GBM #2

GET EXCITED. Our second GBM is coming up this Wednesday, October 23rd. We’ll be in CSB 004 (Cognitive Science Building) around 8 PM. Come for your friends, come to get some new pals, come because you don’t want to study for midterms.

We’ll be selling Meltdown tickets ($35) as well as taking membership/big/little forms and will be making some saucy announcements for you guys. Jah, come and free yourself!


GBM Event Facebook:
Meltdown Facebook Page (and more info):
Big/Little/Membership forms:

Stay frothy NSU!


NSU 2013-2014 New Year!

Greetings all of our friends and acquaintances! Welcome to our humble website. we hope you guys are as excited to start this new year as we are, and we look forward to meeting each and every one of you! Here is the schedule for our ‘rush’ week, and it would be fantastic if we could see you at each and one of these events! Come on by and convert perfect strangers to friendly acquaintances. I guarantee you won’t regret it!

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UCSD JSA+NSU Matsuri 2013!


Both the UCSD Japanese Student Association and Nikkei Student Union would like to proudly present…

[DATE] Thursday April 4th, 2013
[TIME] 5:00-10:00pm
[PLACE] UCSD Campus Library Walk

And check out our…


UCSD Japanese Student Association and Nikkei Student Union are proud to present the fifth annual Matsuri Festival of 2013. As the only authentic Japanese Festival in the San Diego County, the Matsuri Festival is open to the general public, and guaranteed to entertain people of all ages. There will be Japanese festival foods, games, and performances that will let you experience a traditional Japanese festival right here in San Diego.


There will be various Food and Game stands for you to enjoy, as well as performances by local artists in our UCSD community!

Please come and enjoy the fun!

Summer Opportunities and Scholarships

If you’re looking for something to do during the Summer like an internship, a trip to Japan, or just some way to give back to the community, NSU does provide you with some options! We also provide you with opportunities to win scholarships!

The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC) holds the Nikkei Youth Cultural Heritage Program (NYCHP), where you can travel to Kobe, Japan for one month to explore various areas of Japan and gain a deeper understanding of Japan’s history and culture. Click here to learn more and apply.

**Applications for this program are due March 15th! Scholarships are available as well.

Kizuna is an organization that strives to create a strong and vibrant Nikkei Community as well as provide opportunities to aspiring Nikkei community leaders! If you’re looking for a PAID internship this summer, apply for the Nikkei Community Internship (NCI). Check their website to learn about their other programs as well.

**Applications are due March 8th!

The Japanese American Citizens League offers annual scholarships in several categories. We encourage all to apply! Check their website for eligibilities and application due dates.