The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences held a matriculation ceremony at the Faculty of Agriculture, Ehime University, with representatives from Ehime, Kagawa and Kochi Universities in attendance. Nine students enrolled in The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences doctoral course, of whom 8 were international students (Bangladesh 3, Indonesia 3, Malaysia 1, Myanmar 1), and one from Indonesia who is in the SUIJI joint program.
At the ceremony,the Dean of UGAS, Hiroki OUE, delivered an address in English:“You all are expected to be the leaders of your countries and a bridge between Japan and each country. I hope you all establish relationships with your colleagues, your supervisors, and advisors and enhance academic networks and enjoy your research life.”
Hossen Kawsar, representing the students, responded:“It’s a great chance for us to learn how to use advanced technology and keep pace with the world. We would like to commit our best effort to sustain our humbleness, good terms, honesty and sincerity in our duties and responsibilities.”
After the ceremony, a commemorative photograph was taken of the new students and their professors.The day of the ceremony was blessed with great weather, and the new students were smiling broadly for the commemorative photograph.