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  • 2021.06.18Other
    Summer Online Japanese Special Seminar

    Let's learn Japanese language during your summer vacation! Classes will be held on Zoom for 7 days in early September. Anyone who is Osaka University's international student can apply for this seminar. The application deadline is on Thursday, July 30th. ※We extended the deadline.

    For more information, please check poster.

    For application, please fill in application form

  • 2021.06.17Event
    July 7(Wed.) Welcome Party @Minoh Campus (Minoh B.S.P.)

    Date & Time: July 7 (Wed.) 18:30~20:00 (Reception: 18:00~)
    Place: 5th Floor, CIEE Minoh Branch and Student Common space, Research and Education Hub, Minoh Campus
    Contents: Bingo game with prizes, interaction
    Target: Osaka University students only
    Capacity: 50 students (pre-registration required)
    Fee: Free
    Registration: Please enter your information in the form below.
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeTEQlfsZwy9cGU6x13lixLn1-u-fnJ9Bnp9rDp07YEnZC9CA/viewform
    Registration Deadline: June. 30 (Wed.)

  • 2021.06.17Event
    July 1(Thu.) Welcome Party @Toyonaka Campus (Toyonaka B.S.P.)

    Date & Time: July 1 (Thu.) 17:30~19:30 (Reception: 17:00~)
    Place: 1st Floor Assembly Hall, Osaka University Hall, Toyonaka Campus
    Contents: Fair booths (games, calligraphy, etc.), Quiz
    Target: Osaka University students only
    Capacity: 60 students (pre-registration required)
    Fee: Free
    Registration: Please enter your information in the form below.
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScA9-DDUFVx64iF3FUhhh3NwSGV9rmZS-RWsnw_31nVyPMKQA/viewform
    Registration Deadline: June. 25 (Fri.)

     

  • 2021.06.17Event
    June 30(Wed.)Welcome Party @Suita Campus (Suita B.S.P.,OUISA)

    Date & Time: June 30 (Wed.) 17:00~18:30 (Reception: 16:40~)
    Place: 2nd Floor lecture rooms and IRIS, IC Hall, Suita Campus
    Contents: Japanese and world dance and games
    Target: Osaka University students only
    Capacity: 30 students (pre-registration required)
    Fee: Free
    Registration: Please enter your information in the form below.
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12VAXofknwgt2ams31Zeoj4g_dDiYHksHS7MG1Z7gnJs/viewform?edit_requested=true

  • 2021.06.17Other
    IRIS Letter No.6 (2021.6.17)
    iris letter no.6
  • 2021.06.17Event
    June 21(Mon.) Deutsch Cafe (offline) (Minoh B.S.P.)

    Let’s talk in German at lunch time!
    Date & Time: June. 21(Mon.) 12:15~13:15
    Place: CIEE Minoh Branch (5F, Research and Education Hub, Minoh campus)
    Target: Osaka University students only
    * Pre-registration is not required.
    * Due to the prevention of COVID-19, the number of people joining the event at the same time might be limited.

  • 2021.06.09Event
    June 23(Wed.) Online Trip (online) (Suita B.S.P.)

    One of B.S.P. members will introduce to the area around Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan and the rows of metasequoia trees.
    Date & Time: June 23 (Wed.) 12:15~12:45
    Place: online
    Target: Osaka University students only
    Fee: Free
    Registration: Please enter your information in the form below.
    Online Trip registration form (参加申し込み) (google.com)
    *We’ll send the Zoom link to the registrants later.

  • 2021.06.04Event
    June 9(Wed.) Toyonaka B.S.P. Online guidance (Toyonaka B.S.P.)

    New members are welcomed! Please ask any questions in the guidance.

    Date & Time: June 9th (Wed.) ①12:15-13:00 ②17:00-17:45

    Place: online

    Fee: Free

    Registration: Please enter your information in the form below.

