Number of people
Number of participants in the 2021 plenary session: 10 Executive Committee members (including 5 from Japan), 18 participants (including 9 from Japan)
Academic year: Regular undergraduate and graduate students of Japanese or British universities. Participants of a wide range of grades and ages are invited.
Executive committee members: 2 2nd year undergraduates, 4 3rd year undergraduates, 4 graduates
Participants: Various from foundation course to graduate students
・If you are interested in participating in the conference, you can become an executive committee member, regardless of your grade. Students from University College London (UCL), University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, University of Tokyo, Waseda University, Keio University, etc. will serve as executive committee members.
・Students are in charge of the executive committee from the second half of their first year (after the conference). If they want to stay on the committee, they are free to do so for as many years as they wish.
・Replacement is held in September every year.
The Structure of Organization
President: 1 person who coordinates the entire operation. The president may serve for one year or two years.
Finance and logistics: 3 people. Liaison with sponsors (fundraising). Arrangement of accommodation.
Social media marketing: 2 people. Announcement of new members' welcome party.
Academic: 4 people. Determination of speakers. Determination of selection process issues.
The 10 members of the organizing committee include students from the UK. Students from both Japan and the UK will work together to organize the conference.
The ratio of male to female committee members is 1:9, with more female students in past years.
The ratio of male to female participants is 1:1, with more female students in past years.
Period of Recruitment
Only in April and May, during the welcome week.
There is a plenary meeting in the summer, and the decision to become a member of the executive committee (or join the executive committee) is made in September.
Selection is made in the process of becoming an executive committee member. (Write essays, etc.)
Both executive committee members and participants are from various universities including UTokyo.
Committee members: UCL, Cambridge, imperial college, Edinburgh, Oxford, Sophia, Nanzan
Participants: King's College London, Keio University, University of Kent, Oxford, Warwick, Cambridge, Imperial College London, University of Exeter, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Kyushu University, Hosei University, Waseda University, Hitotsubashi University, London School of Economics, Nanzan, Doshisha, The University of Tokyo, Sophia University, Tokai University, Edinburgh, and UK high school students.
In 2020, the number of participants from regional universities in both Japan and the UK increased due to the online event.