The introductory class for first-year students of degree program «Customs» was held by their future colleagues
The class was held at the administrative building of the Grodno regional customs.
The head of the Grodno regional customs, Andrey Kovalchuk, addressed to the first-year students of the law faculty of Yanka Kupala state university of Grodno. He noted that such unique kind of "step into the profession", acquaintance with customs, customs officials who teach special disciplines at the university, is an important stage in the educational process during preparing future customs specialists.
Students were introduced to customs symbols, the history of customs, its structure and multifunctionality of tasks performed to protect the country's economic interests and ensure the safety of citizens. The first-year students also learned about how dog handlers work at the border. So, labrador Shera under the guidance of its mentor demonstrated the ability of drug searches. Students were also interested in the operational work of customs officers to detect prohibited goods and identify violators.
Employees of the Grodno regional customs take an active part in organizing the educational process for students of degree program "Customs". Professional practitioners conduct classes, as well as excursions to checkpoints, and support students during their internship at the border. Such close cooperation between Yanka Kupala state university of Grodno and the Grodno regional customs facilitates the preparation of qualified specialists in the field of customs.