The leaving summer flooded the University grounds in Lensoveta Street with freshmen, taking photos, making friends, enjoying the performance.
SUAI’s Rector Yulia A. Antokhina, the Saint-Petersburg Governor Georgy G. Poltavchenko and the honored guests opened the official ceremony. The Head of Administration of the Moscow District Vladimir N. Ushakov attended the ceremony with many others of St. Petersburg industry, science and administration.
Freshmen and guests met the Deans and the Directors. Empress Catherine II handed the keys of the Chesma Palace to the best Law students.
The celebration closed with a dance flash-mob and a fire show.
We welcome SUAI freshmen and congratulate all students on a new academic year!