Alumnus Interview: Meet Philip Nguyen, an entrepreneur scholar

Background Philip graduated from UCLA in Earth and Environmental Science and continued to a Master's and PhD program at Kyoto University under the MEXT scholarship program via university recommendation. Currently, he is the CEO and Co-founder of Gochiso – a platform that connects nonprofits, restaurants, and users to enable donations through every meal at no … Continue reading Alumnus Interview: Meet Philip Nguyen, an entrepreneur scholar

Senpai Interview: Cesar Diez

Meet Cesar Antonio Diez Pachas. Cesar Antonio Diez Pachas is the second Peruvian to receive the MEXT scholarship for the undergraduate program and the first one to receive the scholarship from the Nitori International Scholarship Foundation. Cesar completed his studies at Kobe University and then worked for NTT Communications. In an effort to help Peruvian … Continue reading Senpai Interview: Cesar Diez

Kansai: Get Ready For A Successful Job-Hunting In Japan

On Sunday, 28th October, 2018, MSA Kansai co-organized a career event with the Consortium of Universities in Hyogo and Kansai Economic Federation. Around 30 international students from many different countries participated. The event was designed entirely in English to help international students understand the nitty-gritties of the job-hunting process in Japan. In the first half, the company representatives … Continue reading Kansai: Get Ready For A Successful Job-Hunting In Japan

Scholars to scholars: In conversation with Arianne Dumayas

Background Arianne Dumayas firmly believes that Japan is a land of opportunities if you are open to explore different possibilities. With this outlook, she was able to finish her studies and secure an academic position in Japan. Arianne is originally from the Philippines and came to Japan as a MEXT Scholar in 2008. She currently … Continue reading Scholars to scholars: In conversation with Arianne Dumayas

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★

From Scholars to Scholars in Kansai

As international students in Japan, questions such as ‘What are the options I have once I graduate?’ lurk in the mind of almost every scholar. As the country goes through the process of internationalization, the importance of answering these questions are increasing day by day. MEXT Scholars Association understands the gravity of this situation and … Continue reading From Scholars to Scholars in Kansai