Office of the President

Message from the President
Tatsuro Ishibashi
Tatsuro Ishibashi
President, Kyushu University


October 3, 2022
Fall 2022 Entrance Ceremony

Congratulations to all of you who today become students of Kyushu University. On behalf of the entire Kyushu University faculty and staff, I would like to congratulate your families, friends, and all those who have supported and encouraged you on your path to university.

Today, we welcome a total of 430 new students, including 30 undergraduate students, 344 graduate students, and 56 new international students on the short-term study abroad programs (JTW and JLCC). Again, I would like to extend to you a very special welcome.

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are able to hold today’s entrance ceremony as usual thanks to thorough infection control measures. On behalf of the faculty and staff of Kyushu University, we are delighted to be able to celebrate our new students and the numerous others involved in their academic journey. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to you all upon your enrollment.

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