On September 18, GIME held the 2021 Autumn freshmen opening ceremony on the Mingzhe building. All of teachers and freshmen attended this ceremony. The ceremony was hosted by Han Qing from the spring Class of 2020.
At the ceremony, Ms. Ding Xiaoyu, the director of GIME, warmly welcomed the new students on behalf of all the teachers. She stressed that students would not only make efforts in life but also make progress in study. She put forward three points. First, learn to live independently. Secondly, learn to cherish the time. Thirdly, learn to be grateful.
Anthony Newton, vice director of the General and Transitional Studies Department, He pointed out that only hard work can lead to success, and there is no shortcut to success. And also stressed the differences between university and school, and expected students to have a better transformation after entering the university.
The ceremony featured with a video of wishes from the seniors, they offer some suggestions and expectations for freshman due to increased a little surprise for this ceremony. Then, Yan qiuyi on behalf of freshmen made a speech, she wished that students should learn to accept the challenge calmly and out of the comfortable environment. Finally, under the leadership of the president of the students' union Bai Jiaju, all freshmen took the oath.
In the golden autumn of September, Gime hope that all the freshmen will start a wonderful college life and enter a top college.