Award systems and punishment

1 Award Systems

Okayama University has the following award systems.

Okayama University Kokusho Award

Okayama University Kokusho Award was established in memory of Iwao Kokusho, who made a great contribution in the founding of Okayama University. We confer this award on excellent undergraduate students, both for academic achievements and integrity upon recommendation by each dean.

The Kanemitsu Award

The Kanemitsu Award is awarded based on the generous donation from Mr. Tomio Kanemitsu, a philanthropist and a 1954 graduate from Okayama University. The award is awarded mainly to graduate students who are enrolled in Master’s or Doctor’s courses and have made outstanding research achievements. The awrad is also awarded to undergraduate students who have excelled in international activities, such as studying abroad, and have shown academic excellence. One student from each graduate school and faculty is selected and they will receive a certificate of recognition and a monetary award.

Okayama University Student Sports Award

We award individuals or groups who are acknowledged to have achieved excellent performance or activity results in students’ extracurricular sports activities.
(1) International Sports Award (2) Sports Excellence Award (3) Sports Encouragement Award (4) Sports Contribution Award

Okayama University Cultural Incentive Award

We award individuals or groups who are recognized to have performed excellent achievements in extracurricular cultural activities.

Award for a student awarded the prize from an Academic Conference

It has established to celebrate a student awarded from an Academic Conference. Both applications recommended by the supervisor and student's self appointed will be accepted.

2 Punishment

It goes without saying that students are subject to the punishment of the law when they commit crimes or fraud just like ordinary members of society. Other than this, the University views discipline and punishment from an educational perspective.

Kinds of discipline or punishment

1 withdrawal: depriving the student of their status
2 suspension: suspending attendance at university for a certain period of time
3 admonition: giving a written caution and warning about the future