MEXT Scholars Association Birthday Bash★

(日本語版は下記) MEXT Scholars Association Birthday Bash★ MEXT Scholars Association (MSA) turns two this year! Come join us at the birthday bash (cum annual general meeting), and reconnect with a driven and diverse community of alumni and current scholars! What’s special this year? • A “From Scholars to Scholars” seminar, at which you get to hear … Continue reading MEXT Scholars Association Birthday Bash★

Upcoming: Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro Festival Outing

While almost everyone knows about the beauty of Kyoto’s Arashiyama during the day, have you ever wondered what it looks like illuminated at night? MSA’s next event in Kansai will be an outing to Arashiyama’s Hanatouro Festival, where beautiful open air lanterns, bright lights, and ikebana flower arrangements can be viewed along famous spots such as the Bamboo Forest … Continue reading Upcoming: Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro Festival Outing

Free use of language learning tool (iKnow) for MEXT scholars!

We all know that the MEXT scholarship is difficult to get - but what we often don’t know are the wonderful things that former scholars are doing to impact society. Luke, one of these former MEXT scholars, for example, was one of the team who created the online language learning platform called "iKnow" (https://iknow.jp/). This … Continue reading Free use of language learning tool (iKnow) for MEXT scholars!

Slush – MSA Collaboration

Slush is a student-driven non-profit movement, originally founded in Finland, to change attitudes towards entrepreneurship. Slush connects startups and tech talent with top-tier international investors, executives, and media. In 2016, Slush brought together over 17,500 attendees from over 120 countries for the two-day event in Helsinki. Facilitating meetings between startups and investors is at the … Continue reading Slush – MSA Collaboration