Visit from University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain)

On 8th April, a delegation of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain), composed of Vice-rector Richard Jean Maurice Clouet and Director for international cooperation Sergio Romeo Malanda, paid a working visit to SUT. The head of the International cooperation department Irina Karimova and the Dean of the Economics and Management faculty prof. Alexander Sotnikov presented SUT on the meeting.

Guests were presented the educational process, research and international activities of the Sut, the possibility of developing cooperation on the exchange programs. The head of"Media Center" Gleb Rogozinsky introduced the projects implemented on the basis of the video studio, recording studio and radio broadcasting center to the delegates.

Spanish colleagues, in turn, spoke about the programs of their University, which include telecommunications, information technology, economics, business informatics, tourism and invited SUT to participate in Erasmus+ projects. The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria annually organizes a three-week Summer school for the study of Spanish language on its site. This makes it possible to spend a vacation on one of the most beautiful islands in the world and get useful knowledge.

The participants of the meeting outlined a plan of cooperation for the upcoming academic year and agreed to develop bilateral cooperation in various areas.Visit o

Round table with participation of community colleges of the USA

Last week, a round table dedicated to the internationalization of higher education was held on the basis of SUT.

It was attended by representatives of leading universities of St. Petersburg and Moscow and by a delegation of public colleges representatives from the United States of America, who are undergoing a two-week internship in Russia under the Fulbright academic exchange program. The head of Department on work with foreign students of Portland Community College Allison Blizzard, Director of Community College campus "Three Rivers" Mark Vesligaj, Deputy Dean of the County Davidson Community College Timothy Gwillim, Senior Vice-President of Montgomery College Dr. Sanjay Rai, Vice Dean of the Northampton Community College Robert Smith were granted with scholarship In 2019 .

The first Vice – Vice-rector for educational work of SUT G. M. Mashkov, Vice-rector for educational work and public relations I. A. Alekseenko, Director of the Fulbright program in Russia Joel Erickson addressed the participants of the meeting with a welcoming speech. Both Russian and American sides noted the importance of cooperation in the field of education and science, exchange of students and teachers.

Representatives of Russian universities made presentations, highlighting the features of the Russian education system, opportunities for interaction with educational organizations in the United States. In addition, St. Petersburg universities have widely presented short-term training programs, such as summer and winter schools.

Also, the Russian and American guests visited the SUT scientific-educational center "Media center", interacted with students of 1 course of faculty of Isit group 842 EAST learning English. Colleagues were pleasantly surprised by the actively developing and supported by the University student movement in eSports "CyberBonch".

The round table allowed the participants to exchange experiences in the field of attracting and training foreign students, as well as to establish contacts for future cooperation.


SUT student ball

April 6th SUT held an annual cultural and educational event "SUT student ball". The organizers of the ball were a friendly team of initiative University students, employees of the Educational and social work Department with the support of the Union Committee.

The welcoming speech was made by the head of the Department for educational and social work I. G. Shterenberg, who congratulated the participants of the ball and guests with a wonderful event, thanked the organizers and choreographers for organizing and conducting this event.

The ball opened with a polonaise, and then choreographers were invited to the dance floor, who "set the tone" for the whole event.

The student ball consisted of the following dances: polonaise, waltz, tango, rumba, cha-cha-cha, circular tango, circular rumba, circular cha-cha-cha. In addition to dancing participants were waited for an extensive program of the evening — numerous competitions and freestyle dances. During the ball ladies and gentlemen behaved accordingly, showing gallantry, goodwill and good manners.

We express our gratitude to the senior organizer of the ball to George Chistochin and the student organizers who have been working hard and brilliantly organized that event.

"BonchYes" – the winner of the Festival of student creativity among the universities in St. Petersburg

The dance team "BonchYes" got the second prize in the finals of the XVII Festival of Student Creativity of St. Petersburg "ART STUDIO!", which took place on April 3 at the Gorky Palace of Culture.

 "BonchYes" performed with the show "Cossack" in the nomination "National Dance" and with the show "Velvet Noir" in the nomination "Modern Dance". Our team demonstrated their high performing skills in all dances.

 Congratulations and we wish you new victories and achievements!

The IV Open regional championship "Young professionals" (WorldSkills Russia) was held in Smolensk

The IV Open regional championship "Young professionals" (WorldSkills Russia) was held in Smolensk from 18th to 22nd, February. Student of the Smolensk College of telecommunications (branch of the SUT) Andrei Vlasov won the first place in the competence "Web design and development". College teacher O. Mohnach helped Andrew in preparation for the competition. She received the championship expert certificate.

About 500 students from Smolensk region and other regions of Russia became the participants of the regional championship. Competitions were held in 28 competencies.

