Natalya SHMAKOVA, e3 program attended the meeting. Although it was a short time, … Continued

A VISIT FROM Thammasat University and King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, THAILAND

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Dr. Uruya Veesakul, Director, Research and Consultancy Institute from  Thammasat University, and Dr. Sanit Wongsa, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Industrial Education And Technology, Department Of Civil Technology Education from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi were welcomed by Faculty, Graduate School, and School of Engineering on Wednesday, March 23rd. Dean Toyoharu NAWA, Prof. Tamon UEDA from Division of Engineering and Policy for Sustainable Environment, and Ms Natalya SHMAKOVA, e3 program coordinator introduced Faculty of Engineering and e3 program. They have visited Prof. Yasuyuki SHIMIZU from  Division of Field Engineering for the Environment  since March 10th to conduct collaborative research.  We had a good conversation regarding future student exchange. We are hoping to accelerate our collaboration.   … Continued

The 14th Symposium between USTB & HU

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The 14th Symposium between USTB & HU was held on March 7th and 8th at the University of Science and Technology Beijing, China. Including the Vice President Terao, from Faculty of Engineering, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, and Graduate School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, 23 faculty members and students in total participated in this event. The joint symposium started on March 7th following the opening ceremony. Poster sessions were held by the  students next day, on March 8th. The Best Presenter Award was given to the 2 students from each university.

A Visit From Seoul National University

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Professor Il Won Seo from Seoul National University  was welcomed by Faculty, Graduate School and School of Engineering on Monday, February 22nd. Dean Toyoharu NAWA  and Ms Natalya SHMAKOVA, e3 program coordinator introduced Faculty of Engineering and e3 program. Prof. Yasuyuki SHIMIZU from  Division of Field Engineering for the Environment joined the meeting. In a wide ranging conversation, we talked about the education system conducted in English etc.  We hope this meeting will bring closer cooperation between our institutions.

GRADUATION CEREMONRY 2016 FOR THE PRELIMINARY COURSE OF JAPAN-KOREA JOINT GOV’T SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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7 students,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 from Dean Nawa to each student on Tuesday February 16th.  All seven students gave a short speech in Japanese. They shared the memories of the first semester in Hokkaido University. We wish all of them the best of luck!

A Visit from Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

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Mr. Dato’ Seri Zaki Bin Tun Azmi, Chairman, Board of Directors and Prof. Dr. Charles S. Vairappan, Director, Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation from Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) visited Faculty of Engineering on Tuesday, February 9th. Two guests were welcomed by Dean Nawa, Prof. Takemi CHIKAHISA from Division of Energy and Environmental Systems, and Prof. Yukinori KOBAYASHI from Division of Human Mechanical Systems and Design. International Exchange Office member, Director Prof Toshifumi gave a introduction of Hokkaido University. Specially-appointed Professor Toru YAMASHITA from CEED explained our internship program. We are looking forward to have further exchanges with UTS.  

A Visit from Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Germany

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Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Two guests: Mr. Ivica Kolaric, Head of Business Unit Automotive, Head of Department Functional Materials, Head of Fraunhofer OPER and Mr. Carsten Glanz, Group Leader Application of functional materials made a courtesy visit to Dean Nawa  on Monday, January 25th. Prof. Toshifumi IGARASHI Director at International Exchange Office and  Specially-appointed Prof. Toru YAMASHITA, CEED  gave short presentations about Faculty of Engineering and internship program. Mr. Kolaric also also gave us a short presentation about the activities of Fraunhofer. We had an exciting discussion about future academic exchange.

School Visiting 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. This is a good opportunity to interact with elementary school students. The trip also includes visiting museum and aquarium such as Otaru aquarium. 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 one day event will be held on Wed. Feb.24, 2016, and for attendance, 1,000 JPY fee will be needed. They particularly seek for the university students from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia. … Continued

*RECRUITMENT* Volunteer Staff for Sapporo Snow Festival 2016

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Sapporo Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) is currently recruiting international students who can attend the 67th Sapporo Snow Festival as snow statue assistants/volunteer staff.  How about becoming a part of the festival known to the world and making this winter season memorable?  Please check the details! POSITION 1.) Assistant for SCCI Giant Snow Statue Making ※Due to so many applicants, application closed as of Jan 7th. 2.) Volunteer Guide for Tourists TIME AND DATE 1.) Between 13-17.00 on any days of Jan 18, 19, and 20,  2016 2.) 9.00-12.30/12.30-16.00 between Feb 3-14, 2016 VENUE 1.) Odori Park 5-chome ‘SCCI Giant Snow Statue’ 2.) Akarenga ELIGIBILITY International students who can communicate with … Continued

トビタテ!留学JAPAN日本代表プログラム 第5期生募集/JASSO Study Abroad Scholarship for Domestic Students

将来世界で活躍できるグローバル人材を育成することを目的とした「トビタテ!留学JAPAN日本代表プログラム」は、2014年からスタートした官民協働で取り組む海外留学支援制度です。現在第5期生の募集をしています。 募集要項の資格要件を満たし、応募を希望される方は国際企画事務室(A1-58)までご提出願います。 皆さんの積極的な応募をお待ちしています。 工学しめきり: 平成28年2月12日(金) ***派遣留学生の主な要件*** 日本国籍を有する学生等又は日本への永住が許可されていること 国内の学校(大学・大学院・短大・高等専門学校・専修学校等)において卒業または学位取得を目的とした過程に在籍すること 事前・事後研修及び留学生ネットワークに参加できること (独)日本学生支援機構の第二種奨学金の家計基準を満たすこと 第二種奨学金の家計基準  について (※ ページ後半の「家計基準」参照) 平成28年4月1日現在の年齢が30歳以下であること ポスター並びに募集要項は工学部掲示板 海外留学コーナーにも掲示しております。 関連リンク: トビタテHP Facebookページ