Coordinator for Study in Japan : 3rd coordination meeting for recruiting students from Brazil

Coordinator for Study in Japan : 3rd coordination meeting for recruiting students from Brazil

Last May 11, 2017, the third coordination meeting under the Coordinator for Study in Japan Project for the purpose of recruiting students from Brazil was held at the Tokyo campus of the University of Tsukuba.

 

Last May 11, 2017, the third coordination meeting under the Coordinator for Study in Japan Project for the purpose of recruiting students from Brazil was held at the Tokyo campus of the University of Tsukuba.

The meeting began with remarks by Caroline Benton, Vice President for Global Affairs of the University of Tsukuba, followed by greetings from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the Embassy of Brazil in Japan, Japan Student Services Organization, and representatives from six universities (Shibaura Institute of Technology, The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Shinshu University, Tokyo Agricultural University, and the University of Tsukuba) .

The University of Tsukuba reported on recent activities in Brazil and the plans for the next "Study Abroad Fairs" to be held later this year.In addition, information about the upcoming "More Science More Development" program, which is believed to the the successor of the "Science Without Border" program, was also discussed.

Later, each representative exchanged opinions and experiences regarding the improvement of policies and strategies to further increase the number of international students.

In 2015, the University of Tsukuba was given the mission to coordinate the "Coordinator of Study in Japan Project(Brazil)" by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) with the goals to understand the needs of students who wish to study abroad, and increase the numbers of international students.

[Attendees] Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Embassy of Brazil in Japan, Japan Student Services Organization, Shibaura Institute of Technology, The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Shinshu University, Tokyo Agricultural University, and The University of Tsukuba