Okayama University


Okayama University Holds Study in Japan×Career Webinar “SENPAI NI KIKOU!”

June 23, 2021

On June 18, Okayama University held a Study in Japan×Career Webinar “SENPAI NI KIKOU!” jointly hosted by JAGAM (Japan Graduates' Association of Malaysia) as a part of Study in Japan Global Network Project in ASEAN commissioned by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Intended audience was people from Malaysia and other ASEAN region who would like to study and work in Japan, and there were 78 participants at the webinar.

Wei Chain Lee, who has graduated from Okayama University and currently working in Japan, and Olivia Lam, who is Vice Chairman of JAGAM, delivered presentations about studying and working in Japan based on their experiences. As seniors in terms of studying and working in Japan, they provided wide range of useful information: attractive points of Japan, why Japan is the best choice, how to learn Japanese, research activities at graduate schools, Japanese unique job-hunting style, tips for smooth communication with Japanese, etc. In addition, they emphasized benefits of studying in Japan and the fact challenges would lead to growth, and the growth would enrich our lives.

After presentations, Raymond Tan, who is Education Counselor of JASSO Malaysia, explained how to study in Japan with concrete descriptions. Lastly, Asami Torigoe, our project coordinator, introduced our project overview and other upcoming events.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the number of students from ASEAN who are interested in studying in Japan has been growing. This webinar was well-received for young generations from Malaysia and other ASEAN region who aim to study in Japan in the near future.

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