Reception for MEXT Scholars 2018 in Tokyo

On November 17th, MEXT and JASSO held their annual reception for newly arrived MEXT scholars in Odaiba and MSA was also involved in the organization of this event. The main reception, where the attendees could enjoy a Wadaiko (Japanese drums) performance and listen to inspiring speeches by representatives from MEXT and JASSO as well as two … Continue reading Reception for MEXT Scholars 2018 in Tokyo

MSA Rafting Trip @ Okutama, October 20th 2018

On Saturday, the 20th of October, the MSA Kanto team organized for the first time an exciting outdoors activity: a half-day whitewater rafting trip at Okutama! The idea was to offer an opportunity to our community members to get together and try something fun and energizing, that complements the very insightful job-hunting, research and networking scholarly … Continue reading MSA Rafting Trip @ Okutama, October 20th 2018

MSA Welcome Meet Ups Autumn 2018

From October until November MSA held welcome meet ups in Hokkaido, Kanto, Kansai and Kyushu. We hope that everyone enjoyed the meet ups and made new friends and would like to thank everyone who participated and contributed in making every single one a success! To give you an impression of the events, here are some pictures … Continue reading MSA Welcome Meet Ups Autumn 2018

Birthday Bash / Annual General Meeting 2018

To celebrate our successes and share our plans for the future the MEXT Scholars Association held its second Annual General Meeting on the 25th of August, 2018. It was attended by over 50 members from various fields including business consulting, pharmaceutics, software development, and B2B manufacturing. Representatives from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, … Continue reading Birthday Bash / Annual General Meeting 2018

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★

Research meetup and Cultural Exchange event at University of Tokyo

On 29th of June, the MSA Kanto Regional team organized a research meetup and a cultural exchange event for MEXT scholars and international students in Tokyo. The event was held at The University of Tokyo and was attended by thirteen participants from eight different universities. The essence of the event was to discuss about new research … Continue reading Research meetup and Cultural Exchange event at University of Tokyo

Seminar on Diversity at the Workplace

On the 26th of May, Saturday, the MEXT Scholars Association held a seminar on diversity at the workplace in partnership with Probity Global Search, a boutique recruiting agency, and Hofstede Insights Japan, an HR consultancy. As an outreach event, this seminar was mainly attended by working members of the public, both foreign and Japanese. Its … Continue reading Seminar on Diversity at the Workplace