About NUHW

History

2000 Dec. Establishment of Niigata Sogo Gakuen School Corporation was approved.
Dec. Niigata University of Health and Welfare was approved
Dec. Departments of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences were assigned as training institutions for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language and hearing therapists respectively.
2001 Feb. Campus and school buildings were completed.
Mar. Department of Health and Nutrition was assigned as a training institution for dietitians and registered dietitians.
Apr. Niigata University of Health and Welfare (henceforth NUHW) was founded.
The Faculty of Medical Technology (with the Departments of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, and Health and Nutrition) and the Faculty of Social Welfare (with the Department of Social Welfare) were established.
Apr. The dedication ceremony of the university was held.
Apr. The first entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
2002 Apr. The second entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Sep. The second building containing a cafeteria and rooms for extracurricular activities was constructed.
2003 Apr. The third entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
2004 Apr. The fourth entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Nov. Graduate School of Health and Welfare was approved. (Master's Program : Major in Rehabilitation Sciences, Major in Social Welfare )
2005 Jan. The third building for professors' laboratories and second gymnasium and the second building containing laboratories and training facilities were constructed.
Mar. The first graduation ceremony was held.
Mar. Teaching certificate process was granted by the government to the Department of Health and Nutrition at our university.
Teaching certificate process was authorized by the government to the Department of Health and Sports.
Apr. Graduate School of Health and Welfare was founded.
Master's Program (Major of Rehabilitation Sciences, Major of Social Welfare)
Apr. Department of Health and Sports was established in the Faculty of Medical Technology.
Apr. Increase of student enrollment was applied to the Department of Physical Therapy.
Apr. The fifth entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Apr. The first entrance ceremony of the Graduate School was held.
Apr. Academic interchange agreement was concluded with the Harbin Medical College First Clinical Center.
Sep. The Department of Nursing was designated as the Schools of Public Health Nurse, Midwives, and Nurses.
2006 Feb. Research collaboration was established with the University of Southern Queensland, Australia.
Mar. The second commencement of NUHW was held.
Mar. Teaching certificate process was granted to the Department of Nursing.
Mar. Department of Social Welfare was designated as School of care worker.
Mar. The dedication ceremony of the fourth building for professors' laboratories and practice facilities was held.
Apr. Department of Nursing was established in the Faculty of Medical Technology.
Apr. The Course of Care Work was established in the Department of Social Welfare, Faculty of Social Welfare.
Apr. The sixth entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Apr. The second entrance ceremony of the Graduate School was held.
Jun. Research collaboration was established with the University of Hassan, USA.
Sep. Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics and Assistive Technology was named as School of Prosthetics.
Sep. Research collaboration was established with the Khabarovsk Far East General Medical College, Russia.
2007 Mar. The third commencement of NUHW was held.
Mar. The first Master's degree award ceremony was held.
Mar. The fifth building for professors' laboratories was constructed.
Apr. The Third building containing a cafeteria and rooms for extracurricular activities was constructed.
Apr. The two faculties were reorganized into three faculties: Faculty of Medical Technology, Faculty of Health Sciences, and Faculty of Social Welfare.
Apr. Departments of Health and Nutrition, Health and Sports, and Nursing were established in Faculty of Health Sciences.
Apr. Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics and Assistive Technology was established in Faculty of Medical Technology.
Apr. Major in Health and Welfare of the Graduate School (Doctoral Program) was established.
Apr. Major in Health Sciences (Master's Program) was established.
Apr. The Tokyo Campus was set up.
Apr. The seventh entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Apr. The third entrance ceremony of the Graduate School was held.
May. Research collaboration was established with the California State University Fresno, USA.
Dec. Teaching certificate process was granted to the Graduate School Field of Health and Sports.
2008 Mar. The fourth commencement of NUHW was held.
Mar. The second Master's degree award ceremony was held
Apr. The eighth entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Apr. The fourth entrance ceremony of the Graduate School was held.
2009 Mar. The fifth commencement of NUHW was held.
Mar. The third Master's degree award ceremony was help
Apr. The ninth entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Apr. The fifth entrance ceremony of the Graduate School was held.
May. The third gymnasium was constructed.
