On the 30th of June 2023, the vibrant campus of ESEI International Business School in Barcelona became the epicenter of a truly remarkable event: the 32nd Graduation Ceremony.
Amidst the picturesque surroundings of Barcelona, our graduates, and mentors came together to commemorate an extraordinary journey fueled by unwavering determination and boundless dreams. Students hailing from various backgrounds and corners of the world chose to embark on their Master’s studies at ESEI, the esteemed institution that fosters the development of future visionaries, trailblazers, and entrepreneurial minds. The diverse range of programs represented at this year’s graduation included:
- Master’s in Sports Management
- Master’s in Digital Marketing
- Master’s in International Relations and International Business
- Master’s in Business Management
- International MBA
- Master’s in Marketing and Communication
- Master’s in Tourism and Hospitality Management
- Master’s in Digital Entrepreneurship
Yet, beyond the academic achievements, this ceremony serves as an awe-inspiring testament to the indomitable spirit of our students. It exemplifies the countless hours of dedication they poured into shaping a significant chapter of their lives.
ESEI takes immense pride in being one of the most internationally diverse institutions in Barcelona, attracting students from all corners of the globe. Our commitment lies in providing equal opportunities to each individual, guiding them toward the realization of their aspirations and the embodiment of their ideal selves.
Therefore, this ceremony symbolizes not only a fresh start but also a joyous celebration of the remarkable journeys that await our graduates. Throughout this year’s graduation, we wholeheartedly embraced the motivational messages conveyed during the main speeches.
Graduation Ceremony Speach
The Co-Director (Carlota Estera), Head of Admissions (Simisola Okoya), and two of our graduating students (Amin Abdulateef and Julia Im) took the stage, their words resonating with wisdom and conviction. Here are the key points from their remarkable addresses:
- Emphasis on excellence: Above all, ESEI remains unwavering in its commitment to delivering the finest education. The speakers emphasized the significance of striving for excellence in every facet of graduates’ professional and personal lives. They encouraged the pursuit of greatness and the continuous pursuit of knowledge and mastery.
- Celebration of diversity: The value and respect ESEI places on the diversity of its student body were a prominent theme in the speeches. Graduates were encouraged to wholeheartedly embrace the richness of diverse perspectives and backgrounds. They were urged to foster inclusive environments, promote understanding, and collaborate with individuals from all walks of life.
- Focus on growth: Self-development was highlighted as an ongoing journey, with the speeches urging graduates to remain open to new ideas, embrace creativity, and seize every opportunity for personal and professional growth. The importance of lifelong learning was emphasized, empowering graduates to continually expand their horizons and evolve with the ever-changing landscape of business.
- Adaptability and dynamism: In today’s rapidly evolving business world, adaptability is paramount. The speakers urged graduates to stay agile, responsive, and proactive in navigating the shifting tides of the industry. They encouraged exploration of new avenues of innovation and the cultivation of a mindset that welcomes change as a catalyst for progress.
- Positive mindset: Optimism and passion were hailed as vital attributes in the pursuit of success and fulfillment. Graduates were advised to approach every situation with a positive mindset, embracing challenges as opportunities for personal growth. They were reminded that a joyful disposition in their work would not only inspire them but also those around them.
- Social impact: ESEI firmly believes in the power of making a positive difference in the world. The speeches emphasized the graduates’ potential to contribute to the betterment of society through their knowledge, skills, and influence. Whether through ethical business practices, community engagement, or social entrepreneurship, they were encouraged to utilize their capabilities to create meaningful social impact.
Overall, the key points revolve around the values of excellence, diversity, growth, adaptability, positivity, and social impact, which graduates are encouraged to carry with them throughout their careers and lives.
Congratulations to the ESEI Class of 2023 – may your accomplishments be the stepping stones to an extraordinary future!