Graduation ceremony

Graduation ceremony

Upon successful completion of the newly-accredited MSc in Finance and Investments Programme (MSc F&I), students are awarded a Master of Science in Finance and Investments diploma. 

The 2011 graduates participated in a  festive graduation ceremony on November 10 th, 2011.Proudly wearing traditional academic caps and gowns graduates   were  put in the spotlights amongst their family, friends and co-graduates. 

Guest speaker, Hans Stegeman, Head of Dutch Macro Research at Rabobank was invited to talk about the current turmoil in financial markets and the difficulties to find appropriate solutions. He challenged the students to become part of the (future) solutions.

Rabobank handed out the 2011 Best Student of the MSc F&I Programme Award which consists of  a financial contribution and an internship option. The award was won by Silviya Nikolova (Bulgaria) for her outstanding performance in courses, master thesis and extra-curricular activities. 

 Towards the end students were addressed by one of the FI alumni. They were reminded of their new status as alumnus and the many networking opportunities this presents.  The graduation ceremony closed with drinks and toasts during an informal reception.