Welcome reception for International Students

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There was a welcome reception for international students, according to the university president that only the international students would receive such a welcome reception from school. This spring, the school welcomed about 750 new international students worldwide.

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Admission is free for international students but we have to redeem our admission tickets prior.

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Reception was held at Rihga Royal hotel which is right beside the university campus. I think the hotel is there as it is convenient for visiting international visitors to the campus.

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Current president for Waseda University giving the opening speech.

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It was a standing buffet dinner which is supposedly easier for students to mingle around.

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So far, I have to admit that Japanese curry rice is always so delicious and I am getting hooked.

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Waseda school song, I can’t remember much of it except the last portion where we can shout out “Waseda! Waseda! Waseda!”

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One unique thing that I noticed was that we have to rise our right hand when singing the school song.

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Next would be our introduction to the unique Japanese way of cheer-leading. Watch here for the typical Japanese cheer-leading

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