Congratulations to the graduates of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) for the successful completion of their studies! This year, the graduation ceremony fell on June 15, a time to get together with family, friends and colleagues to acknowledge their success before moving on to the nexr phase of their career.
On the morning of June 15, the outgoing students in their gowns of master degree or doctoral degree planted a tree for memory in front of the students’ apartment. They just followed the tradition as their alumni did.
The graduation ceremony and degree awarding was held in the afternoon, presided over by Prof. Liu Wenyao. All students and supervisors gathered together to celebrate the “big day” of the graduating students, to celebrate their academic achievement, to honor their hard work and dedication.
Prof. Chen Jin, director of XTBG, addressed the graduation ceremony. He talked about “insistence, choice, share, and experience”, expressed his expectations and good wishes to the graduates.
As teacher representative, Prof. Peng Yanqiong sent warm congratulations to graduates on their successful completion of studies.
Graduate representatives reviewed the joys and sorrows of studying in XTBG, and spoke out their feelings and expressed their heartfelt gratitude to their teachers.
Prof. Chen Jin moved the tassel of the caps of every graduate to the right place. He also posed photo with every outgoing graduate.
At last, the graduates sang “Our garden, our home” in chorus, to express their love of the garden.
The audience expressed congratulations to all graduates of doctoral or master's degree amid enthusiastic applause.
A farewell evening party was held, which was filled with laugh and applause.
Outgoing graduates and their teachers plant a tree for memory.
Prof. Chen Jin poses photos with graduates
Outgoing graduates sing “Our garden, our home” in chorus
Prof. Chen Jin moves the tassel of the caps of every graduate to the right place.