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KCG and KCGI Hold Fall Semester 2017 Entrance Ceremony

KCG Group's 2017 Autumn Semester Entrance Ceremony held at KCGI Kyoto Ekimae Satellite Main Hall (September 29).
KCG Group's 2017 Autumn Semester Entrance Ceremony held at KCGI Kyoto Ekimae Satellite Main Hall (September 29).

The Fall Fall Entrance Ceremony of Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG), Kyoto Japanese Language Training Center (KJLTC), and The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) was held on Friday, September 29, at the KCGI Kyoto Ekimae Satellite Grand Hall. Many people who are eager to cultivate new creativity 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, gave the ceremonial address.Introducing the university's educational philosophy, its history, and its many initiatives for the next generation, he said, "I hope that you will continue your studies with an eye to the future and open up new paths for the future.The faculty and staff of the university will do our best to back you up," he encouraged.

KCGI President Toshihide Ibaraki then mentioned solving exhaust emission problems and global warming as one of the genres in which ICT will play a role in the future, and added, "In order to absorb as wide a range of knowledge as possible, please keep your interests broad and actively participate in classes, exercises, and projects.At the same time, it is worthwhile to challenge yourself in various on- and off-campus activities and gain experience in achieving something," he said in a message to the new students.

In response, Masaki Kawamura, a graduate of Kyoto University's Faculty of Economics, made a strong pledge on behalf of the new students: "We will strive to lead a fulfilling student life, cooperating with many colleagues and sometimes engaging in friendly competition, aiming to cultivate rich creativity as well as specialized knowledge and skills in order 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.