On March 11, the UGSAS degree awarding ceremony was held. This year, to prevent the spread of the COVID-19, the ceremony was held only for graduates and related faculty members, but one student assigned to Yamaguchi University and related faculty members participated in the ceremony via online.

At the ceremony, each graduate received a degree certificate from President Hiromitsu Nakajima and a commemorative medal from Dean Kodama of the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences.
President Nakajima said, “Completion of the doctoral program is not the end of your research, but the beginning of a new challenge. I sincerely hope that you will be active globally and contribute to the sustainable development of the world. He expressed his hopes for the future activities of the nine graduating students.

The breakdown of the nine graduates is as follows
[Course Completed]
Bioproduction and Bioenvironmental Sciences: 3
Bioresource and Life Sciences: 2
Global Dryland Science: 4