the Keio Global Fall 2012 e-newsletter. In this second edition, we introduce the Experience Japan Exhibition 2012 and one of the talented students on Keio's World Bank Program!
Bringing Japan to London:
The Experience Japan Exhibition 2012 hosted by Keio
On Saturday 17 November 2012 (13:00－18:00), Keio will host the "Experience Japan Exhibition" at The Royal Society, London. The exhibition, which is co-hosted by the British Council, is designed to provide information about opportunities to study and work in Japan. Read more to find out about this exciting event.
Contributing to the social and economic progress of developing nations
through the education of highly trained professionals:
The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program at Keio
With an intake of just five students per year, the Keio University "Master's Degree Program in Taxation Policy and Management" is a small-scale yet highly significant program to train promising tax personnel from developing countries. Find out more and meet one of the students on this special program.
London Olympic / Paralympic Athlete Homecoming Hosted by President Seike
In honor of the achievements of the seven Keio University students and alumni who competed at the London Olympics this summer, students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered for a homecoming ceremony held on October 1 (Mon.) in the West Hall on Mita Campus. Read more for individual comments from each of the athletes and their thoughts on competing on the international stage.
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Honorary Degree Conferrals
On September 13 (Thur.), Keio University conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor upon Dr. Vinton Cerf, known as the Father of the Internet.
On October 26 (Fri.), Keio University conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor upon Professor Patrick Chedmail, former Director of the École Centrale de Nantes (ECN).
Keio Hosts the 11th Korea-Japan Millennium Forum
The 11th Korea-Japan Millennium Forum was held on October 24-25, 2012, at Keio University Mita Campus. In addition to the representatives from Keio, distinguished delegates from Korea University, Waseda University, and Yonsei University attended.
The 54th Mita Campus Festival--the "Mita-sai"-- is coming up this month. The four day festival will feature stalls and performances all organized by Keio's student clubs and societies.
Keio Mita Campus, Nov. 22 (Thu) - Nov. 25 (Sun), 10:00-18:00
http://www.mitasai.com/ (Japanese only)
Study Abroad Fairs
Keio will attend the following study abroad information fairs in the coming months:
- 2012-2013 Japan Education Fair, Hanoi (Vietnam), Nov. 24, 2012 (Sat)
- 2012-2013 Japan Education Fair, Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam ), Nov. 25, 2012 (Sun)
- Global 30 Japan Education Seminar (Korea), Dec. 15 (Sat)-16 (Sun), 2012
- Japan Educational Seminar, Jakarta, Bandung (Indonesia), Jan. 26, 2013 (Sat.)
Details will be posted on the following website in due course:
- See the link below for more information on past and future fairs:
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the Keio Global Team, Keio University.
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