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Ryukoku Graduates in the Tokyo Olympics!

Yacht Club and Faculty of Economics Graduate Kazumasa SEGAWA Participating in the Tokyo Olympics!!
A former member of the university yacht club and March 2014 graduate from the Faculty of Economics, Mr. Segawa was selected to represent Japan in sailing (Finn class) at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He first started sailing after joining the yacht club as a freshman at Ryukoku University, participating in competitions in the Laser Class. However, after failing to make the Olympic cut in the Laser Class he switched to Finn about 15 months ago. He was then successfully selected for the Finn Class, a class of sailing that uses a boat nearly twice as heavy as the Laser Class.

On July 24th yacht club alumni held an online event to celebrate Mr. Segawa’s selection and encourage him on his Olympic journey. Approximately 50 current yacht club members and alumni participated in the event. Messages of congratulations were given by the university president, head of student affairs, alumni director and the ‘Segawa Oen-dan’, a committee set up by yacht club alumni to cheer for Mr. Segawa. The alumni committee also presented a video of encouragement performed by the university’s brass band and baton twirling and cheer team

Mr. Segawa commented “I am lucky enough to have had so many experiences supported by my amazing Ryukoku University senpai* and kohai*. I wish these experiences would have led to a more successful outcome in the team event in my 4th year. I believe however that this setback helped get me to where I am today. I hope that you will set goals without putting limitations on yourself. Dare to imagine what you might think is the unimaginable. Learn from both your successes and your failures. Take both these results and use them when embarking on your next step. Don’t let a failure bring you down. Let’s all do our best. We’ve got this!”
*senpai : your senior in year(s) ahead of you at school
*kohai : your junior in year(s) below you at school

Below are the race dates. The heats consist of a total of 19 boats competing for points in 10 races over 5 days. The top ten will secure a place in the medal race.

July 27thRace ①13:05Race ②14:20
July 28thRace ③12:05Race ④ 13:20
July 29thRace ⑤ 14:35Race ⑥ 15:50
July 31st Race ⑦ 12:05Race ⑧ 13:20
August 1st Race ⑨ 15:05Race ⑩ 16:20

August 3rd 14:30

Let’s all cheer for Mr. Segawa on his Olympic dream!

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Postal code 612-8577
Address 67 Tsukamoto-cho, Fukakusa, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Department to contact Ryukoku Center for the Promotion of Global Education
Phone 075-645-7898
Fax 075-645-2020
International Students Examination There is special selection.
Admission capacity 40 (for the 2020 school year)
Applicants 62 (for the 2019 school year)
Successful candidates 36 (for the 2019 school year)
Number of international students 21 (for the 2021 school year)
Number of privately financed international students 21 (for the 2021 school year)
Application fee 15,000 yen (for the 2021 school year)
Admission fee 50,000 yen (for the 2021 school year)
Tuition per year 487,000 yen (for the 2021 school year)
Application to delay payment or receive a refund Not available.
Department(s) Japanese Culture & Language Program
Distribution of application forms Anytime
Availability of previous exams No previous exams available.
Entry (Spring) April, 2022 entry
Application category Entrance Examination of Japanese Culture and Language Program
Starting date for application submission September 14, 2021
Deadline of application October 1, 2021 (must arrive by this date)
Notification of examination result November, 2021
Deadline of enrollment procedures November 18, 2021
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Application screening process
English examination Not necessary.
Remarks Students must meet one of the following criteria:
1. Has completed at least 300 hours of Japanese language study
2. Has passed level N4 or higher of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

Last update: Aug. 02, 2021


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