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An online interview of the Japan-Vietnam Online International Exchange Study Project (September 10)

日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト 2021 日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト 2021

In this program, Ibadai students are working with students of Haiphong University in Vietnam to create articles on the website that introduce restaurants in Ibaraki Prefecture and Haiphong City, Vietnam.

On Friday, September 10, members of Group #3 virtually visited a bánh mi store. The store has its main branch in Haiphong, and now it has branches all over Vietnam.
Students in Haiphon also broadcasted from the street nearby. As Ibadai students saw the street stalls and motorcycles on the street, they seemed to think that they would like to go to Vietnam.

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An online interview of the Japan-Vietnam Online International Exchange Study Project (September 9)

日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト 2021 日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト 2021

In this program, Ibadai students are working with students of Haiphong University in Vietnam to create articles on the website that introduce restaurants in Ibaraki Prefecture and Haiphong City, Vietnam. Regarding visits to the site, due to the spread of COVID-19, the Ibadai teacher who is in charge of this project visited the site and broadcasted it to both students in Ibaraki and Vietnam.

On Thursday, September 9, Group #5 virtually visited "Agetateya Ten." https://agetateyaten.com/
As international students from Vietnam at Ibaraki University used to work part-time here, and the group has affiliated stores in Vietnam, they were so supportive for this project!
They showed us how to make tempura and it was a very educational interview. The person who is in charge of this program tried tasting their tempura and they were so delicious!

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An online interview of the Japan-Vietnam Online International Exchange Study Project (September 8)

日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト 2021

In this program, Ibadai students are working with students of Haiphong University in Vietnam to create articles on the website that introduce restaurants in Ibaraki Prefecture and Haiphong City, Vietnam.

Online visit in Vietnam has started!
In the visit, students of Haiphong University broadcast from the spots in Haiphong and Ibadai students watch it and ask questions.
On Wednesday, September 8, Group #4 virtually visited "Chong Chong," a Bung Daum Mam Tom shop near Haiphong University, which is run by current Haiphong University students! https://www.facebook.com/chong.chongquan.5
The Ibadai students seemed surprised by the fact that the current university students are running a store. In addition, we felt the connection with Japan, that the store name "Chong Chong" means "takecopter," a tool of Doraemon.

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We will open Online event “We can connect anywhere!!”. ※You can chose your favorite session and join.!!

Due to the influence of covid-19, it has become difficult to interact with people face to face.
Therefore, we have planned the online event where international students and Japanese students can communicate with each other. We prepare several activities, for example Quiz, Yoga and Illustration lesson, etc. Let’ enjoy interaction across national borders!


Date/Time 
September 27(Mon) 9:45~14:45(Japan Time)
Time table  ※You can chose your favorite session and join!!

 9:45~10:00 Opening
10:00~11:45 (Activity①)  Do yoga & how to make rice balls
11:30~12:30 (Activity②)  Quiz show *Participation prize available
13:30~14:30 (Activity③)  Illustration lesson & how to make a wind chime)
  * We will mail a wind chime making kit to up to 30 people on a first-come, first-served basis.
14:30~14:45 Closing

* Activity ② Participation prizes cannot be mailed overseas.
* Activity ③ Wind chimes cannot be mailed overseas.

Location Online (we will send you link of Zoom separately after you applied)

Target Students of Ibaraki University. Please feel free to join us♪

Registration Please registration from the following link by September 17th on Friday.
https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=EwOyHonCO0GKuRRvQf_3OyLQ6f4VnyhCjHGP0r-0_F1UNEpaVE1MSTFFVlJKRENWR09BNFVYM003MS4u

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An online interview of the Japan-Vietnam Online International Exchange Study Project (September 6)

日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト 2021 日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト 2021 日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト 2021

In this program, Ibadai students are working with students of Haiphong University in Vietnam to create articles on the website that introduce restaurants in Ibaraki Prefecture and Haiphong City, Vietnam. Regarding visits to the site, due to the spread of COVID-19, the Ibadai teacher who is in charge of this project visited the site and broadcasted it to both students in Ibaraki and Vietnam.
On Monday, September 4, members of Group #4 virtually visited “Groovy” that has 10 branches in Ibaraki prefecture.
As they saw the “Kaizoku Spaghetti (Pirat Spaghetthi),” they said “Looks delicious” although they were participating virtually.

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JALT Study Abroad SIG Conference (September 4)

JALT Study Abroad SIG Conference 2021 JALT Study Abroad SIG Conference 2021 JALT Study Abroad SIG Conference 2021

On Saturday, September 4, we virtually organized the JALT Study Abroad SIG Conference with a collaboration of JALT Study Abroad SIG.
157 people registered for the conference and we had a great discussion at the conference. Participants commented that "The operations were well-orchestrated. As a presenter, the directions were very clear."

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An online interview of the "Japan-Vietnam Online International Exchange Study Project" has started!

