MGIMO Freshmen Welcome Day

MGIMO Freshmen Welcome Day

25 September 2016

September 24th, MGIMO Welcome Day, an event dedicated to greeting freshmen, unfolded in the University's sports arena. The festival was attended by more than a thousand people.

MGIMO Welcome Day was kicked off by the Institute's Rector Anatoly Torkunov, who greeted all participants of the event and congratulated the freshmen with their admission to the University. The Rector wished the newly matriculated students good luck and success in this challenging but extremely interesting period of their lives.

The Head of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Sergei Pospelov encouraged all students to be true patriots and thanked MGIMO for its cooperation in issues related to youth policy and international youth cooperation.

Among the highlights of the event: a performance by members of MGIMO's Cultural Centre, the traditional relay race of faculties and a concert by the popular group "Umaturman". A special area was dedicated to the exhibition of MGIMO's main student organizations. Information regarding the 2017 World Festival of Youth and Students was presented on a separate stand for all new students to gain information about this important upcoming event.

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