Language Learning at Stanford


Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs (SJEAA)
The first student publication devoted to East Asia, SJEAA serves as a showcase for undergradaute and graduate student work on the East Asian region. The Journal is published by Stanford students and sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies. Student submissions are welcome. The Journal also hosts occasional forums and talks on East Asian affairs.

The Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford (FACES)
The Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford (FACES) is a group of students, faculty, and community leaders, whose mission is to improve the future of U.S.-China relations through education and grassroots diplomacy among young American and Chinese leaders. In order to accomplish this goal, they created a student leaders conference, On Common Ground. Every spring selected Chinese and American students come to Stanford University for a week-long program of academic, cultural, and social activities. A second conference is held in China the following fall, where students share results from team projects.


Asia-Pacific Students Entrepreneurial Society (ASES)
ASES is a student organization whose mission is to educate and network the future leaders in business, technology and the Asia-Pacific in order to foster a global entrepreneurship society.

Association of Chinese Students and Scholars at Stanford (ACSSS)
ACSSS is a student-run organization whose mission is to broaden the channels of communication between the Stanford mainland Chinese community and various other cultural, academic, and professional communities in the Bay Area.

ChinaRains at Stanford
ChinaRains Club, established in 1996 at Stanford's Rains Houses, is a discussion group aiming to encourage academic communications and social connections among Chinese students and scholars of social sciences within Stanford community.

China Bridge (formerly known as Chinese Language and Culture Network)
Networking events and socials that bring together students and professionals interested in learning more about China.

Chinese Women Collective at Stanford

GSB Greater China Business Club
The Greater China Business Club is an exchange for GSB and non-GSB students who are interested in business in the Greater China region: Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong. The club provides opportunities to connect with each other, share knowledge, learn, discover, and create opportunities.

Hong Kong Students Association
Founded in 1988, the Hong-Kong Student Association (HKSA) is a volunteer student organization of Stanford University dedicated to serve the Hong Kong community at Stanford and to serve those interested in Hong Kong culture.

Korean Students Association at Stanford (KSAS)
Korean Student Association at Stanford University (KSAS) is a nonprofit organization for Korean students at Stanford University that represents more than 400 members. KSAS promotes various social events as well as job searching workshops during the academic year.

Stanford Aikido Club
Aikido is an art of self-defense which emphasizes good body movement, throws, and joint locks. When using Aikido properly, violent aggression can be neutralized swiftly and cleanly so that effective self-defense is possible without inflicting injury.

Stanford Chinese Institute of Engineers

Stanford Chinese Dance

Stanford Dragon Boat
Stanford dragonboat team is a dynamic group of undergraduate and graduate students who spend a few hours together on the bay once a week to escape the rigors of Stanford life.

Stanford GSB Asian Society
The Asian Society seeks to promote social networking opportunities among students of Asian origin or descent, as well as those students who are interested in Asian culture.

Stanford Hwimori (Korean Drums)
Stanford Hwimori is a multiethnic group comprised of students, alumni, and other members of the Stanford community that are committed to the performance and perpetuation of Korean cultural performing arts on-campus and in the Bay Area. The group was founded by three Korean American students in 1993 and was originally called Stanford Samulnori.

Stanford Japan Exchange Club (SJEC)
SJEC is the Stanford Japan Exchange Club, which is a student-run organization that plans a month of activities for visiting Japanese university students every winter quarter. The Club originated in 1954 as a two-part exchange program with Keio University in Japan.

Stanford Japanese Association (SJA)

Stanford Korean Students Association (KSA)
A portal to Korean and Korean-American events, culture and issues at Stanford and beyond.

Stanford Newtype (Anime Club)
Bringing the latest and best in Japanese animation to the Stanford community.

Stanford Shotokan (Martial Arts)
Every day is an opportunity to build strength and agility, to grow and become better. This is an open invitation to men and women who wish to improve, physically and mentally, to practice karate with us.

Stanford Taiko
Stanford Taiko is a collegiate performing ensemble devoted to bringing the awareness of taiko (art of Japanese drumming) to the greater community. Composed of fifteen to twenty Stanford students, it is an entirely student run group under the guidance of the Department of Music and faculty advisors Steve Sano and Linda Uyechi.

Stanford Taiwanese Cultural Society
The Stanford Taiwanese Culture Society seeks to make its members and others aware of Taiwanese culture.

Stanford Taiwanese Student Association (STSA)

Stanford Undergraduate Japanese Association
The Stanford Undergraduate Japanese Association was formed to provide support and a social network for Japanese undergraduate students and students interested in Japanese culture, society, and current issues, while raising cultural awareness and fostering information exchange with the Stanford community. Our activities include bi-weekly meetings at Bechtel International Center, outings to Japanese restaurants or locations of cultural significance, showings of Japanese movies and anime, and other related cultural events. We also plan to be in close touch with SUN (Stanford University Nikkei) and SJA (Stanford Japanese Association - Graduate) with prospects for jointly held events in mind.

Stanford University Nikkei (SUN)
Stanford University Nikkei was formed to provide support and a social network for Japanese undergraduate students and students interested in Japanese culture, society, and current issues, while raising cultural awareness and fostering information exchange with the Stanford community.

Stanford Wushu
Stanford Wushu is a student organization devoted to the practice and promotion of the Chinese sport and martial art of wushu.

Technology & Education Connecting Cultures (TECC)
TECC is a student run non-profit, founded in 2004, which seeks to connect students in the US and China to implement social projects in China. TECC’s First Project – the 2004 Gansu Summer Institute – delivered viable curricula in both English and technology based on free print and web-based materials to 27 middle school teachers from the Gansu Province, the second poorest in China. Current projects focus on the possibilities of China-US student collaboration.

Undergraduate Chinese American Association
UCAA is Leland Stanford Junior University's Undergraduate Chinese American Association, a student-run organization whose goal is to promote and educate the Stanford community about Chinese culture. In addition, it strives to build cohesiveness within the Chinese American community itself through cultural and social events.