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Feeling at Home at SUSU

Feeling lonely is an extremely unpleasant experience to anyone. When you are in another country, far away from home, relatives, and friends, it is especially important to navigate loneliness and be able to get the best from the intercultural exchange. While cultural difference come at you from all angles in a foreign country, everyone can turn their international study into an unforgettable and rewarding experience. Below, international students of SUSU share their ideas on how to ease emotional stress abroad and “find yourself” in another country.

SUSU Celebrated Tatiana Day

On December 25th the annual celebration of Tatiana Day was held at South Ural State University. Students and academics of the university took part in this festive event.

SUSU Rector Aleksandr Shestakov welcomed the event attendees:

A New Programme of Professional Retraining Starts at SUSU

A professional retraining programme entitled Theory and practice of continuous professional education” starts at the Institute of Continuing Education (ICE). The programme is intended for academic staff of the university, who not only teach classes to students but also organise, elaborate and implement programmes of supplementary professional education, actively participating in the process of life-long continuing education of specialists.

The programme intends for studying the following comprehensive modules:

Going Abroad for New Knowledge: SUSU 2019 International Summer Schools

Where to go study this summer? Maybe, go study Spanish in Cadiz or Barcelona, or learn the basics of Italian culture in sunny Tuscany, or enrol with the international school of journalism in Prague, or maybe, the School of Leadership in Brunei, or go study in Cyprus?

International Students of SUSU are Conquering Snowy Hills

In this academic year, there were several events organised for international students of South Ural State University that included active outdoor leisure.

One of the favourite activities of SUSU’s international students is snow tubing. This activity is held annually by the Sociocultural Adaptation Centre.

President of the Interregional Tutor Association Reads a Lecture for SUSU Academics

The students under the professional retraining programme on Pedagogical Technologies in a SMART-university have attended a lecture on Tutoring Attitude of a Teacher. The event was opened by Deputy Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Marina Potapova, who introduced to the audience their lecturer – Doctor of Sciences (Pedagogy), Professor of Moscow City University, President of the Interregional Tutor Association Tatiana Kovaleva.

SUSU International Students Took Part in Billiards Tournament

On January 15th a billiards tournament among international students of Chelyabinsk was held. 

Billiards is a favourite game of many international students, that is why this tournament has already become a traditional sports event being organised by the SUSU Association of International Students.

Project-Based Learning at the Institute of Law: Students to Offer a Model for Supporting the Professional Rights of Lawyers

Besides high levels of professionalism, lawyers working in the Russian system also need such traits as high resistance to stress and readiness to work in unusual situations. Within the project-based learning system, future lawyers at SUSU are working on a project which has no analogues in modern legal practice. In the course of the project, students will develop a model for supporting the professional rights of lawyers.

Deadlines for Project Submitting under Erasmus+ Program Approach

One of the important fields in our university’s international activity is attracting funding to its research and educational activity. The International Research Collaboration of the International Office helps actively develop and fulfil international projects under Erasmus+ program (former Tempus project).

The Erasmus+ program is a program of the European Union which aims to support cooperation in academics, professional training, youth, and sport. The program is meant to facilitate the development of human and social capital in Europe and outside of its borders.

A Scientific Discussion Regarding Arkaim Held at SUSU

On January 18, a cross-platform roundtable discussion entitled «Arkaim, the territory of understanding: on formation of historical foundation of regional ideology of cultural, national and religious unity” was held at South Ural State University. The event featured administrative staff and scientists of SUSU, CSU, Chelyabinsk State Institute of Culture and Arts, administrative staff of National Park Arkaim and Centre of Tourism Development for the Chelyabinsk region, representatives of the Public Chamber and entrepreneurs.

Winter Amusements and Ice-water Dipping: SUSU International Students Studying Russian Culture

South Ural State University facilitates the adaptation of its international students to the conditions which are new for them. Big part in this process is played by engaging them into extracurricular activities, sports and recreation. Many students who come from abroad take the opportunity to master winter sports in the cold season.

Chelyabinsk Weekend Guide

Local’s guide on what to see and do

Dear Students!

There are tons of fun things you can do in Chelyabinsk. Below, we’ve picked some exciting events the city has to offer this weekend. It’s time to get some tickets and make those freedom evenings count! Don’t forget to leave your comment about the events on Vk and Facebook.

