It’s graduation day at Skoltech! Here’s everything you’ll need to know.

Graduation day is always bittersweet. On one hand, we are sorry to see our students go. On the other, we take comfort in knowing that they are moving toward bright and innovative futures in their chosen industries. We wish all of our graduates the very best, and look forward to watching them flourish in their careers!

For those of you who will be joining in today’s festivities, here’s all that you’ll need to know:

The commencement ceremony will begin at 14:30 and will be held in the Atrium Hall of the Skolkovo Innovation Center’s Technopark


Here’s the detailed program:

14:30-15:10 Our honorary guests will deliver an opening speech, and our faculty and students will march in

14:30-14:40 Skoltech President Alexander Kulshov will deliver an address

14:40-15:00 Pekka Viljakainen, Advisor to Victor Vekselberg, the President of the Skolkovo Foundation, will deliver a keynote address

15:00-15:10 Our honorary guests will deliver a few congratulatory remarks

15:10-16:40 Our students will be awarded their degrees

16:40-16:55 Students will deliver speeches and special student awards will be handed out

16:55-17:10 Professor of the Year awards will be handed out

17:10-17:15 Closing remarks will be delivered

17:15-17:30 We will take a group photo

17:30 Our celebratory reception will begin!

The event’s official hashtag is #skoltechcommencement2017

We look forward to seeing you all there!

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