The Association of International Students is looking for active and motivated international students to help those, who came to Russia for the first time, and to participate in organizing events.
AIS has been operating for 6 years now. It includes more than 2,500 students from 56 countries all over the world. The Association is actively developing and holds a large number of events and holidays for SUSU international students. Last year, 5-6 events were held every month, and in the new academic year, even more are planned.
On September 19th, South Ural State University became member of the University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR). Vice-Rector for International Relations Olga Yaroshenko took part in the UASR 2019 events, in the city of Xi’an of the People’s Republic of China, within the frameworks of which the membership of SUSU in this organisation was discussed.
South Ural State University has become a participant at the 31st annual conference held by the European Association for International Education (EAIE Conference and Exhibition 2019). The Conference and Exhibition has been held on September 24th through 27th in Helsinki (Finland). SUSU is represented by the Vice-Rector for International Relations, Olga Yaroshenko, and the Head of the International Office, Liudmila Lapina.
Scientists of South Ural State University have developed an algorithm that allows to distinguish between positive and negative feedback from air travelers’ twits using machine learning methods. Innovation represents a program for processing preliminary data in combination with a trained convolutional neural network. The development will increase the satisfaction of airline customers. The results of the study were published in the highly-rated Journal of Big Data (Scopus, TOP-10%).
Mikhail Ivanov, Dean of the SUSU Faculty of Material Science and Metallurgical Technology, and students training under a project-based learning programme took part in the “Welding in Russia 2019: State-of-the-Art and Perspectives” International Conference, which was held at the Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science of the Siberian Branch of the RAS, Tomsk. South Ural State University was one of the conference organizers along with other big universities and industrial associations of Russia.
On the 23rd of September, ceremonious closing ceremony of the II All-Russian Student Festival “Ready for Labor and Defense” (GTO) took place at South Ural State University. Awards for the winners of the Festival were handed by the Minister of Sports of the Chelyabinsk region, Leonid Oder, the Head of the Department for GTO Complex Implementation, Aleksandr Karpov, and the SUSU Vice-Rector for Student Affairs, Vyacheslav Burmatov.
Scientists of South Ural State University conducted a study of wall fragments with a window structure and analyzed possible heat loss. As a result, a universal mathematical model was developed that will reduce energy consumption by eliminating additional heat loss, and will, in addition, can be used for energy classification of buildings under construction and operation. The results of the study were published in the highly-rated scientific journal Magazine of Civil Engineering (Scopus, Q1).
A delegation from the Islamic Republic of Iran paid a visit to South Ural State University in order to discuss academic and scientific collaboration. The delegation representatives met the SUSU leadership and were taken on a tour around the university’s top research and education centres and laboratories.
On the 3rd of October 2019, a roundtable discussion entitled “Knowledge about Politics: How to Get and Where to Use” is to take place at South Ural State University under support of the Department of International Relations, Politology, and Regional Studies and the Council of Young Political Scientists of the Russian Political Science Association. The event is going to start at 1:35 p.m. by the address: classroom 168, 76 Lenin prospect, Chelyabinsk.
On Thursday, September 19th, students of Chelyabinsk universities gathered at the SUSU’s Sigma university complex to learn about the projects being fulfilled by the Non-commercial Organisation South Ural Association of Volunteers, and to join the ranks of “Digital Volunteers”.
Ceremonious opening of the School called “Information Technology Perspectives”, being implemented under support of Rosmolodezh Federal Agency for Youth Affairs, took place on September 17. Participants of the event were about 80 students majoring in IT at the School of Economics and Management and the Institute of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, as well as lecturers and partners of the university.
Within the training process for students of the Elite Education Cluster at the SUSU Faculty of Journalism, a master class was held by Director of Yuzhny Ural State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company Evgeniya Dmitrenko, and hosts and reporters of Vesti – Yuzhny Ural and Sobytiya Nedeli news programs – Aleksey Sanochkin and Lev Bitkov.
On September 19th, the Three Missions University Ranking, also known as the Moscow International University Ranking (MosIUR) was published. Presented there were the 1200 best universities from 79 countries, including 74 Russian higher education institutions. This year, South Ural State University was included in the list of the best higher education institutions around the world according to MosIUR for the first time; in the global rankings, SUSU was placed within the 801-900 interval, and got a position in the range of 33-39 among Russian universities.
Scientists of South Ural State University as a part of an outstanding international project have confirmed the theory of migration of native speakers of Indo-European languages from Eurasian steppe to the territory of the Indian subcontinent. The scientific team managed to find the genome of people who spoke the languages of the Indo-European family among the population living in the territory of Northern India several thousand years ago. The article was published in the highly-rated journal Science.
On September 17 at the Conference Hall of Sigma Academic Complex, the annual meeting of representatives of SUSU subdivisions with international students took place. The event was held under support of International Office and Association of International Students.
South Ural State University (SUSU) has long been a popular academic institution for many international students. Why do they choose SUSU in particular? How does the knowledge they obtain here help them build their career? Graduate of the SUSU postgraduate programme, awardee of the 2019 Ismoil Somoni* Award for Young Researchers (Tajikistan) Shahriyor Sadullozoda (Saidaliev) spoke to us on these topics.
Scientists of South Ural State University invented and patented a method for grain treatment which will allow balancing the amino-acid composition, improving the quality of synthesized vitamins and minerals in its structure, and provide high yield of wheat.
On Thursday, September 26th, Symphony Orchestra of Magnitogorsk Opera and Ballet Theatre is to perform at the Activity Hall of South Ural State University, which is going to become some kind of an overture of the new philharmonic season.
At SUSU, the Orchestra will present a programme featuring the following soloists of the Magnitogorsk Opera and Ballet Theatre:
Scientists of South Ural State University have solved the problem of reducing electricity and gas costs in Russian homes by 10%. Enormous savings can be achieved by reconfiguring the automatic boiler controllers in a specific way. The development is patented and successfully tested in one of the residential complexes of Chelyabinsk (Russia).
September 12th through 13th at MIREA University (Moscow), Samsung Electronics Company held the interuniversity finale of the contest of projects in the sphere of Internet of Things. Participating in the event were graduates of 2018-2019 academic year coming from 7 leading universities of Russia.
On September 11, an exhibition of photos taken by students of SUSU international summer schools, arranged by the Institute of Linguistics and International Communications and the Institute of Architecture and Construction under active support of the Extracurricular Activities Department, has opened on the 3rd floor of the SUSU main building.