Upcoming Events

  • 12月5日(金)8:00pm till dawn
    Early Christmas Party at International House
  • 12月5日(金)5:30-7:30pm
    Shinshu U Engineering International Students' Friendship Dinner with supporting groups and communities
  • Every Friday starting at 12:10pm English Cafe
  • Every Tuesday starting at noon Study Break at Ohta International Memorial Hall

Past Events

Shinshu U Koubou Festival (10/18/14):

For the first time in the history of Shinshu U Engineering Dept, international students from around the world got together for Koubou Festival! We had European/African, Mongolian, Korean, Malay/Thai, Vietnamese, and Chinese Food Stands, and we put on our traditional costumes for International Fashion show.


International Fashion Show

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China, Malay/Thai (top left), Vietnam (top middle), Korea(top right), Mongalia (bottom left), and Africa/Europe/English Cafe (bottom right)
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Total Lunar Eclipse (10/08/14)

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International Friendship Camp (09/20-21/14)

We camped in Hakuba and all of us became very good friends over BBQ and beer. We talked, discussed, sang songs and danced around bonfire all night long! Next morning, we went mountain biking around Hakuba city along Chikuma River. We then made Soba noodles ourselves for lunch.

Shiroume Take of Northern Alps on the background

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Final Study Hours was successful (08/14)

Nagano Binzuru Festival (08/02/14)


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BBQ Fireworks Party was successful (07/04/14)

Welcome Party for New Students (05/09/14)

変な顔バージョン:silly faces



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Cherry Blossom BBQ Party (04/18/14)

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Not shown in the pics, but over 70 people got together later, and they started to dance around Cherry trees.

Graduation Party (03/27/14)


卒業生と最後の写真:with graduates


スネイクダンス:Snake Dance!

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Japan-China Friendship Association's Shiga Kougen Ski Trip (03/15-16/14)


Contact Us/About Us

I am International Student Advisor and support international students’ academic study and daily life during their stay in the Faculty of Engineering at Shinshu University.

International Relations Office oragnises ‘MiX Culture’ . It is run by exchange students.
We oraganise various events to promote friendship between exchange students and Japanese students and share multicultural experiences.
It is fun! Please come and join us!

If you have any questions or matters that you would like to discuss, do get in touch with me.

Hiroko Itakura
International Student Advisor & Lecturer of English
International Relations Office
Room: E3 305
phone: 026-269-5016