A USTU student, who is a first year student of the master program, Vladimir Zakusov, got an opportunity to take part in the academic mobility program Erasmus+ Global Mobility. With the support of the international department of USTU in autumn 2017, Vladimir sent an application for participation, and at the moment he is in the city of Bodo (Norway), where he studies at the Nord University.
On 10th February, 2018, at the secondary school №10 the event called "No Fascism and Nationalism" was held, in which students of 10th and 11th grades took part, and also international students of Ukhta State Technical University. This traditional event has been held at school for the sixth time dedicated to the Day of Remembrance of a Young Hero-Anti-Fascist.
The head of the international department of USTU Anton Grigoriev successfully passed the competition in the framework of the Fulbright Program for the International Education Administrators Program (RIEA) in autumn, 2017 and in mid-January, 2018 he started internship at the universities of the United States of America. The RIEA program offers an intensive three-month internship in the USA, which consists of several stages. In total, eight representatives of international departments of various universities of Russia have been selected this year.
The Distinguished lecturer Patrick Brand (USA) visited Ukhta State Technical University from 24th to 25th January, 2018. Patrick Brand is a founding partner of Blade Energy Partners and a former drilling technology adviser at Mobil. In his 36 years of experience in oil and gas upstream, Brand has made numerous innovative and fundamental contributions to Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD), including the development of dynamic influx control and dynamic pore-pressure and fracture-pressure determination.
On 26th December, 2017 one of the most significant events - opening of the USTU swimming pool - was held. The construction, which lasted for two years, came to an end. On the opening day, the first competitions among students were organized.
The first meeting of the Russian-British commodity dialogue "Trust and Cooperation as the Main Elements of Sustainable Development" was held at the St. Petersburg Mining University on the 18th - 19th of October, 2017.
The organizers were: St. Petersburg Mining University, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining IOM3 (Great Britain), British Embassy in the Russian Federation with the support of the Government of the Russian Federation and the city of St. Petersburg.