The World of South Urals as Seen by SUSU International Students

The nature of South Urals is famous for its beauty and diversity. Lakes and mountains of the Chelyabinsk Region spark interest of not only Russians, but also among foreigners. The SUSU Center for Sociocultural Adaptation helps students from other countries discover the most favourite recreation spots of the residents of South Urals.

Recreation outdoors is part of the adaptation for international students. During excursions and trips they not only learn new things about South Urals, but also practice their Russian when communicating with the SUSU volunteers.

Weekly News

It’s been a week since the beginning of the new academic year. Below is a quick round-up of the most important events of the past week - and where to read more on the SUSU website.

The major university event took place on the last summer day when SUSU held a matriculation ceremony for freshers. The formal welcome was among a broad range of events organised by SUSU, including the senior staff’s presentations on the University’s recent achievements in education, research, and quality of life on campus.

SUSU Organized a New Project for Tutors Working with International Students

A lot of attention at South Ural State University is paid to working with international students. The International Office of SUSU promotes their integration into the new cultural environment. For that purpose, the International Office together with Association of International Students launched a new project.

IELTS for SUSU Students

The Department of Foreign Languages announces admissions to an elective course for 3rd and 4th-year students in order to prepare for passing IELTS International Certification Exam.

International certificate is a competitive advantage of a SUSU graduate, as it ensures additional possibilities from the position of academic and professional mobility: getting a prestigious job, or further training in master’s degree studies abroad.

Coordination meeting is to take place on September 7, room 441 of SUSU’s academic building two.

All-Russian Economic Dictation

South Ural State University is the regional venue for holding All-Russian Economic Dictation. The dictation is aimed at determining and enhancing the level of economic competence of population as a whole as well as its individual age and professional groups, developing intelligent potential of young people, assessing economic activity and economic competence of population of various constituents of the Russian Federation.

Topic of the dictation is “Strong Economy Means Prosperous Russia”.

Educational Programs of SUSU are Among the Best in Russia

The Accreditation in Education All-Russian Informational and Analytical Journal evaluated educational programs of South Ural State University. Experts of the ranking were representatives of academic community of Russia’s higher education institutions.

By the results of expert voting within the Best Programs of Innovative Russia project, 15 main educational programs of SUSU were listed among the best in the Russian Federation.

SUSU Listed in RAEX Ranking

RAEX Rating Agency (RAEX-Analytics) has for the fourth time prepared the rankings of universities by reputation within broad fields. For several years now the status of South Ural State university in this ranking has been stable.  

Every year the lists of Top 50 universities are published for the fields of “Engineering, Natural Sciences and Mathematics” and “Economics and Management”, as well as of Top 10 universities for the fields of “Mathematics and Natural Sciences”, “Technical Sciences, Engineering and Technologies”, “Humanities and Social Sciences”, and “Medicine”.

SUSU Creates Electron Shields for Protection against Electromagnetic Radiation

The space surrounding us is literally pierced with electromagnetic radiation and magnetic fields of natural and artificial origin. Even a short electromagnetic pulse is enough to knock equipment of any level of complexity out of operation. Candidate of Sciences (Physics and Mathematics) Aleksey Trukhanov, who is senior research fellow at the SUSU Nanotechnologies Research and Education Centre, is studying electrolytic films to create electromagnetic and magnetic shields capable of neutralizing the radiation.

Creating Electromagnetic and Magnetic Shields

The Successful SUSU Festival will Show Prospects and Opportunities to Freshman Students

On September 6 at 11:30, the Successful SUSU Festival is to start at South Ural State University. The event has already become traditional for the university. This year, the Festival is to take place in the Activity Hall of the main academic building; the Festival is to conclude on September 7. The main purpose of the event is to introduce freshman students to opportunities and prospects of SUSU’s extracurricular activity.

President of SMS Group Holding Pino Tese Delivered a Lecture at SUSU

On September 3, the President and Director General of SMS group Inc. (USA) Pino Tese visited South Ural State University, where he delivered a lecture.

Professor Pino Tese is a Professor of the Department of Machines and Processes of Plastic Metal Working, and regularly delivers lectures at SUSU. This time, he read a lecture about skin-pass mills for 4th-year students of the Faculty of Material Science and Metallurgical Technologies (MSMT).

Admissions Announced for the Lingva Additional Linguistic Training Program

Masters, postgraduates, young researchers, and research staff have the unique chance to take classes in the Lingva program of additional linguistic training in the 2018/2019 academic year within the frames of the university competitiveness enhancement project.