January, 25: 18:00
Chelyabinsk Puppet Theatre n.a. Olkhovsky
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland


“Taming” the Buttress Thread: University Scientists Improve Metal Working Machines

In the age of Industry 4.0, digitalization of metal working processes is becoming more and more important. In contemporary mechanical engineering, metal-cutting machines form the main equipage for industrial purposes. SUSU scientists in cooperation with the world’s leader in production of thread-forming tools – the Vargus Company (Israel) – are going to develop recommendations on tool production using multi-axis machines with computer numerical control.

SUSU Joins an Ecological Project

SUSU Institute of Open and Distance Education in collaboration with the Tsellyuloza (Cellulose) project have installed an eco-container on the territory of our university for collecting waste paper. Now all the staff members or students who care about environment can bring and pile in it waste paper, magazines or newspapers for recycling.

SUSU is to Perform Training of Specialists in the Sphere of International Politics

In the new academic year, SUSU’s Institute of Linguistics and International Communications announces admissions for bachelor’s degree programme in Political Management (major in Political Science). Graduates of this major will be in-demand abroad. Entrance examinations for applicants are Russian Language, History and Social Studies.

Debunking Myths About Russian

When you think about the Russian language, what comes to your mind? Strange letters? Difficult cases and verb forms? If you ever decide to learn Russian, do not despair. The language is not that difficult once you get used to it. Lots of international students are currently learning the Russian language at South Ural State University enjoying their experience. Read about students’ thoughts on the language and why they believe Russian is worth learning after all.

SUSU Invites to Take a Course of Professional Retraining “Enterprise Cost Assessment”

Institute of Supplementary Education invites to take a course of professional training “Enterprise (Business) Cost Assessment”. The aim of the programme is to study the modern methods and techniques of assessment activity, development of the practical skills of assessment including those which are necessary to determine the market cost of certain types of property and business (enterprise) in whole.  

Delegation from China Visited SUSU

South Ural State University was visited by a delegation from Southwest Forestry University (China) intended to discuss prospects of cooperation with SUSU.

The delegation included Vice-President of Southwest Forestry University, Xu Hui, Director of International Exchange and Cooperation Office, Yang Song, and Dean of the Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Yang Yongfa.

Tatiana Day Celebrations at SUSU

On December 25th the annual celebration of Tatiana Day will be held at South Ural State University. Students and academics of the university will take part in a games programme.

SUSU Scientific School: the Trickier the Better

Differential electric drives with synchronous outside-excitation jet engines is a relatively new field of research, which formed at SUSU in the 1980s. Earlier, a significant role in the development of the Ural scientific school of electric drive was played by the Department of Electric Drive and Automation of Industrial Installations of Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute (now SUSU).

Scientific School of High-Temperature Melts Physical Chemistry

Doctor of Sciences (Chemistry), Professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences German Vyatkin was the founder of Scientific School of High-temperature Melts Physical Chemistry. Nowadays, studies of this scientific school are conducted on the basis of the Department of Computer Modeling and Nanotechnology of Faculty of Physics of the Institute of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

ISSH Starts Cooperation with International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)

International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) is a Worldwide professional organisation which has almost 2000 of active members representing media companies and universities of France, Spain, Germany, India, Turkey, Czech Republic, Russia and other countries, among which there are more than 80 supervisors and mentors of profile sections and working groups, 30 members of the International Council, five members of executive authorities and representatives of various committees and target groups.

In 2043, Scientists, Academics and Students of SUSU will Receive Messages from the Past

During the celebratory events that took place at SUSU from 10th through 14th of December of 2018, a project entitled “Digital History of SUSU” got presented at the university’s Exhibition Centre. In the course of this event, guests and university employees got introduced to a new website which features information about the history of CMEI, CPI, CSTU and SUSU, and uploaded digitalized documents regarding the university’s history as well as photo and video materials.

SUSU Professor Using Alternative Energy Sources

A Chelyabinsk inventor barbecues using solar energy.

According to predictions by South Ural State University researchers, in just about half a century the mankind’s way of life will change forever. Oil and gas reserves will be exhausted. If we do not to consider alternative energy sources in advance, our descendants will be forced to move into caves and endure a primitive existence.

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