Newsletter Issue 5

Greetings from Hiroshima University (HU), Japan. We would like to thank you for subscribing for the mailing list of Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering (ASE-HU).


1. Admission to our Graduate School
Application Guidelines (October 2022 Admission) for our Graduate School (Special Selection for International Students [For Students Living Outside Japan]) has been released.
We are looking for well-motivated and talented international students to further internationalize and strengthen our research capabilities. If you happen to know someone at your university or workplace who is highly motivated and is interested in studying abroad, we are more than happy if you could recommend Hiroshima University to him/her.

2. HU holds AY2021/2022 Commencement Ceremony
Hiroshima University held its AY2021/2022 Commencement Ceremony at the Higashi-Hiroshima Sports Park on Wednesday, March 23, 2022.

3. HU holds Hiroshima International Conference on Peace and Sustainability 2022
Hiroshima University’s Network for Education and Research on Peace and Sustainability (NERPS) successfully held the inaugural “Hiroshima International Conference on Peace and Sustainability 2022” from March 1 to 4, 2022. The conference provided a unique platform for presenting and exchanging knowledge on a wide range of topics related to peace and sustainability. In particular, there was a focus on the nexus between peace and sustainability that is currently underexplored in science and policy circles.

4. The 16th Japanese Essay Speech Contest Held Online in Beijing and Japan
On March 5th 2022, the 16th Beijing Japanese Essay Speech Contest was held online in Beijing and Japan, with the theme of “Sports”. There were applications from 250 students from universities across China, of which only 5 finalists were selected through the essay writing screening and presented their speeches.

5. Fourth Webinar for Indonesian Alumni was held
After a year of preparation through a series of official and unofficial online webinars and meetings, Hiroshima University Alumni Association Indonesia Chapter (HUAA-Indonesia) is about to start its activities in earnest with its inaugural meeting scheduled for May this year.

6. "HU Global Pitch Challenge 2022" was held by Japan-India International Linkage Degree Program (ILDP) of Hiroshima University
ILDP, Japan-India International Linkage Degree Program of Hiroshima University held a pitch contest on March 20th, 2022. More than one hundred people who have various industry background, over the world had participated in the pitch. A pitch is a brief presentation in which teams present their own ideas, technologies and services that they have developed.

7. The latest issue of Hiroshima University Update is available online
The newsletter features the recent developments within and around Hiroshima University.