From May 25th through 30th of 2019, a SUSU delegation officially visited a number of schools and universities in Tajikistan. The programme included visits to secondary schools and higher education institutions in Dushanbe, Gissar, Nurek, and Bokhtar. The main goal of the trip was to tell Tajik university and school students about the advantages of studying at SUSU and to invite them to our university.
South Ural State University was visited by the Advisor for Student Affairs of the Embassy of the Republic of Zimbabwe in the Russian Federation, Muponisi Muchechetere. The Advisor took part in a number of meetings and was offered a tour around the SUSU research and education laboratories.
Under the guidance of an academic from the SUSU Department of Russian Language and Literature lecturer Evgeniy Smyshlyaev, Master’s students Marina Chernykh, Arina Medvedeva and Artem Shilintsev took part in the First International Science-to-Practice Conference on Slavic Philology and Culture in the Intellectual Context of Time, which was held at Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don.
As part of project-based learning, the staff of the Department of Automation Engineering and Master’s students of the 15.04.05 Design and Engineering Support of Machinery Production major are working on the energy efficiency and environmental friendliness of the process of chrome plating of cylindrical parts using the development of a new technology of a closed plating cycle.
On March 25, 2019 the winners of the 2018 – 2019 Vladimir Potanin Fellowship Programme grants contest were announced. This year’s winner of the grant on developing a Master’s course is Head of the Department of Modern Languages of the Institute of Linguistics and International Communications Ksenia Volchenkova.
February 26 through March 2, delegation from South Ural State University made an official visit to Uzbekistan. Previously, by the results of the Russian-Uzbek Educational Forum entitled “New Employees for the New Economy” which was held in Tashkent on October 18 and 19 of 2018 and featured Presidents of both Russia and Uzbekistan, a final resolution has been published. This resolution states the necessity to establish branch institutions of Russian higher education institutions in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
South Ural State University took part in the 4th Annual National Exhibition and Presentation entitled “EXPO – 2019 Russian Educational Exhibition” held in the capital of Mongolia, the city of Ulan Bator. Represented at the Exhibition were leading higher education institutions and secondary vocational education institutions of Russia.
“Fact-Checking and New Media” was the title of a roundtable discussion that took place within the 4th International Scientific and Educational Forum called “Communication Leader of the 21st Century”, which is being held at SUSU under support of the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA).
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.
In the first semester of project-based learning, Master’s students of the Department of Building Materials and Products of the SUSU Institute of Architecture and Construction studied national standards in construction, got acquainted with manufacturing at OOO Simvol Beton and GK UralNIIstrom enterprises, and prepared papers on their topics of study.
Nowadays, when people sale artificial eggs and when products packed with substitutes are hard to differ from natural ones, inventions based on natural components are especially valuable.
Students and research fellows of South Ural State University’s Institute of Engineering and Technology invented a unique electric transmission for hybrid- and electric transport – a wheel hub motor for electric race car. This work has been executed within project-based learning of students.
Eufactcheck.eu European website published first material by a Master’s degree student at the SUSU ISSH Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Ekaterina Durasova. The publication called “A ‘fake’ bud in populist ground” narrates about a burst of fake news and the wave of populism and considers interrelation between these two phenomena.
On January 31, 2019 first-year Master’s students of the project-based learning programme, as well as Bachelor’s students of the Department of Russian and International History of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities attended an exhibition on the Objects of Cultural Heritage of South Ural held at the Unified State Archive of the Chelyabinsk Region.
Under Project 5-100, South Ural State University is working on attracting skilful young scientists with international experience. SUSU Postdoc is a program aimed at supporting the university’s research that offers international postodcs an attractive postdoctoral position to advance their research career.
The Postdoc program has been implemented at SUSU under Project 5-100. In 2018 the University attracted seven postdocs to work at SUSU’ labs and research and education centres. Currently, 11 postdocs are working at the University.
Project-based learning at School of Medical Biology develops within the project entitled “Development of efficient technologies of grain disinfection”. Starting from January of 2019, a young researcher from India – postdoc Bagale Uday Dasharath – has started his research within implementation of Project 5-100 at SUSU.
Indian Council for Cultural Relations offers scholarship programs for the citizens of Russia within the frameworks of the exchange for the 2019/2020 academic year.
The fourth industrial revolution, when digital production unites industry and digital technologies, has become a reality. People manage production with the help of digital technologies and the Internet, so traditional education techniques are already insufficient. Within SUSU’s project-based learning, the Department of Automated Electric Drive of the Faculty of Energy and Power Engineering of the Institute of Engineering and Technology trains students in technologies of managing smart electric drives at modern factories.
Starting from May of 2018, in the frameworks of project-based learning, students of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at SUSU ISSH’s Faculty of Journalism are taking part in an international journalism project called EUfactcheck, organised by the European Journalism Training Association. The purpose of the project is to check information, organise fact checking and teach this process to the new generation of journalists.
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?
Besides high levels of professionalism, lawyers working in the Russian system also need such traits as high resistance to stress and readiness to work in unusual situations. Within the project-based learning system, future lawyers at SUSU are working on a project which has no analogues in modern legal practice. In the course of the project, students will develop a model for supporting the professional rights of lawyers.
One of the key projects in the project-based learning offered by the Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service (ISTiS) is called Sustainable Development of Tourism in the Ural Region. Today the network of travel itineraries across South Ural is being expanded, and foreign specialists are being engaged by SUSU to the develop tourism in our region.
LINGVA: review by programme graduate
Have you ever thought about what kind of companies become world leaders, and why they succeeded in being ones? The standard answer is that they are efficient, competitive, have a clear structure of their business processes and ensure high quality of their products/services. This answer is… wrong! All the above mentioned things don’t guarantee absolute strategic success.
On December 1st 2018, one more group of SUSU staff members took the international exam IELTS. Preparation for this test was part of the project 2.1.1 Implementation of the best practices of language training at Project 5-100 universities in the Lingva additional language training program. Members of the university’s staff who successfully completed the exam shared their thoughts on the programme.