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SFC Open Campus 2022 will be held online and on campus

Online Open Campus

  • Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
  • Event format: Online
  • Who is welcome: Those who are interested in the GIGA Program offered by Keio University Faculty of Policy Management and Faculty of Environment and Information Studies (high school students, applicants foradmission, parents, school offi cials, and other related parties)
  • How to participate: Advance reservations are not required (Details will be announced on thispage in early July)

Open Campus @SFC

  • Date: August 16 (Tuesday), 17 (Wednesday), 18 (Thursday), 22 (Monday), 23 (Tuesday), 24(Wednesday), 2022 [6 days in total]
  • Venue: Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus (SFC)
  • Who is welcome: High school students, applicants for admission (parents, etc. can alsoaccompany them)
  • How to participate: Advance reservations required (Reservations will be accepted on a fi rst-come fi rst-served basis from early July) (tentative)

SFC Open Campus Special Website

https://www.opencampus.sfc.keio.ac.jp/en/

The website for the SFC Open Campus 2022 (Faculty of Policy Management and Faculty of Environment and Information Studies) will become available in early July 2022. Until then, the SFC Hybrid Open Campus 2021 page will appear when you click on this link. 
The scheduled release date for the SFC Open Campus 2022 website and the start date for making reservations for Open Campus @SFC will be announced on the website news.

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GIGA Program was adopted again by the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship

We are pleased to announce that the GIGA Program was adopted again by the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship!!

The MEXT Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship that covers not only the admission and academic fees, but also provides a monthly living cost (around 1,100 US dollars per month) as well as the traveling costs to and from Japan. This quite expands the scholarship opportunities!

■Financial Aid■

The Keio University Faculty of Policy Management and Faculty of Environment and Information Studies offer three scholarships for exceptional students accepted through the Winter AO 2021 (Global) screening [Admissions for the GIGA Program].

Applicants may apply for these scholarships at the same time they apply for the GIGA Program. Applications for these scholarships will not be accepted after entrance into Keio University.

https://giga.sfc.keio.ac.jp/cost/financial-aid/

Keio University also provides multiple scholarships that students can apply for after enrollment.

https://www.keio.ac.jp/en/student-life/scholarships.html

■Application■

Submission of online applications for those seeking admission in September 2022/April 2023 has just started from December 14, 2021 through January 27, 2022.

The Application Guidebook can be found from the following link.

http://www.sfc.keio.ac.jp/en/admissions/undergraduate/admissions_for_overseas.html

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[Nov 20] Experience Japan Exhibition 2021

The Experience Japan Exhibition (EJE), our flagship study-abroad fair, is now in its 11th year. This event is perfect for high school and university students who are seeking opportunities to study abroad, especially those interested in Japan, and we would like to invite your students to take part.

The online seminars will cover topics such as scholarships, employment opportunities, researching in Japan, aspects of Japanese culture, and more. There will also be a Q&A session where participants can ask questions to students who have studied in Japan, while top Japanese universities and institutions will have virtual booths to introduce their unique programs.

Details are as follows:

  • Date:              Saturday, November 20, 2021
  • Time:             7:00 a.m. to 12:00 midday (GMT), 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (CET)                                                                        2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (WIB), 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (JST)
  • Venue:            Online (via Zoom)
  • Participation: Free of charge (registration is required)
  • Language:       English
  • Website:         https://www.experience-japan-online2021.jp/
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Notice of The Study in Japan Online Fairs

Keio University SFC will participate in various Study in Japan online fairs (events) from October through November 2021!!

There will be many opportunities for students, their parents, and teaching staff to gather information on studying at prestigious Japanese universities that have degree programs conducted in English. Faculty members and current students from Keio University SFC will be on hand to present the many faces of the Keio SFC experience.

»Online sharing by Japanese University hosted by Japan Creative Centre for those living in Singapore

-Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021

-Time: 1:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (JST)

-Details: https://www.sg.emb-japan.go.jp/JCC/invite_study_in_japan_2021.html

»Study in Japan Online Fair for those living in Mongolia

-Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021

-Time: 4:30 p.m. –  5:30 p.m. (JST)

-Details: http://edujapan.mn/

»Study in Japan Session hosted by The University of Tokyo INDIA OFFICE

-Date: Friday, November 5, 2021

-Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (JST)

-Details: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/adm/utindia/en/events.html

»Study in Japan Online Fair 2021

-Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021

-Time: 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (JST)

-Details: https://asjas.org/ev/#/FairCn/E20211120

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Application Guidebook for Admissions for the GIGA Program Now Available

The Application Guidebook for the “Winter AO 2021 (Global) screening [Admissions for the GIGA Program]” (September 2022/April 2023 Entry) is now available. Please see the Application Guidebook for detailed information.

https://www.sfc.keio.ac.jp/en/admissions/undergraduate/ao_giga.html

Scholarships Available Exclusively for GIGA Program International Students

The Keio University Faculty of Policy Management, and Faculty of Environment and Information Studies offer some scholarships for exceptional students accepted through the Winter AO 2021 (Global) screening [Admissions for the GIGA Program]. Applicants may apply for these scholarships the same time they apply for the GIGA Program. Applications for these scholarships will not be accepted after entrance into Keio University.

