SUSTech flag raising ceremony held for new school year
Chris Edwards | 09/03/2019

Prior to the start of the first day of the new academic year, Southern University of Science and Technology held a flag raising ceremony, as an action to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Director of Student Affairs Office Xue Zheng presided over the ceremony.

At 8am, more than one thousand students from the Class of 2023 assembled in Green Pine Stadium with faculty members to participate in the flag-raising ceremony. Despite the heavy rain, there was deep passion in every voice when the flag slowly rose and the national anthem was sung.

University Council Vice Chairperson Li Fengliang spoke after the flag-raising ceremony. He pointed out that the flag-raising ceremony is an important action for SUSTech to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. He emphasized that each of us should respect and protect the national flag as a symbol of China. He encouraged the students to cherish the beautiful times and remember the original mission of SUSTech. Li Fengliang pointed out that to study science and technology is to serve the country, and he hoped that everyone would support the development and rejuvenation of China.

SUSTech University Council Vice Chairperson Li Fengliang was joined by other members of the university party committee, and other senior leaders across campus.

2019, 09-03
By Chris Edwards

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