On October 10 and 11, secondary school students of the Sovetsky District of Chelyabinsk got acquainted with South Ural State University in the Palace of Culture named after D.V. Kolyushchenko.
In the hall of the Palace, SUSU schools and institutes presented their sites, where students of 9th -11th grades could learn about the professions and the prospects of studying in these fields.
“School students of the Sovetsky District got a unique opportunity to meet with the institutes, schools and the university opportunities thanks to the interactive expositions and sites. The equipment shown on the sites gives a visual idea of the educational programmes of the university and further career prospects. During two days, more than 600 people visited the event. This kind of events helps to better understand the distinctiveness of a particular profession and make a conscious choice of the future specialty,” says Ivan Sukhikh, Deputy Dean of Faculty of Pre-university Training.
The school students’ acquaintance with SUSU opportunities passed in an interactive form: representatives of schools and institutes together with the school students made interesting tests, experiments and business games.
School of Economics and Management presented the school students with a technical means of customs control, which can determine the authenticity of monetary funds and documents. Department of Finance, Money Circulation and Credit offered an interactive game “How well do you know money?”.
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science acquainted the school students with NAO programmed robot.
Institute of Engineering and Technology presented the exercise equipment for pilots and welders.
Institute of Law provided a possibility to try on the special defensive means as well as create an identikit of a criminal and take fingerprints.
Institute of Linguistics and International Communications carried out the language games and offered to communicate with the foreign students.
Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities held a training for the unity.
Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service gave the logic tasks related to tourism.
School of Medical Biology conducted tests for checking milk and the structure of plant cells, as well as a performance test and a leading hemisphere test.
Institute of Natural Sciences and Mathematics suggested the school students playing 3D naughts and crosses, a topological meshing game, a logic game of geometry, and also demonstrated the principle of the ultra-high resolution microscope work.
“I was surprised to see so many interesting developments! My attention was mostly attracted by NAO robot and pilots exercise equipment. I have not yet decided on my future profession, but I think that I would like to get an education in the field of mechanics and developments at SUSU,” says Denis Gorbunov, a 10th form school student.
On all the sites, the school students were shown various equipment and innovative developments, as well as they were told on different activities at South Ural State University besides studying.