The RUR Rankings Agency has conducted a study that allows examining in detail the development dynamics of the leading Russian universities participating in Project 5-100. Its main goal is to enhance the competitiveness of leading Russian universities in the global market of educational services.
SUSU Rector, Doctor of Sciences (Engineering), Professor Aleksandr Shestakov shares on the achievements of South Ural State University in the fighting for improvement of its international status under Project 5-100.
Currently, cold plasma is the most promising method of microbial inactivation of a broad spectrum of action and can be used for disinfection of food raw materials, any hard surfaces, and is equally successfully used in medicine, water purification, and processing of polymer surfaces.
Early this April, the results of the Russian Science Foundation contest on Basic Scientific Research and Exploratory Scientific Research Conducted by International Research Teams were summarized. One of the applications by South Ural State University was supported by the foundation. This is the result of long systematic work of a large group of historians and archaeologists on the study of migration in our region.
The manufacture of products enriched with biologically active substances that perform prebiotics functions has been actively developing recently. Scientists from South Ural State University have patented a new method of increasing biological availability of active substances with antiviral and immune-modulating properties to develop healthy products such as yogurts and bread using ultrasound.
Environmental research is one of three strategic areas of scientific and educational activities of South Ural State University along with the digital industry and materials science. Scientists of SUSU in collaboration with colleagues from the Institute of Organic Chemistry named after N.D. Zelinsky Russian Academy of Sciences are working on the creation of new effective organic sensitizers that will facilitate the transition to environmentally friendly and resource-saving power engineering.
The International Education exhibition is a large event dedicated to developing international partnerships in education and presenting young people with an opportunity to earn quality education abroad.
To increase the number of international students from Central Asia, the International Student Support specialist from the SUSU International Office Viktoriya Pentegova participated in the exhibition in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The exhibition gathered more than two thousand participants.
The RAEX rating agency begins preparing the ninth annual ranking of Russia's 100 best universities as of 2020, as well as subject-related university rankings (Mathematics; Physics; Economics and Management). The purpose of the research is the creation of an independent system for assessing universities based on statistical data and the results of surveys of target groups.
Students of South Ural State University took part in the International Championship on Technological Strategy Metal Cup 2020. Gold Season. This championship provides an opportunity to test oneself in solving real production problems and get to know the future employers.
The Head of the SUSU Academic Writing Office Evgeniya Khabirova took part in an internship at the Academic Writing Centre at the Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow. The internship lasted for 2 weeks (February 17th through 29th, 2020) and was aimed at providing new professional skills in the development of academic literacy among university staff within the SUSU Academic Writing Office.
Within the framework of Project 5-100 on the competitiveness enhancement, postdocs are actively involved in research in the university. This year Dr. Sudarsu Venkata Ramanaiah, postdoc from India, has joined the team of Synthesis and Analysis of Food Ingredients Laboratory.
The 6th International Festival entitled We Are All Different, but We Are Together will be held at South Ural State University on February 25-27, where students of different nationalities studying at SUSU will take part.
The festival is organized annually by the Institute of Linguistics and International Communications with the support from the Sociocultural Adaptation Centre.
On February 25, the following educational lectures will be held in the Sigma Education and Recreation Building:
A Laboratory of Crystal Chemical Design of Functional Materials is to be created at South Ural State University. Within the framework of the new laboratory, research studies are to be conducted together with the leading staff members of Saint Petersburg State University and Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences.
On February 14th, the SUSU Sociocultural Adaptation Centre offered interactive games for international students at the Sigma academic building. The event was dedicated to Valentine’s Day.
Preparations for the event began in the beginning of February: volunteers of the Sociocultural Adaptation Centre prepared blank valentines to be sent and a mailbox. The organizers also made a big, beautiful sign, where students could profess their love.
South Ural State University invites initiative students, postgraduates, university administrative and academic staff to contribute to the development of the Smart City concept. Everyone has an opportunity to participate in the life of Chelyabinsk and offer new options for improving urban environment projects.
Since 2004, for 15 years now, the SUSU-TV student television and radio broadcasting company has been engaged in directing video plots, creating television programs, recording interviews, conducting telethons and providing the audience with urgent and interesting information about the university's scientific, innovative, educational and international activities.
On October 24th through 26th, the twelfth meeting of the Russian Academic Excellence Council (the Council of Project 5-100) held among the world’s leading research and education centres took place in Moscow. In the course of the meeting, results of each university’s progress within programme 5-100 have been thoroughly analyzed. The key agenda of the Council meeting was the issues regarding the enhancement of global competitive ability of Russian higher education institutions in 2020 – 2024, and an extension of the validity of measures for government support.
Ecology is one of the strategic fields of South Ural State University, along with Materials Science and Digitalization. It will gain a new impetus in its development thanks to active collaboration with a new member of the SUSU International Scientific Council, Professor of University of Southampton, United Kingdom, Andrew Cundy, who kindly accepted the proposal to head the work of our university in this field.
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.
The project created by Master’s degree students of the Department of Russian Language and Literature entitled “Virtual Museum of South Ural's Writers” keeps developing and establishing partnership relations with institutions supporting the development of contemporary humanitarian knowledge. In the new academic year, the Virtual Museum of South Ural’s Writers concluded an agreement on cooperation with the main bookstore in Chelyabinsk – the Biblio-Globus store.
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.
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.