Date of activity: October 6, 2015
The 2015 University of Tokyo Autumn Semester Matriculation Ceremony was held at Yasuda Auditorium on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.
The ceremony began at 10:00 AM amidst a solemn and majestic atmosphere as the executive vice presidents, deans of the Graduate Schools and directors of the Institutes ascended to the stage in their academic gowns.
The ceremony opened with speeches given to the audience by University of Tokyo President Makoto Gonokami and the representative dean, Dean Takeshi Tange of the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Two new students then took an oath on behalf of the entire incoming class, after which the ceremony was concluded.
President Gonokami’s speech, which was given in English, is available for viewing online here.