Extracurricular Activities (Clubs and Circles)
Students participate in about 410 club and circle activities.
Being a student is one of the most important and memorable experiences of a person’s life. In addition to academic pursuits, extracurricular activities make up a valuable part of the overall university experience. Students can develop their social and interpersonal skills by getting involved in running organizations. This will help to improve their teamwork skills, and ability to build meaningful relationship with friends and peers, as well as with junior and senior students. Responsibility, good judgment and endurance can also be developed during such activities.
At Doshisha University, there are about 170 official extracurricular activity groups and 240 groups registered with the Student Support Services Center in a wide range of areas including arts, sports and culture. The groups range from those with a long tradition at the university to those more connected with contemporary culture, and all are run by the students themselves. The university supports these activities within the scope of nurturing individuals with the spirit of autonomy and self-reliance. Both the Imadegawa and Kyotanabe campuses house various facilities related to many of the extracurricular activities.
D-Live keeps students up to date on what’s happening on campus outside the classroom,
featuring a wide range of activities of student clubs and circles, such as recent results and upcoming games of sports groups, event schedules of music groups and research presentations of academic groups. Students can also find information on extracurricular programs organized by the Student Support Services Center, as well as movies, plays and concerts offered on campus.