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Welcome to the Summer 2015 Keio Global e-newsletter!
Keio Global e-newsletter! This edition features: the “Consideration of International Exchange in the Age of Educational Globalization—Global Mobility of Students—” Symposium, “Studying in the U.S. — Dialogue with Ambassador Kennedy,” and a rundown of PEARL, which is the newest English-taught program at Keio.


“Consideration of International Exchange in the Age of Educational Globalization—Global Mobility of Students—”

Experts in the area of international exchange converged on Keio for a series of panel discussions and presentations with the aim of trying to gain a better understanding of some of the more pressing issues related to globalization of higher education in Japan.

“Studying in the U.S. — Dialogue with Ambassador Kennedy”

The U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, paid a visit to Keio University’s Mita Campus on July 6, 2015, to convey to Keio University students the benefits of studying abroad and to encourage more Japanese students to choose the United States as their study abroad destination.

Programme in Economics for Alliances, Research and Leadership (PEARL)

In September 2016, the Faculty of Economics at Keio University will start the all-English four-year “Programme in Economics for Alliances, Research and Leadership (PEARL).” Click through to find out more about yet another way to gain a global education at Keio.

Recent News

President Seike Meets with the Presidents of the National University of Singapore and Yonsei University

On Sunday, June 28, President Atsushi Seike and Vice-President Keigo Komamura met with President Tan Chorh Chuan of the National University of Singapore and President Kap-Young Jeong of Yonsei University, who were in Japan for the APRU Presidential Retreat and 19th Annual Presidents Meeting. The meeting was arranged with the objective to discuss and exchange opinions on internationalization strategies of universities among other topics.

Faculty of Letters Holds an Open Lecture with Acclaimed British Author, Kazuo Ishiguro

On Friday, June 5, the Faculty of Letters held an open interview event with Kazuo Ishiguro, titled “Kazuo Ishiguro Talks,” to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the faculty. Read the article for images and a summary of the event, and watch the video clip of the interview where Ishiguro talks about the themes and inspirations for his new novel The Buried Giant.

Sokei-sen Report–Keio Women’s Lacrosse Team

The Sokei-sen, the Waseda-Keio rivalry, goes back over 100 years and is much more than just the baseball match. In this edition of the Sokei-sen Report, we relive the exciting and hard-fought lacrosse match versus Waseda, held on May 17.

Upcoming Events

Bringing Japan to London:
“The Experience Japan Exhibition 2015”

Following the success of previous events, the Experience Japan Exhibition will be back in London in November 2015, bringing information on the various exciting opportunities for study and work in Japan to a UK audience. The event, which is hosted by Keio and co-hosted by the British Council, will allow participants to meet representatives of Japanese universities and other organizations and to hear from people with experience of study and work in Japan in a number of seminars held throughout the afternoon.

Date November 14 (Sat.), 2015, 13:00-18:00
Venue The Royal Society, LondonLinks to external sites

The 2015 Annual Homecoming Day for Keio Alumni

Also known as the Keio Rengo Mita-kai, this year’s event will be held on Hiyoshi Campus on Sunday, October 25. This year’s theme will be “Light up our Future,” in honor of the 100th anniversary of the stained glass in the Old University Library, and a variety of different events are being planned. For a taste of what is in store, take a look at last year’s event.

Study Abroad Fairs

Keio will attend the following study abroad fairs over the next few months.

Study in Japan Fair in Brazil 2015

Sao Paulo
Date Sep. 8 (Tue.), 2015, 10:00 - 17:00 (tentative)
Address Alameda Campinas,150 Sao Paulo -SP- CEP:01404-900, Brazil
Date Sep. 10 (Thu.), 2015, 10:00 - 17:00 (tentative)
Venue Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE)Links to external sites
Address Av. Prof. Moraes Rego,1235-Cidade Universitária, Recife -PE- CEP:50670-901, Brazil

Study in Japan Fair in Korea 2015

Date Sep. 13 (Sun.), 2015, 10:00 - 16:00
Venue Seoul Trade Exhibition Center (SETEC)Links to external sites
Address 3104, Nambusunhwan-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Study in Japan Fair in India 2015

Date Sep. 22 (Tue.), 2015, 10:00 - 16:00
Venue Sinhgad College of EngineeringLinks to external sites
Address S. No. 44/1, Vadgaon (Budruk), Off. Sinhgad Road, Pune. Maharashtra 411041, India
Date Sep. 24 (Thu.), 2015, 17:00 - 21:00
Venue Indian Institute of Technology BombayLinks to external sites
Address Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076, India
Mumbai (Leadership Conference)
Date Sep. 26 (Sat.), 2015, 9:30 - 16:00
Venue Taj Lands End, MumbaiLinks to external sites
Address Byramji Jeejeebhoy Road, Near Band Stand, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050, India

Study in Japan Fair in China 2015

Date Oct. 24 (Sat.)-25 (Sun.), 2015
Venue China National Convention CenterLinks to external sites
Address No.7 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, People’s Republic of China

Study in Japan Fair in Vietnam 2015

Date Oct. 31 (Sat.), 2015, 10:00 - 17:00 (tentative)
Venue Melia Hanoi HotelLinks to external sites
Address 44B Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh
Date Nov. 1 (Sun.), 2015, 10:00 - 17:00 (tentative)
Address 242 Tran Binh Trong, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Study in Japan Fair in Indonesia 2015

Date Nov. 14 (Sat.), 2015, 10:00 - 17:00 (tentative)
Address Jl. Basuki Rahmat 16-18, Surabaya 60261, East Java, Indonesia
Date Nov. 15 (Sun.), 2015, 10:00 - 17:00 (tentative)
Venue Balai Sidang Jakarta Convention Center (JCC)Links to external sites
Address Jl. Gatot Subroto, Jakarta 10270, Indonesia

Experience Japan Exhibition 2015 (UK)

Date Nov. 14 (Sat.), 2015, 13:00 - 18:00
Venue The Royal SocietyLinks to external sites
Address 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG, United Kingdom

Study in Japan Fair in France 2015

Date Nov. 15 (Sun.), 2015, 13:00 - 18:30 (tentative)
Venue Paris Decartes UniversityLinks to external sites
Address 12 rue de l’Ecole de Medecine 75006 Paris, France

See the link below for more information on past and future fairs:

This e-newsletter is produced by the Keio Global Team, Keio University.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any comments or queries.

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