On the morning of June 29, the graduation ceremony and degree awarding ceremony for the undergraduate of 2018 of Xi'an University of Science and Technology was held grandly in the Student Recreation Center of Yanta Campus. 980 graduate students have successfully completed their studies, and open brilliant new journeys of life with the conviction and original intention of the members of Xi'an University of Science and Technology.
More than 1,000 people including Zhou Xiaode, secretary of the Party Committee of the University, Li Ming, Fan Jianwu, Hu Wei, deputy secretary of the Party Committee of the University, Zhang Weihu, Li Shugang, Wang Guirong, vice-president, Huang Yingwei, chief accountant, and members of the degree committee, principals of party and government in all units and departments, secretaries raking charge of students' affairs in various colleges (departments), the deans (directors) in charge of postgraduate work, all graduate tutors, representatives of family members of graduate students and all graduate students of 2018 participated in the ceremony to witness the beautiful moment. The graduation ceremony was hosted by Fan Jianwu.
Graduation Ceremony: Cherish Precious Youth and Live Up to Times
At 8:30, in the majestic national anthem, the graduation ceremony for the graduate of 2018 of Xi'an University of Science and Technology officially began. Li Shugang read out the Decision of Xi'an University of Science and Technology on Degree Awarding to Doctor Degree Candidates and Master Degree Candidates and Decision of Xi'an University of Science and Technology on Degree Awarding to Master Degree Candidates of 2018; Wang Guirong read out the Decision of Xi'an University of Science and Technology outstanding on Recognition to Excellent Graduates, Decision of Xi'an University of Science and Technology on Recognition to Excellent Thesis Winner of 2018 and Notice on Rewarding Graduates of 2018 "Who Will Support Construction in Xinjiang and Tibet" . Zhou Xiaode wore red flowers for the graduate students who will support construction in Xinjiang and Tibet.
Secretary's Message: Be a Happy Fighter and Learner, a Striver for the New Era
"In the days spent in the Xi'an University of Science and Technology, you may have experienced irritability and sorrow, but also experienced the fun of seeking knowledge; you may have experienced ignorance, but also mastered the scientific methods; although you have gone through the thorns, but ultimately harvested flowers and applause. Zhou Xiaode expressed warm congratulations to the students who successfully completed their studies and expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the parents, teachers and friends who have raised, educated and cared for these students.
"With your witness and participation, the university's education cause has achieves prosperous development and great progress. The industry influence and academic discourse rights of the university have been continuously enhanced, and the strength and level of running schools have been significantly improved." Zhou Xiaode and all students reviewed the achievements of the university in the fields of high-level talent team construction, discipline construction, degree and postgraduate education in recent years, and expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the graduates who worked hard for the university's development.
Zhou Xiaode eagerly hopes that the graduates of 2018 will be happy fighters and learners, and strivers for the new era He explained to the students the "method of chasing happiness" and the "method of persisting in struggle", and said affectionately that chasing dreams requires passion, realizing dreams need struggle, so everyone must release youthful and passion and pursue youthful ideals in struggleto build bridges to a happy life. All of you should enjoy the process of struggle, persist in happiness, chase dreams in happiness, and finally happiness will come quietly.All of you must always maintain a strong thirst for knowledge, firmly establish the concept of lifelong learning, and consciously internalize knowledge into a life attitude and life pursuit. In addition, you should learn from books, from the society, and all people worth learning, and enrich knowledge, cultivate the mind, and maintain energy forever while constantly seeking knowledge. You must cherish the patriotism and bear historical responsibility, adhere to the excellent motto of "The interests of our country are above everything else", carry forward the "Populus Spirit" of "Persistence and and Self-improvement", and move toward the goal step by step. On the vast territory of motherland and in the great practice of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, all of you should pursue individual ideals, realize your own values, and write wonderful life chapters.
Speeches of Teachers and Students: There is Sunshine in Our Hearts and Power under Our Feet
Wen Hu, a teacher from the College of Safety Science and Engineering, gave a soulful speech as a graduate tutor. He used the word "cherish" as a key word to express his deep advice to the graduates. He hoped that the students could cherish the body, cherish the application of their knowledge and the talents, and cherish the honors of Xi'an University of Science and Technology. He hoped that every graduate can walk into the society with a magnanimous heart and go safely into the future.
Xu Jing, one of graduates, gave a speech on behalf of all of graduate students. He recalled the past studying and living events during the academic years and the many historical moments of his alma mater. He said, "On the platform that Xi'an University of Science and Technology gave me, I have learned lots of professional knowledge, but more importantly, Xi'an University of Science and Technology inserted the dream-chasing wings for me, so I dare to fight and pursue." He said that on the life path in the future, all of us shall carry forwards the fine traditions of the ancestors of Xi'an University of Science and Technology, grasp the pulse of the times, forge ahead, blaze new trails in a pioneering spirit, create greater glory in new areas of work, so as to repay the alma mater and society.
Xu Yuanyuan, a graduate student representative, gave a wonderful wish to the seniors. She said that there is sunshine in our heart and power under our feet. The seniors may be diligent in dedicating themselves to science and education, or work hard to make contributions, or lead the trend of innovation and entrepreneurship. She hoped that all seniors will work hard and pursue their own happiness and dreams. May all seniors go forward and set sail of victory to create higher excellence. May all seniors use their own charm to practice the promise of life and spread their wings in the most vast sky.
Degree Awarding Ceremony: Stay True to the Mission and Set Sail
The graduation ceremony was successfully concluded in the song of Song of Xi'an University of Science and Technology sung by all the staff. At the subsequent degree awarding ceremony, all the graduates lined up in a neat line and stepped on the stage along with the list of students who will accept the degree by the host. The leaders of the university rewarded graduation certificates and degree certificates to the students one by one, moved tassels to the other side and took group photos. In the joyful music, the graduation ceremony and degree awarding ceremony for the graduate of 2018 of Xi'an University of Science and Technology came to an end.