On June 2, 2022, Ms. Janine Pitt, Counsellor (Education and Research) at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo, visited KIT and had an exchange of views with Prof. Masahiro Yoshimoto, Trustee & Vice President and Prof. Kaeko Kamei, Vice President & Director of the International Center regarding possibilities for international exchange and industry-academia collaboration.
In addition to hosting the Australia-Japan Innovation & Research Symposium Kyoto in 2018, KIT has been engaged in exchanges with Australian universities in areas such as short-term English language training for students and hosting students for summer programs.
The Counsellor expressed strong interest in the international industry-academia collaborative education program, the joint degree and double degree programs offered by KIT and the high employment rate of KIT graduates. Both parties agreed to actively exchange information on the possibility of research exchange moving forward.
Vice President Kamei, Trustee/Vice President Yoshimoto, Counsellor Pitt, Senior Manager Ms. Tsukamoto