With 2 of the Ebiz grrls in my class, Bee from Thailand and Akiko, while waiting outside the MLIC 3rd Floor before marching in.
At the podium, with a special certificate for my contribution to the
At the graduation ceremony, a small cozy affair as the ceremony was just for our class. The rest, whose course are 2 years, have theirs in June in the local hall.
Doing the ceremonial throw-your-graduation-hat-into-the-air thingy. We got to keep the hat, tassel and all. But we paid a bomb to rent the gown!
With the President of the school, Yasuma Sugihara-san. As grandfatherly as he looks, he really is an approachable and caring leader.
The girls forming the IUJ logo at the SD2 dormitory block.
Unfortunately, the guys don't look as graceful doing it.
Taking it off after a long and hot day of posing for the cameras. We graduated in the middle of summer, and almost drowned in our own sweat if not for the need to immortalise the moments.
The long walk back. Was about only 5 minutes to the office where we returned our gowns, but that feeling of closure felt like forever because we didn't feel like saying goodbye yet.