Showing posts from February, 2010

Niigata University

Niigata University is located in the City of Niigata, a key metropolis on the Sea of Japan. Niigata is the only government ordinance–designated city on that coast and thus is the region's leading municipality. The university is nestled between the Sea of Japan and the Echigo Plain. Off the coast is the picturesque island of Sado, and the Shinano River travels over the plain. The university boasts two campuses: the Ikarashi Campus and the Asahimachi Campus. With this magnificent natural environment, the two campuses offer an ideal setting for students to enjoy concentrating on their studies.

Niigata University boasts a long history and rich tradition, with the predecessor institutions of the university tracing back about 140 years. The school was inaugurated as Niigata University in 1949 under the new university system introduced in Japan soon after the end of World War II. Since then, the university has played a key role as a center of scholarship in the Japan Sea Rim region. With …

Osaka City University

As President of OCU, I am proud of the vibrant atmosphere of our campus. OCU has about 9,000 students and 2,000 staff members, who study and work with enthusiasm under the university's motto "Creativity, Friendliness and Flexibility." It is OCU's aim to meet the needs of society and to continue as an urban-oriented institution that strives to study possible solutions to the contemporary challenges facing urban areas, as well as ways to enable the sound development of cities. In order to create an optimal educational environment befitting the 21st century, we have been working over recent years to renew our academic and sporting facilities. The Media Center and the Basic Experimental Education Building are both highly sophisticated facilities that are unique in Japan. Innovative efforts have also been made to reform the educational system, such as the participation of graduate students as teaching assistants in undergraduate courses and the introduction of course eva…

UAB Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona art collection has grown over the past 40 years since our foundation in 1968. Our first logo, an identifying UAB emblem, created by the artist Josep Maria Subirachs, or outstanding masterworks of contemporary artists such as Aguilar, Alfaro, Benito, Caro, Corberó, Llimós, Navarro, Orensanz, Plazuelo, Solano and Vaccaro, among others, have been placed in our campus.The artistic heritage of the UAB campus presently consists of the spectacular columns designed by Andreu Alfaro and three sculptures on loan since 2005 from the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA), in addition to the recent incorporation of Perejaume's artwork "l'Enclavament de Bellaterra" in the Faculty of Law area and other paintings and sculptures bought in 1989 to commemorate UAB's 20th anniversary.

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Welcome to Nanyang Technological University (NTU). NTU is an internationally reputed research-intensive tertiary institution. Our broad-based education covers science and technology, business and the arts, entrepreneurial and leadership skills to prepare students for the global working world.

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is a research-intensive university with globally acknowledged strengths in science and engineering. The university has roots that go back to 1955 when Nanyang University was set up. Today, NTU has four colleges with 12 schools, and three autonomous entities, the National Institute of Education, the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, and the Earth Observatory of Singapore.NTU provides a high-quality global education to more than 21,700 undergraduates and 9,400 graduate students. The student body includes top scholars and international olympiad medallists from the region and beyond.Hailing from 55 countries, the university's 2,700-strong teachin…

National University of Singapore (NUS)

About NUSA leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) offers a global approach to education and research, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. Its transformative education includes a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment, as well as special programmes which allow students to realise their potential. Over 30,000 students from 100 countries further enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives, making campus life vibrant and exciting. We invite you to explore the NUS web and discover how the University is striving to excel globally with new initiatives in education, research and enterprise.

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