CESINE held its XXII Graduation Ceremony, in the 25th anniversary of the University Center.

A solemn act at the Palacio de Festivales which gathered all new graduates from the degrees in International Business Management; Advertising, Public Relations and Marketing; Journalism and Social Networks; Fashion Design; Graphic Design;Interior Design and also from postgraduate studies.

The President of the Regional Government, Miguel Ángel Revilla, chaired the event and congratulated both students and families for their effort. “You have it all: youth and education. If you add to that perseverance, ambition and the will to fight, nothing can stop you”, he claimed.

In the same vein spoke the President of CESINE, Fermín Gutiérrez, who stressed “the broad offer of international internships and job opportunities provided by CESINE” to its students, at major companies located in different countries. “Don’t stop learning and training. Not only for being better professionals but also, which is more important, to build a better world”, he stated during his speech.

In addition, Galán handed a commemorative plaque to the patron of this year graduation, Ricardo Urías, CEO of Forward Media (Havas agencies network and Telefonica’s Media Agency worldwide). Urías highlighted that it is very important for future professionals to “learn and adapt to changes”, because he claims the world “it’s going to change completely in the coming years”.

For her part, Gema Coria, President of the Young Entrepreneurs Association, encouraged graduates to “to always strive to be the best” and become entrepreneurs. “Don’t be conformist. We need educated and well-trained people.”

In addition, the Mayor of Santander, Gema Igual, noted the importance of keeping learning to adapt to changes and she has highlighted the role of the university center: “I want to congratulate to you all, and your families and all CESINE staff. This practical-theoretical education is a unique opportunity for your future”.

The Government’s Representative in Cantabria, Samuel Ruiz, ended with a speech encouraging graduates to trust in their “talent” and the “knowledge acquired”: “Don’t give up because we need you to keep growing”.

To close the event, the Orfeón Cántabro performed some musical pieces ending with the university anthem Gaudeamus igitur. Finally, all graduates and their relatives and friends celebrated this special day with a cocktail reception held at the Greek Room of the Palacio de Festivales.