The Gifu University Commencement Ceremony for AY 2023

On Saturday, March 25, 2024, Gifu University held the Commencement Ceremony for AY 2023 at the Nagaragawa Convention Center in Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture. This marked the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic in early 2020 that all undergraduate and graduate students were able to attend the ceremony together.

President YOSHIDA Kazuhiro conveyed the following congratulatory message to 1,279 undergraduate students and 564 graduate students: At Gifu University, you diligently pursued a life of joy and fulfillment in all aspects. You studied, practiced, engaged in discussions with mentors and friends, and sought truths with great patience. Your persistent efforts to provide solutions to diverse socioeconomic issues, both domestically and internationally, as well as your sincere contributions to the advancement of "Society 5.01" are highly appreciated by all members of Gifu University and society at large. You overcame the most trying times during the pandemic, thereby equipping yourself with great resilience, vigor, and energy. I hope that you continue to march forward on your journey of exploration to achieve even higher goals and success in the future.'

On behalf of the students, Mr. KAMBE Hiroyuki from the Medical Course at the School of Medicine expressed the following, "We have been fortunate to thrive in an excellent academic environment, which has enabled us to focus on our studies thanks to the guidance from our supervisors and the warmhearted support from the local community. We are committed to contribute to society by utilizing the knowledge, invaluable experiences, and human networks we have cultivated during our time at Gifu University."

At the ceremony, 18 students were recognized by the President for their outstanding academic achievements.

The ceremony was livestreamed for GU students and their guardians on Gifu University's YouTube channel. Please click the link below to watch the President's address for the Commencement Ceremony AY 2023.

1) Society 5.0 is the next stage of society after the hunter-gatherer society (Society 1.0), farming society (Society 2.0), industrial society (Society 3.0), and information society (Society 4.0).

The Commencement Ceremony for AY 2023
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Mr. Kambe delivering his message


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