A Degree and an Award for Toghrul

Bangor University student will be celebrating this week by graduating with a first class Master’s degree and also winning an award for his hard work.

Toghrul Sharifzade, 22, from Baku, Azerbaijan is graduating this week with an MSc in International Finance from Bangor Business School as well as receiving the award for Best Performance in Banking and Finance.

Excited about the prospect of graduating, Toghrul said:

“I am very happy and proud of myself and also for winning the award for Best Performance in Banking and Finance. Choosing Bangor University has been one of the best decisions of my life. I am very thankful to my parents for supporting me from the start. 

About Bangor and his hopes for the future, Toghrul said:

“I fell in love with Bangor at first sight. It is one of the most peaceful places I have ever been. Bangor University has amazing buildings and history. It was my first time away from my family and it was important for me to study at a University with one of the highest rates of student satisfaction.

“Whilst at Bangor I met many students and learnt about other cultures. I have gained a lot of friends from different parts of the world.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank my lecturers, supervisors, and friends who were always kind and helpful.

“I hope to continue my studies once I have gained some work experience with a leading International company. I am planning on returning to university because nothing gives me more satisfaction than learning.  

Publication date: 15 December 2016