SUSU students don’t only get their bronze summer tans laying on the white sands near the water, but also while working hard in practical training, like the students of the Faculty of History of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities, who have set off for an archaeological expedition to a site from the bronze age – burial mound #12 in the Kartalinskiy region.
One of the most important holidays for the Chelyabinsk Region, Metallurgist Day, is celebrated this year on July 16th. On the days leading up to this meaningful date, South Ural State University graduate, main metallurgist of SKB Turbina AO, Sergey Vertsyukh, told us about his career after graduating from South Ural State University.
– Why did you choose to be a metallurgist and study at SUSU?
The Olimp student sport and health center is broadening its borders. This summer, not only did Russian students from SUSU come to visit, but also visitors from abroad.
In 2017, Olimp was a place uniting people from various countries: Zimbabwe, Syria, Mexico, Venezuela, Columbia, and Iraq. Over a few days, the thirteen international students will live in the territory of the famous SUSU camp and speak Russian. According to the organizers, this format will allow folks from different countries more quickly adapt to the new conditions.
On July 10th, South Ural State University was visited by a delegation from the Heilongjiang Province (China) with the goal of being introduced to the manufacturing and research potential of the Chelyabinsk Region and create mutually beneficial contacts.
The guests held talks with the university rector Aleksandr Shestakov and vice-rector for international activity Viktor Katochkov, in which they expressed their desire for future partnership, especially in manufacturing.
On July 11th, South Ural State University was visited by guests from Moscow to hold talks about creating partnerships with countries of Latin America.
The 8th exhibition of manufacturing developments has begun at the Yekaterinburg-EXPO international conference center, in which South Ural State University is a participant.
Aleksey Gorozhankin, candidate of technical sciences, associate professor of the Electric Drive Department, won the competition Supporting Young Science last year, held at South Ural State University in 2016 as part of the 5-100 Project.
His work was dedicated to the research of electric drives for metallurgical manufacturing.
Electric drives for such a specific sphere of manufacturing as metallurgy are a unique project. They are characterized by the fact that each electric drive is, literally, a one-off product which is not mass-produced.
South Ural State University is sending students of the Institute of Architecture and Construction to the Czech Republic for practical training at the company Topolwater, which designs and manufactures equipment for cleaning waste water.
The company’s work is in partnership with the firm Kubicek, which manufactures air-blowing equipment necessary for the operation of their stations and also with the German firm Wilo, who makes pump equipment.
Today close cooperation with large Russian manufacturing companies plays a valuable role in the development of science. One example of successful cooperation is the Laboratory of Electronic Control Systems Covers Design within the Public Research Institute Test Mechanical Engineering of South Ural State University. The laboratory works successfully within one of the partner businesses in Chelyabinsk’s Metallurgic region and helps solve important industrial tasks. The laboratory is led by Danis Mukhamadeev.
A lecture series was held at SUSU, entitled “Subject-based QS ratings: the main stumbling blocks and ways to advance.”
In this seminar, the director of the QS ratings agency for eastern Europe and central Asia, Zoya Zaytseva, noted that our university has the potential to enter the global ratings and improve its position in subject-based ratings.
In her lecture, Zoya paid special attention to the importance of maintaining contact with graduates.
Not too long ago at South Ural State University an Industrial Engineering Division was opened, where future industrial engineers have the chance to learn, develop, and increase their qualifications. Working in many specialized programs, practical training on CNC lathes, and constantly improving one's skills enables students to become more competitive in the labor market.
Yesterday the record number of applicants at SUSU was broken – over 24 hours more than 1500 people sent their documents to the admissions campaign. For those applicants who have still not made their choice, second-year student from the Institute of Architecture and Construction Pavel Pichugov spoke about education in the institute, his summer practical lessons, and plans for the future.
On July 6th in the foresight session introductory lessons were held for applicants. They got to know the program Production Technology and Catering Organization of the Institute of Sport, Tourism, and Service. The future students were shown the department, and had an excursion and master class.
Not too long ago at all, a new division appeared at SUSU for students who excel in their academics and try to improve their intellectual potential as much as possible. This is the SUSU Elite Training Center, which was formed within the 5-100 Russian Academic Excellence Program. The goal of the project is to give future specialists a chance to receive additional professional skills while diving in to the world of science and, therefore, improve their career growth prospects.
The process of elite training at SUSU occurs in two forms.
More and more international postgraduates choose South Ural State University to receive their education. Graduate of the Department of Building Structures and Facilities of the SUSU Institute of Architecture and Construction, Mohammed Bzhar from Iraq, shared his experiences of learning at our university.
– Why did you choose the Institute of Architecture and Construction?
The life of modern man is closely tied to transport and automobiles. But besides the undebatable comfort of using modern automobile transport, of course, there are many questions and issues. Every auto lover knows how important oil changes are to improve the service life of equipment, and it most be quality oil.
According to the results of the open charitable competition entitled «The New Role of Libraries in Education» (program block Science, Education and Enlightenment of the charitable program Literary Culture), the SUSU library has won a grant from the Mikhail Prokhorov fund for the realization of the project entitled «Publish Properly!». The head of this project is the director of the SUSU scientific library, Svetlana Smolina.
Thesis defense for master's students in the Quality Control in Engineering and Manufacturing Systems program was held on June 5th and 6th 2017 at the Department of Automated Manufacturing Engineering.
Pavel Kostenetskiy, head of the Laboratory of Supercomputer Modeling definitely knows that the qualified staff and technological capabilities at South Ural State University are able to bring the university's innovative developments to the international level. One of the first in this list is the supercomputer. The laboratory head told our correspondent about how supercomputers are created, what calculations are completed on it, and who orders those calculations.
This past Sunday in the South Ural State University conference hall, the traditional meeting between the rector and applicants and their parents was held.
The meeting between the university rector Aleksandr Shestakov, traditionally called “Rector’s Hour”, was held July 2nd 2017 in the SUSU conference hall. More than 150 future first-year students and their parents attended the meeting.
The head of the largest university in the South Ural region told the audience about the advantages of enrolling at SUSU and shared his plans for the future.