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.
Attention! Master’s degree students, postgraduates, young researchers and academic staff are offered the unique chance to undertake training on the Lingva supplementary linguistic training programme in 2019/2020 academic year.
The list of vocational enhancement training courses within the Lingva programme.
This year, two staff members of Tajik Technical University enrolled in state-funded postgraduate studies at South Ural State University. They will complete training in the Institute of Architecture and Construction and the Institute of Engineering and Technology.
South Ural State University and Tajik Technical University named after academic M. Osimi have become reliable partners in international affairs. Head of the International Student Support Ekaterina Yurovskaya spoke about the cooperation between the two major universities.
President of the SUSU Association of International Students Uvindu Wijeweera and activists of the South Ural Association of International Students Gulnara Hodzhieva, Maral Suleymanova (Turkmenistan), Mulkham Shakhin (Syria), Al Uleimat Adnan Amer Ahmed (Jordan), Sanjana Prabod (Sri Lanka), and SUSU junior researcher Rev Waskaduwe Siri Sarana Thero (Sri Lanka) successfully passed the selection round and will participate in the Eurasia Global International Youth Forum. The forum will be held August 12th through 18th in Orenburg.
The programme of Island 10-22 is coming to its end; however, the work pace still remains intensive. In the second half of the workshop, members of the SUSU team took part in operation of such laboratories as Architecture of Entrepreneurial Activity at a University; Advanced Training of Cadres; Industrial projects on data management; Digital transformation of a university, and many other. Besides, all members of the SUSU team took part in a joint project work on implementation of the university’s digital model.
The team of executives and young researchers of SUSU keeps mastering innovative educational and managerial competencies in the course of “Island 10-22” intense educational workshop. The motto of the Island is “Thinking from the Future!” Based on this motto, new ideas get formed and the ways of their implementation get proposed. The SUSU team is fully engaged in operation of the Island and takes an active part in scientific and social experiments.
July 10th through 22nd, the team of SUSU led by the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, Andrey Shmidt, is taking part in an intensive educational workshop called “Island 10 – 22”. The educational workshop is held at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology. The main purpose of the “Island” is to form and develop teams of regional universities which will be able to bring system changes in the sphere of training of cadres for technological development into reality.
During the first year of project-based learning at the Faculty of Psychology of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities, a new big-scale mega project was initiated, among the participants of which are students of the 3rd to the 5th years of study.
On July 2, a delegation from Xuchang University (China) visited South Ural State University in order to discuss development and terms of cooperation on implementation of joint educational programmes of various majors, as well as coordinate curricula.
The implementation of a system of continuing professional development for foreign language teachers is one of the key tasks of M 8.1.3 “Implementing Intensive Language Training in Bachelor’s Programmes” (project leader – Elena Yaroslavova). June is the traditional time for exchanging knowledge with the goal of implementing the best teaching practices.
There are 12 new Master’s studies programmes taught in English to be launched at South Ural State University starting from September of 2019. Presently, active admissions of students willing to study in English is carried out. Is SUSU’s teaching staff ready to deliver lectures and hold workshop classes in English?
Ksenia Volchenkova, Head of the Department of Foreign Languages, instructor of the EMI courses:
One of the key research-and-education projects of the Institute of Architecture and Construction is the project entitled “Masonry Scaffolds”. Project team is working on development of innovative scaffolds for cast-in-place frame buildings. Nowadays constructors use structures weighing no less than a ton (at that, they are difficult to get transported) or scaffolds made out of materials at hand, which are hazardous for both constructors and people around them.
How can you make the right choice in forms of education so that your investments into education bore fruits? The appearance of many Internet platforms which make the education process more accessible and convenient is one of the most important trends in the evolution of modern education. The volume of the Russian market of academic services online, according to analysts’ predictions, will only grow.
Molecular Electronics International Laboratory was created at SUSU within Project 5-100. The goal of the laboratory is the studying and creation of components and devices based on mesophase materials with high spatial symmetry.
The International Laboratory of Problem-Oriented Cloud Computing Environments opened in 2016 and supervised by Professor at the Centre for Scientific Research and Higher Education at Ensenada, Mexico, Andrei Tchernykh is dealing with breakthrough research in the fields of distributed computing and cloud technologies in order to meet the challenges of Industry 4.0 and Big Data.
On October 15th-16th of 2020, an International Science-to-practice Conference on Building of a Eurasian Bridge in Journalism Education will be held at South Ural State University. It is being organized by the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA-Belgium). Since 2016 SUSU has been an institutional member of the European Journalism Training Association, which units about 70 educational journalism centres in the leading universities from 30 European countries.
South Ural State University is a unique higher education institution which has been implementing project-based learning starting from September of 2018. Project-based learning is an educational model of a new format targeted at improvement of the education quality and the level of alumni’s competitiveness on the global labour market.
A master class on working with chat bots was held for the applied linguistics students at the Department of Linguistics and Translation of the Institute of Linguistics and International Communications. This master class was organized as part of the focus on project-based learning and professionally-oriented work with students.
The international laboratories of South Ural State University include the Neurohepatology Laboratory, which was created in 2016 within Project 5-100. Today, the laboratory is fulfilling big cross-disciplinary projects and carrying out big-scale scientific research, about which we talked to the head of this laboratory on behalf of SUSU Director of the SUSU School of Medical Biology, Doctor of Sciences (Biology), Professor Vadim Tseilikman.
– In which fields research is being conducted at the Neurohepatology Laboratory?
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.
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.