Freshers Day at Financial University
On September 1, a Financial University ceremony of “Dedication in Students” took place in the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall.
The welcome address speeches were made by the Rector of Financial University Professor M. A. Eskindarov, as well as by Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Mr. A. G. Siluanov, Chairman of the Board of the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation Mr. A. V. Drozdov, Chairman of the state corporation “Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs” Mr. V. A. Dmitriev, and a renown financier and politician M.D. Prokhorov. All being graduates of Financial University, they spoke about brilliant prospects that open up for the new generation of students and encouraged the freshmen to use the school years as an opportunity to acquire new knowledge in the most efficient way.
The speeches were followed by the performances and speeches of outstanding Financial University students, as well as the appearance of a popular Russian band Avaria.
The symbolic key to knowledge, student credit book and student ID card were solemnly handed over to the representatives of the first-year students.
After the ceremony the first-year students proceeded to the academic buildings to attend their classes.