Oct 03, 2019
US high school students visit Rikkyo University on the AIG High School Diplomats Japan scholarship program
20 U.S. high school students, who were competitively selected to participate in the AIG High School Diplomats Japan scholarship program, paid a visit to the Ikebukuro Campus on July 22 in order to interact with the faculty and students of Rikkyo University.
Professor Nobuko Ikeda, Vice President for International Advancement and Director of the Organization for Global Initiatives, gave them a presentation about Rikkyo University and Japan-US educational system in Japan and the United States ,stressing that Rikkyo University were established by a missionary of the American Episcopal Church , having a profound historical connection with the United States. Professor Ikeda also explained Rikkyo University’s efforts toward promoting international education as one of the Top Global Universities and the differences of educational system between Japan and the United States from the viewpoint of students.
In closing, all the participants took pictures together. Throughout the visit, the students were in a relaxed atmosphere.
Jul 09, 2020