On May 21, the Department of Customs Affairs took part in planting of trees alongside the Universitetskaya Naverezhnaya street in the frameworks of Tsellyuloza (Cellulose) social city project. According to participation terms, a tree shall be planted in Chelyabinsk for each 100 kg of paper wastes collected.
The last Sunday of May is the professional holiday of all working in the chemical and petrochemical industry. The holiday was established by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR dated October 1 of 1980. Workers of the chemical industry are constantly demanded in science, in industry, and in business. One can become a world-class specialist by graduating from the Faculty of Chemistry at South Ural State University.
Russian Library Day is celebrated May 27th – this day is also called Librarian Day. At South Ural State University, the Scientific Library began operating from the moment of the university’s founding on December 15th, 1943. The Scientific Library is one of the most important parts of SUSU’s information space, preserving the results of the university’s research and academic work.
On May 18, the 15th International Science-to-Practice Conference for Young Researchers on Modern Problems in Legal Science was held at South Ural State University. The conference was organised by the SUSU Institute of Law. More than 300 people took part in the conference.
On May 24, students of South Ural State University are going to celebrate the Day of Slavic Writing and Culture. The celebration will feature international students, students of the Institute of Linguistics and International Communications, and students of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Within the technology of Industry 4.0 (the 4th industrial revolution), South Ural State University implements a number of prospective student projects, one of which is a “smart” house based on efficient energy consumption and an intelligent smart grid system.
“Smart House” is an innovative residential space which is not only efficient from the perspective of resource consumption (electricity, heat and water) but also well-designed regarding the aesthetics and comfort of its interior as well as its landscape design.
On May 16, international students of South Ural State University organised a common late dinner on the occasion of Muslim fasting called Ramadan.
There are more than 2500 international students from 52 countries studying at SUSU. Among them, a big number of students professing Islam. Therefore, in the beginning of May, many international students started fastening within the Muslim Ramadan, which this year will last till June 3.
As informed by the university’s Press Office, scientists of South Ural State University (SUSU) created an innovative system for online simulation of steel casting.
It has been recently that such terms as “Internet of Things”, “Industry 4.0” and “Smart” technologies entered our life, but they have already become its inextricable part. Digital technologies are used for purposes other than optimization of our everyday life. Special attention is paid to industrial automation, urban space improvement, and information security provision.
Scientists of South Ural State University announced invention of an information analysis system which allows determining concentration of polluting substances in the atmosphere online in any point of the city.
One of the leaders of Russian higher education – South Ural State University (SUSU) – is located at the border of Europe and Asia, in Chelyabinsk. The university is focused on development of large, interdisciplinary projects in the fields of digital industry and artificial intelligence, and carries out research works in the following spheres: Sensors for Industrial Objects; Digital Twins; Energy Conservation; Methods and Means of Information Security; Materials Science; and Ecology.
Students of the Faculty of History at SUSU’s Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities duly represented their research projects at big-scale conferences and contests.
History students started conquering scientific peaks with the capital, where Lomonosov International Universiade was held at MSU in April, traditionally bringing together young researchers from around the world.
4th-year students of the Department of Food Technology and Biotechnology took and excursion to the production unit of Ariant Agricultural Firm LLC. The event was held in the frameworks of a flash mob called “No Turngates”. Senior students had a chance to get familiar with the main stages of meat raw material processing: starting from weighing the raw material and finishing with its cooling and wrapping of the finished products.
On May 17, the International Museum Day is celebrated all over the world. This celebration is dedicated to people who keep our history in documents, valuable exhibit items and photos. This day is of a special importance for the SUSU History Museum.
Scientists from South Ural State University have patented a know-how for drivers – an oil filter with a signaling device. This invention timely “alerts” drivers of the need to change the oil, which allows significantly prolonging the service life of automotive engines. A distinctive feature of this Russian invention compared to its foreign analogues is in the fact that it does not require changing the structure of the entire lubrication system for the filter to be installed.
On May 13, awarding of the winners and prize holders of Zvezda Multi-Profile Engineering Olympiad took place at the Activity Hall of South Ural State University.
This year, the Olympiad was held in Russia for the 6th time and brought together 328 thousand of participants, competing in the elimination round. 101 thousand of them represented the Chelyabinsk region. 30 thousand people from all over the country made it to the final stage. 1742 people in the Chelyabinsk region became the winners and prize holders.
South Ural State University was visited by Professor of the University of Pretoria, Jacek Banasiak. In the course of his meeting with students, the Professor talked about specificity of higher education in universities of the South African Republic.
In 2018, SUSU and the University of Pretoria concluded an agreement on cooperation. The both parties are interested in carrying out joint research in the sphere of fundamental mathematics.
May 11th through 13th of 2019, representatives of South Ural State University, led by the Rector Aleksandr Shestakov, took part in the 4th Silk Road International EXPO in the city of Xi’an (Shanxi province, China) as a member of the delegation from the Ural Federal District. An official ceremony of signing international agreements on cooperation with Xi'an International Studies University and Xi'an Jiaotong (Transport) University was held in the frameworks of the exhibition.
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.
On May 19, gala concert of Vmeste (Together) International Festival of Creativity is to take place in the Activity Hall of South Ural State University for the 11th time.
The festival brings together talented choreographers, singers, musicians, reciters, photographers, and handcraft artists. Different stages of the Festival were held during the year in different cities of the Chelyabinsk region. The event is to conclude with a colorful concert in the capital of the Southern Ural on the Pioneers’ Day.
The University Council of SUSU made a decision to establish an International Research Laboratory of Virtual Reality. The new laboratory will be designed to carry out interdisciplinary research in the frameworks of cooperation with the European Journalism Training Association and the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR).
Colossal attention at South Ural State University is paid to self-fulfillment of students within their extracurricular activities. Which directions are prioritized when working with young people? What steps are being made to develop volunteering? How can students become the authors of unique projects and get support in their implementation?
South Ural State University is a constantly-evolving university with a long history, which aspires to move along with the time or even move ahead of it. International Office, which coordinates all of SUSU’s international activities, greatly contributes to this. On May 5th, the International Office celebrated 8 years since the day of its establishing!
History and a global goal
Year after year, the number of international students at our university is growing. SUSU makes people from different countries, who speak different languages and have different cultures, become friends. The majority of international students have classes in Russian language; for them, it has become the language of friendship and a tool which helps acquiring professional knowledge.
Of course, those international students who want to become true professionals in their sphere aspire to master Russian as a foreign language at the highest level possible.
Representatives of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of SUSU ISSH’s Faculty of Journalism took virtual participation in an international scientific session entitled “Journalism and PR in the Digital Era: New Challenges of the Time”, which was organised by Kostanay State University named after A. Baitursynov.
Every year, students of South Ural State University successfully perform at two international and one Russian Olympiads. This year, the SUSU theoretical mechanics team once again became one of the most successful teams at the Russian Olympiad, having significantly improved their results compared to the previous year.