On June 22nd, 2016 Graduation Ceremony & Course Completion Ceremony for MASTA/DOCSTA was hosted by Mr. Weng Jingnong, Dean of International School of Beihang University and Executive Director of the Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (China), at Conference Centre of Beihang University. MASTA 2014&DOCSTA 2013 Graduates, MASTA 2015 Students, Vice President of Beihang University Mr. Huang Haijun, Secretary-General of APSCO Mr. Li Xinjun, supervisors, representatives from different government departments, organizations and academies attended the ceremony.
The ceremony began with a series of famous Chinese traditional music, taking all students back to their unforgettable experience at Beihang University.
Mr. Weng Jingnong, Dean of International School of BUAA and Executive Director of the RCSSTEAP (China) extended his sincere congratulations to all the graduating students of 2016 and announced the commencement of the ceremony.
Mr. Huang Haijun, Vice President of Beihang University and Mr. Li Xinjun, Secretary-General of APSCO, issued the certificates and souvenirs.
Ms. He Qiong, Deputy Director General of Department of Military-Civil Technology Integration, issued the certificates to “Excellent Graduate”.
Mr. Mohammad Ebrahimi, Director General of Department of Education and Training and Database Management, APSCO and Mr. He Linshu, Senior Expert of RCSSTEAP (China), issued the certificates to Course Completion students.
Mr. Huang Haijun, Vice President of Beihang University extended his heartfelt congratulations to all the 19 graduates from the MASTA/DOCSTA program and wished they could effectively take advantages of all they had learned in the program to serve their respective homelands and people.
Ms. He Qiong, Deputy Director General of Department of Military-Civil Technology Integration expressed China’s willingness to provide education and training resources to the full extent to all the countries dedicated to the peaceful use of outer space and belief to yield more fruits and embrace an even more promising future.
Mr. Li Xinjun, Secretary-General of APSCO, told all the students to hold true to themselves as facing and tackling the inevitable changes. He said, “Remember to hold onto your value system, your work ethic and most importantly, your humanity. It is these qualities that will guide you further on your journey.”
Mr. Wu Falin, the representative of teachers, recalled his memorable experience with the dear students and hoped that they all would have a great future.
Ms. SUKAWATTANAVIJIT CHANIKA, the representative of DOCSTA 2013 Graduates, Mr. KULKARNI ADVAIT UMESH and Ms. TAEWPANICH THANIDA, the representatives of MASTA 2014 Graduates, and Mr. MONDAL KRISHNA PROSAD, the representative of MASTA 2015 Students expressed their appreciation to Beihang University, APSCO, RCSSTEAP, and the China Scholarship Council for giving them the opportunity to study in this program. They shared their unforgettable experience at Beihang University and would like to be the bridge between China and their homeland in the future.
Finally, Mr. Li Xinjun and Mr. Huang Haijun signed the Cooperation Agreement for Degree Education Programs of APSCO between APSCO and Beihang University.
Down to the earth while aiming high! Wish a brilliant future for all of the MASTA 2014&DOCSTA 2013 graduates and MASTA 2015 students.