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.

16th, March is the Birthday of the Radio inventor A.S. Popov.

16th, March marks the 160th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Popov, a Russian physicist and electrical engineer, one of the inventors of radio.

Alexander S. Popov was born in the village of Turyinsky Rudniki (now Krasnoturyinsk, Sverdlovsk region). 
He set a goal to design a wireless alarm system for the fleet based on electromagnetic waves. At the first stage, Popov found a sensitive indicator of electromagnetic waves - E. Branly’s radio conductor. At the second stage of the experiment, Popov created the radio receiver directly. By the spring of 1895 a reliable and sensitive device was ready. On 7th, May, 1895, a meeting of the Russian Physico-Chemical Society took place in St. Petersburg, where Alexander Popov showed the effect of his invention, which, in fact, was the first radio receiver in the world. In commemoration of this event since 7th, May 1945 is celebrated in Russia as Radio Day. Popov also studied X-rays and made the first Russian X-rays of objects and parts of the human body.
The activities of Popov was evaluated, he received the Grand Gold Medal at the World Exhibition in Paris in 1900. 

Exchange studies at the University of jyväskylä

Veronika Neumerzhitskaya, a 3rd year student of the Humanities faculty studied at University of jyväskylä (Finland) during the autumn semester of the 2018/2019 academic year as part of the cooperation agreement  between universities.

"I am immensely grateful to my University for the opportunity to participate in the exchange program. Do not hesitate to contact the International Relations Department of the University, you will be answered all your questions, advised on options for participation in exchange programs, as well as helped with the preparation of all necessary documents. You can also choose any country you want, there are many options."

 

SUT celebrates 8th, March - International Women day

Dear ladies!

The long-awaited spring has come together with the most beautiful and bright holiday  8th, March - International Women day. Beautiful ladies traditionally expect gifts and surprises during this wonderful day, and men of SUT happy to support this tradition.

7th,March, a.122/1 (22/1 Bolshevikov av.) warm words of congratulations, flowers, music and treats are prepared for you.

The event starts at 12.30.

See you there, lovely women!

"Nokia University" training course starts at SUT

Training course at "Nokia University" is free of charge for 13 students who passed the competitive selection. Students will have the opportunity to learn new technologies during the course: IP / MPLS, Carrier Ethernet, VoIP, LTE, Clouds Solutions (NVF, SDN), as well as the practical experience in the configuration and operation of telecommunications equipment. In addition to technical seminars, the training program includes trainings on time management, the basics of project management, effective presentations creating and negotiation skills.

Classes will be conducted by highly qualified specialists with work experience in a large international company. After completing the course students will get the certificates.

"Maslenitsa" - folk farewell to winter and welcoming the spring!

A fun celebration of the delicious traditional folk holiday "Maslenitsa" will take place on 6th,March at 12:20 at the internal yard of SUT!

Everyone will have the opportunity to taste pancakes and choose the best ones, participate in fun contests, recharge with a great mood and look at the burning of the Maslenitsa effigy in the final of the holiday.


Traditionally, the celebration of "Maslenitsa" means farewell to winter and welcoming the spring!


Come, it will be fun!

Visit of JSC "Uzbektelecom" representatives to SUT

From 27th, February to 1st, March SUT received a JSC "Uzbektelecom" delegation represented by the head of the HR department Mansur Zh. Shaymatov and the head of the security department Umurzak K. Karshibaev.

The purpose of the visit was to participate in the VIII International Scientific, Technical and Scientific Methodical Conference "APINO". The delegation also met with students of SUT, discussed their progress in studies, the rules for living in the dormitories of the university and the migration legislation of Russia.

The visits of JSC "Uzbektelecom representatives " to St. Petersburg have become a good tradition, SUT is always happy to meet with good partners.

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