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Ceremony to mark Newcastle University’s membership of the Japan Foundation Sakura Network

Newcastle University has been invited to join the “Sakura Network”, a global Japanese language network which as of Sep 2016 has 287 members worldwide.

We are one of four leading HE institutions in the UK to have received this invitation-only membership bestowed to us by the Japan Foundation.

The Japanese studies of the School of Modern Languages has been engaging persistently in activities to enhance Japanese language education in the North of England, such as Japanese-language volunteer training, the expansion of Japanese-language resources in our Language Resource Centre, Language taster sessions at local popular culture events, and more.

Japan Foundation Sakura Network presentation

published on: 7 December 2016