日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト2021 日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト2021 日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト2021 日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト2021 日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト2021

An online interview of the "Japan-Vietnam Online International Exchange Study Project has started!
In this program, Ibadai students are working with students of Haiphong University in Vietnam to create articles on the website that introduce restaurants in Ibaraki Prefecture and Haiphong City, Vietnam.
Originally, Ibadai students were planning to visit the sites as a group in a face-to-face mode and broadcast it to the group members in Vietnam using online technology. However, due to the spread of COVID-19, the Ibadai teacher who is in charge of this project visited the site and broadcasted it to both students in Ibaraki and Vietnam.
The first group visited Ninomae, the soba noodle store near the university.
The owner of the sore graduated from Ibaraki University and was a Japanese language teacher.
For about 2 hours, the owner shared his life story and information about soba, and demonstrated how to cook soba.
http://ninomae-mito.com/

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The "Japan-Vietnam Online International Exchange Study Project" started on Saturday, August 21

日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト2021 日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト2021 日越オンライン国際交流学習プロジェクト2021

The "Japan-Vietnam Online International Exchange Study Project," one of the short-term summer online programs, started on Saturday, August 21.
In this program, students of Ibaraki University will work with students of Hai Phong University in Vietnam to create digital articles that introduce local spots in each area. This program will continue until September 25. Prior to this program, students spent about two months in tandem learning, where they taught each other's languages and cultures, and deepened their friendship.
Due to the spread of COVID-19, short-term study abroad program is no longer available, but Ibaraki University is developing new short-term programs using online technology.
We will continue to develop new ways of international exchange that can only be achieved in the midst of COVID-19!

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“The online lunch meeting" was held (July 28)

オンラインランチ交流会

“The online lunch meeting" organized by the international lounge tutors was held on July 28th (Wed.), and a total of 19 international students and Japanese students participated.
Divided into small groups, they enjoyed talking about topics such as comics, games, and travel while having lunch.

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【JLTC Lv4】Online exchange meeting with students from Indonesia and Shonandai High School students (July 27)

日本語研修コースレベル4(総合)オンライン交流会 日本語研修コースレベル4(総合)オンライン交流会 日本語研修コースレベル4(総合)オンライン交流会

On Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 3 exchange students from Indonesia enrolled in Japanese Language Training Course (Level 4) participated in an online exchange meeting with 12 students and 3 teachers from Shonandai High School, Kanagawa prefecture.
Exchange students prepared the video of the interview prior to the meeting. At the meeting, we watched them and discussed
Participants commented that "It was fun to talk about various things" (a high school student) and "It's my first time talking with a high school student, and I am so happy. I want to talk more if there is a chance." (an exchange student).

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The exchange students from Indonesia enrolled JLTC (Lv4) Online social gathering for international students and tutors (July 18)

茨城大学元留学生のためのオンライン同窓会 茨城大学元留学生のためのオンライン同窓会 茨城大学元留学生のためのオンライン同窓会 茨城大学元留学生のためのオンライン同窓会 茨城大学元留学生のためのオンライン同窓会

On the night of Sunday, July 18, we organized an online social gathering for international students and tutors who have attended Ibaraki University. Roughly 25 people participated!
Participants brought their own beverage and food to enjoy chatting. At this year's gathering, we also asked the teacher who have many international students to join.
Participants commented that "It was a really nice event to share our memories and also share our current life with old friend"!

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Online field trip to Oarai Town for the "Japanese Pop Culture B" class (July 16)

大洗町フィールドトリップ 大洗町フィールドトリップ 大洗町フィールドトリップ 大洗町フィールドトリップ

On Friday, July 16, we conducted an online field trip to Oarai Town for the "Japanese Pop Culture B" class offered by the Center for Global Education. Oarai is the setting for the anime “Girls & Panzer.” In the class, students had actually visited Oarai to explore the town, but due to the spread of the COVID-19, this year it was conducted online.
During the online field trip, the instructor of the class explored Oarai Town based on scenarios prepared by the students with a camera, a computer, and a pocket wifi, and the students watched it. In addition to the students, the event was also broadcasted to students studying Japanese language at our partner universities overseas. We had participants from countries such as Korea, Australia, Vietnam, China, Taiwan, and Indonesia.
Although it was online, the participants enjoyed visiting the various places and interacting people in Oarai Town.

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Students enrolled in PBL IV supported the International Exchange Cultural Festival of the Hitachinaka International Association (July 11)

ひたちなか市国際交流協会「国際交流文化祭」 ひたちなか市国際交流協会「国際交流文化祭」 ひたちなか市国際交流協会「国際交流文化祭」 ひたちなか市国際交流協会「国際交流文化祭」 ひたちなか市国際交流協会「国際交流文化祭」

Students enrolled in the Regional Project-Based Learning Crossover Faculties IV supported the International Exchange Cultural Festival of the Hitachinaka International Association
On Sunday, July 11, the International Exchange Cultural Festival of the Hitachinaka International Association was held online, and students who registered to the Regional Project-Based Learning Crossover Faculties IV, a community-oriented course offered by the Center for Global Education, helped the event as part of the course project.
In preparation for the festival, students worked in a group with the staff and learners of the Hitachinaka International Association to help create videos screened at the festival. The video covered a wide range of topics, including nunchaku, traditional dance, etc., all of which were interesting.
On the day of the festival, students supported the event as an MC and a time keeper.
Students who took the course commented, "the cultural festival was fun, but it was also fun to talk with them during the preparation for the festival." and "It also gave me an opportunity to think about cooperation with foreigners living in Japan. I am really glad that I could participate."

