AY 2017 Spring Graduate Commencement Held
Date of activity: March 22, 2018
The University of Tokyo AY 2017 Spring Graduate Commencement was held at Yasuda Auditorium on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018.
The ceremony for students from the Graduate Schools in the science disciplines started at 9:10, while the ceremony for those from the Graduate Schools in the humanities disciplines started at 11:25.
Followed by the University of Tokyo Orchestra’s performance of the first movement of “Divertimento in F major, K. 138” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the ceremonies began 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, and two representative graduates (Mr. Shun Kawaida from a Doctoral degree program of the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences in the first ceremony and Ms. Machiko Tsujitani from a Doctoral degree program of the Graduate School of Education in the second ceremony) made addresses in reply on behalf of the entire graduating class, after which the ceremonies were concluded.