On September 16, 2016, the British Ambassador in Moscow hosted the sixteenth ceremony of awarding diplomas to graduates of Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes of the International College of Economics and Finance in his Residence.
A record number of students graduated from ICEF this year: 159 BSc students and 27 MSc students. This year’s graduates showed excellent academic results and now continue their education at best foreign and Russian universities and work in large Russian and international companies.
Amongst the Ceremony guests were HSE President Alexander Shokhin, HSE First Vice Rector Vadim Radaev, ICEF Director Sergey Yakovlev, UK Ambassador to the Russian Federation Mr. Laurie Bristow, University of London Pro Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mary Stiasny, ICEF Project Director at LSE Richard Jackman, Deputy President – Chairman of the Board of VTB24 Mikhail Kozhokin and ICEF honorary guest Prof. Christopher Pissarides, London School of Economics Regius Professor of Economics, Nobel Prize winner and Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance. Professor Pissarides also gave a public lecture at ICEF.
ICEF Alumni Reunion took place after the official graduation ceremony. ICEF graduates of different years visited the Residence including first graduates of year 2001 that celebrated their 15th graduation anniversary.