At Kyushu University, the health and well-being of our students, faculty and staff and all members of the community is our top priority. However, the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is fundamentally changing the way of life we have been accustomed to. This page is meant to convey all the latest and appropriate information about COVID-19 and the University’s response to it.
All of us should be aware of the following in order to prevent the spread of infection and decrease your risk of infecting yourself or others:
For more details, please refer to the "Preventing the spread of infection" flyer.
Please take a look at these videos.
Information about off-campus facilities, The Open University of Japan Fukuoka Study Center, Nishijin Plaza, the Nihonbashi Satellite, the Kuju Joint Training Center, the Tokyo/Osaka/Hakata Station Offices and the Law School.
Let us introduce some examples of our studies and initiatives we have done to overcome the current situation with the novel coronavirus.
Professor Yutaka Arakawa and Assistant Professor Shigemi Ishida from the HumanoPhilic Systems Lab at ISEE, along with the Center of Coevolutionary Research for Sustainable Communities have developed a new system called “itocon” for the New Lifestyle that gives you information about congestion at bus stops to make students’ and faculty members’ staggered commuting easier to the Ito campus.
To overcome the global crisis caused by COVID-19, design innovation is necessary. The SDGs Design International Awards 2020 is focusing on solutions for issues related to the pandemic and will recognize outstanding ideas collected from students all over the world.