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14UHJVACTTop0sxdHvQGtZj2Hwg8T1RXIMy1lLSEgH2s/edit

    *We’ll send the Zoom link to the registrants later.

  • 2021.05.27Other
    IRIS Letter No.5 (2021.5.27)

    iris letter no.5

  • 2021.05.26Event
    June 2 (Wed.) Ishin Denshin (Telepathy) Game (online) (Toyonaka B.S.P.)

    Let’s play game together in easy Japanese!
    Date & Time: June 2 (Wed.) 12:15~13:00
    Place: online
    Target: Osaka University students only
    Fee: Free
    What to bring: a pen, some paper
    Registration: Please send a message to these SNS accounts below.
    Twitter: @handaibsp or Instagram: ou_bsp_toyonaka
    *We’ll send the Zoom link to the registrants later.

  • 2021.05.24Event
    May 31(Mon.) Chinese Cafe (online) (Minoh B.S.P.)

    Let’s talk in Chinese at lunch time!
    Date & Time: May 31(Mon.) 12:15~13:00
    Place: online
    Target: Osaka University students only
    Fee: Free
    Registration: Please enter your information in the form below.
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSccy7RmIeGd3vh3Are27GANWtkZbwXk_TMOuSLv7LrWdULSTA/viewform
    *We’ll send the Zoom link to the registrants later.

  • 2021.05.20Event
    May 27(Thu.) Word Wolf (online) (Minoh B.S.P.)

    Let’s practice Japanese together through an enjoyable game!
    Date & Time: May27 (Thu.) 12:15~13:00
    Place: online
    Target: Osaka University students only
    Fee: Free
    Registration: Please enter your information in the form below.
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdgml60OoAZU6-FeKD4hdrupF8OmNYRXhgGVIEx3mP4mW1xog/viewform
    *We’ll send the Zoom link to the registrants later.

  • 2021.05.12Other
    IRIS Letter No.4 (2021.5.12)

    iris letter no.4

  • 2021.05.06Event
    May 19(Wed.) Snack Tournament (Suita B.S.P.)

    Please show and tell about your favorite sweets using the real ones or images.
    After all presentations, vote for your favorite snacks.
    Date & Time: May 19 (Wed.) 12:15-13:15
    Fee: Free
    Target: Osaka University students only
    Registration: Please enter your information in the form below.
    2021/5/19 Snack Tournament (google.com)
    Registration deadline: May 15 (Sat.)
    *Online event
    *We’ll send the Zoom link to the registrants on May 18 (Tue.).

  • 2021.05.06Other
    Country profiles (introduced by international students via video)

    An interactive project "Country profiles" created in collaboration with OUISA (Osaka University International Students Association) and B.S.P. (Brothers and Sisters Program) has been released on the Icho Festival online project. Through interviews with B.S.P. members, international students will talk about their country from various unique perspectives.

     

    Duration: Friday, April 30 at 10 am - Wednesday, June 30 at 5 pm

    URL: https://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/news/ichofes2021/top

  • 2021.05.06Other
    Osaka University International Alumni Association

    Graduates will be a member of OUIAA automatically, but for active participations, please fill and send the form below for registration.
    We look forward to your participation.

    OUIAA Membership form:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScsd--AQ6k1EVjuD7r3Ej78BN5Ja6BytMgVunpDR_Kr3-8jyw/viewform
    OUIAA website:https://www.ouiaa.org/

  • 2021.04.28Other
    IRIS Letter No.3 (2021.4.28)

    iris letter no.3

  • 2021.04.22Event
    [Call for applicants] Japanese Language Learning Advising

    Have a session with a Japanese language learning advisor, and you can find a better learning plan that suits your goals and purposes. You can also ask about learning materials and methods.

    Date: Every Tuesday, 15:10-15:50 or 16:00-16:40, April 13-August 3
    Venue: OU Multilingual Plaza (Cybermedia Center 4F,
    Toyonaka Campus) Online sessions via Zoom are also available.
    How to apply: Please apply for the each session from here.

