Events

Booking Information

Venue

Hotel Granvia Okayama

1-5 Ekimotomachi, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama, Japan

Date

14 Dec 2019

Time

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Industry

Education

Cost

FREE

Reference No

CMP-17029-Z5F1Y9

Study Abroad Fair in Okayama 2019

About event:

Okayama Prefectural Government will hold a study abroad fair in collaboration with the Australian Consulate-General and the U.S. Consulate-General.

Okayama hope to provide students in the prefecture with an opportunity to learn about Australian higher education and fuel their interest in studying in Australia.

With Austrade Osaka’s support, this event will enable Australian educational institutions to raise their profiles and reach students as well as establishing networks with local universities in the regional area of western Japan.

It is their third year and the invitation is exclusive to educational institutions from Australia and America.

Okayama Prefecture is the sister-state of South Australia. Okayama city is 45 minutes away from Osaka and the second largest city in Chugoku region after Hiroshima.

  • Expected participant number: 150-200 high school and university students
  • Number of Australian institutions invited: 7 institutions

An appointed local education agent could represent an Australian education providers.

Participation fee: Free

Event schedule (subject to change):

  • 13:00 Opening remarks by the Australian Consul-General Osaka, American Consul-General Osaka-Kobe, and Governor of Okayama
  • 13:15-14:15 Networking with local universities
  • 14:30-16:30 Consultation with students at booths
  • 16:30 Closing
Who should participate:

Australian higher education and pathway providers interested in meeting students as well as representatives from local universities in Okayama to explore opportunities in a regional area of western Japan.

Application deadline:

4 November 2019

Registration:

Please contact Saori Tominaga, Education Manager, Osaka

Travel details:

Australian travellers should be aware of the increased threat of terrorism globally and should consult the Australian Government’s General Advice to Australian Travellers, which is available at www.smartraveller.gov.au

All Australians travelling overseas, whether for tourism or business or for short or long stays, are encouraged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) before travel. The registration information provided by you will help DFAT find you in an emergency – whether it is a natural disaster, civil disturbance or a family emergency. It may also be used to pass other information to you, such as: new travel advisories, notice of elections and information on other matters relevant to travellers and expatriates.

Australian citizens can register online at www.orao.dfat.gov.au

Please note:

Austrade will only work with clients that maintain appropriate business ethics, and demonstrate a commitment to legal obligations including anti-bribery laws, both in Australia and overseas markets. For further information, please visit www.austrade.gov.au/legal-issues

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