FY2016 the 2nd SHARE-Q Seminar (Comprehensive FD/SD)
(Oct. 17, 2016)
On Oct 17, 2016, the 2nd SHARE-Q Seminar was held. The theme was “World University Rankings – Kyushu University’s challenge toward a world class university.”
The main site was Inamori Center at Ito campus and approximately 100 faculties and staff attended.
This seminar was held as one of the activities of Kyushu University’s Top Global University Project which started in Oct. 2014. Its aims are to increase the recognition of the project itself and of its goals to achieve, and to accelerate the movement.
The seminar started with an Opening Address by the president Professor Kubo, followed by the announcement from Ms. Kawano, a research fellow, regarding “What are the world university rankings? – Their methodology and Kyushu University’s position in the rankings.” Professor Aratono, a Senior Vice President, presented “What should the university achieve in these rankings, why, and how?” and Professor Bennet Fu, a Deputy Vice President for International Affairs, National Taiwan University, presented “A case study from Taiwan.” After having the Q&A session with attendees, the seminar was completed by a Closing Address by a Vice President, Proffessor Ogata.
In this series of seminars, other activities to accelerate SHARE-Q project will be discussed in the future.