Sakura Science Club Holds First Reunion in Tokyo !!
On September 24 Saturday, SSC’s reunion in Japan was held in Tokyo at Miraikan. 43 members from 7 countries exchanged opinion in small groups. The second part of the reunion consisted of a buffet reception where members could casually socialize and exchange contact information. By the end, some members came up to the front of the venue to sing songs from their native countries. All in all, it ended in success.
Updated on June 26, 2016
Students from India Meet Japan’s Minister of Education
On May 6, 2016, Mr. Hiroshi Hase, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, attended a round-table conference with eight Indian high school students who took part in the Sakura Science Plan and visited Japan for the first time.
The conference was held at the residence of the Japanese Ambassador to India. Minister Hase was able to exchange frank opinions and to hear out requests from the students regarding the science program.
After answering questions on Japan’s current situation in education and relevant issues Japan is facing, the minister joined the students for a commemorative group photo.
Updated on May26, 2016
Deputy Chief of Mission, Minister, Embassy of Japan
As part of events commemorating the 50th anniversary of Singapore-Japan diplomatic relations (SJ 50), Sakura Science Plan (SSP)’s Singapore Alumni held a reunion on March 19, 2016 at Japan Creative Centre (JCC) which is directly associated with Embassy of Japan in Singapore. The reunion was co-hosted by JST and JCC. It is the first SSP reunion held globally.
We were able to receive the honorable attendance of Mr. Sin Kim Ho from Singapore’s Ministry of Education and Deputy Chief of Mission Minister, Mr. Tsutsumi Naohiro in addition to 50 Alumni participants. After JST provided the latest news from Sakura Science Plan, students from Singapore Polytechnic, River Valley High School and Dunman High School who participated in the program made presentations about their experience.
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