The opening ceremony for Freshmen
On the afternoon of September 13, the opening ceremony of the 2020 freshmen of the International College was held in the Grand Lecture Hall of Zhangzhou Campus. Professor Tao Tao, Dean of Overseas Education College / International College, Wang Yi, Secretary of the Party Committee of the College, and other college leaders attended the opening ceremony. All faculty and staff and nearly 500 2020 freshmen from all over the country attended the opening ceremony. The ceremony was presided over by Wu Di, deputy secretary of the Party Committee of the Academy.
The ceremony kicked off with the majestic and passionate national anthem. Professor Tao Tao, Dean of the Overseas Education College / International College, gave the first speech. On behalf of all the teachers and students of the College, he expressed his heartfelt congratulations and a warm welcome to the 2020 freshmen who have experienced the double test of the epidemic and the entrance to higher education. He also introduced Xiamen University and the International College. The development history of the college pointed out that in the 15 years since its establishment, the college has cultivated a batch of outstanding talents with ideals and beliefs, family and country feelings, and responsibilities. It encourages all freshmen to be a person who loves the motherland, learning, and life. The time spent studying at Xiamen University has maximized my English or Japanese ability, professional knowledge, and all-around quality, laying a solid foundation for studying abroad.
Dean Tao Tao's speech
Subsequently, Wang Zhendong, a teacher of the English Teaching and Research Group, made a speech as a teacher representative. He shared his feelings as a teacher and his feelings about studying abroad. He hoped that his classmates would cherish the present and have dreams in mind, learn to be a person while reading, understand the rules in being a person, be awed by the rules, and live up to their youth in awe. Wish all new students live up to their elders and their expectations in the future.
Teacher representative Wang Zhendong made a speech
Wang Niu Qianyuan, a student of the Class of 2020 Fashion Management 2+2 Program, spoke as a freshman representative. He said, “Although I gave up the admissions of the University of Edinburgh and University College London, I feel that being a Xiamen University makes me more proud” and encourages all freshmen. : Adapt to the new university life as soon as possible, set up ambitious goals, cherish time, study professional knowledge hard while constantly enriching the mind and broadening horizons, laying a solid foundation for future ideals and life goals. The wonderful speech in both Chinese and English won warm applause from the audience.
"Self-reliance! Reliance! Hai how ocean! Who tonight's exercise of its key hair hiding? Lujiang is deep and long, cause I know in no center. Calls Alas! Strength of the South! Calls Alas! Strength of the South!", In All the teachers and students sang the school song in unison, and the opening ceremony of the 2020 freshmen of the International College came to a successful conclusion.