Welcome to the New Year 2016 Keio Global e-newsletter!
This edition features: New Year’s Greetings from the President, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme Helen Clark Visits Keio and Gives Lecture, and President Seike Receives Honorary Degree from Yonsei University.
At the start of the new year, President Atsushi Seike reflects on a founding principle of Keio, “to contribute to society through learning,” and how this continues to inform Keio’s commitment to fostering individuals who will play critical roles in solving the many major global issues our society faces.
On the occasion of the signing of a partnership agreement on November 24, 2015 between Keio University and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Helen Clark, the Administrator of UNDP (Prime Minister of New Zealand for nine years over three terms from 1999-2008, and in 2009 the first female Administrator of UNDP), gave a lecture especially for Keio students about sustainable development goals and youth leadership.
On October 26, 2015, Keio University President Atsushi Seike received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Economics, honoris causa, from Yonsei University in Korea and delivered a commemorative lecture titled “Towards a Life-long Active Society and the Role of Universities.”
On December 3, 2015, Vice-President Kokuryo hosted the Year-end Reception at Mita Campus for the international community at Keio University.
Keio will attend the following study abroad fairs in the next few months.
Japan Education Fair 2015 in Nepal
|Date||Feb. 13 (Sat.), 2016|
|Venue||Hotel Yak & Yeti (tentative)|
|Address||Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, 44600, Nepal|