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Graduate School Commencement Ceremony, September 2013


The Graduate School Commencement Ceremony was held at the MO Hall in the Convention Center on Wednesday, September 25. Degrees were conferred upon 241 graduates, specifically, master's degrees on 52 and doctoral degrees on 189.

In his congratulatory message, President Toshio Hirano presented these words of farewell and encouragement: "I hope you will join society and reach for the sky with your head held high as graduates of Osaka University. I entreat you to discharge your duty to society as a member of it, keeping in mind the concept noblesse oblige (privilege entails responsibility)."

To download and view the English translation of President Hirano's complete address, click here.



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President Hirano at the celebratory party following the ceremony.

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