AY 2015 Spring Graduate Commencement Held
Date of activity: March 24, 2016
The University of Tokyo AY 2015 Spring Graduate Commencement was held at Yasuda Auditorium on Thursday, March 24th, 2016.
The ceremony for students from the Graduate Schools in the science disciplines started at 9:15, while the ceremony for those from the Graduate Schools in the humanities disciplines started at 11:30.
Followed by the University of Tokyo Orchestra's performance of Symphony No. 88 in G major by Joseph Haydn, the ceremonies began amidst a solemn and majestic atmosphere as the president, the executive vice presidents, deans of the Graduate Schools and directors of the Institutes ascended to the stage in their academic gowns. The ceremonies opened with President Gonokami awarding diplomas to graduates representative of each Graduate School. President Gonokami then gave a speech to the audience of each ceremony, and two representative graduates (Ms. Yasuko Isoe from a Doctoral degree program of the Graduate School of Science in the first ceremony and Ms. Koto Ueda from a Professional degree program of the Graduate School of Public Policy in the second ceremony) made addresses in reply on behalf of the entire graduating class, after which the ceremonies were concluded.