On August 29th, 3909 new undergraduates from the Class of 2018 arrived on the beautiful Shahe campus of Beihang University, to start the new chapter of their lives.
Early in the morning, the freshmen excitedly arrived at the “Voice of the Century” square successively. Each department, college and school set up their own booths there to provide guidance for these freshmen to finish their registration. Under the help of volunteers and elder classmates, the freshmen and their parents experienced the convenient registration process and felt the warm welcome of the university.
Beihang Party Committee Secretary Cao Shumin, President Xu Huibin, Vice President Huang Haijun, Deputy Party Secretary Li Junfeng, and other leaders were present at the registration occasion to greet the freshmen, and also visited student dormitories and canteen. In the afternoon, the freshmen’s parents meeting was held in the stadium of Shahe campus.
Elaborate preparation has been done for the new undergraduates this year, including making the E-cards with RMB 100 yuan deposits in advance, introducing the intelligent settlement system as well as carrying out all-round renovation in canteen, opening “Greening Channel” for students whose families are financially difficult, enabling face-scanning technology for registration, etc.
On August 25, before the official registration, the freshman talent training camp which included various preparatory activities such as keynote speeches and debate competition to help the freshmen better adapt to the new life in Beihang and would be last for 4 days, was opened for 400 freshmen who registered voluntarily and were screened rigorously.
A series of distinctive activities will be carried out by each college to provide all-round help for the new undergraduates after enrolling in college.
Reported by Song Chao
Photographed by Lu Shujun, Yin Jiangxushan and Ding Beining
Edited by Song Chao and Lyu Xingyun
Translated by Lyu Xingyun