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.
October 15 at 15:00, an Information Day arranged specifically for Chinese students is to take place at SIGMA Academic Complex. Citizens of China – attendees, students and postgraduates of all years of study – are invited to the meeting.
In October of 2019, South Ural State University signed an agreement with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Republic of Iraq. A memorandum on mutual understanding which assumes an extension of cooperation in the spheres of higher education as well as in research, scientific-and-technical and innovative activities of Russia and Iraq has been signed. A considerable role in this belongs to the fact that the university alumni – Iraqi – actively recommend the university to soon-to-be students of their country.
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.
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.
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.
On August 28th of 2019, the team of the Nanotechnology REC gained a new, highly-qualified staff member. Dr. Raja Kumar Kanthapazham (India) is initiating research in the field of organic chemistry at South Ural State University.
South Ural State University is continuing to successfully develop partnerships with Chinese universities. The Ministry of Education of China has proposed to establish novel joint educational organizations of a new format within their country. They will involve development of academic programs with Russia. This is why our colleagues from China are interested in making contacts with Russian universities and in establishing new, promising academic contacts with SUSU.
A team of activists representing SUSU’s South Ural Association of International Students took part in the international student forum called Eurasia Global which took place on August 12th through 17th in Orenburg.
A project called “A SUSU International Student’s Tutor” is actively developing at South Ural State University. This project has been organised within the International Student Support of SUSU’s International Office.
A seminar by the representatives of Times Higher Education (THE) ranking agency will be held at South Ural State University on June 19th. The experts in the assessment of development of the world’s universities will share with the SUSU staff on the university promotion in the scientific and education space.
Times Higher Education has an unprecedented experience in the trends, on which the university activity across the world is based. The data and instruments of comparison are used by many prestigious world’s universities to achieve their strategic goals.
RAEX (RAEX-Analitika) ranking agency has published an annual rating of the best 100 universities of Russia, in which South Ural State University has climbed 4 places up, as compared to the last year's results.
Lecturer of the SEM Industrial Economics and Project Management Department Anna Dolinskaya and two associate professors of the SEM Department of Management, Yana Dobrynina and Aleksandr Demchenko, completed an internship for teachers at Danubius University’s Faculty of Economics (Galati, Romania) under the Erasmus+ program in May 2019.
From May 25th through 30th of 2019, a SUSU delegation officially visited a number of schools and universities in Tajikistan. The programme included visits to secondary schools and higher education institutions in Dushanbe, Gissar, Nurek, and Bokhtar. The main goal of the trip was to tell Tajik university and school students about the advantages of studying at SUSU and to invite them to our university.
African Culture Day is to take place at South Ural State University on April 26.This holiday, organised by SUSU students from African countries, is to be held at the Activity Hall for the second time.
SUSU actively develops cooperation with African countries. Presently, there are more than 30 students studying at SUSU and representing 11 African countries: Guinea, Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Students from these countries will present their culture and perform national songs and dances.
On April 22nd and 23rd, the 5th International Festival “We Are All Different, but We Are Together” will be held at South Ural State University, in which SUSU students of various nationalities will participate.
Every year, the festival is organized by the Institute of Linguistics and International Communications with the support from the Sociocultural Adaptation Centre.
On April 11 of 2019, teaching-and-learning specialist of SUSU's Pushkin Institute Research, Education and Coordination Centre, Tatiana Beloglazova, made a speech at a meeting with the Russian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, A.I. Denisov. In the course of a formal conversation, a presentation of SUSU’s Pushkin Institute Partnership Network was held.
On April 13th of 2019, the Nationwide Dictation Quiz, an international literacy testing campaign was held. At South Ural State University, 255 international participants took the TruD test.
Moreover, among the active participants of this year’s Nationwide Dictation Quiz were the SUSU partner universities from the Pushkin Institute network: 57 participants took the test at Tianjin Foreign Studies University, 11 people – at Beijing Language and Culture University, and 10 students – at Zhejiang University of Foreign Languages.
On April 12, teaching and learning specialist at SUSU’s Pushkin Institute Research, Education and Coordination Centre, Tatiana Beloglazova, awarded Calligraphy Contest winners at the Pushkin Institute Centre, opened by SUSU at Beijing Language and Culture University in November of 2018 in the frameworks of the Education Development programme, supported by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, within the project entitled “ Establishment and development of a network of Pushkin Institute Centres in
Day of Arab Culture was held at South Ural State University. Representatives of ten countries introduced the audience to the history and traditions of the Arab world and gave colourful performances.
Day of Arab Culture is one of the unique events at SUSU which aims to strengthen international collaboration among the representatives of different countries. Rector Aleksandr Shestakov told us that next year the university will be able to accept even more international students.