On May 22 the congress hall of Ukhta State Technical University hosted an unusual concert dedicated to the celebration of Africa Day. USTU international students who came from African countries organized it for students, university staff and all residents of Ukhta interested in the event.
On April 27 representatives of companies from Finland and China paid a business visit to Ukhta State Technical University (USTU). The purpose of their trip was to get acquainted with the industry of the Komi Republic, exchange experience and implement the plans for further cooperation.
On March 27 (Friday) Yulia N. Lebedeva, corporate events and internal communications specialist, the company Wintershall Russland GmbH, paid a working visit to Ukhta to make a presentation of the Young Vision Award contest for USTU students and teachers.
Оn March 24, 2015 led by Alexander Leyfrid, Director General of LUKOIL-Komi LLC - Vice-President of LUKOIL JSC, the delegation of LUKOIL-Komi top management paid visit to Ukhta State Technical University.
On March 5, 2015 Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation signed an order to approve an action plan to promote vocational and engineering professions. The executive order of the President of Russia of May 7, 2012 №597 'On measures to implement state social policy' directed the government to increase the number of highly skilled professionals by 2020.
At the beginning of March everyone who enjoys Portuguese could attend lessons of the Portuguese language arranged by the International Department of USTU. The lessons are conducted by a native Portuguese speaker Jose Massunga who comes from Angola.
At the first lesson Jose showed all the advantages of studying Portuguese. One of the most important reason is that the Portuguese language is widely used in many countries such as Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Cape Verde, Giunea-Bissau, Mozambique, Equatorial Guinea and even in some parts of China.
On Tuesday, March 10 Ukhta State Technical University hosted awarding of certificates to undergraduate and postgraduate students who in February followed a five-day course of lectures delivered by not-for-profit TOTAL Professors Association.