Kakehashi Blog


A Leader’s Reflections on the Kakehashi Project 2016

On 13 February 2016, twenty-one undergraduate and graduate students from the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria travelled to Japan to spend a week in Yokohama, Sapporo and Tokyo. READ MORE


Participant Post – Devin Lussier

The Kakehashi project allowed me to experience some of the areas of my study first hand and inquire directly with Japanese academics on a range of topics including disaster recovery, drivers of tourism, and international affairs.  READ MORE


Participant Post – Charlotte Grant

Traveling with a diverse and unique group of university students encouraged all of us to challenge our perceptions and see new perspectives, as well as engage in meaningful discussions about issues affecting Japan and the rest of the world. READ MORE