On the morning of 15 July, the 2011 GUCAS graduation ceremony was held at the Yuquanlu campus. There were 8730 students who received masters or doctoral degrees in 2011. About 660 student representatives attended the ceremonies, coming from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan and Chengdu.
The ceremony began with the playing of China's national anthem. Prof. Deng Yong, Secretary General of CAS and Executive Vice President of GUCAS, announced the name list of 2011 GUCAS students to be awarded degrees.
Prof. Bai Chunli, President of CAS and GUCAS, congratulated the new graduates telling them of his great expectations for their future careers.
Academician Jiang Guibin and Mr. Wei Wei respectively spoke on behalf of the faculty and the students.
After the graduates received their degrees, President Bai and the faculty present joined them for a group photo.