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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. 1,982 members were active in 57 different sports-related extracurricular groups at Osaka University as of June 1, 2020.

Chairperson NISHIO Shojiro (President)
Committee Chair YAMASHITA Satono
Committee Vice Chair & Planning and Public Relations Manager
KITAMURA Toya (Ultimate)
General Affairs Manager IGARASHI Rin (Shorinji Kenpo)
Athletic Manager KAMEI Misa (Women's Soft Tennis)
Accounting Manager HAGIWARA Riku (Rock Climbing)
External Affairs Manager MURAKAMI Aruto (Archery)


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, 2020, there are 71 extracurricular cultural groups with a total of 2,382 student members.

Chairperson KAWANO Raimu
Vice Chairperson SHIMIZU Tatsuhiko

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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