Jul. The collective proposal by five universities under the initiative of NUHW -"Joint Development of the Curriculum Based on Educational Module for Inter-Professional Collaboration to Better Attain QOL"- was adopted by the Ministry of Education as part of their Strategic University Collaboration Support Program.
Jul. Research collaboration was established with the National Sirindhorn Rehabilitation Center, Thailand.
Sep. International collaboration was established with the University of Kingston, UK, and the University of London, Saint George, UK.
Oct. Training of Prevention for Lifestyle-Related Diseases (LSRD) was carried out which request by JICA (the Japan International Cooperation Agency). 8 participants from 4 countries of Republic of Fiji, Republic of Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Republic of the Marshall Islands.
2010 Mar. The sixth commencement of NUHW was held.
Mar. The fourth Master's degree award ceremony was held.
Mar. The third building containing a cafeteria and rooms for extracurricular activities was renovated.
Apr. Department of Health Informatics was established in the Faculty of Healthcare Management.
Apr. The tenth entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Apr. The sixth entrance ceremony of the Graduate School was held.
Aug. Research collaboration was established with the Hung Kuang University, Taiwan.
Aug. Research collaboration was established with the Angeles University Foundation, the Philippines.
Oct. Training of Prevention for Lifestyle-Related Diseases (LSRD) was carried out which request by JICA (the Japan International Cooperation Agency). 5 participants from 4 countries of Republic of Fiji, Solomon Islands, Kingdom of Tonga and Republic of the Marshall Islands.
Nov. The Exercise Function Institute of Medical Science was founded.
2011 Mar. The seventh commencement of NUHW was held.
Mar. The fifth Master's degree award ceremony was held.
Mar. The sixth building containing laboratories and training facilities was constructed.
Apr. Department of Clinical Engineering and Medical Technology was established in the Faculty of Medical Technology.
Apr. The eleventh entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Apr. The seventh entrance ceremony of the Graduate School was held.
Aug. Research collaboration was established with the University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Department of Medical Technology, USA.
Oct. Research collaboration was established with the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines.
Oct. Training of Prevention for Lifestyle-Related Diseases (LSRD) was carried out which request by JICA (the Japan International Cooperation Agency). 10 participants from 5 countries of Republic of Fiji, Republic of Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Kingdom of Tonga and Republic of the Marshall Islands.
Oct. The tenth anniversary of the NUHW was held.
Dec. Research collaboration was established with the University of East Anglia School of Nursing and Midwives, UK.
2012 Mar. The eighth commencement of NUHW was held.
Mar. The sixth Master's degree award ceremony was held.
Apr. The twelfth entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Apr. The eighth entrance ceremony of the Graduate School was held.
Oct. Training of Prevention for Lifestyle-Related Diseases (LSRD) was carried out which request by JICA (the Japan International Cooperation Agency). 7 participants from 6 countries of Republic of Fiji, Republic of Vanuatu, Republic of the Marshall Islands and Republic of Kiribati, Tuvalu and Republic of Palau.
2013 Mar. The ninth commencement of NUHW was held.
Mar. The seventh Master's degree award ceremony was held.
Mar. The seventh building containing laboratories and training facilities was constructed.
Apr. Number of enrollment was increased in the Department of Health and Sports.
Apr. The thirteenth entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Apr. The ninth entrance ceremony of the Graduate School was held.
May. Track and field ground, baseball ground, and tennis courts were completed.
Aug. Research collaboration was established with Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.
Sep. Department of Orthoptics and Visual Sciences was assigned as a training institution for orthoptists.
Oct. Training of Prevention for Lifestyle-Related Diseases (LSRD) was carried out which request by JICA (the Japan International Cooperation Agency). 11 participants from 3 countries of Republic of Fiji, Solomon Islands, and Republic of Vanuatu.
2014 Mar. The tenth commencement of NUHW was held.
Mar. The eighth Master's degree award ceremony was held.
Mar. The eight building for professors' laboratories and training facilities were constructed.
Mar. Indoor track and baseball training facilities were completed.
Apr. Department of Orthoptics and Visual Sciences was established in the Faculty of Medical Technology.
Apr. Major in Health Informatics and Business Administration were established. (M.H.I. & B.A.)
※Number of Enrollment was changed in the Majors in Rehabilitation Sciences and Social Welfare.
Apr. The fourteenth entrance ceremony of NUHW was held.
Apr. The tenth entrance ceremony of the Graduate School was held.