The aim of the program is to enhance the level of the English language knowledge of the university employees for their active participation in the international scientific and educational activity.

Cultural Adjustment at South Ural State University

South Ural State University is gaining in popularity among international applicants. Almost 2000 students from 48 countries have already chosen SUSU; that is why the University continually works on facilitating and supporting the learning experience of those who might face culture shock and other study abroad problems.

Greetings from SUSU Rector Aleksandr Shestakov on the Knowledge Day

Dear lecturers, staff, postgraduates and students!

My sincerest greetings to you on the Knowledge Day, our common holiday!

September 1st is an important and symbolic holiday for us all, as not a single enterprise would be possible without knowledge. The lack of education, competences and skills makes it difficult to get decently settled in life, or fully express your individuality, achieve success and recognition.

SUSU Invites to Matriculation Ceremony 2018

In honor of Knowledge Day, on August 31, there will be held Matriculation Ceremony 2018 theater festival on SUSU University Square. “SUSU as the start of your success” will become a slogan of the event.

This festival has already become traditional for South Ural State University but this time the specific feature about it will consist in the fact, that the theater prolog will be devoted to the 75th anniversary of the university.

Scientists from 10 Countries of the World are to Take Part in the Largest Russian Conference on Industry 4.0

The unique 2018 Global Smart Industry Conference is to be held on November 13 through 15 of 2018 at South Ural State University (Chelyabinsk). As of today, internationally acknowledged scientists from more than 10 countries from USA to China have already confirmed their participation in the Conference.

Why didn’t 70% of an ancient Ural settlement’s habitants live up to the age of 18?

Artifacts of the Bronze Age at the territory of the Southern Urals for several decades have been the object of active research by archaeologists from around the world. Scientists of South Ural State University together with international colleagues from USA and Germany for more than 10 years have been researching a synchronous necropolis (Kamenny Ambar-5), located 280 km away from Chelyabinsk. Achievements of contemporary genetics allowed finding answers for many questions of the earliest history.

Intelligent Traffic Lights and Smart Bus Stops will Appear in Chelyabinsk

Establishment of digital economics and switching to Industry 4.0 is the strategy goal of Russia. Improvement of traffic infrastructure plays a very important role in this process. Scientists of South Ural State University within the AutoNet national technology initiative are working on the Smart Transportation project, in the frameworks of which an intelligent system for control over the city traffic system is to be created. The project will feature large industrial and IT companies of the country, as well as the city administration of Chelyabinsk.

SUSU Foreign Students Celebrated Kurban Bayrami (Feast of Sacrifice)

South Ural State University unites students from 48 countries of the world. Among SUSU students, there are representatives of different religious denominations. Students from the Arab and Asian countries told how they celebrate one of the main Muslim holidays — Kurban Bayrami.

Its title refers to the history of Prophet Ibrahim’s faith act. This year the holiday is celebrated on August 21-25. It begins in 70 days after another important Muslim event — Uraza-Bairam (Eid al-Fitr), which marks the end of Ramadan.

A Team of SUSU Scientists Elaborated a Program which Calculates the Time of Materials’ Fracture

Within SUSU’s strategic direction entitled “Fundamental science in the sphere of providing Engineering 3.0”, an interdisciplinary project team of the university’s scientists in a record-breaking period of time (6 weeks) created Kinetic Calculation software product, which allows studying kinetics of chemical processes.

Vyacheslav Avdin, Doctor of Sciences (Chemistry), Dean of the Institute of Natural Sciences and Mathematics’ Faculty of Chemistry, told us about relevance of the invention:

SUSU will Establish Volunteers Resources Training Center for SCO and BRICS Summits

A resources center “House of the Volunteer 2020” will be established at South Ural State University. On the basis of the university, volunteers will be trained to hold international events– SCO and BRICS summits.

Creation of its own volunteer body became possible due to the fact that SUSU won the contest of youth projects organized by Federal Agency “Rosmolodezh” with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. The University was given a grant to create a site for training volunteers, as well as organizing and giving classes.

SUSU Scientists Win a Grant for Development of a Unique-for-Russia Experimental Laboratory of Archaeometallurgy

Archeos, Chelyabinsk Center of Historical Projects at South Ural State University has won a federal grant of one million roubles within the frameworks of Times and Epochs festival of reconstruction.

The archaeometallurgy project of the SUSU Laboratory of Experimental Archaeology became one of the nine winners of the historical projects contest under Times and Epochs festival. 108 applications had been filed to the contest.

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