LUKOIL Vice-President Alexander Leyfrid Pays Working Visit to USTU

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.


UTime News project included in the action plan of the Government of the Russian Federation to promote vocational and engineering professions

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.


Portuguese at USTU

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.


Certificates from TOTAL

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.


USTU Applies for Participation in the US-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program

The joint application for a grant under the US-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program has been filed in the US State Department. The application has been prepared in conjunction with Texas Tech University, USA. 


USTU and Rossotrudnichestvo Sign a Work Plan for 2015

Ukhta State Technical University and the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) signed a work plan for 2015.


International students took part in winter competition

On 1st March, 2015 international students of the preparatory course by the International Department took part in winter competition, which were held not far from the health resort of USTU “Planeta Universitet”.

It was their first camping to the north forest. During winter competition international students had a good opportunity to communicate with professional sportsmen and try their hands at camping activities, but the most interesting was overcoming the obstacle by zip line.