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Exchange Education in Norway Under the Erasmus+ Program, part 2

We continue to publish personal impressions of USTU students - participants of the Erasmus+ Program.

Endzela Amaglobeli (1st year master’s student in Management):

“In winter 2019, I began my studies at Nord University in Bodo under the Erasmus+ Program.


A USTU Student Took Part in the 5th Korean Arctic Academy

From July 3 to July 13, 2019, the Arctic Academy was held in Busan (South Korea) for the fifth time - a ten-day educational event dedicated to the problems of sustainable development of the Arctic and the Arctic regions. This year the Arctic Academy gathered more than 30 students. Irena Ulyanitskaya, 3rd year student, represented Ukhta University at the event.


Good Luck, Graduates - 2019!

On June 29, 2019, a solemn graduation ceremony was held for USTU graduates - 2019. The Acting Rector of the University Dmitry Belyaev addressed the graduates with a welcoming speech: “Graduation is a significant event in the student life. This is the completion of an important stage, and, as you know, the completion is always the beginning of something new. So let new professional initiatives become successful and beneficial for you. ” Dmitry Belyaev expressed his wish that the graduates always be surrounded by worthy friends and colleagues.


Exchange Education in Norway Under the Barents Plus Program

Danil Matveev (the 2nd year student of the specialty “Technological Machines and Equipment”):

“I was lucky to become a member of the Barents Plus Program and study one spring semester in the Norwegian city of Tromso. I am very grateful to our university for that opportunity. At the beginning, I could not believe that the international academic exchange was real.


Exchange Education in Norway Under the Erasmus+ Program

USTU first-year graduate student in Management, Nikita Degtev took part in the Erasmus+ Academic Mobility Programю From January to June 2019 he studied at the North University (Tromso, Norway). It became possible due to the agreement between the USTU and Nord University.

Returning, the participant shared his impressions and experience, highlighting some of the features that distinguish Norwegian Education from Russian Higher Education.

Here are the most important differences:


Student of the USTU - Volunteer of the 6th Forum of the Future Leaders of the World Petroleum Council

During the week, from June 23, a student of the “Advertising and Public Relations” direction, intern of the USTU international department, Aziiz Adebiy took part as a volunteer in the 6th Forum of Future Leaders of the World Petroleum Council. The organizer of the event is the Russian National Committee of the World Petroleum Council. The organizing committee is headed by Alexander Novak, the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation .


Anniversary Graduate of the Preparatory Department of the USTU International Department

On June 28, 2019, a solemn ceremony of awarding certificates to graduates of the Preparatory Department of the USTU International Department took place. The event was a kind of anniversary: this year, the hundredth student received his final certificate- Ndlovu Nobleman Dumisa from Zimbabwe.

Without a doubt, the presentation of certificates is the most expected and exciting event in the life of future graduates of the preparatory department, it is the beginning of a new stage on the way to higher education.


International Students of the Preparatory Department Have Passed a Final Exam in the Russian Language

On June 10 and 11, International students - graduates of the preparatory department of the International Department of Ukhta University passed the exam in Russian. Students from Nigeria, India, Zimbabwe, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana, Sudan impressed the commission not only with knowledge of the subject, but also with a thoughtful attitude to the educational process, mature reflections on the lives of great people, their own future and moral norms of society.


Delegates from a Serbian partner university visit USTU

Ukhta State Technical University is always open for cooperation, especially if the participants of such collaborations are foreign partners. The partnership with representatives of the Technical faculty “Mikhail Pupin” at the University of Novi Sad (Serbia) and Partner Company "Oil Industry of Serbia" is a great example of the international partnership. This alliance began in the spring of 2013, and the recent visit of the Serbian delegation once again proved its fruitfulness and effectiveness.


VII Summer School 2019 in Colombia

Ukhta State Technical University took part in the VII Summer School in Colombia with a lecture entitled “Some remarks on how technical requirements and regulations for the offshore drilling industry adopted after the oil spill occurred in the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico are affecting exploratory drilling activities in the Arctic offshore”. The lecture was given in Spanish by Ramon Alfonso Perdomo Salcedo, a USTU graduate student.