News and Topics

Spring Seminar2017, Kick-Off Symposium (Feb 22) and Kagoshima Study Tours (Feb 23-25)

2017.03.21

A kick-off symposium on the second phase of KU CAMPUS Asia was held on the first day of the spring seminar.
It concluded successfully with the welcomed parties of about 50 CA students and 30 faculties from 3 universities, many special guests, and affiliated with CA.
On the following day, around 50 students and faculties participated in Kagoshima study tours and had various and valuable experiences.
With the experiences the students had been through together, they will definitely tighten their relationship internationally as the CAMPUS Asia program students from now on.


              
 Venue of Kick-off symposium             Opening address by Prof. S-I, Itoh



            
   Special address by Mr. Taura, MEXT            Foreign Professors



       
 Introduction of KU int'l program by Prof. Ogata       Prof. Mizuno


    
             Lectures by Professors from 3 universities



 Signing ceremony for extension of students exchange agreement aiming DD
      Prof. S. Yang, SJTU,  Prof. A. harata, KU,  Prof. S. Lee, PNU



Group photo of the symposium



 
Sendai thermal plant

       
   Group presentation         


        
 Discussion session 
     
    
                        Kirishima Shrine
      
    
        
   Kyocera company museum

    
  Observation of Kyocera productus

      
       
        Sengan-en Japanese garden, Kagoshima city

MEXT Minister’s Award in Engineering Education

2016.09.13

Japanese Society of Engineering Education (JSEE) highly evaluated our CA program and awarded Engineering Education Award (MXAT Minister’s Award in Engineering and Education). 
At the occasion of its 2016 annual meeting, award ceremony was held at September, 5 in Osaka University and the CA program has got Award Certificate shown below.  Evaluated achievements were “JSEE highly evaluated CAMPUS Asia EEST projects which have been operated under consortium of three universities (KU, PNU and SJTU) for their high level of education and contribution of international exchange of students.
After the ceremony, the CA program got a chance to introduce the program to the audience.
 

 
               
          Takashi Fukushima, Director, Technical Education Division
       (Representative of MEXT Minister, left side) giving Certificate award (above)

Summer School 2016 at Pusan National University, Busan

2016.08.31

Summer school , one of the most important educational program, was held in PNU, from Aug 16th to 26th, this year.
Around 100 student participants from 3 universities spent 10 days using English.
Lectures, visiting local company, study tours and presentations.....they were too busy to get credits, but the new friendships they have got through this summer school may be the most valuable of all.
Since SS 2016 is the 4th one, course management becomes very smooth and as a whole both students and teachers enjoyed very much.



Opening ceremony

             
  Opening address :Prof. Choi (PNU)


   
  Prof. Lee (PNU)                                      Prof. Kong (SJTU)                         
 

    Prof. Mizuno (KU)
     
 
  Prof. Tanabe (KU) 's lecture               Prof. Wang (KU)


Having the quiz

        
      Interim presentation of M2 DD studentsand the presentation of M2 non DD students

 
                     M1 group presentation and Q&A session

 
                                  Prof. Harata (KU) and short speech of KU M2 DD student 

             
                         holding signed MOU

   
                    Visiting Hyundai Motor Company and historic places

CAMPUS Asia Spring Seminar 2016 at SJTU

2016.05.12

On Apr 26~28,
CAMPUS Asia Spring Seminar 2016 was held in Shanghai, hosted by SJTU which marks its
120th anniversary this year.
Students gathered from 3 countries, including 12 students from KU with new members.
Through the lectures, Lab tour, Debate and visiting company, the friendship between students
became deeper and it was a precious chance for KU and PNU students to know about SJTU
and Chinese culture.



         

 

      

       

 on-site company visiting

 PDCA Int'l Meeting


 

                           scenes from debate session

          

  

    

Continue the CAMPUS Asia program

2016.04.07

We welcomed new DD students to the CAMPUS Asia program which was decided
to be continued.

               
                            New DD exchange students

                                 
                                                      KU Entrance ceremony


      
      A program briefing was held on the following day.