Best Universities Graduates celebrated in Peter and Paul Fortress

On September 18, a ceremony to celebrate the best universities’ graduates of St. Petersburg took place in the Atrium of the Commandant’s House of Peter and Paul Fortress. Yana Yarovaya represented the St. Petersburg State University of Economics (UNECON). 

The best graduates were greeted by the Vice Governor of St. Petersburg Vladimir Knyaginin, who mentioned that the city was proud of each of the. Mr. Knyaginin said, «St. Petersburg is an excellent place to start professional path. The path of an adult person and professional is a constant challenge crossing, and these challenges are set by both yourself, and the environment. The first challenge has been been successfully completed by you».

While the annual number of he universities’ graduates is equal to approximately 80 thousand in ST. Petersburg, only 60 are recognized the best. Criteria include academic excellence and recognition in scientific and social activities. The best graduates were awarded with Letters of Gratitude from St. Petersburg Governor and Figurines of Sphinx, who is a symbol of Assembly of Rectors of St. Petersburg Universities.

At 12.00 AM, a canon of Naryshkin Bastion thundered to congratulate the graduates.

The event organized by the Committee on the Youth Policy and Interaction between Public Interest organisations has been taking place since 2003 has become a beautiful tradition in the sphere of higher education in St. Petersburg.



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