Eight students awarded JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme placements (2017-07-01)

UCD has been the largest contributor to the Japanese Government 30-year highly sought-after, year-long placements on JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme for which they are prepared by the Applied Language Centre Japanese language modules (led by Ms Nobuko Ijichi). This year, eight students from diverse disciplinary backgrounds have been selected. They are (in alphabetical order): Niall Adams (Law), Donal Burns (Zoology), Patrick Conlon (Law), Dylan Jordan (Agricultural Science), Daragh Joyce (Economics/Sociology), Charles Marchant (Chemistry, Auditor of the Japanese Society, 2015-2017), Tasha Mooney (Arts/English), and Adam Phelan (Music, Leader of the Experience Japan Taiko Team). On the 1st of July, H.E. Japanese Ambassador to Ireland Mrs Mari Miyoshi held the ceremony for all the JET awardees, with the special guest from Japan, Former Minister of Education Ms Atsuko Toyama. (For more information, please see http://jetprogramme.org/en/

JET Awarded