Latest Topics on Talent Development

Latest Topics Related to Talent Development

What is the objective of the University of Aizu's Talent Development?

The UoA aims at developing talents with promising knowledge and skills to succeed on the global stage.

Highly-evaluated Initiatives

The All-Japan High School Computing Contest (PC Koshien) is annually hosted by the University of Aizu and the competition has been highly evaluated as an initiative for talent development who can lead the future of the ICT field. In FY2019, the Japan Society for Engineering Education awarded the University of Aizu the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award for these efforts. In FY2020, the Society awarded the University of Aizu the Engineering Education Award for its efforts to support female empowerment through its Women's IT Career Enhancement Program.

Developing Talent Capable of Mastering ICT and Succeeding on the Global Stage in Any Field

UoA students can learn computers and programming outside of classes. By acquiring a foundation in computer science and engineering, students are empowered to find success in any field. UoA students have also launched more venture companies than any other Japanese public university*, and their number is increasing every year. (*According to an FY2017 survey by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).

Specific Talent Development at the UoA

IT Career Development School for Women

We have offered women living in Fukushima interested in working in the IT field opportunities to learn the fundaments of IT, programming skills, and other related topics mainly through e-learning courses. This program is created to aims to create job opportunities for women, secure the female IT talents who are indispensable to the revitalization of Fukushima, and contribute to creation of places where they can succeed.

National High School PC Competition (PC Koshien)

PC Koshien is a national ICT competition in which high school students (including the first- to third-year students of technical college students) put their programming skills, ideas, expressiveness, and other abilities related to information processing to the test. The purpose of the event is to improve students' skills through the experience at the competition, and to broaden the base of the talents who support our information-based society.

PC Koshien (Japanese Text Only)

Venture Experience Workshop "Aizu IT Nisshinkan"

We offer a number of Venture Experience Workshop as courses designed to respond to the needs of the region and companies in collaboration with partners including local venture companies and governments with a goal of developing young entrepreneurs with a spirit of innovation and strong technical skills.

Venture Experience Workshop "Aizu IT Nisshinkan" (Japanese Text Only)