The University of Tsukuba Alumni Association for International Students in Kazakhstan was established on November 11, 2015. Alumni gathered in Kazakhstan on that day for an inaugural ceremony.
On December 2, 2015 an intercultural event titled Christmas Tea Ceremony was held at the University of Tsukuba. Many local and international students joined, for a total of more than 50 participants from 14 different countries.
An inauguration ceremony for the University of Tsukuba Almaty Office, which was established at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in 2014, was held at the university on November 11.
His Excellency Mr. Gurbanmammet Elyasov, the Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Japan, met with President Kyosuke Nagata of the University of Tsukuba on November 10.
Vice-Chancellor David Richardson of the University of East Anglia (UEA) made a courtesy visit to President Kyosuke Nagata of the University of Tsukuba on November 11.
Vice President of Sociedade Brasileira de Cultura Japonesa e de Assistência Social Visits President Nagata
Vice President Osamu Matsuo of the Sociedade Brasileira de Cultura Japonesa e de Assistência Social (Brazilian Society of Japanese Culture and Social Services) made a courtesy visit to President Kyosuke Nagata on November 9.
The Japan Academic Northern Europe Network (JANET) was launched under the leadership of JSPS and the University of Tsukuba.
December 2015 marks the 20th year since Turkmenistan became a permanent neutral country. To commemorate the 20th anniversary, an international symposium was held at the Palace Hotel Tokyo on November 11 under the auspices of the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Japan.
Dr. ZAINI Ujang, Secretary-General of the Malaysian Ministry of Education, delivered a lecture for the University of Tsukuba staff at a staff development seminar on November 16, 2015.
The graduation ceremony and degree conferring ceremony for 2015 (November) were held in the Auditorium at the University Hall on November 30.
Those receiving degrees were 25 graduate students.
The Beijing Forum 2015 was held at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse and Peking University in Beijing, China, from November 6 to 8.
Turkmenistan-Japan Student Forum 2015
The Turkmenistan-Japan Student Forum 2015 was held at University of Tsukuba Hall on November 10 under the auspices of the University of Tsukuba and the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Japan.
The University of Tsukuba launched the Tsukuba Alumni Network (T-Net) web site on October 1, 2015, and the number of registrations has been increasing since then.
The 35th Tsukuba Marathon
The 35th Tsukuba Marathon was held on November 22 under the auspices of the city of Tsukuba, the University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki Rikujo Kyogi-kai (IRK), and the Yomiuri Shimbun.
On November 19, 2015, University of Tsukuba adopted “University of Tsukuba Open Access Policy” to promote social contribution and increase awareness of our university.
Dignitaries of the University of Tsukuba, including President Kyosuke Nagata, Professor Toshinobu Usuyama of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Deputy Director Kazuo Akiyama of the Office of Global Initiative, accompanied Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to countries in the Central Asia
University International Cooperation Program with High Schools holds “tailor-made lectures” in Shanghai
On October 12-13, 2015, tailor-made lectures were conducted by faculty members of the University of Tsukuba Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences to students from Shanghai High School , Shanghai High School East, and East China Normal University.
In collaboration with University of California, Irvine (UCI), the University of Tsukuba is organizing a three-day symposium from December 9 to 11, 2015 at UCI to explore new science partnership opportunities between the two universities.
Last November 16-18, 2015, the University of Tsukuba in cooperation with Waseda University organized briefing sessions in three international schools in Europe.
The 9th Japan-China University Presidents Conference was held at Kyushu University on October 29.
Applications for the 2016 University of Tsukuba Undergraduate English Programs Are Now Open
The application period for admission into the 2016 University of Tsukuba Undergraduate English Programs begins today!
The 35th Tsukuba Marathon will be held on November 22, 2015 (Sun.).
A special exhibition of a restored statue of Confucius from Yushima Seido Temple was held at the University of Tsukuba Tokyo Campus for ten days from October 25 to November 3.
International Conference Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Asian Studies at the University of Ljubljana
During November 7-8, 2015, the University of Tsukuba Bonn Office, represented by its Director Keiichi Aizawa and Representative Officer, Mr. Yusaku Nishijima, attended the International Conference celebrating the 20th anniversary of Asian Studies at the University of Ljubljana.
On 22 October, Director Osamu Ohneda of the Office of Global Initiatives attended and spoke on behalf of the University of Tsukuba at the opening ceremony of the Tsukuba-Bordeaux Liaison Office at Campus Victoire, University of Bordeaux.
The 39th Autumn Sports Day will be held on November 14 and 15 at the University of Tsukuba. Please refrain from parking your car on the roads on campus during the Sports Day period. Also‚ please drive slowly on campus to prevent accidents.
On the occasion of the alumni reunion of the German Tsukuba Society Bonn Branch, which was held in Bonn on November 4, 2015, Vice President for Global Affairs Caroline F.
A workshop on the Psychological First Aid (PFA) for Children was held on October 17 under the joint auspices of the Division of Clinical Medicine, the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Tsukuba, and Save the Children Japan.
Korea University President Jaeho Yeom made a courtesy visit to President Kyosuke Nagata of the University of Tsukuba on October 16.