Institute of Linguistics and International Communications

Winter Survival Guide

It is no mystery that Russian winters might be harsh. Located on the boundary between Europe and Asia, Chelyabinsk is a Siberian city, and its temperatures fall far below zero in winter. However, it does not mean only the bravest can survive here. In fact, Russian nature is exceptionally beautiful and mysterious in winter, with snow sparkling on the trees like diamonds. Skating, skiing, strolling in snowy parks (weather allowed!), and drinking hot beverages – Russian winter is a must-have experience.

Chinese New Year Got Celebrated at SUSU

A celebratory concert was held at South Ural State University’s Activity Hall on February 4 on the occasion of Chinese New Year. In Chinese culture, the New Year (Chun Jie) is translated as Spring Festival and is the most traditional and important holiday of the Celestial Empire; the holiday has been existing for more than 2 000 years. This holiday is annually celebrated at SUSU: students from China prepare artistic performances as well as perform national songs and dances.

Institute of Linguistics and International Communications Launches an Educational Project

Within implementation of project-based learning, the Department of Linguistics and Translation at the SUSU Institute of Linguistics and International Communications together with Russian Electric Motors (REM) JSC is launching an educational project entitled “Linguistic support of manufacturing processes”. Implementation of the project is scheduled for academic years 2019-2021.

Fun and Culture in Chelyabinsk

Although no rival to the world’s buzzy capitals, Chelyabinsk is rich in culture and fun. The city offers plenty of shops, restaurants, museums, and attractions to suit everyone’s taste. Chelyabinsk is a multicultural city and welcomes students from all over the world. Find out what places in Chelyabinsk (and Chelyabinsk Oblast!) international students find inspiring and worth visiting.

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Russian Language Program

Feeling at Home at SUSU

Feeling lonely is an extremely unpleasant experience to anyone. When you are in another country, far away from home, relatives, and friends, it is especially important to navigate loneliness and be able to get the best from the intercultural exchange. While cultural difference come at you from all angles in a foreign country, everyone can turn their international study into an unforgettable and rewarding experience. Below, international students of SUSU share their ideas on how to ease emotional stress abroad and “find yourself” in another country.

Going Abroad for New Knowledge: SUSU 2019 International Summer Schools

Where to go study this summer? Maybe, go study Spanish in Cadiz or Barcelona, or learn the basics of Italian culture in sunny Tuscany, or enrol with the international school of journalism in Prague, or maybe, the School of Leadership in Brunei, or go study in Cyprus?

SUSU is to Perform Training of Specialists in the Sphere of International Politics

In the new academic year, SUSU’s Institute of Linguistics and International Communications announces admissions for bachelor’s degree programme in Political Management (major in Political Science). Graduates of this major will be in-demand abroad. Entrance examinations for applicants are Russian Language, History and Social Studies.

Debunking Myths About Russian

When you think about the Russian language, what comes to your mind? Strange letters? Difficult cases and verb forms? If you ever decide to learn Russian, do not despair. The language is not that difficult once you get used to it. Lots of international students are currently learning the Russian language at South Ural State University enjoying their experience. Read about students’ thoughts on the language and why they believe Russian is worth learning after all.

Foreign Students of SUSU Took Part in the Contest of the New Year Performances

On December 26, a festive event for the foreign students, devoted to the 2019 New Year, took place in Sigma Educational Building of South Ural State University.

This academic year began creatively for the foreign students: they took part in the Matriculation Ceremony, then presented their talents at various events and at the end of the year, they participated in a contest of the New Year Performances.

Foreign students from different countries, including Egypt, Ivory Coast, Algeria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Congo, China, Iraq, and many others attended the event.

Vanya the Robot Doesn’t Scold Students or Issue Bad Grades

In China, South Ural State University (SUSU) created its own network of Centres in order to promote Russian language and enhance the quality of training of Chinese citizens before their study in Russia. As reported by the SUSU Press Service, a robot named Vanya is going to help students to learn “the great and mighty” Russian language.

Presentation of the Pushkin Institute Centres Partner Network Was Held at SUSU

South Ural State University keeps confidently expanding the boundaries of its international collaboration, and strengthening its positions at the world’s scientific and educational arena. As part of the celebrations of the 75th Anniversary of one of the leading Russian universities, a presentation of a big-scale project, the SUSU’s Pushkin Institute centres network, was held.

Robot Vanya will help Chinese Students: SUSU has Opened a Network of Centres to Promote Russian in China

South Ural State University, which is participating in the Project 5-100, has launched its own network of centres to promote Russian abroad and increase the quality of education of potential Chinese students before they arrive to study in Russia.

Students of the Beijing Union University, Xuchang University, Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics, Shenyang University of Technology, and a few other partner universities of SUSU have gained the opportunity to take free Russian training courses with the help of Russian teachers.

SUSU Will Celebrate Its Anniversary by Opening New Laboratories and Holding Festivals and Exhibitions

On December 15 of 2018, South Ural State University is to celebrate the 75th anniversary from its foundation day. Active preparation for the celebration, which is going to take place within five days, 10th through 14th of December, is being carried out at SUSU. Celebratory event programme will include opening of new laboratories and exhibitions, as well as presentations, concerts, flash mobs, contests and more.

SUSU’s Anniversary: Schools and Institutes Showed Their Achievements

A series of celebratory events dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the university continues at South Ural State University. On the occasion of the university’s 75th anniversary, Directors of Schools and Institutes awarded letters of appreciation and honorary credentials to outstanding academics and administrative staff.

SUSU Anniversary: ILIC International Fest Language Festival to Be Held at the University for the First Time

A festival dedicated to the university’s 75th Anniversary will be held at the Sigma academic building (2nd floor) on December 11th at 13:30. The festival is organised by the SUSU Institute of Linguistics and International Communications.

Unique Event at SUSU: ILIC Holds Economy Games in English for the First Time

Economy or economics? Second-year students of the SUSU School of Economics and Management answered this and other interesting questions. These students are part of the programme of in-depth language training under Project 5-100.

The ILIC Department of Modern Languages held the Economy Games in English for the first time on November 26th. Two teams fought to be named the winners: the B2 level group of experimental training, and the groups of the elite training zone.

Pushkin Institute Centre Held a Russian Language Workshop in China

The SUSU Pushkin Institute Research, Education and Coordination Centre continues conducting events aimed at popularisation of the Russian language and culture in the People’s Republic of China. As part of the Centre’s activity, Associate Professor of the Department of Russian as a Foreign Language of the SUSU Institute of Linguistics and International Communications Elena Doronina has held a workshop in Tianjin Foreign Studies University.

Topical Issues of International Relations, Regional Studies and Political Linguistics Discussed at SUSU

On November 27th a New Vision – 3 Interuniversity Student Science-to-practice Conference was held at the Department of International Relations and Regional Studies of the Institute of Linguistics and International Communications, on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of SUSU.

The Lecturers from China Highly Praised the Developed at SUSU Course on Electronic Technologies

The Pushkin Institute Research, Education and Coordination Centre of SUSU runs a unique professional development course entitled “Development of Original Electronic Course of Russian as a Foreign Language” for lecturers of Russian as a foreign language from the People’s Republic of China. Nearly 20 people have been enrolled on the course.

SUSU Broadens the Idea of Learning and Teaching Foreign Languages

The heads and members of the project team under М 8.1.3. “Implementing Advanced Language Training in the Bachelor’s Programme” 2.1.1 “Implementing the Best Practices of Language Training in Universities under Programme 5-100” took part in the 5th International Conference on ESP/EAP/EMI in the Context of Higher Education Internationalization.

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