Graduates Celebrated

Posted on 21/12/16.

The University's Graduation event Publiikki was held on Wednesday the 21st of December, where the graduates received their degree certificates. In December, 75 Masters of Science and 7 Doctors had their certificates.

A record number of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees

26 doctoral degrees were completed at the University of Vaasa during 2016. Doctors graduated in every field of the University: 15 from the field of business studies, 6 from the field of technology, 2 from the field of administrative sciences and 3 from the field of languages and communications.

More than 480 Bachelor’s degrees and more than 530 Master’s degrees were completed. The results are a record number, in comparison last year, 475 Bachelor’s degrees and 521 Master’s degrees were completed. 15 % of all students completing their Master’s degree are international students.

Publiikki is a graduation event of all the faculties of the University of Vaasa and it is held twice a year. In addition to handing out the degree certificates, the programme included short speeches by Rector and Deans.