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.
Where to go study this summer? Maybe, go study Spanish in Cadiz or Barcelona, or learn the basics of Italian culture in sunny Tuscany, or enrol with the international school of journalism in Prague, or maybe, the School of Leadership in Brunei, or go study in Cyprus?
Besides high levels of professionalism, lawyers working in the Russian system also need such traits as high resistance to stress and readiness to work in unusual situations. Within the project-based learning system, future lawyers at SUSU are working on a project which has no analogues in modern legal practice. In the course of the project, students will develop a model for supporting the professional rights of lawyers.
One of the key projects in the project-based learning offered by the Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service (ISTiS) is called Sustainable Development of Tourism in the Ural Region. Today the network of travel itineraries across South Ural is being expanded, and foreign specialists are being engaged by SUSU to the develop tourism in our region.
LINGVA: review by programme graduate
Have you ever thought about what kind of companies become world leaders, and why they succeeded in being ones? The standard answer is that they are efficient, competitive, have a clear structure of their business processes and ensure high quality of their products/services. This answer is… wrong! All the above mentioned things don’t guarantee absolute strategic success.
On December 1st 2018, one more group of SUSU staff members took the international exam IELTS. Preparation for this test was part of the project 2.1.1 Implementation of the best practices of language training at Project 5-100 universities in the Lingva additional language training program. Members of the university’s staff who successfully completed the exam shared their thoughts on the programme.
Project-based learning is being actively developed at our university today and touches upon all aspects of modern society. The Smart House project by the Department of Power Stations, Grids, and Electric Power Systems of the Faculty of Energy and Power Engineering of the Institute of Engineering and Technology is one of the most interesting projects complying with the trends of digitalization of all spheres of our life.
Economy or economics? Second-year students of the SUSU School of Economics and Management answered this and other interesting questions. These students are part of the programme of in-depth language training under Project 5-100.
The ILIC Department of Modern Languages held the Economy Games in English for the first time on November 26th. Two teams fought to be named the winners: the B2 level group of experimental training, and the groups of the elite training zone.
Just before the SUSU’s Anniversary a meeting of the International Scientific Council will be held on December 13th, which will be dedicated to the university’s history and its achievements within Project 5-100. The meeting will be hosted by SUSU Rector Aleksandr Shestakov.
On December 10, 2018 at 10:30 a presentation on launching of Digital History of SUSU project will be held at the Science and Technology of the Southern Ural Exhibition Centre (Room 018 of the Main University Building) as part of the of celebrations on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the university.
In the period from 28 to 30 November, Associate Professor of the Department of Tourism and Socio-Cultural Service, Candidate of Sciences (Pedagogy) of the SUSU Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service Yulia Syromyatnikova took part in the workshop on sustainable energy and climate change in Russia. The event was organised by Nottingham Trent University and the Altai State University.
Today the issue of Chelyabinsk and the Chelyabinsk Region image improvement is of the current interest. Within the frames of the project study, SUSU takes the most active part in this work. The historians of Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities are intent on contributing to the solution of the task of the city and the region rebranding.
The process of project-based learning in the sphere of Researching the Longevity of Concrete in Reinforced Concrete Structures under Repeated Exposure has successfully started at the Department of Building Materials and Products of the SUSU Institute of Architecture and Construction. There are six master’s degree students of specialisation 08.04.01 Construction involved in the project.
From the beginning of the new academic year, project-based learning has been actively developing at South Ural State University. One of the key goals of project-based approach is practical application of scientific inventions.
Be on the same wavelength of relevant changes in the academic field, open up new horizons, attain top positions in the QS World University Rankings by subjects – all of these are ingredients for success of the leading university in the South Ural.
As part of the project-based education implemented at SUSU in September 2018, a project aiming at creating a programme for the complex development of utilities infrastructure has been launched at the Department of Town Planning, Engineering Networks, and Systems.
The heads and members of the project team under М 8.1.3. “Implementing Advanced Language Training in the Bachelor’s Programme” 2.1.1 “Implementing the Best Practices of Language Training in Universities under Programme 5-100” took part in the 5th International Conference on ESP/EAP/EMI in the Context of Higher Education Internationalization.
Participants of the project of the Virtual Museum of South Ural’s Writers – master’s degree students of the Department of Russian Language and Literature – are working on the first key stages of the work, which is panoramic shooting of the object, the museum/apartment of a famous poet from Chelyabinsk, Yanis Grants.
Each year, QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) Ranking Agency publishes a number of rankings of best universities of the world. Regional QS EECA ranking includes 300 higher education institutions of the countries of developing Europe and Central Asia.
In the modern world, when an avalanche of information noise comes crushing down at us, it is very difficult to distinct real facts from fake information. In a time like this, the role of qualitative journalism especially increases. Today, it is necessary to improve the level of trust to new media and impart the skills of fact checking to journalists. This is especially important for assessment of political statements’ accuracy.
SUSU’s Centre for International Education invites students to take part in exchange programmes. Students will get a chance to spend spring semester in a partner university while studying there for free; upon return to SUSU, credits for the disciplines that were completed at a partner university get transferred.
Requirements for students: English language knowledge not lower than level B1, international passport, high grade point average, full-time mode of study.
On October 26 and 27, the 11th meeting of the Council for Enhancement of Competitiveness of Leading Universities of the Russian Federation among World’s Leading Research and Education Centres (the Council of Project 5-100) was held in Kaliningrad. In the course of the meeting, results of each university’s progress within programme 5-100 were thoroughly analysed.
Students of South Ural State University actively participate in Academic Mobility programs, which are being fulfilled at the university for 6 year now. This is a great opportunity to try a new system of education and plunge into culture of a different country. China is one of the most popular destinations of international student exchange.
Zhejiang Ocean University Is SUSU’s Long-time Partner
Today, art spaces are moving more and more towards virtual spaces. Many museums in Russia and around the world have their own virtual twins. Of special note are literary museums. Without leaving your apartment, you can visit museums dedicated to Mikhail Bulgakov, Marina Tsvetaeva, and many other authors. In 2018 our university also joined the process of creating such virtual memorial house museums, as part of a focus on project-based learning.
Each of the SUSU schools or institutes is engaged in project-based education today. The value of such approach to training is that along with theory the future professionals could obtain certain practical skills, which s/he could directly apply in production while joining the process of work. As much as seven Master’s students are involved in the project by the SUSU School of Medical Biology, who travel to test fields, do experiments and analyse their results.