SUSU’s Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities performs training of specialists in the sphere of PR (public relations), and advertising, as well as universal journalists, philologists, historians, theologists, art experts, psychologists and sociologists.
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The Faculty of Journalism is a structural division of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities. Today it forms the university’s communications and informational space during the multimedia integration of university news.
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communications of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty of Journalism has developed a new academic course on VR Journalism. The course programme includes theoretical and practical lessons in journalism using virtual reality technology. Today, this technology confidently occupies top positions in the modern media space.
March 18th through 24th the 4th International Scientific and Educational Forum entitled “Communication Leader of the 21st Century” was held at SUSU with the support from the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA).
Special attention in the forum program was paid to organising of professional master classes.
As part of the 4th International Scientific and Educational Forum entitled “Communication Leader of the 21st Century”, which is being held at SUSU with the support from the European Journalism Training Association, the results were announced for the Media Planet international contest and festival of school and student mass media.
“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).
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), an online master class on fact-checking was held by lecturers Frederic Moraine from Artesis Plantijn University College(Belgium). The topic of their reports was “International fact-checking technologies”.
It is for the fourth time that SUSU becomes the venue for holding the largest International Scientific and Educational Forum called Communication Leader of the 21st Century”. The event is to be held at the university from 18th till 24th of March of 2019 under support of the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA). Since 2016, SUSU has been an institutional member of EJTA which unites more than 70 leading centres of journalism training in Europe, and successfully cooperates with European universities.
President the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA) Nico Drok has come to participate in the 4th International Scientific and Educational Forum entitled “Communication Leader of the 21st Century”, and this is his third visit to SUSU.
Within the International Scientific and Educational Forum entitled «Communication Leader of the 21st Century, ISSH students majoring in Advertising and Public Relations and in Journalism held an information-and-intellectual battle called “A Hero’s Profile”. The creative educational project elaborated jointly by academics and students provided for such contest stages as pedagogic inventiveness, situational modeling, and a creative experiment.
Formal ceremony of opening the International Scientific and Educational Forum entitled “Communication Leader of the 21st Century” was started at the Activity Hall of the SUSU Main building with a colourful multimedia project entitled “SUSU – The University of Digital Transformations which United Europe and Asia”. While making a welcoming speech before participants of the Forum, the Rector of SUSU, Aleksandr Shestakov, noted:
Today, the 18th International Youth Congress on Advertising and Public Relations called “Media PROFILE” started its operation at SUSU within the Communication Leader of the 21st Century Scientific and Educational Forum.
A lecture by a famous journalist Egor Kholmogorov took place at South Ural State University. The audience consisted of students of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Annually, in the course of the winter holidays, St Petersburg State University organizes the Winter Psychological School, a unique project with a rich scientific programme, which takes place in the middle of winter on the shores of the snow-covered Gulf of Finland. Participation in the School allows assessing the volume of the psychological community, enrich oneself with new knowledge, meet colleagues from the other universities and exchange contacts for further cooperation.
Choosing a university is one of the most serious decisions in everyone’s life. For many applicants, the deciding factor in enrolling in a university is the affordability of education. South Ural State University offers around 3,000 state scholarships annually.
This year, according to Order No.346 of the Ministry of Education as of 28.04.2018, a big number of state scholarships will be offered for technical, natural science, and humanitarian fields of higher education.
On February 7th an important event was held in Chelyabinsk, which presented the topical for the South Ural region ecological problem in a new perspective. SUSU employees took part in this forum.
For the first time, the representatives of authorities, big businesses and public organisations together were searching for the solutions to the problems, related to ecological challenges, in the form of a constructive polylogue at the forum’s discussion grounds and round tables.
Faculty of Journalism of Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities of South Ural State University sent creative works of students and academics to the World Journalism Education Congress (WJEC-5) Competition, which will take place in Paris in July 2019. The main task of the Competition is to distinguish talented students and academics.
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.
A delegation from South Ural State University represented by Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Doctor of Sciences (Philology) Liudmila Shesterkina, Professor, Doctor of Sciences (Philology), Head of the Marketing and Strategic Communications Department Lidiya Lobodenko, and Candidates of Sciences Associate Professors at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication Olga Kharitonova and Anna Krasavina, took part in the international science-to-practice conference entitled “Journalism in 2018: Creativity, Professio
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.
On January 18, a cross-platform roundtable discussion entitled «Arkaim, the territory of understanding: on formation of historical foundation of regional ideology of cultural, national and religious unity” was held at South Ural State University. The event featured administrative staff and scientists of SUSU, CSU, Chelyabinsk State Institute of Culture and Arts, administrative staff of National Park Arkaim and Centre of Tourism Development for the Chelyabinsk region, representatives of the Public Chamber and entrepreneurs.
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.
International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) is a Worldwide professional organisation which has almost 2000 of active members representing media companies and universities of France, Spain, Germany, India, Turkey, Czech Republic, Russia and other countries, among which there are more than 80 supervisors and mentors of profile sections and working groups, 30 members of the International Council, five members of executive authorities and representatives of various committees and target groups.