Objective

This association aims at supporting international students of the University of Aizu both physically and mentally.

Operations

SAISUA uses funds collected from donors to:

  • Give SCHOLARSHIPS to needy international students
  • ASSIST students with payment of premiums for their national health insurance
  • CO-SPONSOR International Talks that introduce cultures of the world
  • SUPPORT the regular meetings and volunteer community-outreach activities of the University of Aizu International Students Organization
  • SUPPORT the Welcome Party for new international students
  • Offer EMERGENCY assistance to international students in severe need

Annual Activity Reports

Organization

President Julián Villegas
Vice President Maki Hirano
Directors Masataka Wada
Jeremy Perkins
Younghyon Heo
Anh T. Pham
Xin Zhu
Masahide Sugiyama
Auditors

Kazuyuki Toshiro

Susumu Toraiwa

Regulation

Donations

The donations of faculty and staff at the university, and donations from Fukushima Prefecture employees, labor unions, the Aizu Sangakukonwakai (Association for Aizu Industrial-University Relations) and from private citizens in the Aizu community allow the work of SAISUA to continue and flourish. We sincerely thank all donors for their continued support.


How to contribute

  • For a cash donation, please contact Office for Strategy of International Programs. (University of Aizu, Center for Globalization, Phone: 0242-37-2761, e-mail: saisua-c@u-aizu.ac.jp)
  • For other financial donation, please use SAISUA's account:
    Bank Toho Bank
    Branch Aizu Branch (No.401)
    Account type ordinary Account
    Name Aizudaigakugaikokujinryugakuseikouenkai
    Account Number

    2423709

  • An official receipt will be issued by SAISUA in both cases (please do not fail to provide your contact information to Office for Strategy of International Programs in case of bank trasfer)

NEWS: SAISUA International foods special lunch: Burundi

SAISUA and SLS served special lunch to gain knowledge of international culture. International students and professors of SAISUA planed this international food event.

Donors were searved special Burundian coffee as a token of appreciation. Meals were sold. This event was a great success.

We deeply appreciate your donations(¥18,262) for SAISUA.

We are planning to have International meals in the end of October.

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NEWS: SAISUA International foods special lunch: Spain

SAISUA and SLS served special lunch to gain knowledge of international culture. International students and professors of SAISUA planed this international food event.
Meals were sold out within 30 minutes each day. This event was a great success.
We deeply appreciate your donations(¥18,343) for SAISUA.

1 Date June 26 and 27 12:00~13:00
2 Place UoA Rat-a-tat cafeteria
3 Contents International food (2nd stage)
  Spain (paella)

We are planning to have Burundian food in the end of July.

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News: AY 2019 the First Term SAISUA Scholarship Presentation Ceremony (First times)

On Friday, June 7th, 2019, the SAISUA scholarship presentation ceremony was held at the 128 Conference room of the Research Quadrangles. SAISUA provides international students with scholarships every six months so that they can concentrate on their studies. International students in need of financial support and demonstrating superior academic performance are selected as recipients of this scholarship.
SAISUA gave 90,000 yen for the first installment to three students this time. Students will receive a total of 180,000 for a semester. SAISUA President Julian Villegas explained the purpose of the scholarship and encouraged the scholarship recipients, saying "Please keep focusing on your studies and research. We hope that in the future when you become a successful professional, remember SAISUA and donate to us so we can continue supporting new generations of International students." 
The scholarship recipients are as follows:
Mahmoud Yaqub Abdullahi: Nigeria
Zitong Wang: China
Arevalo Arboleda Juan Camilo: Colombia

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Mr. Mahmoud Yaqub Abdullahi

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Mr. Zitong Wang

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       Mr. Arevalo Arboleda Juan Camilo

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News:SAISUA International foods special lunch: Colombia

SAISUA and SLS served special lunch to gain the knowledge of international understanding. International students and professors of SAISUA planed this international food event.
Meals were sold out within 30 minutes each day. TV broadcasting stations and local newspaper journalists came and interview them. This event was a great success.

