From August 31 to September 1, CUG welcomed over 8,000 first-year students to campus, including 4,600 undergraduate students, 3140 postgraduate students, and 414 doctoral students.
From August 15, the enrolled students started to register through the online system, which simplified the process of check-in, payment, and orientation. It was the first time that CUG freshmen experienced online orientation.
At 6:30 am of August 31, a number of shuttle services started at Wuhan Railway Station, Wuchang Railway Station, and Hankou Railway Station. 313 volunteers in blue jacket worked at the railway stations to meet the new comers.
On campus, teachers and senior students completed various preparations of reception. Volunteers also took part in the reception, such as showing new students the way, moving new students into their residences, introducing the campus, and even informing new students of fraud prevention tips.
On the morning of August 31, heads of CUG came to the sites to check the progress of welcoming the new and talked to the new students, their parents, and volunteers. On the afternoon of September 1, heads of CUG went to residence halls to visit the new students.
(Edited and translated from the Chinese version)