    Preferred applicants: international students and researchers

  • 2021.04.22
    [Call for applicants] Japanese Language Tutoring

     You can consult with a graduate student tutor about the Japanese language of reports, essays, and presentation scripts.

    Date and time: April 13 (Tue) -July 27 (Tue)
           13:30~, 14:15 ~, 15:00~ (30 minutes each)

    Venue: OU Multilingual Plaza
    (Cybermedia Center 4F, Toyonaka Campus)
    Online sessions via Zoom are also available.
    How to apply: Please for the each session from here.
     ※Maximum volume of papers for the proofreading is 5 pages
    in A4 size. Please send us the paper at plaza[at]lang.osaka-u.ac.jp
    by 12:00 noon of the day before the session.

    Preferred applicants: international students and researchers

  • 2021.04.19Event
    Apr.27(Tue.)~Japanese Cafe (Online) (B.S.P.)

    B.S.P. of all campuses is holding online Japanese cafés via Zoom.
    Date & Time: Every Tuesday 12:15-12:45 (Apr.27 kickoff)
    *Pre-registration is required to get Zoom IDs.
    The registration form is here.

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  • 2021.06.23Event
    Online Trip(Suita B.S.P.)

    June. 23rd (Wed.), 2021, 12:15 p.m.-, “Online Trip—Lake BIWA” was held. The number of participants was four international students and one local student. Mongolian international student KHAS BAATAR ANAR explained the highlights of Lake Biwa and had a question and answer session. After that, the participating international students introduced famous lakes in their home countries.

  • 2021.06.22Event
    Japanese Language Learning Portfolio Workshop(OU Multilingual Plaza)

    The 4th Japanese Language Learning Portfolio Workshop, organized by the OU Multilingual Plaza, was held on Thursday, June 10th. Based on the portfolio created in the previous sessions, in the next three sessions, the participants and the coordinator will talk about learning methods and materials to realize the goals they have set.

  • 2021.06.21Event
    Deutsch Café (Minoh B.S.P.)
    June 21st (Mon.), 2021, 12:15 p.m. -, “Deutsch Café” was held by Minoh B.S.P. via face to face with sufficient measures against COVID-19. The number of participants was six international students and thirteen local students. It was a useful time between native German speaking students and local students who are learning German.
  • 2021.06.10Event
    Toyonaka B.S.P. Online Guidance (Toyonaka B.S.P.)

    June 9th (Wed.), 2021, ①12:15-②17:00-  Toyonaka B.S.P. Guidance was held by Toyonaka B.S.P. via online. The number of participants were 3 international students and 13 local students in total. B.S.P. introduced themselves, their activities, FAQ and events to participants using power point.  

  • 2021.06.09Event
    Project HELP! Online Event

    The Project HELP! Administration Office holds a casual mingle event arranged for mentors and mentees once a month.
    It will be a good chance to get along with other participants.
    This photo was taken on June 5, 2021.

    What's "Project HELP!"?

    http://osaka-u.projecthelp.jp/request/

  • 2021.06.02Event
    Ishin Denshin Game (Toyonaka B.S.P.)
    June 2nd (Wed.), 2021, 12:15p.m.- A telepathy game event, Ishin Denshin Game, was held by Toyonaka B.S.P. via online.The number of participants was 6 international students and 13 local students. They are divided into four groups, and enjoyed group competition.

  • 2021.06.01Event
    Chinese Café (Minoh B.S.P.)
    May 31st (Mon.), 2021, 12:15 p.m. -, “Chinese Café” was held by Minoh B.S.P. via online. The number of participants was six international students and five local students. Even participants who have no prior experience of learning Chinese were able to have a good time of exchange through thoughtful explanation by native Chinese speaking students.
  • 2021.06.01Seminar/Guidance
    English Job Search Seminar for International Students (Online Introductory Course )

    May 31st (Mon.), 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 , English Job Search Seminar for International Students (Online Introductory Course ) was held by CIEE. The number of participants were 50 international students and one researcher at Osaka University. It was a good opportunity to learn about a job hunting system in Japan.

