On the morning of January 7, the 2019 International Student Graduation Ceremony of Dalian Medical University was held in the academic lecture hall on the first floor of the library. 51 foreign graduates from 18 countries and regions completed their studies smoothly and started a new voyage in life in the blessings of their relatives, teachers and friends. Vice president Guan Youfei, school functional departments and related department leaders, teaching supervisors of international students, tutors and instructor representatives of foreign students, faculty and staff of the International Education College, and relatives, friends and parents of the graduates, a total of 200 people attended the ceremony.
On the ceremony, Wu Bin, Dean of the International Education College, read out the Decision on Issuing 2019 International Student Diploma of Dalian Medical University and Awarding Doctor, Master and Bachelor Degrees to 2019 International Students. Subsequently, Guan Youfei awarded graduate certificates and diplomas to doctoral candidates, postgraduate and undergraduate graduates and turned their tassel.
The Tanzanian student Silima led the oath and all graduates solemnly attended the oath-taking ceremony for medical students. The Pakistani student Carzila spoke on behalf of the graduates. Gong Linlin, Associate Professor of the Basic Medical College spoke as a teacher representative. At the graduation ceremony, Guan Youfei delivered a cordial and sincere speech. He raised four hopes for all graduates: First, he hopes that all graduates will always remember the medical students’ oath; second, he hopes that all graduates will study hard and continue their studies; third, he hopes that all graduates will seize the opportunity of China's “One Belt, One Road” policy, and make positive contributions to building a community with a shared future for mankind. Fourth, he hopes that all graduates may come back home often. This graduation ceremony was conducted in both Chinese and English.