"Welcome Party for Exchange Students" Held

June 2, 2015

A welcome party for exchange students took place at the University Hall on May 14th, Thursday. The party was organized by TUFS Japanese Language Center for International Students (JLC TUFS), which 69 new exchange students from 36 regions have entered this spring.

Guests from institutions were invited to the party: the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), embassies in Tokyo, neighborhood associations, community councils and organizations which support exchange students. From TUFS, Executive Director Minoru Iwasaki (attended on behalf of the president), Executive Director Fumiya Hirashita, and Vice President Koji Miyazaki participated.

Keiichi Yamaguchi, the Senior Specialist of Student Support and Exchange Division in the Higher Education Bureau of MEXT, Vice President Miyazaki, and the JLC TUFS director Sukeo Ito delivered messages to encourage and motivate the exchange students. After that, the students introduced themselves and delivered a performance.