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International Student Welcome Party (Spring 2018)

(Featured photo provided by International Student Affairs staff)

How do you start your new life at NAIST?  Becoming a new student at a new university is like beginning a new chapter of a book. A lot of people learn new skills from classrooms. They also gain new experiences from their new friends. Many students know more about their goals in life. It seems like everything in the new university is the beginning of a new journey!

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A clean and beautiful environment at NAIST. Photo by Pattaraporn Tulathum

At the opening of every semester, there are many new Japanese students and international students who begin their studies at NAIST. For this spring semester, the first week of April has many events for new students. For example, there is an orientation for all students, the TOEIC-IP test, and the entrance ceremony. On the other hand, some events are prepared specifically for international students. One of which is the International Students Welcome Party.

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[April 5th, 2018] The Entrance Ceremony begins! Photo by Pattaraporn Tulathum

The welcome party for new international students was held on the evening of Friday (April 11) hosted by the International Student Affairs Division. More than 40 new students from different countries joined this event. These students included Master students, Doctoral students, and Research students. In addition, some of the tutors, who will take care of the new international students for the first 3 months, joined in the fun, too.

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Participating international students were waiting for the upcoming party.  Photo by International Student Affairs staff

This party began with a warm welcome from the Vice President of NAIST and all of the staff. The atmosphere was energetic yet friendly.

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Prof. Kakiuchi, Vice President of NAIST, welcomed new international students at the beginning of this party. Photo by International Student Affairs staff

Participating students introduced themselves to each other. They enjoyed talking with staff members and other students who have also just arrived from overseas.

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Everyone introduced themselves, interests, and hobbies. Photo by International Student Affairs staff

After the ceremony, participants had dinner together.  There were a variety of foods including Japanese food, halal food, snacks, and drinks. While having dinner, everyone also enjoyed light conversations.

After ceremony section, we had dinner together. Photo by International Student Affairs staff
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There were a variety of food and snacks for all! Photo by Pattaraporn Tulathum

That was fun! We look forward to a lot of activities like this within the school year. Hope to see you in the next one!