On 7 July, the official graduation ceremony for international students was held in the University Hall of Voronezh State University.
Vice Rector for Research and Innovations, Vasily Popov, and the Head of the International Education Institute, Vladimir Rodionov, welcomed the graduates. Among the participants of the ceremony were the deans of the faculties of Voronezh State University from which the international students graduated. Oleg Belenov, Valery Artukhov, and Alexander Shashkin congratulated the young specialists and wished them to use the knowledge they had acquired at VSU for the benefit of their countries.
Parents of students from Angola, Vietnam, and Serbia who came to Voronezh to visit the graduation ceremony thanked the university, the lecturers,and the staff of the university. The former students, in their turn, promised to live up to the expectations that come with the title of VSU graduate.
Traditionally, the event concluded with the ceremony of passing of “the key of knowledge” to the future first year students of the International Education Institute of Voronezh State University.