2019 Host Families and 2020 Student Exchange

Are you interested in Japanese culture?  Have you ever wanted to visit Japan as a student ambassador representing Berkeley and the Berkeley-Sakai Association?  Do you know that Berkeley has a sister city relationship with Sakai, Japan?  This summer in July 2019 the Berkeley-Sakai Sister City Association is hosting 5 students from Sakai, Japan. We are also looking for students who would be interested in participating in  this summers student exchange and in a student exchange to Sakai in July 2020.  If interested, please fill out this  Interest Form or Email a Berkeley-Sakai Board Member.

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Fern Harger Student Exchange Scholarship Fund

 

Help support a great student exchange. Please donate to the Fern Harger Scholarship fund.  Please click on "Read more ..." below to read about Fern and the fund.

Click here to read testimonials from former exchange students.

 

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2017 Sakai-Berkeley Student Exchange

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2018 Student Exchange

In July, three students and three chaperones visited Sakai where they enjoyed homestay for 4 nights. The students were from Berkeley Technology Academy and other bay area high schools.

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2016 Student Exchange

This year marks the beginning of a new student exchange program between Berkeley and Sakai.  Five high school girls and four adults traveled to Japan July 28 to August 8, 2016 and spent 4 days in Sakai.

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