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UTokyo Diversity & Inclusion

September 9, 2022

The University of Tokyo Statement on Diversity & Inclusion

The University of Tokyo has adopted the University of Tokyo Statement on Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) as guidance to all those involved in the university’s activities to encourage the creation of a fair and pluralistic society that respects and embraces diversity. A briefing paper accompanying and explaining the D&I Statement has also been released.

UTokyo Statement on Diversity & Inclusion

Actions and Messages

Here, we introduce plans and actions related to D&I initiatives from members of the UTokyo community, including deans and directors of various UTokyo organizations.

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UTokyo D&I Campaign 2022

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UTokyo D&I Campaign Logo

The University of Tokyo has launched a campaign aimed at promoting diversity and inclusion on campus, and making the university a place where people from diverse backgrounds can thrive. The initiative, called UTokyo D&I Campaign 2022, started in March 2022.

The campaign’s aim aligns with the principles laid out in UTokyo Compass, a statement of the university’s guiding principles announced in September 2021 and put forth under the leadership of President Teruo Fujii, who took office in April the same year. The statement sets out to promote dialogue and realize three basic principles: creation through dialogue, diversity and inclusion, and reimagining the university as a place anyone in the world would want to join. It reinforces the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and this campaign is a part of the drive to promote and realize these principles.

Among the campaign’s planned projects are the establishment of UTokyo’s declaration of diversity and inclusion, and the introduction and adoption of a specially commissioned logo to add visibility, cohesion and unity to its activities. The campaign will also provide opportunities for faculty, staff and students to interact with each other and engage in dialogue open to society, as well as participate in activities to foster awareness and encourage behavioral change toward the realization of diversity and inclusion.

D&I Initiatives at UTokyo

D&I Researchers

Discover Our People

For Alumni

TFT is an online community that helps alumni stay connected with UTokyo after graduation. Currently, over 60,000 alumni are registered with the service. Members receive information on campus news, topics and various events through the magazine and newsletter, as well as exclusive alumni benefits. If you’re not a member, become one now by registering through the page below.

TFT (UTokyo Online Community)

Support Us

Support our efforts to promote women’s advancement aid for female students, the creation of a more inclusive campus and other D&I initiatives at UTokyo. Those who donate during the campaign will receive original gifts from the UTokyo D&I Campaign. Anyone can donate, and your donation to UTokyo may be tax deductible.

 

UTokyo Foundation

Information and Support
Office for Gender Equality

The Office for Gender Equality engages in continuous efforts to increase the number of female students at UTokyo. In addition to information on events for female junior high and high school students, the Office’s website features “Spectrum – Campus Voice –,” a section with articles authored by student writers. This section includes information about on-campus initiatives, interviews with students and faculty members as well as with alumni active in various fields.

Disability Services Office

As outlined in the University of Tokyo’s Charter, UTokyo recognizes the intrinsically vital significance of the diversity of its members, including those with disabilities, and strives to create a campus where all its members can safely demonstrate their abilities and participate widely in university activities.
In line with these principles, UTokyo established the Disability Services Office in 2004. The Disability Services Office promotes university-wide barrier-free initiatives, including support for students, faculty and staff members with disabilities.

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