On January 24th the Press Center of the Arguments and Facts Newspaper organized a press conference with the participation of representatives of Chelyabinsk universities and the Regional Ministry of the Education. The meeting was devoted to a regional situation in the sphere of higher education.
The Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Andrey Shmidt and the executive secretary of the SUSU Admission Commission Aleksandr Gubarev represented SUSU.
January 20 and 22 were the most interesting and fruitful for South Ural State University. Annually, the alma mater doesn’t sleep two days. This means that the SUSU Higher School of Electronics and Computer Sciences holds Global Game Jam 2017, the largest international competition for the development of computer games.
Leading researcher Manus Patrick Henry visited South Ural State University and held a lecture on the topic “Techniques for developing signals for the new generation of intelligent sensors and measurement systems”.
January 20th -22nd at the SUSU Higher School of Electronics and Computer SciencesGlobal Game Jam, the largest internation competition for the development of computer games is being held at SUSU. Participants of GGJ are given 48 hours to put together a team and develop a game from scratch according to a given theme at the same time as more than 20,000 programmers, artists, game designers and game lovers from tens of countries.
In the beginning of 2016, the events of one of the biggest and most important exhibitions of Russia VUZPROMEXPO-2016, were held in Moscow.
One of the key topics was discussing the work of Russian engineering centers. The main goal of creating these centers is the advancement of innovative scientific developments in automobile and tractor building in the Russian Federation.
By the end of the year one more interesting event took place in the South Ural State University. The Educational Mass Media Project “Акулы PеRа” gathered high school and university students. They were suggested to solve several tasks, working in teams during a week:
South Ural State University took part in VUZPROMEXPO 2016, an annual national multi-industry exhibition and forum. The event is held with support from the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Education and Science and is dedicated to demonstrating the best practices in implementing innovative developments in domestic manufacturing.
South Ural State University (Chelyabinsk) celebrated its 73rd birthday and wrapped up a fruitful research and academic year, reports the university’s press-service.
A series of holiday events dedicated to celebrating the university finished with a large, traditional concert which gathered SUSU staff, professors, and students. There were no open spots in the activity hall.
On December 15th, South Ural State University took 13th place out of 89 in the category "classic university" in the Russian National University Ratings, which shows their demand from the Russian economy. The short list of universities was presented by the Social Navigator project of the international informational agency Russia Today.
An awards ceremony was held yesterday in the SUSU Pushkin Hall to wrap up contests for the financial support of research projects among the university’s students, postgraduates, and young pedagogical staff.
Awards were given to winners by the vice rector of information systems, Leonid Sokolinsky. In his opening words, he thanked all participants and noted that these research projects in particular should bring our university up to a high international level.
An awards ceremony will be held on December 15th at 11:30 in the SUSU Pushkin Hall to wrap up contests for the financial support of research projects among the university’s students, postgraduates, and young pedagogical staff.
On South Ural State University’s birthday, 50-thousand ruble grants will be awarded to student projects which entered the finals and won the Intellectual Breakthrough contest. 200-thousand ruble grants will be awarded to SUSU postgraduates who won the Scientific Prospects intellectual competition.
A theatrical holiday dedicated to the birthday of SUSU called The Union of Science and Achievement will be held on December 15th at 3:00 in SUSU’s conference hall.
Guests and participants will enjoy a theatricalized presentation based on the famous and well-loved literary creations of the soviet epoch, Ilf and Petrov. Also within the program the audience will also be able to see the new film, “SUSU Calendar of Events. 2016” and performances of the best artistic collectives, winners of prestigious international and Russian festivals this year.
Assistant professor of the department of theology, culture, and art, candidate of art history, Evgenia Konysheva was awarded an RAACS Advisor diploma.
The Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Science (RAACS) is one of four governmental academies of science in the Russian Federation, the top scientific organization in the country for architecture, urban planning, and construction science. The Advisor status is awarded in recognition of achievements in architectural practice, education, or science.
The SUSU department of foreign languages is organizing a seminar on December 19th, Introduction to English as a Medium of Instruction. The creator and moderator of the seminar is Tony Bryan, expert in the area of developing courses for teaching academic disciplines in English.
English as a medium of instruction (EMI) is a growing global trend dominating higher education. In many European countries, more than 70% of courses for graduate and postgraduate students are taught with English as the medium of instruction.
The first meeting of the Supervisory Council was held recently. The creation of the council required a change to the university’s organizational form, from a state budgetary to a state autonomous establishment.
On December 12th and 13th, specialists from the company QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) will visit SUSU. The company carries out expert analyses and annually publishes the leading ratings for the best universities in the world. As part of the execution of the Plan of Events for Realizing the Program for Increasing Competitiveness (“Road Map”), specialists from QS and SUSU will discuss various developments and the implementation of a range of measures for increasing the university’s reputation on the international stage.