On the occasion of the Knowledge Day, South Ural State University opened new laboratories: Financial Technology in Business, and Teaching Bank. The new educational spaces of the SUSU School of Economics and Management are fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and aim at students’ mastering economic competences in an interactive mode.
As of today, the SUSU Institute of Supplementary Education has elaborated and offers over 1,000 author-developed educational programmes of advanced training and professional retraining for top managers, specialists, as well as different categories of individuals. The developed programmes cover all the licensed fields of education of a classical university.
Every year many students from around the world come to South Ural State University. Iraq, Iran, Bangladesh, Egypt, Sri Lanka, to mention just a few countries from the list.
This year, we expect more than 700 students from 52 countries; those are the enrolees who applied for studies in various levels of education: Bachelor’s, Master’s, postgraduate, Specialist programmes, and programmes of the Faculty of Pre-University Education. Many students come as part of the international exchange programmes.
South Ural State University and Intersvyaz company invite residents of Chelyabinsk to take part in the Parade of First Graders. This year it will take place on the 7th of September in the Central Park of Culture and Recreation named after Y.A. Gagarin.
Scientists of South Ural State University have developed a composite sorbent for the extraction of heavy metals from wastewater. The unique sorbent not only purifies but also increases its pH.
On August 29-30, South Ural State University hosted a master class entitled “Academic Writing Centre: Forming English Language Competencies to Increase the Publication Activity of Russian Researchers” in the Sigma conference hall.
South Ural State University is to join the University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR). SUSU’s joining the Alliance is to take place in September in the frameworks of UASR-2019 events in the city of Xi’an. This step will bring the development of the university’s international relations with higher education institutions of China to a new level.
September 19th through 20th, QS WORLDWIDE-2019 Summit is to take place in Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Almaty, Kazakhstan). Rector of South Ural State University, Aleksandr Shestakov, is going to take part in the event.
QS WORLDWIDE is a leading annual conference which regards the issues of higher education and brings together international academicians, professors and government representatives from all over the Central Asia as well as from other countries.
South Ural State University scientists managed to create a virtual model of a multicomponent liquid crystal mixture for the first time. It shows the relationship of the physical properties of liquid crystals with their structure at the microscopic level. The obtained results will allow to create liquid crystals with the required properties in the future, which is of significant importance for their use in medicine and technology. The study was published in the highly rated Journal of Molecular Liquids (Scopus, Q1).
On August 31st, an “Art Needs Walls” modern culture festival was held at South Ural State University as part of the festivities dedicated to the Knowledge Day.
This festival represents a new-for-Chelyabinsk format, which aims at supporting the creative initiatives of students. The idea of holding this event was supported by the Department for Youth Affairs of the City of Chelyabinsk and the Chelyabinsk Region Ministry of Education, and was executed thanks to the SUSU Trade Union Committee.
On August 31st, right before the Knowledge Day, South Ural State University presented its upgraded infrastructure. This day, the laboratories of B.N. Khristenko Complex of Active Teaching Methods were opened. President of the Business Council of the Eurasian Economic Union, Chairman of the SUSU Supervisory Council Viktor Khristenko took part in the festive events. An important event was also the presentation of the university’s improved indoor athletic stadium.
Scientists of the South Ural State University have developed a unique control system for the electric drive of the pump unit, which will significantly reduce energy costs and increase the reliability of the equipment of thermal power plants. Development is patented.
Dear colleagues, staff members, postgraduates, and students!
Greetings to you on this wonderful holiday, Knowledge Day!
The first day of studies is important. It sets the tone to the whole academic year ahead. Traditionally, at the very start we shape our hopes for solving ambitious tasks and striving for significant results. I sincerely wish that you fulfil your hopes! May you succeed on the path that you have chosen and reach the goal that you have set! May this path be filled with vivid emotions and worthy accomplishments!
South Ural State University continues welcoming international students the number of which this year has significantly increased. Those who arrive get greeted by a team of SUSU tutors who help them adapting and blend into the campus life.
As of today, tutors have already greeted 52 students from 12 countries such as China, Indonesia, USA, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Sudan, Senegal, Ghana, Egypt, Iran and the near-abroad countries. Within the next several days, they are going to help international students adapt at the university and feel like home.
Every year, together with students, the staff of the Eurasian Studies Research and Education Centre of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities set off to archaeological digs. Lately, they have been doing research in Bredy District of the Chelyabinsk Region.
Scientists of the South Ural State University have improved and patented an ECG pillow. It allows contactless monitoring of the newborns’ heart rate with high accuracy but also to observe their breathing. The device will minimize Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
South Ural State University was visited by Culture and Education Attaché of the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in the Russian Federation, Bassim Hasan Al-Haideri. Within the visit, a discussion regarding expansion of academic and research cooperation between SUSU and the Republic of Iraq took place.
It is planned to open the laboratory at a Sports Science Research Centre of South Ural State University in 2019. Within the frameworks of this project a hardware and software complex will be developed, which will include digital twins of human beings, to make possible the determining of individual optimal movement patterns for achievement of high sports results.
A team of activists representing SUSU’s South Ural Association of International Students took part in the international student forum called Eurasia Global which took place on August 12th through 17th in Orenburg.
Scientists of the South Ural State University are engaged in the creation of a multifunctional carbon sorbent. The material will be able to absorb both several types of harmful substances produced in industrial production and selectively sorb individual organic substances. The original sorbent can be targeted at the most hazardous pollutants, the absorption of which will be a priority for it. On this topic, a scientific article was published in the journal Refractories and Industrial Ceramics, indexed by Scopus and Web of Science databases.
Very soon, South Ural State University will welcome about 4,000 first-year students. For them to successfully blend into the university life and not get lost in the whirl of activities, a Student Mentoring System is functioning. This association aims at helping students adapt and figure out how to do their studies and what to do in extracurricular activities.
This year, two staff members of Tajik Technical University enrolled in state-funded postgraduate studies at South Ural State University. They will complete training in the Institute of Architecture and Construction and the Institute of Engineering and Technology.
South Ural State University and Tajik Technical University named after academic M. Osimi have become reliable partners in international affairs. Head of the International Student Support Ekaterina Yurovskaya spoke about the cooperation between the two major universities.
Scientists of the South Ural State University for the first time investigated the physical properties and structure of one of the aromatic compounds - perinone. This substance is widely used in industry as a dye. The research results will find application in the creation of new crystalline carbon materials, as well as composites, sorbents for water and air purification based on them, in organic electronics, medicine, and other fields.
On June 30th, the Vice-Rector for International Relations of South Ural State University visited the Embassies of Iraq and Sudan, and on August 8th – the Embassies of Egypt, Yemen, and Morocco for the purposes of promoting South Ural State University in these countries, as well as making it more recognizable there and attracting students and academic staff of the universities of those countries to various programmes being offered by our university.
August 15th through 17th, with the support from the Government of the Chelyabinsk Region and the Chelyabinsk City Duma, the 6th International Forum of the Best Municipal Practices was held, which was dedicated to the issues of executing national projects approved by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for the period until 2024.