International Scientific Cooperation Development

On April 19th, the representatives of the South Korean company CEO of LEEBRIDGE (Ulsan) Mr. Leo lee and Mr. Hwang Jaeho visited SPbSUT to conduct negotiations on scientific and technical cooperation in the field of hydrogen energy. The guests discussed working issues with Vice-rector for scientific work K. V. Dukelsky and visited the scientific-research laboratory for Quantum Electronics led by Professor of physics A. I. Livshits.

The guests were shown the latest achievements of the SPbSUT scientists in the field of direct conversion of hydrocarbon fuel energy into electricity using fuel cells and innovative membrane technologies. Representatives of the South Korean company, in turn, spoke about the rapid development of hydrogen energy in their country with the strong support of this promising direction from the state and business.

Results of the Week of Foreign Languages

2.jpgThe second week of April, from the 8th until 13th was announced as the Week of Foreign Languages in SPbSUT. It was organized by the Department of Foreign and Russian Languages of the Humanitarian Faculty for the 1st year students.

 The purpose of the events was to promote the idea of multilingualism, improve the quality of teaching foreign languages at the university, determine the level of proficiency in a foreign language, develop the desire to learn foreign languages, expand sociocultural, linguistic and cultural studies and professional competencies of students.

 More than a thousand of students took part in the 1st round of the Competition in regional geography and culture, and only 50 of them came out in the 2nd round, and the winners were:

 1st place: Sergey Bedritsky;

2nd place: Melnikov Vladimir;

3rd place: Grechishkin Igor, Pakhomov Mikhail, Kucherenko Roman, Ghazaryan Mariam.

 The students took part in the seminar “Intercultural communication and international mobility” organized by the International Department, as well as in “World Around English”, which was conducted by Derkach Daria.

 On April 11, a contest of readers and singers (in English and German) was held. The honored guests of the competition were I.A. Alekseenko, Vice-Rector for educational work and public relations, I.G. Shterenberg, head of the department for educational and social work, S.А. Losev, Dean of the Humanitarian Faculty, I.K. Dmitrieva, deputy dean for educational work, D. Derkach, manager for work with educational institutions.

Irina A. Alekseenko addressed the participants with a welcoming speech and stressed the importance of learning foreign languages and developing intercultural communications.

 The main theme of this year is the theater, since the 2019th has been declared the Year of Theater in Russia. Students presented famous monologues and scenes from the works of William Shakespeare, B. Shaw, B. Brecht and contemporary authors, as well as musical shows from musicals and theatrical performances in English and German.

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Students from France are getting acquainted with SPbSUT

 From 8 to 11 of April, SUT was visited by a delegation from the University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines consisting of 11 students and staff of the Department of Telecommunications Networks. The guests came to take part in the XV International Festival of National Cultures and the Week of Foreign Languages of the Faculty of Humanities.

 The guests proudly presented the national dishes of the French cuisine in the culinary competition of the Festival: gratin dofinoy, quiche, chocolate fondants and got the 1st prize in the nomination “Dessert”. At the French class, students from SUT got acqainted and talked with native speakers - students from the University of Versailles.

 In addition, for students from France, classes of the Russian language were held, as well as an excursions to the research and educational centre "Media Center", CyberBonch e-sports club and a lecture at the department of secure communication systems.

 The French guests highly appreciated the hospitality of SUT, the organization of the Festival, study visits and promised to visit our university again.

XV International Festival of National Cultures

On April 9th, the 15th International Festival of National Cultures started at SUT. This year, the festival of spring, friendship and student life was marked by a large number of guests and, as always, a warm atmosphere.

 The solemn opening ceremony of the Festival was held in the university hall decorated with flags of different countries.

 Representatives of the SUT and guests of honor addressed the participants with a welcoming speech: First Vice-Rector, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs G.M. Mashkov, Vice-Rector for Educational Work and Public Relations I.A. Alekseenko, Consul of the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Russia Silvia Simko, representative of the University of Versailles (France) Guilleman Willy Daniel Fabris, Head of the International Cooperation Department I.I. Karimova. Our foreign graduates, as well as the participants of the 2018 Summer School from India, also conveyed their warm greetings to the participants of the festival.

 The guests of the Festival were representatives of Russian and foreign universities: St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University, Russian State Hydrometeorological University, St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, St. Petersburg State Technological Institute, University of Versailles (France) , Eurasian National University named after Gumilyov (Kazakhstan), University of Telecommunications of Leipzig (Germany), as well as the community of students of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

 A tour around the university was organized for everyone. It included visits to the Museum of SPbSUT and the scientific and educational centre «Media Center». The guests noted that the university created excellent conditions for high-quality and versatile training of highly qualified specialists, in both technical and humanitarian fields.

 The opening ceremony included the performance of children from the community of Uzbek youth in St. Petersburg, who danced the Andijan polka. Then the guests of the Festival could taste the dishes from different countries. The participants of the culinary competition presented national cuisines from 11 countries: Angola, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Yemen, Kazakhstan, Mali, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France. It should be noted that the guests of the Festival from partner universities of St. Petersburg, Kazakhstan and France also presented their cuisine.

 During the tasting, the honorary jury and visitors of the competition enjoyed the unique tastes of national dishes, appreciated the design of the tables and the original presentation.

 The closing ceremony of the Festival, performances of creative teams, awarding the winners and participants of the culinary competition and sports tournament were held in the Assembly Hall of SUT.

 
 
 
 
 

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 SPbSUT.

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.

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