Unity Day “We are Russians. Power in Unity”

On 4th November, a public holiday, a few students of USTU didn’t stay at home, but headed for the Republican Ethno forum “We are Russians. Power in Unity”, which was held in the ethnocultural park inside the village called Yb in the outskirts of Syktyvkar, the capital of the Komi Republic.


Coordination meeting with international students

On Monday, 2nd November, the meeting with international students from far-abroad countries was held in the International Department of USTU. There were students from Nigeria, Angola, Nepal, Congo, Sudan, Cameroon and other countries at the meeting.

The meeting was devoted to the main rules of stay of foreign citizens on the territory of the Russian Federation, including migration issues, inner University rules, opportunities to have a part-time job, household issues coming on during study at the University and living in the dormitory.


Gripping the skills of Russian - group № 3

The third and final group of the preparatory course started their lessons on 3rd November, 2015. The group consist of five (5) students from Ghana, Nigeria and India. Four more students from Pakistan, Nigeria and India will join the group within next two weeks.


Quest game for international students

3rd October 2015 presented itself with glamorous moment for our international students to familiarize themselves with the different parts of our beloved University. A game called "Quest" was organised to achieve this objective and also make this activity fun and enjoyable. 
Also, students were able to socialize, identify individual skill set and learned how to work together to achieve a common goal which is very fundamental to their university education.


The second group of the preparatory course started to learn Russian

At the beginning of October the second group of international students started the preparatory course by International department of USTU. First of all, students from far-abroad countries will focus on learning the Russian language. The new group consists of 9 people who came to the town of Ukhta from Gambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Nepal and Pakistan.


Re-start of English club

Last Thursday the first meeting of English Club was held at International Department. It was organized by staff of International Department together with two English teachers from the USA Kathryne Bascom and Victoria Pardini. Over 50 students and University staff, who wanted to practice spoken English, joined the meeting.


Introduce your country

No wonder that inhabitants of Ukhta town, where you can seldom meet a person with different skin colour and exotic eye shape, have always been interested in foreigners. Especially when we are talking about pupils of schools and lyceums, who would like to become friends with representatives of other culture and language. Last Friday, on 2nd October, such an opportunity was given to them by International Department together with museum clerks of USTU, who organized the event called “Introduce your country”.