South Ural State University is becoming a SMART university, which unites Europe and Asia. Being one of the leading Russian universities, it shows strong standing in national and international rankings, and is part of the international education elite. Our university’s graduates are in demand in the Russian and global labour markets.
The Faculty of Journalism is a structural division of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities. Today it forms the university’s communications and informational space during the multimedia integration of university news.
The All-Russian Finals of the Championship of the Association of Russian Student Sports Clubs was held in Kazan May 29th through June 2nd. The honour of SUSU and Uralsky Sokol (Ural Falcon) Student Sports Club was being defended by four teams: men’s and women’s 3х3 basketball teams, men’s volleyball and men’s football teams.
The best student teams were competing for three days. The Uralsky Sokol football team made it to the quarterfinals, but then in close competition lost to the team from Bauman Moscow State Technical University.
The Synthesis and Analysis of Food Ingredients Laboratory was opened at the SUSU School of Medical Biology in 2016, within the frameworks of Project 5-100. The laboratory was created for the purpose of searching for solutions of the tasks in the field of developing the technologies of synthesizing food bio-polymers and their modified forms, produced by using ultrasound.
Digital technologies are entering our lives in all spheres. They get as well actively applied in agriculture, which is an inextricable part of the Chelyabinsk region. South Ural State University makes special contribution into development of crop cultivation in the region. Geoinformation Systems Research and Education Centre (GIS REC) at SUSU is working on digitalization of the region’s territory in order for a more rational use of land resources, and is planning to make a digital map of the Southern Ural in 2019.
Last week, South Ural State University held a ceremony of awarding diplomas to the graduates of such professional training programmes as Mini-MBA.Practice; and Personnel Management at Enterprises of Various Forms of Incorporation.
These programmes are being fulfilled at the МВА Centre of the SUSU School of Economics and Management. The training implies forming of professional competences, which are necessary for proper performance such type of activity as organization of personnel management.
The French version of the web-site of the World Journalism Education Congress, which will be held in Paris, France, this July, has posted information on the program of the Russian section – a round table on Journalism Education in Russia in the Context of Transmedia Development, aimed at exchanging the experience. This will be held at Paris-Dauphine University on July 8, 2019 from 11:00 till 13:00. Doctor of Sciences (Philology), Professor, Dean of the SUSU Faculty of Journalism Liudmila Shesterkina was appointed the head of this section.
In the context of the ending of this academic year, South Ural State University invited the Commercial Director of ASCON-Ural, Sergey Kartashov, who delivered a lecture within the frameworks of the courses on Practicum on the Type of Professional Activity; Production Technology; and Production Organisation.
For students of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th years of study under the programme on Munitions and Explosive Devices, he has held a series of lectures, shared on the development of Industry 4.0, and on ASCON company.
Scientists of South Ural State University invented a system assessing the state of hockey players, which will allow to not just forecast results of the athletes but also adjust their training sessions.
Festivities will be held on June 12th in honour of Russia Day – a state holiday of great importance for the history of the Russian Federation. The holiday has existed since 1992. This was the day that the Declaration of the State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic was adopted. SUSU students from various countries around the world will take part in the festivities.
In the new academic year, the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities at South Ural State University is launching a new interdisciplinary inter-department educational journalism project entitled “FactCheck-Ecology”, which is to be implemented within project-based learning while training Master’s degree students majoring in Transmedia Journalism.
Head of the SUSU Laboratory of Experimental Archaeology Ivan Semyan acted as member of the Conference Scientific Committee, and as an invited speaker delivered a presentation at the plenary meeting of the scientific forum.
The 42nd conference of the Serbian Archeological Society was held in the city of Negotin, Serbia, May 30th through June 1st. Among the event’s participants were about 130 specialists from Germany, the Netherlands, USA, Poland, Greece, Latvia, Romania, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia, and other countries.
Scientists of South Ural State University have created a technology of zero-waste production, which will allow to avoid the generation of technogenic waste in metallurgy. Metals will be reduced from alloys and recycled.
Pharmaceutical and food industry biotechnologies together with medicine are the global trends in scientific development, that is why these fields of training are promising, and students graduating from these programmes become among the most in-demand specialists in labour market.
For 25 years now, South Ural State University has been successfully developing education in Law. This year the number of those willing to study namely here has become even bigger. In 2019, the Institute of Law has elaborated new academic programmes, which are based on the advanced practices of the leading law universities of Russian; and the issue of job placements for the graduates is being successfully solved year after year thanks to stable partnerships with major employers.
South Ural State University took part in the festivities within the Russian Language Day, celebrated on the birthday of Aleksandr Pushkin. On June 6th, SUSU international students recited works by the great poet at the #PushkinWorld festival. The celebration was held at the A.S. Pushkin Central City Library.
The new Master’s degree programme on Media Communications (in English) has been elaborated by the SUSU Department of Journalism and Mass Communication in cooperation with International Office and the European Journalism Training Association and includes such special subjects as:
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communications of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty of Journalism has developed a new academic course on VR Journalism. The course programme includes theoretical and practical lessons in journalism using virtual reality technology. Today, this technology confidently occupies top positions in the modern media space.
A two-day International Scientific Council has been held at South Ural State University. The world's leading scientists and heads of major corporations expressed high appreciation of the achievements and discussed the prospects of development of SUSU as participant of Project 5-100.
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.
The majority of today’s Russian megapolises have problems with the convenience of their transport infrastructure, and parking spaces are an especially hot issue. Researchers of the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science of South Ural State University are developing “smart parking” software, which will help solve the issue of optimizing mobility in big cities.
Research in the sphere of ecology is one the three prioritized directions of research and educational activity at South Ural State University together with digital industry and materials science. Implementation of ecology-related projects of the university in cooperation with such partners as Rosprirodnadzor Directorate for the Chelyabinsk region, Emerson Corporation and MMK PJSC is targeted at formation of a favorable environment in Chelyabinsk and the region.
Staff of the South Ural State University Recreation Centre and members of the centre’s performance groups were honoured on June 5th.
Throughout the year, the students were demonstrating their talents and brought home many medals from festivals and contests. The leaders of the performance groups did a lot for the success of their team members, and their work together showed excellent 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.