ITU and Rostelecom will establish a test centre at SPbSUT

On March 20th, SPbSUT hosted a meeting dedicated to the official launch of a joint project of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and PJSC "Rostelecom" to establish an International research and testing center for equipment, new technologies and services on the basis of SPbSUT.

Devices and applications of the Internet of things, 5g/IMT-2020 communication networks and network infrastructure of "smart" sustainable cities will be tested with the help of modern software and hardware test complex.

XV International Festival of National Cultures 2019

AA9_0543April, 9-11th, St-Petersburg, SUT

Peace and friendly international understanding through art and culture. These words reflect the meaning and the main point of the XVthInternational Festival of National Cultures at SPbSUT.

The International Festival of National Cultures proved to be an annual celebration of friendship, communication, sport and art where the representatives of more than 50 countries take part in. Our Festival map includes more than 70 partner universities from all over the world, performance groups and sport teams. From 2005 the International Festival of National Cultures has been bringing together a great number of students from all over the world to spend time in St. Petersburg and at SPbSUT sharing their intercultural experience. 

International Festival of National Cultures traditionally is devided into 3 parts:

1st Day: Opening ceremony "Friendship in creation and dialogue"

  • Spectacular flashmob;
  • Meeting of the Foreign Student Council and other educational institutions representatives;
  • Cuisine competition – “Best national dishes of the world” in the following categories: main dish, dessert and the best decoration of the table

2nd Day: Sport events "Friendship in sport"

  • Football;
  • Darts;
  • Tennis;
  • Volleyball.

3d Day: Closing ceremony "Friendship forever"

  • Photo competition in national dress;
  • Presentations of national traditions and national games;
  • Master classes on different kinds of national arts;
  • Creative workshops: culture and everyday life objects of different nations;
  • Linguistic workshops.

All participants of the Festival are welcomed to sight-seeing tour to discover the most remarkable places in St. Petersburg!

The students from our foreign partner universities will be offered free accommodation in students’ Russian families. Other participants - at their own expense.

How to participate in the annual International Festival of National Cultures at Bonch:

  • fill the application form  and send to   Этот адрес электронной почты защищен от спам-ботов. У вас должен быть включен JavaScript для просмотра.   with the mark “International Festival of National Cultures”;
  • attach a copy of your valid passport.

Deadline for submitting your application forms – March, 15, 2019   (need time to get the invitation to start Russian visa getting process).

For any additional information, please contact International Cooperation Department.

Looking forward to see you at the International Festival of National Cultures in St. Petersburg soon!

The celebration of "Nauryz" in SUT

On March 21st, the Council of Foreign Students (ICU) organized the holiday of Nauryz day in SUT. The first celebration took place at our University one year ago.
Nauryz (or Novruz) is the first day of the new year on the solar calendar, which begins on March 21st in several cultures, the day of the vernal equinox. By tradition, everyone tries to be in a good mood, greet each other, express good wishes during this day. Table served with all kinds of treats called Dastarkhan is served in every house on the day of the holiday, and people try to dress neat, clean, and, if possible, in something new.
Our students from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, for whom Nauryz is one of the brightest and kindest holidays in the life of the family, decided to share their joy with other SUT's students and celebrated this beautiful spring holiday in the walls of our University. Entertainment and intellectual games on knowledge of culture and languages of the world, such as: "Find the country", "Guess the word", "Collect the dish" were organized for the participants of the event. Also, guests of the festival could spend time in the following areas: "Sweet table", corner of Oriental Souvenirs, photo zone with national costumes, games with presenters.
Such events, as well as other events held annually by the University (Friendship Day, International Festival of National Cultures), contribute the maintenance and strengthening of such important values in the modern world as understanding and friendship between people, cultural diversity, peace and harmony.

Visit from EPITECH (France)

On March 19th, Ksenia Andreeva, head of the Foreign citizens Admission Committee of EPITECH (France), visited SUT.

Ksenia represented the opportunities of studying at EPITECH under academic exchange programs and participation in the Summer School 2019 in one of the twelve cities of France, where EPITECH campuses are located.

SUT and EPITECH have been cooperating in the academic exchange of students and teachers for many years. Every year our University accepts more than 20 students from the partner University. Students of SUT participate in short-term exchange programs - Summer and Winter schools.

Visit of Professor from Magdeburg University

From 26th February to 13th March, Olaf Friedewald, Professor at Magdeburg University, paid a working visit to the SUT. The Professor gave a course of lectures on "Quality assurance Mechanisms in IP networks" for students from EPITECH partner University (France).

Olaf Friedewald is a SUT graduate and stays in touch with the Alma mater for many years coming to give lectures to the students of the SUT. The next course of lectures is scheduled for September 2019.