June 3, 2018
On the 1st and 2nd of June 2018, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences graduated its 4th cohort of students. The ceremony started with a speech from Nazarbayev University's (NU) President - Mr Shigeo Katsu, who, being proud of the entire NU community, encouraged graduates to think critically in difficult times. Then the Provost of NU - Dr Adesida Ilesanmi, congratulated students and asked them to thank and applaud their families for making this big day come true for graduates.
This year there were 24 Master of Arts (3 with honours among them) and 145 Bachelor degrees (21 cum laude, 8 magna cum laude, 4 summa cum laude among them) diploma-holders. The School is also proudly sending many of its brightest students to such institutions as
Central European University (Budapest),
George Washington University (USA), University of Arizona (USA), University of Maryland (USA) and
Goethe University (Germany) to pursue graduate studies.