This year the ceremony was dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Armenia.
RA ESCS Minister Vahram Dumanyan , Deputy Minister Karen Trchunyan, YSU Acting Rector Hovhannes Hovhannisyan, vice-rectors, deans of faculties, representatives of various departments, faculties, student organizations, university students of all times took part in the event.
YSU acting Rector Hovhannes Hovhannisyan, congratulating the first-year students on becoming university students, stated that it is quite difficult to carry that high title and honor of being YSU student.
He mentioned that for a long time they hesitated whether to organize this event or not, but in the end they decided to organize it to show that Armenians have lived and will live.
"The university must show that we can overcome all difficulties with education". he said.
RA ESCS Minister Vahram Dumanyan said, that the most powerful national security is education, which develops the right mindset and we make the right decisions.
Vahram Dumanyan said that the first-year studnets should study well, they should form, continue and develop our security concept.
During the event, the YSU Cultural Center Choir, the girls' dance ensemble, the "YSU band" and the students of the "University" theater-studio performed their musical, dance and theatrical performances.