  • 2021.05.27Event
    WORD WOLF (Minoh B.S.P.)
    May 27th (Thu.), 2021, 12:15 p.m. -, a psychological game event “WORD WOLF" was held by Minoh B.S.P. via online. The number of participants were four international students and six local students. It was a good opportunity to learn daily Japanese conversation for international students through the game.
  • 2021.05.19Event
    Snack Tournament (Suita B.S.P.)
    May 19 (Wed.), 2021, 12:15 p.m.-, "Snack Tournament" was held by Suita B.S.P. via online. The number of participants were 2 international students and 3 local students. The students introduced their favorite snacks from their home countries to each other, and then voted for the snack that they mostly wanted to try to determine the No.1. In a very close competition, the Gambian sweets made from baobab trees were chosen as the No. 1.

  • 2021.05.12Seminar/Guidanceセミナー・説明会
    Project HELP! Online Orientation for Spring/Summer semester 2021

    2021年4月24日(土)に、Project HELP!のオリエンテーションを実施しました。
    今学期は48名の学生がこのプログラムに参加しています。

    The Project HELP! Orientation was held on Saturday April 24.
    48 sutudents has participated in the program this semester.

  • 2021.04.20Seminar/Guidanceセミナー・説明会
    2021 海外留学オリエンテーションを実施しました(Study Abroad Orientation)

     

    2021年4月20日(火)の18:30〜19:30に、国際教育交流センター/国際部国際学⽣交流課主催による、オンライン海外留学オリエンテーションを実施いたしました。
     近藤佐知彦教授(国際教育交流センター)の挨拶から始まり、留学相談制度の案内、交換留学制度の紹介、海外短期英語プログラムの紹介を行いました。
     さらに、接合科学研究所、GIセンター、工学研究科の先生にもご参加いただき、各部局が提供している海外短期プログラムの紹介も行いました。
     101名の学生が参加しました。
     初めてのオンラインによるオリエンテーションでしたが、学生からの問い合わせ等の反響があり、開催の意義を感じることができました。
     学内者限定で、阪大公式YouTubeにて、「海外留学オリエンテーション」の動画が公開されているので、オリエンテーションに来られなかった人はKOANをチェックしてみてください。

     

    The Study Abroad Orientation for OU students was held via ZOOM on Tuesday, April 20, 18:30 -19:30.
    101 students participated in the online orientation.

    Those who couldn't come to the orientation can watch the video of the orientation on OU YouTube Channel only for OU students. Please visit the KOAN to watch it.

  • 2021.04.19Event
    Consultation Week(Minoh B.S.P.)
    From Apr.12th (Mon.) to 16th (Fri.) 12:15- “Consultation week" was held by Minoh B.S.P. at the CIEE Minoh branch. Thirteen international students and three local students had questions about courses and circles, then B.S.P. members answered in detail. It was also a good time for them to interact.
  • 2021.04.15Event
    Campus Walking Tour (Toyonaka B.S.P.)

    Apr. 14th, (Wed.), 2021, 12:00- “Campus Walking Tour” was held by Toyonaka B.S.P. on Toyonaka campus. The number of participants were 7 international students and 7 local students. B.S.P. members guided them to useful places on Toyonaka campus. After the evet, they enjoyed chatting and playing cards at CIEE Toyonaka Branch.

  • 2021.04.13Event
    Welcome Walk (Suita B.S.P.)

    Apr. 12, (Mon.), 2021, 15:30- “Welcome Walk” was held by Suita B.S.P. on Suita campus.
    The number of participants were 6 international students and 4 local students. They were divided into two teams, Japanese and English, and senior students guided the locations of Suita Campus that they are familiar with to the new students, based on an original Campus Map made by B.S.P. members.

