13:0013:30Studying in Japan - The Basics
Thinking of studying in Japan but not sure what's on offer? This seminar will provide an overview of the various programmes open to international students as well as practical advice on fees and scholarships.
13:4014:20Working in Japan
There has never been a better time to think about a career in Japan as companies there look to recruit more international staff to support their increasingly global business strategies. In this seminar Kiko Hill of Disco Inc., a recruitment agency specializing in Japan, will look at the employment opportunities available in the country and discuss how to go about forging a successful career there.
14:3015:00The JET Programme
The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme is an official Japanese government sponsored scheme aiming to improve foreign language teaching in schools and to promote international understanding. Each year more than 100 people from the UK are selected to ...
participate in the programme with the majority working as assistant language teachers in public schools throughout the country. The JET Programme is a fantastic way to experience living and working in Japan. Come along to this session to find out more about the programme and how to apply.
15:1016:20Otaku Culture in Japan and its diversity
In this session Kazunori Sugiura, Associate Professor at Keio University, will explore the rich diversity of otaku cultures and their impact in Japan and beyond, as well as how otaku are sharing their creativity internationally. Following the talk, Prof Sugiura will be joined in discussion by Dr Sharon Kinsella, lecturer in Japanese visual culture at The University of Manchester.
16:3017:10Student Life in Japan
What is it like to be a student in Japan? How does it compare with student life in the UK? What can study in Japan lead to? Find out the answers to all these questions and more in our talk session with alumni of Japanese higher education institutions.
17:2018:00Insights into Japanese culture through language
Anime and manga continue to fascinate people around the world and are motivating many to start learning Japanese. In this seminar, Makoto Netsu of the Japan Foundation, London will use manga and anime to introduce some useful Japanese expressions and the underlying culture behind these phrases.