Kwansei Gakuin University Cross-Cultural College
Canada-Japan Collaborative Program for Educating World Citizens as Future Leaders
Queen's University and Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) in Japan are proud to announce the establishment of a joint multicultural academic program to benefit a select group of both Queen's and KGU students. Known as the KGU Cross-Cultural College, Canadian and Japanese undergraduate students will take courses with an emphasis on multiculturalism and international studies, as well as joint seminars and internships where these two groups of students will live, study and work together in both countries.
KGU CCC information sheet for students
- The basic knowledge and multicultural awareness which will enable them to contribute to the sustainable development of society, and to solve the problems facing that society.
- A grasp of the common issues facing Canada and Japan, and the ability to propose solutions based on a comprehensive understanding of the cultural background of the two societies.
- The ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural context, including a high level of language skills so that they may both understand the opinions and viewpoints of others, and communicate their own.
- An interest in other cultures and societies, and the ability to work effectively in collaboration with people from diverse backgrounds, with understanding of and respect for their values.
- The confidence and determination to act effectively in a multicultural environment, based on practical experience of working with people from other cultures.