New Year is a wonderful holiday with which the brightest expectations are connected. Events of the outgoing year are recalled and the plans for the ongoing year are made. Let the year of 2016 be the year of new achievements, discoveries, and victories. Let all the new ideas be fulfilled, and let the bravest intentions and projects be realized! I wish you and your relatives joy, health, and well-being!
The research activity of the Department of the Russian Language and Literature of the Faculty of Journalism was crowned with the important international victory on the New Year ’s Eve.
The Chelyabinsk branch of the Association of Foreign Students celebrated its second anniversary on December 23.
A great number of events happened during this period. It’s become traditional to celebrate Nowruz, Chinese New Year and the International Sports Festival which unite students from many countries. The information day is held annually. The most important issues are discussed during this day.
On December 28, 2015 international student round table ‘Middle East: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow’ was held in South Ural State University, where Arab and Russian students discussed topical issues of the Middle East region and the possibilities of cooperation of the Russian Federation and South Urals and Middle East, as well as exchanged experiences in the field of Oriental Studies.
On December 28, 2015 international student round table ‘Middle East: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow’ will be held in South Ural State University.
The program includes coverage of topical issues of Middle East politics and economics, as well as discussion of forms and methods of cooperation with the countries of the region. Among the participants SUSU students from Syria, Yemen, Iraq, as well as the students of CSU, and orientalists of Chelyabinsk region can be named.
The regular strategic session was held on December 22 in the framework of development of the so-called “roadmap”, i.e. a strategic long-term plan of SUSU development for the period of 2016-2020.
The topic of a new session was development of possible scenarios of the Project budgeting. The search for solutions was organized in the form of a business game with the maximum plunge into reality.
From the 14th to 16th of December the Vice-Rector for international cooperation of SUSU, Doctor of Economics, Professor Viktor Mikhailovich Katоchkov made an official visit in Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and International Trade (Guangzhou, China).
During the visit an official agreement on the entrance of South Ural State University into the International Russian-Chinese Association of Economic Universities was signed.
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On December 19, 2015 a round table on ‘Organization of Student Scientific Research Projects at the University’ was held as part of the training program ‘Innovative Technologies in the Global Education’ Institute of Continuing Education of SUSU.
Director of the Institute for Open and Distance Education Alexander Demin and assistant professor of the Department of Linguistics and Intercultural Communication Irina Stavtseva have undergone training within the program ‘Innovation in Higher Education: Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)’.
The delegation of SUSU keeps on visiting China. On Wednesday, the 16th of December the representatives of the University visited Science Park and Business Incubator of TusPark that are the departments of Tsinghua University (one of the leading universities of PRC which is in the top 9 of the best universities of the country). At the present day the Science Park is developing independently, but still keeps in touch with the University.
Frosty, snowy morning did not prevent active students from all faculties of South Ural State University to take part in the flash mob dedicated to 5-100 Project.
More than a hundred of students lined up in the shape of 5-100 logo on the main square in front of SUSU. Thus, the action participants emphasized the importance for our University to join this project and expressed support for the University.
On December 5, 2015 ‘Science’ recreation center of SUSU held the strategic session on building breakthrough and competitive areas of research of the University within the framework of the 5-100 Project.
From the 10thto 13th of December, 2015 National Forum for Young Leaders in International Education COMMUNITY was taking place in the city of Tyumen. The Forum was organized by Tyumen State University with support from the Ministry of Education of Russia, Rossotrudnichestvo and the Government of the Tyumen region in the framework of the realization of the Program for Development of the Student Union Activities.
The international board on the project “Joint Programs and Framework for Doctoral Education in Software Engineering”, or PWs PhD, implemented in the framework of the international program Erasmus+, held the first meeting on December 8-9, 2015 in Aalborg University. The project executive manager, dean of the Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Informatics Gleb Radchenko and the head of the International Programs and Funds Department of the International Cooperation Directorate Yulia Balakina attended the meeting of behalf of South Ural State University.
Postgraduate student of the Faculty of Power Engineering of SUSU Yevgeny Sirotkin is developing the world’s newest control system of wind turbines which will help to minimize the risk of accidents during the operation of wind turbines, as well as to significantly increase its energy efficiency.
South Ural State University is included in the list of top ten classical universities of Russia. The rating of Russian universities relevance is made up within the project “Social Navigator” by the international media group “Russia Today”
463 state, official, municipal and private universities from 80 regions are included in the rating. All these institutions were divided into six groups: classical, engineering, agricultural, management, humanitarian and medical universities.
SUSU delegation has visited the III annual national exhibition ‘VUZPROMEKSPO – 2015’ which was held at the beginning of December, 2015 at the site of ‘Moscow’ Technopolis in the capital of Russia. Innovative inventions of research institutes, scientific and educational centers, and world-class laboratories were exhibited on the stand of SUSU.
Dear teachers, employees, post graduates, and students!
Congratulations on the University birthday!
Желаем вам, уважаемые коллеги, успешной реализации планов, энергии, оптимизма, крепкого здоровья и благополучия! Уверены, что университет займет ведущие позиции среди сильнейших научно-образовательных центров не только нашей страны, но и мира.
The solemn graduation ceremony took place on December 4, 2015 at SUSU. Master diplomas of SUSU and Clark University were conferred upon the graduates of the joint master’s degree program.
A special guest of the ceremony was the U.S. Consul General in Yekaterinburg Marcus Micheli. The ceremony was also attended by the rector of SUSU A.L. Shestakov, director of the Institute of International Education L.I. Shestakova, director of the Institute of Economics, Trade and Technology I.Yu. Okolnishnikova.
Associate Professor of the Department of Civil Law and Proceedings of SUSU Tikhon Podshivalov took part in the international scientific and practical conference ‘Private International Law in the Globalized World’ (Moscow). He presented a report on the topic ‘Evasion of Law in Civil Relations Complicated by a Foreign Element’.
The senior research associate of the Research and Educational Center for Eurasian Studies of SUSU A.V. Epimakhov gave an open lecture in one of the highly authoritative universities of Western Europe the Free University of Berlin (Freie Universitat) on November 23, 2015. This event was a part of the program within the research project financed by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The professor of the Institute of Prehistoric Archeology Elke Kaiser took the lead in this event.
On December 10, 2015 SUSU MBA Center held a master class on Quick Response Management (QRM), a tool which gives your business necessary acceleration.
The objective of the master class was to show direct relation of the acceleration of production and office processes to reducing costs, increase of quality, and the formation of a sustainable competitive advantage.
Moderator of the master-class: Julia Babanova, a business consultant, tutor of SUSU MBA Center, a member of Interregional Association of MBA Teachers RABE.
On the 26th of November “Dialog of Russia and Arab East in the context of current geopolitical situation” International round table was held for the first time in Southern Urals region.