On Friday, July 7, 2017, three domestic APU graduates who currently use English in their work gave lectures to English language classes at APU, discussing how they enhanced their English language skills, how they selected the company they work for, what their current job entails, the fun parts and difficulties of using English in their work, and many other topics. These discussions motivated and inspired the audience of domestic students, who are in the process of developing their English language skills. The related articles, please click on the link below.
On Friday, February 27, 2017, a meeting of the West Japan Block 2 External Evaluation Committee for the Go Global Japan Project (“GGJ”), which APU was awarded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in AY2012, was held in the RCAPS Conference Room. The meeting was convened by the GGJ West Japan Block 2, whose members are the six GGJ universities in the Kyushu-Yamaguchi region (University of Kitakyushu, Kyushu University, Nagasaki University, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi Prefectural University, and APU).
“APU Global Career Dialogue: Designing How the Next Generation will Work and Learn” was held at APU on January 22, 2017 (Sunday); the some fifty participants included current APU students, alumni, corporate guests, as well as university faculty and staff.
On Friday, January 13, 2017, a research support training session for members of the Global 4 universities was held at APU.
This fall, APU launched the Honors Program for Global Citizenship. This is a special program designed to cultivate students who can become role models for other APU students and who can contribute to both APU and the local community.
December 17-18, Winter Camp was held by Loop.A.S.(student organization of the Alumini Association.) in AP house.
Friday, December 16, We had GOAL(Global Alumni Lecture)in Japanese class and English class.
APU is currently promoting reforms to its staff organization as part of its Top Global University Project initiatives,
On September 28, 2016, a panel discussion for the faculty and staff of APU was held to report on APU acquiring accreditation from AACSB International in August 2016.