We deeply appreciated that part of the sales and your donation(¥11,489) for SAISUA.

1 Date: May 29 and 30 12:00~13:00
2 Place: UoA Rat-a-tat cafeteria
3 Contents: International food (1st step)
  Colombia (bandeja paisa)

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News: AY 2018 the Second Term SAISUA Scholarship Presentation Ceremony (Second times) 

On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019, the SAISUA scholarship presentation ceremony was held at the 128 Conference room of the Research Quadrangles. SAISUA provides international students its scholarships every six months so that they can concentrate on their studies. International students in need of financial support and demonstrating superior academic performance are selected as recipients of this scholarship. SAISUA gave the half of the total amount (90,000 yen) to the students this time.

SAISUA President Julian Villegas explained the purpose of the scholarship and encouraged the scholarship recipients, saying "It has passed for 6 months and we are glad you have studyed hard and joined the SAISUA activity proactively. Please keep to focus on studying more and don't forget that you received such a great support from many people related to UoA. We wish you will have a oportunity to return what you received to other people like you." 

The scholarship recipients are as follows.

・Le Doan Hoang (1st-year Doctor's student, from Vietnam)

・Edward Sam Ly (1st-year Master's student, from U.S.A)

・Chun Yin Mok (2nd-year Bachelor's student, from Hong-Kong) →He was absent the ceremony and SAISUA president gave the scholarship to him later.

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News: AY 2018 the Second Term SAISUA Scholarship Presentation Ceremony 

On Wednesday, November 21th, 2018, the SAISUA scholarship presentation ceremony was held at the 128 Conference room of the Research Quadrangles. SAISUA provides international students its scholarships every six months so that they can concentrate on their studies. International students in need of financial support and demonstrating superior academic performance are selected as recipients of this scholarship. SAISUA gave the half of the total amount (90,000 yen) to the students this time.

SAISUA President Julian Villegas explained the purpose of the scholarship and encouraged the scholarship recipients, saying "Hopefully, you can focus on studying and proactively join various activities inside and outside of the university with this scholarship. Also, I wish you would support SAISUA through donation, etc. for your juniors after graduation." 

The scholarship recipients are as follows.

・Le Doan Hoang (1st-year Doctor's student, from Vietnam)

・Edward Sam Ly (1st-year Master's student, from U.S.A)

・Chun Yin Mok (2nd-year Bachelor's student, from Hong-Kong)

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News: AY 2018 SAISUA joined the School Festival

UoA School Festival "Soshosai" was held on October 6th - 7th, 2018, and SAISUA sold spanish tortilla at the festival.

Some International students, faculty staffs and other staffs of UoA cooperatied each other, and so many visiters came to the SAISUA booth.

A total of 243 tortillas were sold for 2 days, and sales reached a record high of 106,738 yen. SAISUA also sold 38 SAISUA original T-shirts.

Many peole not only buy the food but also gave a donation in the donation box which was set up the booth, and it reached 17,803 yen for 2 days.

We are extremely appreciate to everyone who helping and support us and visiting SAISUA booth!

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News: AY 2018 the First Term SAISUA Scholarship Presentation Ceremony 

On Tuesay, June 26th, 2018, the SAISUA scholarship presentation ceremony was held at the South Lounge of the Research Quadrangles. SAISUA provides international students its scholarships every six months so that they can concentrate on their studies. International students in need of financial support and demonstrating superior academic performance are selected as recipients of this scholarship.

SAISUA President Julian Villegas explained the purpose of the scholarship and encouraged the scholarship recipients, saying "Hopefully, you can focus on studying and proactively join various activities inside and outside of the university with this scholarship. Also, I wish you would support SAISUA through donation, etc. for your juniors after graduation." 

The scholarship recipients are as follows.

・Loick Cedrick Denis Walle (2nd-year master's student, from France)

・Manoj Poudel (1st-year master's student, from Nepal)

・Tak Hei Law (1st-year Bachelor's student, from China)

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E-mail Address
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