Reception for MEXT Scholars 2019 in Tokyo

On Saturday, November 9th, MEXT and JASSO (in collaboration with MSA) held their annual reception for newly arrived MEXT scholars in Tokyo. Around 600 students from all over the world studying at different universities in Japan came all the way to Odaiba in Tokyo to celebrate their first steps in Japan. The MSA team arrived at around … Continue reading Reception for MEXT Scholars 2019 in Tokyo

MSA Welcome Meet Ups Autumn 2019

This October MSA held welcome meet ups for new scholars in Hokkaido, Kanto, Tohoku, Kansai and Kyushu. We hope that everyone enjoyed the meet ups and made new friends and we 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 … Continue reading MSA Welcome Meet Ups Autumn 2019

Alumni Voices: Data-driven maker Sau Yee Chan

Data-driven maker Sau Yee Chan kindly sat down for an interview with MEXT Scholars Association, conducted by Nattanon Tharachai, on June 17th, 2019 in Tokyo. Sau Yee came to Japan in 2011 after growing up in Hong Kong and spending 6 years in Singaporean middle school and high school. She studied intensive Japanese program at … Continue reading Alumni Voices: Data-driven maker Sau Yee Chan

MSA Kanto – Okutama Rafting vol 2

On Saturday September 28th, the MSA Kanto team organized its second rafting trip at Okutama! Click here to read all about our first rafting trip! As always, part of our activities and events focus in bringing our community members together, and occasionally out of Tokyo, to try exciting and exhilarating experiences! The MSA is continuously … Continue reading MSA Kanto – Okutama Rafting vol 2

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