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KCG and KCGI held the Fall 2017 Entrance Ceremony to foster creativity.

KCG Group's 2017 Autumn Semester Entrance Ceremony held at the KCGI Kyoto Station Satellite Main Hall on September 29.
KCG Group's 2017 Autumn Semester Entrance Ceremony held at the KCGI Kyoto Station Satellite Main Hall on 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 all the students watched a video introducing the history of KCG Group for more than 50 years, Mr. Wataru Hasegawa, President of KCG Group, made a ceremonial speech.While introducing the educational philosophy of the university, its progress to date, and its many initiatives for the next generation, he said, "I hope that you will continue to study hard while keeping an eye on the future, and that you will carve out an even better future.The faculty and staff of Tohoku University will do everything in our power to support you.

President Toshihide Ibaraki of KCGI then mentioned the exhaust gas problem and the solution of global warming as one of the genres in which ICT will play a role in the future, and said, "In order to absorb as wide a range of knowledge as possible, please have a broad interest and actively participate in classes, exercises and projects.At the same time, it is also worthwhile to challenge yourself in various activities on and off campus and gain experience in achieving something.

On behalf of the new students, Mr. Masaki Kawamura, a graduate of Kyoto University's Faculty of Economics, made a strong pledge: "We will strive to lead a fulfilling student life in cooperation with our many friends, sometimes in friendly competition, with the aim of cultivating a rich sense of creativity as well as specialized knowledge and technology 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.

I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to all incoming students.