On November 2022th, 11, the International Exchange Center of Edogawa University held the "International Student Bus Tour".5 international students and 22 faculty members participated and visited Oarai Town, Kasama City, Ibaraki Prefecture.

 The "International Student Bus Tour" was held every year as an annual event of Edogawa University until before the corona crisis, with the aim of deepening exchanges with foreign students and becoming familiar with Japanese culture, and this time it will be held for the first time in three years. rice field.

 In the morning, the international students experienced hand-forming pottery at the Kasama ware pottery “Seito Fukuda”.Under the guidance of the teacher, they stretched the soil for pottery with their fingertips and shaped it to make flat plates, accessory cases, mugs, vases, etc.In the afternoon, go to the Kanto region's largest "Aqua World Ibaraki Prefecture Oarai Aquarium".We enjoyed seeing the powerful "Meeting Sea Large Tank", the fantastic "Jellyfish Large Tank", and the sharks and sunfish that are the symbols of Aqua World.

 International students who participated said, "It was my first pottery experience, but the explanation was easy to understand." "I was satisfied with making my own plates for the first time." It was a good memory to go with everyone.” “Until last year, I had a lot of online classes and had few opportunities to talk with my friends. There were comments such asThe works produced by the international students are scheduled to be delivered to the university in two months.

 Since its opening, Edogawa University has conducted overseas training as a class, and by the 2019 academic year, more than 6,000 students have been dispatched.It has made people aware of the importance of language, and has expanded their horizons through cross-cultural understanding.In 2018, the International Exchange Center was established in order to promote multi-faceted internationalization, such as formulating a syllabus for overseas training, promoting the acceptance of foreign students, exchanging researchers, and holding international academic conferences. ” is installed.In September of the same year, the Center for International Exchange played a central role in formulating the "Edogawa University Internationalization Promotion Vision 9."

Reference: [Edogawa University] International Exchange Center sponsored "International Student Bus Tour" for the first time in 3 years 

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