The late 2016 entrance ceremony of The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI), Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG), and Kyoto Japanese Language Training Center was held on September 30 (Friday) at the Kyoto Information University University Kyoto Station Satellite Large Hall. Many people who are willing to create a safe and comfortable advanced information age have joined the KCG family.
After a video introducing the history of the KCG Group over the past 50 years was shown to all the students, Mr. Wataru Hasegawa, President of the KCG Group, delivered the ceremonial address.Introducing the university's educational philosophy, its history, and its many initiatives for the next generation, he said, "In order to create the future ourselves, we must have a pioneering spirit and a challenging spirit that is not bound by preconceived notions or stereotypes.I hope you will make many friends and become a true global human resource," he encouraged.
KCGI President Toshihide Ibaraki then spoke about automated driving as an example that symbolizes the progress of ICT, and said, "Advanced technology has both aspects of making our lives more convenient and affluent, and of causing harm if used incorrectly.I hope that you will absorb knowledge from as wide a range of fields as possible, with a clear understanding of the various aspects of technology, and I hope that you will grow and develop greatly at our university," he said in his message to the new students.
In response, Mr. U-Chen Gao (Dalian University of Foreign Languages, China), a new student at KCGI, made a strong pledge on behalf of the new students: "We will strive to grow day by day in cooperation with many colleagues and sometimes in friendly competition, aiming to cultivate rich creativity as well as specialized knowledge and skills to contribute to the realization of an ideal information society.The new students took a new step forward as members of the KCG Group.
Congratulations to all the incoming students.