Beijing, 5th September 2017 (BISTU)--- Opening ceremony for over 3200 fresh students of BSITU, inclusive of undergraduate and postgraduate students, successfully completes. The ceremony welcomes Chairman of University Council Wang Chuanliang, President Wang Yongsheng and all university senior administrators as well as representatives of outstanding alumni, directors and deans of divisions and schools, representatives of tutors, and representative of senior students. It is hosted by Vice President Xu Baojie.
National anthem is played together with national flag-raising in the opening ceremony. Wang Chuanliang recommends Selected Works of Famous Writers, a book written by famous aesthetician Ye Lang, hoping that students enhance their humanity quality in future learning. He extends best wishes to all fresh students and tells them that college life is a starting point from which they will conquer one mountain after another in their life.
Wang Yongsheng addresses to the Opening Ceremony. Following introduction to features, historical achievements, university motto, and outstanding students and alumni, he lays focus on introduction to educational achievements of the University. He says to the fresh students that they shall be ambitious under the grant context of the times with rapid development of science and technology symbolized by big data and artificial intelligence. Students shall be brave in shouldering responsibilities, diligent in learning, and pursue their own value in serving people and the country. It is necessary for students to lay solid foundation in theories and hold onto the culture of diligence and honor to enjoy their unique life and learning with BISTU.
Xu Ying, an alumnus enrolled in 1996, comes back to BISTU as representative of outstanding alumni. As the youngest Ph.D. supervisor ever at Academy of Opto-Electronics (AOE) of Chinese Academy of Science, she is popularly accepted as Goddess of COMPASS. She shares her personal experience of learning and research with fresh students and tells them that achievements originate from interest and owe much to perseverance.
Representatives of fresh students of all schools, together with their schoolmates, read out their respective school mottos. Chairman of BISTU Student Union Chen Xiaoxuan make a vow with all students that: we will keep pace with the times, be brave in shouldering historical responsibilities, adhere to the university motto “diligence in learning and honor for life”, follow the spirit of “faith, learning, openness, and preeminence”, and work hard for great rejuvenation of Chinese nation!