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A sad farewell

Today, it was time to say farewell to our four University of Winchester students as they will be leaving Kitakyushu on Thursday. Hollie, Katie, Elizabeth, and Megan have been with us since the end of March, and during that time have had a wide variety of cultural experiences on top of …

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Class 1A Farewell Party

This week was the last time that Katie, Hollie, Megan, & Elizabeth would join our Oral English class, so the students organized a surprise farewell party complete with snacks, drinks, presents, and games. We’ve all really enjoyed having them in class, and will be sad to see them leave! Travel …

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2017 International Party

Last night, we held a small party to welcome our students from overseas who are studying at Seinan this year. A nice chance to chat with them in a casual setting, plus we had a chance to play “Splat”—a party game from the UK.

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Rice planting in Toho-mura

Our annual trip to Toho-Mura for our Eco-Tourism project was held on June 10-11. We spent a very enjoyable weekend planting rice and sweet potatoes, lighting fires to heat bath water, attending a “fire festival” in a local village, and making (and eating) soba noodles. Lots of fun with our …

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