2. Joint Seminar
- Number of places: 20 Canadian students (4 from Mount Allison University, 6 from Queen’s University and 10 from the University of Toronto)
- Joint Seminar (JS): JS is a 4-week 6-credit course (equivalent to a 6.0 unit course at Queen's), held in Canada (at Mount Allison University) from 2nd to 17th August, and in Japan (at Kwansei Gakuin University) from 18th to 30th August. The program is designed for 20 Canadian university students and 20 KGU students. After preparation by e-learning, students from both countries spend 2 weeks in each country living and studying together on multicultural issues. The structure of the class will contain lectures, fieldwork, and group work, followed by presentations by each group at the end of the seminar.
- Tuition fees: Queen’s University students will pay standard tuition fees to Queen’s for the courses taken through the KGU CCC, in accordance with fees that are posted on the Office of the University Registar website for Summer Term courses in 2013. Please visit http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/currentstudents/fees.html for details (approximately $190.20 per unit for domestic students).
- Accommodation: KGU will provide the participants with shared accommodation at no charge during the program. (Subject to the funding from the MEXT, see [‘Note’].)
- Scholarship: Participants from Canadian universities will receive a scholarship of ¥80,000 from the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO). (Subject to the funding from the JASSO, see [‘Note’].)
- Other costs: Participants will be responsible for return airfares, travel insurance and meals at KGU. All participants are required to pay for the meal plan provided by Mount Allison. Students from Queen's and the University of Toronto will also be responsible for travel to Mount Allison University at the start of the program.