The University of Tsukuba (UT) will hold homecoming events on October 30 (Sat.), 2021 and Saturday, November 6 (Sat.), 2021 for all overseas alumni and former international students living in Japan.

These are casual events, so please feel free to apply and enjoy chatting with many friends of Tsukuba with drinking and eating.
These events will use the same online communication tool oVice to create a virtual social event with a party atmosphere. No participation fees required.

●Click here to register.
After registration, access URL etc, will be sent to you via email.

Details as below
●Oct. 30: International Alumni & Student Networking ? Welcome & Tsukuback! (TGSW2021)

This event provides an opportunity for overseas alumni to connect with current international students, newly enrolled international students and UT.

At this event, the UT Taiwan Alumni Association, an alumni organization that is engaged in sustainable activities overseas, will introduce their activities. In addition, the current international students will introduce the current situation of UT campus taken by GoPro.

[Program] Saturday, October 30, 19:00 – 22:00 (Japan time)

Part 1 19:00 – 19:50
Remarks by Dr. Caroline F. Benton, Vice President for International Affair
Introduction of Activities of UT Taiwan Alumni Association
Introduction of “Now on Campus” with GoPro video

Part 2: Group Free Talk 19:50 – 22:00
We will set up areas for each country/region, but the groups will not be fixed, so please feel free to move around and enjoy chatting with many of Tsukuba friends. Depending on the group, you may be able to chat in your native language.

There will also be an area for UT student organizations to welcome our freshmen. UT senior students will welcome newly enrolled students who will come to Tsukuba.
You are free to leave the room earlier than 22:00.

For more information, please click here.
TGSW2021 website: https://tgsw.tsukuba.ac.jp/update/session_en/1013/

●Nov. 6: Online Homecoming Day
This year’s Homecoming Day will be held online as follows.
Simultaneous English interpretation will be provided for overseas alumni, so please feel free to watch the video with your longtime friends, wherever you are.

[Program] Saturday, November 6, 18:00 – 21:00 (Japan time)
Part 1: Live Streaming via YouTube 18:00 – 19:30
Target Audience: Anyone can watch
*Simultaneous interpretation between Japanese and English
Part 2: Online social gathering on oVice 19:45 – 21:00pm
*Part2 needs pre-registration
Target Audience: Overseas alumni and former international students living in Japan
Japanese graduates living in Japan are limited to only 20 years and 5 years after graduation, current faculty members, retired faculty members, donators.

For more information, please click here.
UT website Event: https://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/events/20211013091127.html

● [Contact information for overseas alumni] お問合せ
Tsukuba Alumni Network (Global Commons, University of Tsukuba)
E-mail: info@tsukuba-alumni.net