Heriot-Watt hosted its 2017 Moscow graduation ceremony this week further enhancing its reputation as a global University.

We greatly value the long-standing relationship we have developed with our partners and we are also very happy to have the opportunity of emphasising our role as a leading International University in the Energy sector.

Professor Julian Jones, Vice-Principal

More than 40 graduates attended the event, which was held within the British Ambassador’s Residence and presided over by the University’s Vice-Principal, Professor Julian Jones. 

He said: “It is a great pleasure to recognise students who have completed their programme of study from Heriot-Watt University Institute of Petroleum Engineering via Tomsk Polytechnic University and Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas." 

The graduates received award classifications in MSc Petroleum Engineering, MSc Reservoir Evaluation and Management, Applied Petroleum Geoscience and Postgraduate Diplomas/Certificates in Petroleum Engineering.

More than 700 Russian students having now graduated with Heriot-Watt MSc degrees or Postgraduate Diplomas/Certificates to date.

Heriot-Watt, which has been named International University of the Year by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, has held the ceremony in the Russian Capital each October since 2003.