Are you interested in Japanese culture? Are you a fan of anime, one of Japan’s most recognized art forms?
Students enrolled in degree-level programs have the opportunity to travel to Japan in July 2024 to earn a lower-level LSO credit by participating in a Faculty-Led Program Abroad (FLPA).
Students will spend two weeks learning about anime and its fandom where it all began! Through hands-on experiences that include exploring museums, participating in events, and getting to know Japanese culture, students will develop skills such as critical thinking, ethical and social awareness, intercultural knowledge, and global perspective.
The FLPA program is delivered in partnership with Kanagawa University and is led by Seneca professors.
Learn more below and apply no later than January 28, 2024!
To be considered for this opportunity, you must submit a complete application which includes:
Program fee: $6,000 CAD approx.
Seneca provides up to $3,000 in funding to accepted students to offset the program fee.
Funding is awarded automatically upon application. No additional funding application is required.
Itinerary: To be updated
Language of Instruction: English
Term: Summer 2024
Upon successful completion of the FLPA, students will earn the following Seneca course credit:
The trip to Japan takes place from June 17 to June 30, 2024, and is a required component of your course.
Application DeadlineJanuary 28, 2024
Acceptance DateFriday, February 9, 2024
Pre-Departure OrientationApprox. 2 months pre-trip
Return DebriefApprox. 1 month post-trip
Traveling students must adhere to all jurisdictional guidelines and/or regulations of their host country and host institution. All accepted students are responsible for ensuring they meet the entry and exit requirements of their destination country. This information is subject to change at any time.
Seneca relies on the Government of Canada’s (GOC) Travel Advice and Advisories and the associated risk level for each destination to assess whether students should engage in an overseas activity. While we make every effort to prepare students for a successful trip overseas, circumstances may arise that are beyond our control.
Students who accept to participate on a global learning opportunity must accept as a condition of participation the possibility that the program may be cancelled or terminated early due to concerns over the safety and security of students. If cancellation or termination occurs, we will refund any payments you have made and withdraw any disbursed grants. Participants may encounter additional and unexpected financial and academic implications. Seneca will work to mitigate negative implications to the best of its ability.
International Students are required to meet with an immigration specialist to ensure their program of study and/or study permit will not be negatively impacted by travelling abroad. This must take place as soon as possible in the application process. Immigration specialists can be reached at email@example.com
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