The ceremony was opened by the Head of the University Centre, Ferenc Ilyés. During the 25 years of the Centre's existence, nearly 2700 students have been enrolled at the institute, where many enthusiastic foreign teachers are also involved in the training, he said in his speech. He thanked the university's parent institutions in Hungary and the staff of the institute, wishing the teachers and students every success in the academic year that is about to begin. On behalf of Óbuda University, Dr. habil. László Koltai, representing the Óbuda University, welcomed the students admitted to the Light Industry Engineering programme, and then delivered the message of the Rector, who said. Together with Jenő Szász, President of the Foundation for Odorheiu Secuiesc, we will continue to strengthen the light industry training and digital industry education, which will help the economic enterprises in Szeklerland and Transylvania, strengthen the technical scientific life here and help our graduated engineers to prosper in their homeland. At the Óbuda University, our strategic priority is to strengthen education beyond the borders, especially in Szeklerland, in order to help our Hungarian compatriots living in the Carpathian Basin to prosper."
- We believed in a unified educational space in the Carpathian Basin even before it was possible to talk about it on either side of the border," recalled Jenő Szász, President of the Foundation for Odorheiu Secuiesc and the National Strategic Research Institute, in his speech at the event.
Zsolt Ölvedi, Deputy Mayor of the City of Székely-Holocaust, welcomed the participants. The ceremony was also attended by László György, State Secretary for Innovation and Higher Education of the Hungarian Ministry of Culture and Innovation, who expressed his appreciation to the University Centre of Odorheiu Secuiesc for its practical training.