The USTU swimming pool is now open!

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.

SPE DL technical presentation will be held by guest Patrick Brand (USA)


On Monday, 24th January 2018, an SPE DL technical presentation will be held by our guest:

Patrick Brand (USA)

  • Founding partner of Blade Energy Partners
  • Executive VP Operations at Blade Energy Partners
  • Former drilling technology adviser at Mobil
  • Former chairman of the IADC Underbalanced Operations and MPD committee and the SPE Rewrite committee for Underbalanced Drilling
  • A registered professional engineer in Texas, USA

«Breaking down conventional barriers with managed pressure drilling»


International students of USTU visited the boarding school of Ukhta

On Friday, 8th December, a few of our  university's international students visited the local children's boarding school for an afternoon of laughter, knowledge and new friendships. 

Barents Plus

13.12.2017 to 08.03.2018

Barents Plus - Scholarship program for institutions of higher education in the Norwegian and Russian Barents.

About the program

The Barents Plus program promotes the development and strengthening of cooperation in the field of education and research between the Norwegian and Russian sides of the Barents Region. Through the mutual exchange of teachers and students, the program contributes to raising the level of knowledge about the culture and history of the participating countries and establishing personal contacts.


13.12.2017 to 10.02.2018

North2North Program – A student exchange program that gives students an opportunity to get first-hand experience of learning in a variety of partner universities of the University of the Arctic, located throughout the circumpolar North. The north2north program has a wide network of international universities participating in this program. Students participating in the exchange program can apply for a north2north scholarship, which usually covers the cost of training, accommodation and transport costs.



The rector of USTU took part as a speaker in the Russian-British commodity dialogue "Trust and Reliability as the Main Elements of Sustainable Development"

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.


Meeting with representatives of the British Consulate General in St. Petersburg

On Friday, 24th of November 2017, the Vice-Rector for External Relations of Ukhta State Technical University, Georgy Korshunov held a working meeting with the Deputy Consul General of Great Britain (St. Petersburg),  Elizabeth Webb and Public Relations Adviser, Tatyana Raudson at the British Consulate General in St. Petersburg,


The meeting with international students of the preparatory course

On 28th November, 2017 a meeting, organized for the students of the preparatory department, who arrived in our university from the far abroad countries recently, was held in the international department of USTU.

The questions directly related to the future life of students from abroad and the rules of their stay in Russia were discussed during the meeting.

Internship at Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Finland)

27.11.2017 to 15.12.2017

Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Finland) offers internship at the office of international services for 4-5 months.

The deadline is 15th December, 2017.

More information can be found in the attachment below.


The final day of the inter from Finland at the international department

On 10th November, 2017, at a regular meeting of the English Club a farewell meeting with the intern of the international department, citizen of Finland Soyrinki Siiri Meri was held.

During the internship (from 16th August, 2017 to 10th November, 2017), Siiri performed the following functions at the international department: