Development of AgriBio Leaders with an International Perspective

HOP!STEP!JUMP!Students then advance to the level where they are ready to go out into the world!AY 2015Graded Program toward Effortless International AcumenBy means of programs suited to the student’s English ability level, we gradually cultivate AgriBio leaders who possess a natural global perspective.▶Program for Faculty Members Special English and Teacher Training Seminar (University of Hawaii at Manoa, US)▶Program for Faculty Members Administrative Staff Development Program (University of New South Wales, Australia)▶Event & Seminar The 3rd career development seminar (Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd.)▶English Program Start of AY 2015 English Skills Enhancement Program▶English Program Start of International Exchange Circle “QULE” (Kyushu University Language Exchange)▶English Program TOEFL seminar by university student▶Event & Seminar Global career Fridays! (Career development seminar at lunchtime) (1) Fukuoka American Center (2) Nestle Japan Limited (3) Sanyu Consultants Inc. (4) JICA Expert Technical Adviser▶Event & Seminar Global Career Design Workshop▶Event & Seminar The 4th career development seminar (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)▶Bilateral Exchange Program Summer overseas exchange program (Hong Kong (inbound))▶Overseas Program Summer overseas study programs (US, Australia, Vietnam)▶English Program Summer Intensive English Course▶Overseas Program Spring overseas study programs (US)▶English Program Spring Intensive English Course▶Bilateral Exchange Program Spring overseas exchange program (Hong Kong (outbound))AprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecemberJanuaryFebruaryMarchFirst, we check the English proficiency of students, who take basic classes to improve their abilities and upgrade their communication in international exchanges.[At the University]▶Placement Tests (TOEFL-iBT practice tests)▶English Skills Enhancement Program (Basic to intermediate classes)[In other countries]▶AgriBio Leader English Study Program (ALEP) (University of New South Wales, Australia)▶Communication and Culture Program (CCP) University of California at Davis Extension, USAHaving gained basic linguistic proficiency, students then acquire the skills to use it practically, such as through learning scientific English and taking part in short-term overseas study programs.[At the University]▶English Skills Enhancement Program (Advanced Class)▶Joint classes with the International Course[In other countries]▶English for Science and Technology (EST) University of California at Davis Extension, USA▶Problem-based Learning Programs for scientific experience Vietnam National University of Agriculture, Vietnam Kansas State University, USA King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand International Rice Research Institute, the Philippines University of Georgia Costa Rica Campus, Costa RicaOnce students gain sufficient English proficiency and if they wish so, they are able to go abroad on long-term study programs or study in a graduate school program overseas!The cosmopolitan perspective and extensive knowledge in leading-edge agri-biosciences cultivated at Kyushu University’s Faculty of Agriculture can be mobilized for students to become leaders capable of solving global problems!▶Study abroad counseling▶Guidance in the production of research plans (essays)▶Support in scholarships (Fulbright, etc.)▶Information service on international internships▶Support in job placements at global corporations8


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