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The online "Game Koryukai”  (June 30)

ゲーム交流会2021

The online "Game Koryukai” organized by the international lounge tutors was held on June 30th (Wed.).
26 international students and Japanese students from Ibaraki University and 5 students from Ibaraki Christian University participated and deepened their friendship through the games.

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Online Social Gathering for Former International Students of Ibaraki University (July 18)

オンライン同窓会

We will organize an online social gathering for international students and tutors who have attended Ibaraki University.
Since it is an online event, we cannot offer food and drinks, but you can bring your own beverage and food to enjoy chatting with us. Please joins us for the event.
Current international students and tutors are also welcomed to come!

  Date  Sunday, July 18, 2021
 Time  20:00~21:30 (Japan Time)
 Location  ZOOM, Video Conference System
(We will send you the link of ZOOM to the participants.)
 Registration   Please register here for the event.
 Target  
International Students who Studied at Ibaraki University (includes undergraduate students, graduate students , research students, exchange students, and researchers) , Japanese Students who Worked as Tutors, Current International Students and Tutors at Ibaraki University, Faculty/Staff members (includes ex-colleagues)
 Participation Fee  Free
Please prepare your own food and beverage.
 Contact  
Masaki Seo
Center for Global Education, Ibaraki University
masaki.seo.ms★vc.ibaraki.ac.jp 
Change ★ to @ to send a message.

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Online Tanabata wish writing project!

オンライン七夕寄せ書き

July 7th is Tanabata. Tanabata is said to be the day when Orihime and Hikoboshi can meet in the Milky Way only once a year.
In Japan, there is a legend that when you decorate the paper with your wishes on the bamboo leaves, the power of Orihime and Hikoboshi will grant your wishes and protect everyone from bad things.
Let's write your wish and decorate it on the bamboo leaves (online message) ♪

  How to write your wishes  
1. Click on the link below
https://yosetti.com/mainyosegakis/invite?id=1907511&sc=ywzfF
【Write down your wish between】 6/29~7/5
【Publicize period】 7/6~7/31

2. Register for free, or write a message without login. Max of 80 words
【Notes】

  • Registration not required
  • On the week of July 6, we will make all the written wishes posted online.
  • We recommend writing your wishes with your penname or nickname.

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Class Exchanges with students at the Pennsylvania State University  (2021/5/11~2021/6/4)

ペンシルバニア州立大学との授業交流 2021 ペンシルバニア州立大学との授業交流 2021 ペンシルバニア州立大学との授業交流 2021

Our students and students studying Japanese language at the Pennsylvania State University (PSU), our partner school, enjoyed a class exchange activity from May 11 to June 4, 2021!
24 Ibaraki University students taking "Japanese Pop Culture" attended the "Japanese through Manga" class at the PSU using a teleconferencing system. In the exchange, students talked about Japanese pop culture in Japanese language for about 30 minutes every day.
The students at Ibaraki University were surprised that the Japanese pop culture was consumed all over the world.

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Interaction with students taking the "Japanese Media and Current Issues" course at the University of Technology Sydney(June 1)

シドニー工科大学日本語科目「Japanese Media and Current Issues」学生との交流

On Tuesday, June 1, at 9 AM (Japan Time), 10 students from Ibaraki University interacted with students taking the "Japanese Media and Current Issues" course at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).
This event was organized by UTS students as they launched a newsletter to introduce social issues about Australia. It was impressive to see them talking with each other about the issues using various languages.

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【Japanese Language Training Course Lv.4】Online exchange event with students from Indonesia and Shonandai High School students(May 28)

インドネシア留学生と湘南台高校のオンライン交流会 20210528 インドネシア留学生と湘南台高校のオンライン交流会 20210528 インドネシア留学生と湘南台高校のオンライン交流会 20210528 インドネシア留学生と湘南台高校のオンライン交流会 20210528 インドネシア留学生と湘南台高校のオンライン交流会 20210528 インドネシア留学生と湘南台高校のオンライン交流会 20210528

On Friday, May 28, 4 exchange students from Indonesia enrolled in Level 4 class of the Japanese Language Training Course participated in an online exchange event with 12 students from Shonandai High School in Kanagawa prefecture.
The students of both schools conducted a survey before the meeting, and on the day of the meeting, they interviewed each other based on the survey. The students of Shonandai High School were able to deepen their understanding of Indonesian culture and life style, and our exchange students were able to deepen their understanding of the high school students' thoughts and life styles through this interaction!
They will compline the results and share the information with both schools.