2021 NAIST Spring Graduation Ceremony (March 24, 2021)


On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, a graduation ceremony was held in the Millennium Hall and 355 students received their diplomas.
NAIST held the graduation ceremony on a shortened schedule and reduced scale to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), and the ceremony was held with only the representatives of the graduating class in attendance.
At the ceremony, President Yokoya conferred diplomas to the representatives of the graduating class and gave them a congratulatory speech, and the representatives of the graduating class then gave the valedictorian speech.
Then Best Student Awards were awarded to 12 selected students by Vice President Kakiuchi on behalf of the Foundation for NAIST.
Also, by distributing the ceremony in real time over the Internet and opening the venue after the ceremony for commemorative pictures, graduates and their professors who could not attend also share in the celebration.

*Number of graduates in March
【Master's graduates】
 Science and Technology 307 (18 International students)
 Information Science 1
 Biological Sciences 1

【Doctoral graduates】
 Science and Technology 35(11International students)
 Information Science 4(2International students)
 Biological Sciences 3(2 International students)

【Graduates who completed the doctoral program by submitting the dissertation】
 Information Science 4(2International students)

 Total 355

【Congratulatory remarks NAIST President】

【Congratulatory remarks Chairperson of the NAIST Alumni Association】

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