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Call for Application: Japan Seminar on Technology for Sustainability 2021

Call for applications to the Japan Seminar on Technology for Sustainability 2021 (JSTS 2021) is now open. External Affairs Office (HUST) would like to inform HUST students with detailed information as follow:

Date

From Monday, 13th, September, 2021
to Friday, 17th, September, 2021

Hosting method

Online via Zoom

Host

National Institute of Technology (KOSEN)

Co-host

Nagaoka University of Technology
Toyohashi University of Technology

Purpose

 

The main objective of the seminar is to improve the students’ global communication skills and to gain the skills that are required of future global leaders in a diverse society. This will be done through the use of group workshops and various exchange activities based on the SDGs.

Topic & Activity

To cultivate engineers who can be competitive in a globalized world
and contribute to developing a sustainable society after/during the
post COVID-19 era.
This seminar series aims to teach the 17 basic SDGs. Based on this
knowledge, the seminar participants will form small groups of 5-6
members and will produce a short documentary movie which will focus on local problems and the challenges associated with developing a sustainable society. In addition, each group will put forth possible solutions to these challenges. Through discussions and group work, the participants, who come from various backgrounds and nations, will experience and learn how to create new values and lives after/within the COVID 19 era based on the 17 SDGs. The main targets will be economic
activities, education, medical systems and resilient infrastructures

Details of the Program and Application form

Please refer to these documents

Outcomes

The participants will gain the following skills:
1. Acquisition of the basic principles of the SDGs
2. Experience working and cooperating in English with other group
members
3. Improve their English communication skills and cross-cultural
understanding
4. Practice “Think globally, Act locally”

How to apply
 

Please submit the following documents
a. Form JSTS 2021 Student Application
b. Free description " Regional issues and SDGs17 " (A4/1page/Free form) Please raise a local problem and propose a solution in
association with SDGs17.

* Explanation of SDGs17 (United Nations website)
https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment

c. Fill personal details in the link: https://forms.gle/W7vLrmX1xhp6ZwPd9

Documents need to send to administrative staff at HUST:

Ms. Nguyen Mai Chi

External Affair Office

Email: Chi.nguyenmai@hust.edu.vn

Tel: 0968566369
 

Deadline

17h00 May 26th 2021