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YNU Won Nihon-Ryugaku Awards 2015 (National & Public Universities of East Japan)!

Certificate of Commendation, Nihon Ryugaku-Awards

Certificate of Commendation, Nihon Ryugaku-Awards

This award is given to institutions of higher education (universities, graduate schools, and special schools) which have got answers in the affirmative, based on the results of the questionnaire “Schools (college & university, graduate school, or special/ vocational school) to Be Recommended to International Students to Study in Japan” from the teachers and the administrative staff who are in service for approximately 400 of Japanese language schools in all over Japan. It started in 2012 and its 4th annual awards were given as well as “National and Public Universities Section” started in them this year. Yokohama National University won one of the top 4 schools of East Japan (For others, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Chiba University, and Tsukuba University).

On Monday, August 10th, 2015, the awarding ceremony was held in National Olympic Memorial Youth Center, for International Office Manager Ms. Yoko Ito to attend.

At this opportunity, Mr. Toru Sasaki, Subsection Manager of International Student Affairs, Student Support and Exchange Division, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) and Mr. Koji Kobayashi, Director for Human Resources Policy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) also attended the ceremony and the award was given to the top schools of individual section.

Ms. Ito gave an address as the representative of YNU, “We, all the faculty members and administrative staff of Yokohama National University, including the President and the Executive Director of International Affairs, are glad and very proud of our institution, being selected as one of the “Schools to Be Recommended to International Students,” by the teachers and the administrative staff who are the closest to the international students who are willing to be enrolled to a university or another institution of higher education, by teaching Japanese language and giving support to them in their lives and the future.
“We will be in the affirmative hereafter, by getting this award, to make efforts to give further support to international students,” as gratitude and expression of mindset.

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