CLASS

Classes and Events

Having fun is an essential part for people’s growth.
Yokohama Design College offers a variety of events throughout the year to support students’ growth.
In addition to the support for skill enhancement, such as preparation for qualification and certificate examinations and for a graduate exhibition, YDC also has a number of fun events including the annual school festival where you can have a blast with friends who share dreams with you. YDC will help you fully enjoy your student life, where you can both learn and have fun.

Specialized Course

  • April

    Entrance ceremony
    Orientation
    Social gathering

  • May

    Health checkup

  • June

    Sports festival
    Fashion Business Examination
    Pattern Making Examination (written)
    Lettering Examination
    Off-campus learning

  • July

    Summer vacation
    Fashion Color Examination
    Fashion Sales Examination
    CG Examination

  • August

    Open classes

  • September

    Final exams
    Graduation ceremony (for students who started in October)
    Pattern Making Examination (practical)

  • October

    Entrance ceremony (for students starting in October)
    School festival
    Foundation Day

  • November

    Fashion Business Examination
    CG Examination

  • December

    Winter break
    Fashion Sales Examination

  • January

    Mochitsuki (rice cake pounding) event
    Open classes
    Fashion Color Examination
    Dressmaking Skill Examination

  • February

    Graduate exhibition
    Final exams

  • March

    Graduation ceremony
    Spring break

Japanese Language Course

  • April

    Entrance ceremony
    Orientation

  • May

    Health checkup
    Field trip (Japanese nature)

  • June

    Sports festival
    Off-campus learning
    EJU

  • July

    JLPT
    Field trip (Japanese company)
    Summer vacation

  • August

    Open classes
    Field trip

  • September

    Final exams
    Field trip (disaster prevention)
    Graduation ceremony (for students who started in October)

  • October

    Entrance ceremony (for students starting in October)
    School festival
    Speech contest
    Foundation Day

  • November

    Field trip
    EJU

  • December

    Extracurricular program
    Excursion
    Christmas party
    JLPT
    Winter break

  • January

    Mochitsuki (rice cake pounding) event
    Open classes
    Optional manga class

  • February

    Graduate exhibition
    Field trip (Japanese history)
    Final exams

  • March

    Graduation ceremony
    Graduation trip
    Spring break

Events

Through the following events, you can deepen your understanding of Japan as well as the importance of the language and communication.

・Events to deepen understanding of the Japanese culture, society, and history
・Events for interaction with Japanese people
・Events as part of education on collaboration and leadership to develop the 21st-century skills and global talents

In addition, we organize various events such as sports festivals, school festivals, field trips, visits to Disney Sea, Mochitsuki (rice cake pounding) events, speech contests, graduation trips, and graduate exhibitions.