[ Nov 16, 2021 ]
On November 13th, the 10th International Homecoming Day took place online. This event has been held online since last year and was attended by more than 70 participants including international alumni and current international students both from Japan and abroad.
At the first session featured a video message by President Koetsu Yamazaki, followed by a keynote speech by Dr. Pastsakorn Kitiyodom, one of the successful alumni of Kanazawa University alumnus and current chairman KU Thai Alumni Association. In his keynote speech, Dr. Pastsakorn introduced his experience at Kanazawa University, his career path after graduation, and the new business he has just launched. The speech was concluded with a warm message for the younger students: the importance of positive thinking, getting out of comfort zone, networking, and voluntary action of giving back to others.
The second session was consisted with individual meetings of KU overseas alumni associations and student association. This year, current students from China, Indonesia, Thailand, Russia, and Bangladesh organized each meeting by inviting their OBs and OGs, and deepened exchanges among alumni from those countries. In addition, there was an open chat room hosted by Kanazawa University which is open to any participants from all over the world. In this chat room participants shared their current situation as well as nostalgic memories with their former lecturers.