From March 22, 2022 to Thursday, March 24, APU will hold the BEGIN Jr. Program, an online program aimed at Japan’s high school students. We will be recruiting students for this program until February 11.
The BEGIN (Basic Education Growing Infinity Nexus) Jr. Program, based on the concept of "infinite mutual growth through basic learning at APU," aims to teach participants the necessary skills and attitudes for global citizens through the experience of becoming a peer leader at APU. Through 7 missions, participating high school students will learn to accept diverse values and achieve their set goals through problem-based discussions and presentations. Supervising professors and a diverse group of student Teaching Assistants (TA’s) will facilitate and support participants throughout the entire program,
Program: Tuesday, March 22, 2022 – Thursday, March 24 (3 days)
Participation fee: 10,000 yen
Language: Japanese (excepting interaction with international students)
Eligibility: High school students only. Must be of Japanese nationality or a permanent resident of Japan. Maximum of 48 participants. (If there are a large number of applicants, selection will be based on the content of applications.)
Participation requirements: Must attend the pre-program meeting and all 3 days of the program. Must be able to use a PC or tablet and have stable internet connection.
Pre-program meeting: Sunday, March 16 from 19:00
Application deadline: Friday, February 11
Main content of the program
- Course on how to use Zoom
- Icebreaker with TA’s
- Group discussions and presentations
- International exchange with APU students
- Lectures by APU alumni
- Free talk
What kind of participants are we looking for?
- People who are eager to learn new things and find enjoyment in doing so
- People who want to be proactive
- People who want to connect with others with high aspirations
- People who want to think about their future
- People who want to deepen their self-understanding
▼Official APU site for examinees
▼If you have any questions about this program, please contact the following.
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Office of Domestic Admissions
Phone: 0977-78-1120 (weekdays 9:00–17:30)
Contact: Morisawa, Shiga, or Nakane