Recent & Upcoming Programs

2021

International Exchange Events by Waseda University ICC

Offered by Waseda University
Join the international community created for and by students at Waseda University Intercultural Communication Center!
Nov
8
Mon
Japanese Chat Club
Every Monday during Nov 8 to Nov 29, 2021 I 5-6pm Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Let’s speak Japanese! Join the ICC Japanese Chat Club (aka, Pera Pera Club), which is designed to help you communicate in Japanese and enjoy 'real' conversation with Japanese students.

The Club meets with the same members once a week for a month, so you can meet new people and get to know them better.

Nov
9
Tue
English Lunch
Nov 9 & Nov 19, 2021 I 12:20-12:50pm Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
At ICC Language Lunches, everyone is welcome, from beginners to native speakers! You don’t have to speak the target language fluently, just come along and enjoy chatting with other people from various backgrounds about their countries and cultures. It’s a great way to make new friends from around the world!

Nov
11
Thu
Japanese Lunch
Nov 11 & Nov 16, 2021 I 12:20-12:50pm Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
At ICC Language Lunches, everyone is welcome, from beginners to native speakers! You don’t have to speak the target language fluently, just come along and enjoy chatting with other people from various backgrounds about their countries and cultures. It’s a great way to make new friends from around the world!
All students from APRU member universities are welcome. Interested students should register by 1 November.

Tiger Pride: Korea University’s Unique Cheerleading Culture

Offered by Korea University


Nov
26
Fri
Nov 26, 2021 I 5-6pm Korea Time (UTC+9)
"Tiger Pride" is a fast-paced introduction to the most unique aspects of Korea University’s cheerleading culture. Explore the history of college cheering at Korea University and its connections to traditional Korean music and choreography. Feel the passion students have for their Alma Mater as they share their thoughts on cheering and how it strengthens their love and attachment to Korea University. Experience the thrill as thousands of students cheer during the Korea University-Yonsei University (Ko-Yon) annual rivalry games. "Tiger Pride" will help you to understand more about KU, its students, its sports accomplishments and its amazing team-spirit.

Join the event and KU souvenirs will be awarded to randomly selected participants!
All students from APRU member universities are welcome. Interested students should register by 22 November.

Palace of Joseon, Korea University Museum Tour

Offered by Korea University


Dec
3
Fri
Dec 3, 2021 I 5-5:30pm Korea Time (UTC+9)
Take a behind the scenes tour of the Korea University Museum and experience up close its most significant artifacts and National Treasures. Featured are historically significant paintings, scientific instruments, royal relics and maps. Together these treasures provide an intimate look at life during the Joseon Dynasty. Particular focus will be given to the famous Dong Gwol Do palace painting, the most detailed and historically accurate map of Chang Deok Gung and Chang Gyeong Gung palaces, National Treasure 249.

Join the tour and KU souvenirs will be awarded to randomly selected participants!
All students from APRU member universities are welcome. Interested students should register by 30 November.

Welcome to the Winter Owarai Live!

Offered by Tohoku University
Intercultural Comedy Show by Tohoku University Students.


Dec
18
Sat
Dec 18, 2021 I 1-2pm Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
What is Manzai?

Manzai is a traditional form of Japanese stand-up comedy. Two or three comedians exchange joke-filled conversations at high speed. It is representative of Owarai (comedy), and is rising as a new icon of Japanese pop culture.

At the event, students are going to show their manzai performances which they have created from the scratch. Please enjoy the performance and blow off some steam with laughter!
All students from APRU member universities are welcome. Interested students should register by 17 December.

Sustainability is the Future: Be a Change Agent

Offered by Monash University Malaysia
Dec
Project Start

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Mar
31
Thu
Dec, 2021 to Mar 31, 2022
Are you ready to be a SUSTAINABILITY FUTURIST?

We are looking for students who are passionate about sustainability to run social media campaigns to promote sustainability across countries and cultures. This project is working towards achieving the following Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs):

  • Goal 7 Affordable and Clean Energy
  • Goal 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Goal 13 Climate Action
Students accepted to the program will receive training and experience as a sustainability change agent. AUD200 will be awarded for the finalist teams. There will also be opportunity to get published in a dedicated SDG website (www.ecoepic.org/).
All students from APRU member universities are welcome. Interested students from APRU member universities should register by 15 November.

2022

APRU Becoming a Global Learner Leadership Series

Offered by University of California, Davis
Apply now to participate in this free five-session virtual learning series in January-February 2022 offered by the UC Davis Global Learning Hub, where you will learn about culture, identity, and intercultural awareness alongside peers from across the Asia Pacific region. Make connections, engage meaningfully, and develop global leadership skills.
Jan
14
Fri

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Feb
25
Fri
Jan 14, 2022 to Feb 25, 2022
Friday 5-6:30pm Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8)
Throughout the synchronous virtual sessions, students will gain global skills and understanding that will help prepare them to be leaders in a global world. Sessions will be facilitated by UC Davis Global Affairs staff and they will be interactive, with discussions, activities, and reflections.

Because participation will be limited to a small number of students (30-40) from across the APRU network, students will be able to make connections across the Asia-Pacific region and engage meaningfully with their peers.

We welcome a range of majors and backgrounds as these global skills are important regardless of your future career path.

Program DatesSession Time
Jan 145pm - 6:30pm Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8)
Jan 215pm - 6:30pm Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8)
Feb 45pm - 6:30pm Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8)
Feb 115pm - 6:30pm Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8)
Feb 255pm - 6:30pm Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8)
Open to all students from APRU member universities. Applications will be considered on a first-come, first-serve basis, although we will also ensure that there is a balance of participants from different APRU institutions. Additionally, if you are selected, you must commit to attending all five synchronous online sessions in the series. The application deadline is 22 November 2021.

Keio Short-Term Japanese Studies Program (KJSP)

Offered by Keio University
Feb
17
Thu
Feb 17 to Mar 1, 2022 I 3-6pm Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
The Keio Short-Term Japanese Studies Program (KJSP) 2022 is an eight-day program for international students and Keio students to learn about Japan through collaboration. By joining discussions and giving presentations on their cultures and societies, students will also have chances to rediscover their own countries from an outside perspective.
Participation is free of charge for students from APRU member universities. The application deadline is 1 November, 9am Japan Standard Time (UTC+9). Accepted students are expected to attend all the lectures and activities scheduled during the program.