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Introduction to Official Student Groups

Sports-Oriented Activities

For the purpose of promoting sports-related extracurricular activities and the various sports groups, the "Osaka University Sports Union" was set up. As can be seen below, the Osaka University President heads the Osaka University Sports Union. Currently, the Sports Union has approximately 6,000 members. 2,002 members were active in 59 different sports-related extracurricular groups at Osaka University as of June 1, 2018.

Chairperson NISHIO Shojiro (President)
Committee Chair SUZUKI Yoshiyuki (Cycling (Touring))
Committee Vice Chair & General Affairs Manager MATSUO Ryohei (Sailing)
Committee Vice Chair & Planning and Public Relations Vice Manager SAITO Izumi (Women's Handball)
Athletic Manager UMANO Katsuki (Figure Skating)
Accounting Manager
KITAMURA Takumi (Track and Field)
Public Relations Manager HIROCHI Yukiko (Women's Handball)


Culture-oriented Activities

The "Osaka University Culture Union" was set up as an organization to unify, strengthen, and promote cultural activities and groups at Osaka University. As of June 1, 2018, there are 70 extracurricular cultural groups with a total of 3,397 student members.

Management Committee Chairperson MORIMITSU Shinichi
Management Committee Vice Chairperson KATAGIRI Yukihito
Public Relations OKITA Kazuya
Public Relations

In addition to the above activities, there is also The Steering Committee for Osaka University Festivals to plan and manage the three Osaka University festivals -- Icho, Machikane, and Summer -- as well as other events, enlivening such events with innovative ideas.

To download forms for updating club registration information, click on the appropriate link(s) below:

Notification form for club renewal WORD mini icon
Notification form for updating club information on the OU website WORD mini icon
Request form for repair of facilities WORD mini icon

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