iPlaza ( International Communication Plaza )

Completed Events 2017

October 19 Thu.

Autumn Time Event

open

open

Students planned an "Autumn Food Party". The purpose of this event was to let participants know, feel, and enjoy autumn culture through seasonal foods. The menu was "Imotaki" which is Ehime prefecture's traditional food, Chestnut Rice, and Tempura. They also served a unique fruit "Akebi". Many exchange students and PDs enjoyed this new event.

• The Number of Participants (19)

October 18 Wed.

Report Meeting on Summer Program

open

open

TTI offers a Summer Program that allows students to join a program at TTI's collaborative universities. This year three students had the opportunity to study in National Chung Hsing University, and one student in Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology. The students made a presentation on what they had experienced during their stay in each country.

• The Number of Participants (20)

October 9 Mon.

Speech Contest

open

open

This is our ninth speech contest. The first prize winner of the free speech section was Yuta Takakura, under the title of "The Future Vision of the Automobile ". Shiho Honda won the first prize of the research section with her speech "Cellulose Nanofiber". All five students who joined the contest made a great effort in giving well-organized speeches. The audience was impressed by their impressive talks.

• The Number of Participants (21)

October 9,11 Mon., Wed..

Report Meeting on Study Abroad Program for Master's Course Students

open

open

Five master's course students talked about their research work and life in a foreign country in English. The universities and institutions they visited included Korean Institute of Industrial Technology (Korea), University of Hawaii at Manoa(U.S.), University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria-Wels (Austria),
University of Laval(Canada), and University of Waterloo(Canada).

• The Number of Participants (86 over 2 days)

August 23-30 Wed.-Wed.

Summer Seminar

open

open

Our Seventh Summer Seminar was held from August 23-30. We invited twelve students, and they were from National Chung Hsing University (Taiwan), Hannam University (Korea), Chiang Mai University (Thailand), Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology (Thailand), Chulalongkorn University (Thailand) and Hanoi Univ. of Science and Technology (Vietnam). TTI students and international students discussed "Smart Energy", had lectures and field trips, and made presentations at the end of the program. At "the Cultural Exchanging Diner", the international students dressed in their national costumes, and introduced their country. Japanese students, also dressed in Yukata, showed them how to play with the Japanese traditional toy Kendama, and how to make Origami.

• The Number of Participants (43)

July 6 Thu.

Report Meeting on Hisakata-Mapping

open

open

Students made a map of Hisakata area for the international students of TTI. They walked around TTI looking for useful information for visitors, and found a hospital, a pharmacy, a dry cleaners and laundry shop, and restaurants. "Hisakata- Mapping" is an E-SUP activity suitable for freshmen. They came to know about Hisakata very well by gathering information. The new map will be distributed to international students, including coming Summer Seminar's guest students.

• The Number of Participants (16)

June 18 Sun.

Excursion to Shirakawa-go

open

open

TTI students and international students visited a famous World Heritage, Shirakawa-go in Gifu prefecture. E-SUP students prepared an explanation of Shirakawa-go's history, Japanese old lifestyle, the difference between Shrines and Temples, nice places to have lunch, and other World Heritage sites in Japan.
Participants walked around the beautiful village, which makes you feel like traveling in the world of old Japanese tales, and enjoyed chatting to new friends.

• The Number of Participants (35)

May 18 Thu.

Spring Time Event

open

open

Our spring time event was prepared by E-SUP students. The party's purpose was to use English and interact with international students. We had three games that night: Uno, Roulette and Hedbanz. Though at first, E-SUP students thought it was difficult to explain the game rules in English, in the end, they found it became easier by using gestures and rephrasing difficult expressions in plain English.All the participants enjoyed the games and conversation.

• The Number of Participants (45)

page up