Details: https://giga.sfc.keio.ac.jp/cost/scholarship-information/

GIGA Program (Bachelor’s Degree Program in English) and its Admissions Process

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SFC Online Open Campus 2021 event was held!!

Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus (SFC) held an Open Campus event for high school students and prospective students who wish to study at the Faculty of Policy Management and Faculty of Environment and Information Studies. In 2021, we rolled out multiple events in a hybrid format, both online and on-campus. Following the Pre-online Open Campus (held on June 18), the Online Open Campus on August 24.

◆Online Open Campus

The Online Open Campus introduced SFC from various angles through streamed videos of the academics and admission process of SFC, live-streamed mock lectures and round-table talks. In the “Okashira Round-table Discussion”, the deans and graduates of SFC talked about SFC’s unique seminars and their career paths after graduation. At the closing ceremony, a round of virtual fireworks that also lit up the Online Tanabata Festival were displayed, bringing the SFC Hybrid Open Campus to a close.

The video archives of the live streams remain available to watch on the website for the hybrid online open campus event. Please check them out.  >https://www.opencampus.sfc.keio.ac.jp/en/

+++Some highlights you don't want to miss +++

Information on English Based Degree Program GIGA Program and Admissions Process 2021

                      Student Campus Tour

                                                          Round-Table Talk by alumni, faculty members and current SFC students "WHY SFC?"

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[Aug. 29] Study in Japan Virtual Fair 2021 (Hosted by JASSO)

Keio University will participate in the Study in Japan Virtual Fair 2021.

This is an opportunity for students, their parents, and teaching staff to gather information on studying at prestigious Japanese universities that have degree programs conducted in English.

Faculty members and current students from Keio University will be on hand to present the many faces of the Keio experience.

Date: Sunday, August 29, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm (JST)
Details: https://jassofair.studyinjapan.go.jp/en/

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[Reminder] SFC Online Open Campus 2021

★Student Campus Tour (in English)

 
Date and Time: 2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. on August 24, 2021 (Tue.) (JST)
 
Current SFC (GIGA) students will be answering your questions during a LIVE campus tour conducted by AIS members!
We will be accepting your questions via the YouTube Live chat function, so feel free to join the tour.
 
Presenter:
Current GIGA students who belong to AIS**Association for International Students
AIS is the circle connecting GIGA students and non-GIGA students at SFC.

★Round-Table Talk by alumni, faculty members and current SFC students “WHY SFC?” (in English)

 

Date and Time: 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. on August 24, 2021 (Tue.) (JST)

https://youtu.be/SlGmZjW9hpM

“Why SFC?”
Alumni, Faculty members from the Faculty of Policy Management and Faculty of Environment and Information Studies will be answering your questions in a real-time round-table talk! We will be accepting your questions via the YouTube Live chat function, so feel free to join the talk.
 
Presenter:
■Prof. Tatsuya Hagino, 【Faculty of EI, Research fields: Software Science (Programming Language, System Software, Web Technology)】
■Assistant Prof. Mika Kunieda,【Faculty of PM, SFC Alumna, Research fields: Africa, global health, behavioral sciences and solution design】
■Mr. Lim Howe 【Faculty of EI, Class of 2017 (Nationality: UK)】
■Ms. Safarani Novita 【Faculty of PM, Class of 2019 (Nationality: Indonesia)】
■Mr. Shaimay Shah【Third-year student, Faculty of EI (Nationality: India)】
■Ms. Kana Takechi 【Second-year student, Faculty of PM (Nationality: Japan)】 *Policy Management=PM, Environment and Information Studies=EI
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SFC Online Open Campus on August 24, 2021 (Tue.)

Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus (SFC) will be hosting an online open campus event following the success of the previous year. A variety of contents await including, explanations on “What is it like to study at SFC?” and its admissions process, mock lectures, videos streamed real-time by current students, and much more. In the midst of summer, enjoy these exciting events from your chilled room!

Please find the details from the following link.

https://www.opencampus.sfc.keio.ac.jp/en/ooc/