Tag: Scholars

Alumni Voices

Alumni Voices: Fernando Palacio

Fernando Palacio is an Argentinean MEXT alumnus, who is currently working as a senior lecturer at Kyoto University at the International Strategy Office. He shared his journey to Japan, his…

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Birthday Bash 2019

Last Saturday we met in beautiful Omotesando to celebrate our 3rd birthday together with representatives from MEXT and JASSO, our sponsors and alumni and as well as current students! The…

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MSA Tohoku: Career Pathway

The MSA Tohoku team organized the so-called Career Pathway on the 27th of July, where we invited MEXT Alumni to share their experiences as MEXT scholars and the career opportunities…

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Alumni Voices: Ganesh Pandian

Namasivayam Ganesh Pandian is a MEXT alumnus who is currently working as a Junior Associate Professor and Principal Investigator at Kyoto University. I had the pleasure to interview him and…

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Kansai Social: Hanshin Tigers vs. Hiroshima Carps!

On Friday July 5th2019, the Kansai team hosted a baseball outing for our international student community. For a majority of the group, it was their first time to attend a…

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MEXT/JASSO/MSA Reception for MEXT Scholars in Kobe

On June 22nd, MEXT and JASSO held their annual reception for newly arrived MEXT scholars in Kobe and MSA was also involved in the organization of this event. As usually, the…

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Alumni Voices: Meet Philip Nguyen, an entrepreneur scholar

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…

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MSA Kansai: Golden Week Kickoff 2019

On the first official day of Golden Week 2019 — April 29th, MSA Kansai and Google Local Guides collaborated to organize a photo walk and hike at Takaoyama, along the…

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MSA Kansai: 2019 Spring Welcome Event

On April 20th, 2019, the MSA Kansai team organized a Spring Welcome Party by hosting a lunch picnic at the famous Kamogawa river. The hosts of the event were Frank…

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Tohoku Hanami and Welcome Party 2019

On Saturday, April 13th, our Tohoku Team organized their first event after a gap of more than a year. It was a Hanami event to welcome the new students and reconnect with…