22 Dec

Summer University 2014

18The International Summer University – St. Petersburg (SUSTP) organized by the Bonch-Bruevich St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications (SPbSUT) together with the International Association of Electronic Sciences (IAFES) has come to the end. This year 24 students from China, Cyprus, Germany, Austria, Finland participated in SUSTP.

During two weeks from July, 7th till July, 18th  each day began with a lesson of Russian language (Professor Tatiana Velyaminova, SPbSUT). After that participants divided in three groups and continued training according to the schedule. Thus, by the end of the second week students SUSTP managed to complete the following courses:

  • «Creating the Internet of things: from idea to series production» (Ruslan KIRICHEK, PhD, Associate Prof., SPbSUT);
  • «Computer music and sound design» (Gleb ROGOZINSKY, PhD, SPbSUT)
  •  «Journalism – old and new technologies in Mass Media» (Prof. Dr. JohannGÜNTHER, Austria);
  • «Effective Communicator in the New Media Era: beyond professional boundaries. Interculturalaspect» (Nina ZHURAVLEVA, PhD, AssociateProf., SPbSUT).

An excursion to FabLabPolytech has been organized as a part of the course «Internet of things». FabLab is known as a special creative space, a workshop for the youth.

However students arrived to St. Petersburg not only to get new knowledge, but also to gain a possibility to get acquainted with the sightseeing attractions of one of the most beautiful cities of the world. Students-volunteers of our university prepared different excursion programs and were ready to come to help at any time. Let us appreciate the team of our volunteers: Julia Mikhailova, Elena Khorosheva, Tatiana Kuznetsova, Olga Dvoeglazova, Anastasia Sevostyanova, Daria Rubanova, Sophia Kalyazina, Ilya Zhukov.

For two weeks SUSTP participants visited the basic places of interest in St.-Petersburg, they had a boat trip along the Neva river, enjoyed a famous show of drawbridge, as well as they went to the environs of the city: Gatchina, Pushkin, Peterhof.

The Closing ceremony of the Summer University took place at SPbSUT on July, 18th. The ceremony was conducted by vice-rector of International Cooperation Oleg Zolotokrylin and Prof., Dr. Johann Gunter (Austria)  – the co-organizer and partner of this project. All participants of SUSTP received certificates on its successful termination. And the Chinese students prepared very touching gifts: personal letters with the words of gratitude and bouquets of flowers to every student-volunteer and every teacher.

St. Petersburg Summer University (SUSTP). July 6th – July 19th 2015.