     

  • 2021.04.07Seminar/Guidanceセミナー・説明会
    2021ss OUSSEP Orientation

    2021年4月7日(水)の13:30〜15:00に、OUSSEP学生向けのオリエンテーションをハイブリッド形式で実施しました。

    15名の学生が対面で、24名の学生がオンラインから参加しました。

    コロナ禍でも元気な姿を見ることができて安心しました。

    今しかできない経験をたくさんしてほしいと思います。

     

    The OUSSEP Orientation was held both in person and online on Wednesday, April 7, 13:30 -15:00.

    15 students came to the face-to-face orientation, and 24 students participated via ZOOM.

    We were really glad to know they enjoy the OU life.

    We hope they also have precious experience during this semester.

     

  • 2021.04.07Event
    Campus Tour (Toyonaka B.S.P.& OUISA)

    Apr. 5th, (Mon.), 2021, 12:30- Prior to the Guidance for International students enrolled in 2021, “Campus Tour” was held by Toyonaka B.S.P. & OUISA on Toyonaka campus.
    The number of participants were 8 international students. After the tour, they enjoyed chatting and playing cards at CIEE Toyonaka Branch.

  • 2021.04.02Event
    Relieving Stress~Some tips for international students~
    3/19(Fri.)@Toyonaka, 3/30(Tue.)@Suita-Center for International Education and Exchange (CIEE) and Health and Counseling Center (HaCC) co-hosted this event both in Toyonaka Campus (March 19, language: English) and Suita Campus (March 30, language: Japanese) The aim of this event were to provide some hints for relieving stress for international students who seemed to live a stressful life by the influence of the new coronavirus and so on, and to create opportunities for them to interact among themselves and exchange opinions.

    On Toyonaka Campus, 4 onsite, 6 online, 10 in total,
    On Suita Campus, 5 onsite, 2 online, 7 in total students participated.

    The event, moderated by Associate Professor OKAMOTO (CIEE), started with the opening remarks by Director ARIKAWA (CIEE), followed by the lecture from Professor Mizuta (Deputy Director, HaCC) who gave hints and tips on relieving stress for international students. Participating students actively shared their ideas on stress relief in the second half group sessions facilitated by Associate Professor Okamoto (online) and Specially Appointed Associate Professor Uosaki (in person).

    After the event, participants moved to CIEE Toyonaka branch and Information Room for International Students (IRIS), and kept interacting among themselves.

    “I tend to live an irregular life, but I will try to live a regular life taking the advice from Professor Mizuta,” said one student during the group discussion. It provided them a good opportunity to get some hints to relieve stress.

  • 2021.03.27Event
    Career Talk 2021 (OUIAA, CIEE)

    March. 14 (Sun.), 2021, 15:00-16:30
    “Career Talk 2021” was held by OUIAA online.

    There were 19 participants in the event. After a brief introduction of OUIAA, Executive Vice President of Global Engagement, GENTA KAWAHARA gave a welcome speech to all the participants. JUAN MANUEL ARRIOLA AGUILAR, MAHDI CHOYEKH, and NIMA BAIDAR talked about their job-hunting experiences and their career paths after graduation, followed by an active Q&A session between the presenters and participants.

     

  • 2021.01.29Event
    OUISA Hour~SUDAN~ (OUISA)

    Jan. 29 (Fri.), 2021, 12:10-
    “OUISA Hour~SUDAN~” was held by OUISA onsite at IRIS and online simultaneously.
    The number of participants were nine international students onsite, and four international students online. ALI SHYMAA ALI SAEED and MOHAMMED MARWA ALI EL HUSSIEN, who are both graduate students, presented about their home country, Sudan. They made an interesting explanation from cultural heritage to lifestyle, and after the presentation, participants actively engaged in Q&A session.

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