TSM and TSM Shibuya Sign Curriculum Transfer Agreement with Berklee College of Music

Berklee College of Music and Tokyo School of Music and Dance and its sister school Tokyo School of Music Shibuya Campus held a signing ceremony on April 10 on the fourth floor of the Tokyo International Forum. As partner institutions, the schools will engage in a 2+2 transfer program via credit transfer. During the ceremony, the Ukifune Scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music was awarded to Mr. Yuki Kodama, who just graduated from Jikei Group school Koyo Conservatory of Music this spring. TSM and TSM Shibuya will begin recruiting students in earnest for the Study Abroad at Berklee … Continue reading

Jikei Global Website Open (Renewal)

The English version of the Jikei Group of Colleges Global Website has been completely redesigned. The Jikei Global Website will deliver information on Jikei Group activities in a timely manner.

Jikei Shanghai Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary with 1st Annual Japanese Recitation-Voice Over Contest

Fudan University Student Xu Jihai smiles after winning the Grand Prize in the Recitation Category and receiving her award from Jikei Group Chairman Kunihiko Ukifune and Mr.Wang.   As part of its 10th anniversary celebrations, Jikei Shanghai Center held the 1st Annual Japanese Recitation-Voice Over Contest. The winners were presented with their awards at the official 10th Anniversary Ceremony which took place at the Pullman Shanghai Skyway Hotel on December 23.   Jikei Shanghai Center was established as a subsidiary of Jikei Inc. in 2002 and began as Han Yuan Mandarin School, teaching Chinese to staff from Japanese companies posted … Continue reading

Jikei Science Club 20th Anniversary: Looking for the Next Nobel Laureates

Jikei Science Club 20th Anniversary Ceremony. Kunihiko Ukifune, Jikei Group Chairperson, participates in science experiment on stage.   The Jikei Science Club, a science laboratory for children, celebrated its 20th anniversary at the Sun Plaza in Tokyo Ueno Plaza on November 21. The celebrations included a formal ceremony and a get-together afterward.   The Jikei Science Club had its start 20 years ago in 1992, in a laboratory in the then Life Engineering Department of the Nihon College of Health Care Services in Koenji, in Tokyo’s Suginami Ward. The club began with 80 students and has since welcomed over 10,000 … Continue reading

Jikei Group Welcomes Delegation from Hanyang Cyber University at Educational Exchange Symposium, Renews Educational Partnership

Educational Exchange Symposium welcoming Hanyang Cyber University delegation led by Dr. Yeonwook Im (At Graduate School of Health Care Sciences, Jikei Institute, in Shin Osaka)   An international cooperation delegation from Hanyang Cyber University in Seoul, South Korea led by Dr. Yeonwook Im was in Japan from November 26-28 to participate in an international exchange forum with Jikei Group of Colleges faculty. The delegation also toured schools and strengthened educational exchange between the two organizations.   Now in its 10th year, the 4-year university’s eLearning department offers programs in computer engineering, humanities, education, and sociology-related fields, economics, and design-related fields. … Continue reading

Jikei Group of Colleges Chairperson Ukifune to receive Honorary Doctorate from Keimyung University in January

Keimyung University in Daegu, South Korea   Keimyung University, a private university in South Korea, announced in a personal letter from the school president, received on October 31, that the university would award Kunihiko Ukifune, Chairperson of the Jikei Group of Colleges, an honorary doctorate. Keimyung University is highly regarded for its long-time contributions to educational exchange between Korean and Japanese institutions of higher education including its affiliated vocational colleges.   Dr. Ukifune has humbly accepted this honor from Keimyung University and will take part in the award ceremony in Daegu, South Korea to be held at the university’s auditorium … Continue reading