Kobe University

GSICS

Important Information for Disaster (Typhoon)

Rules and Regulations for Students

Classes and End of Term Examinations in Case of Typhoon, Disruption of Transportation, etc.

1.Suspension of Public Transportation

The classes (and end of term examinations) are cancelled if any of the following situations occurs.

  1. JR West (Kobe Line) is stopped for accidents or other reasons; or
  2. Hankyu Railways (Kobe Line) and Hanshin Railways are both stopped for accident or other reasons; or
  3. Kobe City Buses #16 and #36 are both stopped for accidents or other reasons.

However, the classes will be held in the following manner.

  1. In case that the transportation service is resumed by 6:00 am, the normal class will be held as usual.
  2. In case that the transportation service is resumed by 10:00 am, the normal class scheduled after 1:00 pm will be held.
  3. In case that the transportation service is resumed by 2:00 pm, the normal class scheduled after 5:00 pm will be held.
2.Weather Warnings Issued
  1. Target Area of Weather Warnings: Kobe City
    When Kobe City is included in the area of the Weather Warnings, the following manner will be applied.
  2. Type of Weather Warnings
    The classes (and term examinations) are cancelled if the Weather Warnings (Storm, Heavy snow or Snowstorm Warnings) or the Emergency Warnings are issued in Kobe City.
  3. Lifting of Weather Warnings
    The classes will be held in the following manner.
  1. In case that the weather warning is lifted by 6:00 am, the normal class will be held as usual.
  2. In case that the weather warning is lifted by 10:00 am, the normal class scheduled after 1:00 pm will be held.
  3. In case that the weather warning is lifted by 2:00 pm, the normal class scheduled after 5:00 pm will be held.
3.Information of the Class Cancellation

Information of the class cancellation will be available through the GSICS bulletin board, URIBO-Net, or GSICS website, if either Suspension of Public Transportation or the Weather Warnings can be expected in advance.

※Note

  1. Definition of Suspension of Public Transportation: The difficult cases to reach school when trains stop or the roads are shut due to traffic accidents, weather conditions, earthquakes or any other reasons.
  2. Decisions based on the weather warnings are made according to the warnings issued by the Kobe Local Meteorological Office.
  3. Updates can be found on TV, radio or via internet. Students should check these sources to learn if a severe weather warning has been lifted.
  4. Special seminars or research-based classes with a small number of students could be conducted on a case-by-case basis.

Notices

Except for extraordinary cases, all communications are made by notices posted on the bulletin board, which is located on the 1st floor of the building of the GSICS. Please pay attention to this bulletin board because every kind of notice including, but not limited to, calls, announcements, notifications, information for scholarships, and invitations for part-time jobs are posted there.

Information Sources

Current Students

Annual Schedule

URIBO portal (in Japanese) new window

GSICS Syllabi 2018 FY

Timetable 2018

GSICS Handbook 2015pdf

Scholarships
(Current Students)new window

Leave of Absence, Reinstatement, Withdrawal

Leave of Absence

Reinstatement

Withdrawal from GSICS

Certificate Request

Language Training Room

GSICS Library

Library lists

GSICS Working Paper Seriesnew window

World Bank Information Kiosk

IT Services in GSICS

Computer labs and kiosks
in GSICS

Wired access to the net

Wireless access (Wi-Fi)

Computer kiosk run by GSICS Student Council

Terms of service

Help desk

2015 Guidance for Job-Hunting
in Japan
pdf

2018 Counseling for Current Studentspdf

International Students Guide Booknew window

Disaster Information

Important Information for Disaster (Typhoon)

Disaster Prevention Handbook (Multi-language)new window

GSICS Guidelines for Avoiding Plagiarismpdf