On 6 July, the International Education Institute held the graduation ceremony for VSU foreign graduates of 2015 in the Concert Hall of Voronezh State University. The event was opened by the best Master's students who carried the flags of Voronezh State University and the International Education Institute into the hall.
Totally, 169 diplomas were awarded. 14 Master's students, 4 Diploma degree specialists and 18 Bachelor's students graduated with honours degree. The diplomas were awarded by the Rector of Voronezh State University Dmitry Endovitsky and the Head of Voronezh State University International Education Institute Vladimir Rodionov. The Deans of the Faculties also congratulated their students.
In their answering speeches the graduates expresses gratitude to the university staff and their teachers. It was very touching to hear them calling Russia their second motherland. Relatives of some students from such countries as Montenegro, Mongolia, Indonesia, Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Vietnam came to Russia to be present at the ceremony. They came on stage to congratulate the graduates on their graduation day and thank Voronezh State University for the knowledge that their children acquired.
The ceremony also included some of the students' performances. The official part was followed by a dancing party organised by the Leisure and Culture Centre of the Institute of International Education of Voronezh State University.