The new academic year started in" Bonch" in full-time format. On September 1st, a holiday for students, teachers and guests of SPbSUT was held in the courtyard of the main building of the SPbSUT at Bolshevikov Ave., 22. A great concert was arranged for the first-year students, and activists from senior courses were awarded for their achievements in public and sports life.
Rector of the SPbSUT Sergey Bachevsky welcomed the first-year students and congratulated them on the Day of Knowledge.
"You have chosen not just a university – you have chosen a lifestyle, your future partners and the companies in which you will work! Today, your acquaintance with the industry will begin – you will join the numerous ranks of signalmen. Start learning today! You will leave us as seasoned and prepared people and will worthily bear the name of a graduate of our university. Good knowledge, impressions, reliable friends! Welcome to the family! " - said S. Bachevsky.
Andrey Sytnik, Chairman of the Digital Development Committee of the Leningrad Region, noted that a person's adult life begins with a choice. According to him, the first-year students of SPbSUT have already made one of the right choices in their lives, having entered Bonch as one of the world's leading universities in the field of digitalization.
"Digitalization is a national priority, it is what determines the future of the whole world. Good luck! " - said A. Sytnik.
Alexander Loginov, Vice President and Director of the macro-regional branch "North – West" of Rostelecom, congratulated the participants of the holiday on the Day of Knowledge. He stressed that the telecommunications industry is developing rapidly today, and without IT, telecommunications and communications, not a single industry, not a single factory works.
"The future of our country and the planet is in your hands! I am sure that this future is in safe hands. Learn continuously and have fun! " - said A. Loginov.
Natalia Mochu, Director of the regional branch of the International Telecommunication Union for the CIS region, addressed the university students with a video greeting. She recalled that ITU and SPbSUT have been successfully cooperating for a long time, holding forums together, implementing major projects.
"I would like to draw your attention to the work of the International Telecommunication Union with young people. Join our events, be an active part of the current telecom and ICT industry! " - said N. Mochu.
The fact that knowledge is the basis of any profession, said the chairman of the Territorial St. Petersburg and Leningrad region organization of the Trade Union of Communication Workers of Russia Elena Dovgaleva.
"Digitalization is developing, new technologies are emerging, it requires highly qualified specialists who could adapt to the challenges of the labor market. You have made the right choice, you have chosen the right university – the university of the future. Everything has been done here to successfully study, develop creatively, engage in science, social work. Appreciate your student years! Be the first, because it is you who will form the industry personnel reserve! " - E. Dovgaleva emphasized.
The first-year students were told that "Bonch" is not only a study, but also a bright student life, and a lot of opportunities. Science, sports, creativity, student self-government – all this is "Bonch", which values its students very much and always tries to encourage them.
The activists from the senior courses were congratulated by the rector Sergey Bachevsky on the holiday. He presented awards to the winners of the Student Sports Contest, the Student of the Year competition and the Student Council competition-events held in 2020/2021.