6th Okurayama International Students Forum in Yokohama 2017 (Student Report)

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In June 24, we had the 6th Okurayama International Student Forum 2017 at Okurayama Memorial Hall in Yokohama. The students from three Japanese Universities (Yokohama City University, Tokyo Institute of Technology and Keio University) and the students from Harvard University joined the forum and enjoyed lectures, a workshop and social gathering. When students from Harvard […]

Canada, a Country of Cultural Diversity, a lecture by H.E. Ambassador of Canada to Japan

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November 17th, 2015   As part of Yokohama City University’s annual international lecture series by foreign ambassadors, the Canadian Ambassador to Japan, His Excellency Mackenzie Clugston was invited to deliver a lecture to the students of YCU on November 17, 2015. Professor Takehiko Uemura of International College of Arts and Sciences moderated the event, and […]

Lecture by H.E. Ambassador of Kenya to Japan Explores the Impact of the TICAD Process on Africa

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December 20th, 2016   In an effort to give a global perspective to the young leaders of tomorrow, Yokohama City University annually invites ambassadors and individuals active internationally to give a lecture in English and from a broad angle about the trends present in their countries and their involvement with Japan. This year, His Excellency […]

YCU Summer Program in Global Service Management 2016

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This summer, Yokohama City University held the “Summer Program in Global Service Management 2016” at its Kanazawa Hakkei Campus. It was a four-day program (from July 10th to 14th, 2016) covering the areas of 1) latest trends of service management, 2) latest trends of politics and economy among Asian countries, 3) Intercultural Management, and 4) Green […]

5th Okurayama International Students Forum in Yokohama 2016 (Student Report)

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On June 20, the 5th Okurayama International Student Forum 2016 was held at Okurayama Memorial Hall in Yokohama. The students of Yokohama City University, Tokyo Institute of Technology and Keio University welcomed the students of Harvard University to introduce Japanese culture and to exchange ideas with them. Before the program, we had about 40 minutes […]

Photo-Storytelling in Japanese by YCU’s Exchange Students

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On June 8th, 2016, Yokohama City University’s exchange students presented their self-made videos during a public screening, in a class led by Japanese Language lecturer Mayumi Yabe. The exchange students came from various countries, including Austria, Italy, South Korea and China – but upon watching their videos, one cannot deny that their level of Japanese […]

Yokohama City University’s 2016 Graduation Ceremony – featuring guest speaker Dr. Yoshiharu Sekino

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This year, Yokohama City University’s graduation ceremony (平成27年度 横浜市立大学 卒業式) is held on Friday, March 25th, 2016. The main ceremony took place in the university’s Kanazawa Hakkei Campus gymnasium, and was attended by around 1000 students, and their family and friends. The ceremony was also attended by students from the Fukuura, Maioka and Tsurumi campuses. Also present were […]

© Student Freepaper Forum 2015

2015 Student Freepaper Forum

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On November 29th, 2015 (Sunday), Yokohama City University students participated in the 2015 Student Freepaper Forum. The Student Freepaper Forum (SFF) was first introduced in 2005, and is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.     The objective of the SFF is to support students’ freepaper (student non-profit publications), and over the years have evolved […]