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Saturday 24 July - Friday 30 July

Summer School 2021

A one-week unique summer learning experience

Our very first summer school will be taught during the last week of July, focusing on the three skill areas below. We are looking for aspiring young leaders to join us.


1. Leadership

Discover your leadership potential. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice leadership skills via different group projects including one focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals where you will take the lead in a field study and then present your ideas.


2. Collaboration


Challenge yourself as you learn how to collaborate with others in small groups. You will participate in authentic, problem-solving and creative projects using such approaches as Case Method direct from Harvard Business School and theatre-sports during which you will improvise and act out scenarios in teams.

3. Life Skills

Develop real skills for real situations. You will develop your self-management, reflection, design thinking and communication skills via a variety of interesting activities under the guidance of NIC teachers and NUCB student mentors.

  • Nagoya City teenager tour
  • Case Method challenge
  • Team-building campus challenge
  • Multinational corporation field study trip
  • Theatre-sports
  • Personal project
  • Critical thinking games
  • Japanese archery, calligraphy, sports, etc.

Location

Nagoya, Japan’s third biggest metro region, offers a combination of vibrant urban life and tradition.

NIC is housed within Nagoya University of Commerce and Business (NUCB), where students can reside in a safe, spacious, comfortable environment with access to learning and sporting facilities.

For more information, you can download a copy of our leaflet here

Eligibility

Students enrolled in Years 7-9 (middle school Years 1-3) at the time of the programme, with at least conversational English proficiency


Selection


At the time of application, you will need to create a self-introduction video in English and create a share link. The content should include your self-introduction, your motivation for participating in the summer program, and the appeal of our school. Please use Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, YouTube, etc. for the shared link. If you have any questions about shared links, please contact us at info@ic.nucba.ac.jp.


Fee

¥150,000 (Japanese Yen)
This is the total cost covering tuition, accommodation, food, excursions, etc.

The entrance examination fee (¥55,000) will be waived for Summer Programme participants.

Fees are non-refundable except for cancellation due to illness, accident or other unforeseen circumstances, in which case ¥50,000 will be refunded. Notice must be given no less than 14 days before the start of the programme.

Boarding environment



Steps from Application to Participation


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    Step 1: Online application

    Follow the link below to complete an online application form, and provide a link to your around 3 mins English self-introduction video

  • Step 2: Offer

    You will receive a decision via email within 10 working days of submitting your application

  • Step 3: Fee payment

    We will invoice you the amount of the programme fee; your place will be reserved once payment is received

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    Step 4: Additional information

    Let us know your transport arrangements and whether you require airport/train station transfer. Please also send a copy of your ID document (passport for international students). Japanese-domicile students should send a copy of their health insurance card. If you are coming from overseas, a copy of travel insurance valid for the whole duration of your stay is required


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About the College

NUCB International College is a new international boarding school scheduled to open in 2022. It will be an English-speaking high school for Years 10 to 12.

NUCB International College is a candidate school* for the Diploma Programme. This school is pursuing authorisation as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy - a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education - that we believe is important for our students.

*Only schools authorised by the IB Organisation can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorisation will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org.