SUSU to Hold URAL FEST International Students Forum

A big-scale URAL FEST International Students Forum on training international students in Russian universities will be held at South Ural State University November 14th through November 16th, 2019.

This event will bring together students and alumni from different countries, who chose the Ural Federal District universities to gain prestigious higher education. The forum will touch upon burning issues faced by international students.

More than 200 participants from Chelyabinsk, Sverdlovsk, Kurgan, Тyumen, Оrenburg regions, the Republic of Bashkortostan, and visiting experts from Moscow are expected to arrive. Together, they will have a roundtable discussion, concerning the specifics of training international students and the new-for-them living conditions, intercultural communication, effective cooperation between students, alumni, and the university, and many other questions.

Besides, the Ural International Centre meeting between international students and representatives of the Chelyabinsk Region diasporas will be held within the framework of URAL FEST Forum.

The result of the three-day work will be the organization of a single international society, allowing students and alumni to exchange practical trainings, experience, propose solutions on improving the interaction with international contingent, as well as attracting new students to study in the universities of the Ural Region.

Also, the Forum will be held within the framework of grants support from the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Rosmolodezh. The Forum’s main organizer is South Ural Association of International Students, which is located at SUSU. The Forum's lead partners are Global Alumni Alliance, Russian Association of International Students, Department for Youth Affairs of the City Administration of Chelyabinsk, and State-Financed Institution Resource Centre for Youth.

Furthermore, educational trainings, cultural, entertainment and sports events will be organized for the participants of the forum. All of it will make it possible to take a fresh look at the development of international relations in the field of education, make promising contacts and contribute to the internationalization of Russian universities.

Event date: 
Thursday, 14 November, 2019 - 10:00
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