Senior Lecturer of the Department of Ecology Elena Samusik and 2nd and 3rd year students of the Faculty of Biology and Ecology Ksenia Zhdanova and Polina Sobolevskaya took part in the II International Youth Environmental Forum on May 15-19. The forum brought together participants from 14 universities in Russia and Belarus.
The purpose of this forum was to further develop and integrate educational and cultural cooperation between universities of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation, strengthen fraternal ties between Belarus and Russia, education, historical, patriotic and environmental education of students within the framework of the "Year of Peace and Creation" declared by the President of the Republic of Belarus in 2023 and the "Decade of Science and technologies", stimulating the continuity of professional experience and knowledge by young people, methods for solving urgent problems in the field of environmental protection, rational use of natural resources.
Forestry Minister Alexander Kulik took part in the opening ceremony of the II International Youth Environmental Forum. The main part of the events of this forum was held on the basis of the branch of BSTU "Negorelsky educational and experimental forestry".
The students took an active part in the round table on promising areas of educational, scientific and technical cooperation between the youth of Belarus and Russia, and also presented their startups in the field of ecology and environmental protection. We got acquainted with modern methods of landscape design as a means of optimizing the unfavorable ecological environment of a large city, listened to a number of lectures and practical classes on the topics: "Eco-oriented activity of forestry enterprises of Belarus" (with visits to objects: a forest equipment park, a woodworking shop, a mini CHPP on wood chips); "Ecological and environmental educational activities of universities" (on the basis of the "House of Nature" Negorelsky educational and experimental forestry of BSTU); "Creation of objects of ecological tourism on the example of the project "Ecological educational trail "Tales of the Negorelsky forest". A master class was held on the topic "Modern IT technologies and remote sensing methods using unmanned aerial vehicles, space satellites to assess the state of forests and natural objects".
A student of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno became a prize–winner of the International competition "VAT Expert - 2023"
A team of 3rd year students of the Faculty of Economics and Management Nadezhda Vydra, Ekaterina Ezepchik, Angelina Karachenko, Daria Oleshkevich and Yana Tolochko, under the guidance of senior lecturer of the Department of Finance and Accounting Natalia Potocka, took part remotely in the International competition "VAT Expert – 2023".
According to the results of the International competition "VAT Expert – 2023" in the nomination "Fundamentals of VAT", the 3rd place was won by a 3rd-year student of the specialty "Finance and Credit" of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno Nadezhda Vydra.
The organizer of the competition was the St. Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design. 17 higher educational institutions from 4 countries – Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan - took part in the International Competition. A total of 137 students took part in the competition, including 50 people participated in the face–to-face round and 87 - remotely.
The team of participants of the competition was awarded with certificates, and the team leader and the head of the Department of Finance and Accounting were awarded with letters of thanks.
Congratulations to the winners and participants of the contest and wish them further success!
A visiting professor from India gave lectures at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.
As part of the "Visiting Professor" program, the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science was visited by the Director of the Institute of Engineering and Management of Sandip University, Director of International Relations of Sandip University (Republic of India), Professor Deepak Pandurang Patil.
The professor gave lectures in English for students of the specialty "Information Technology Software". The prospects for the development of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, big data analysis and processing technologies were presented to the students. During the visit, Professor Deepak Patil met with Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Liavontsi Paulau, Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science Elena Livak, Head of the Department of International Cooperation Olga Minova, Head of the Education Internationalization Centre Elena Belokoz, Head of the Department of Modern Programming Technologies Anna Karkanitsa and the staff of the Department, Head of the research department Anton Glazev and Head of the Technology Transfer Center – Elena Opekun
Preliminary agreements have been reached on the organization of a summer IT school for students from India at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, prospects for designing a joint educational program and scientific cooperation have been outlined. The guest also met with foreign students of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, representatives of the fraternity of foreign students, visited the science and Technology Park, participated in a student battle in mathematics and programming, organized for 1st year students of the specialty "Information Technology Software".
For the foreign guest, an excursion to the Museum of the History of the Development of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, an excursion to the historical sights of the city of Grodno, a visit to the agrotouristic complex "Garadzenski Maentak" were organized. Professor Deepak Patil admired the concept of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno as a museum university, and left a memorable entry in the guest book of the university.
A representative of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno takes part in the exposition of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus "Education and Career" in Tajikistan.
The head of the Education Internationalization Centre Elena Belokoz, as part of the delegation, takes part in the thematic collective exposition of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus "Education and Career" within the framework of the IX International Exhibition-Fair "Russian-Belarusian Education. Tajikistan-2023".
Belarus is represented by ten educational institutions at the exhibition. Graduates of Tajik schools and students of higher educational institutions can get acquainted with the educational potential of the country, programs and conditions of study in Belarusian universities. Cooperation between Belarus and Tajikistan in the field of education is actively developing both in the context of direct interaction between educational institutions of the two countries and in the fields of the Commonwealth of Independent States. The fair was open for three days. From May 20 to May 21 in Dushanbe, and on May 23 she moved to the city of Khujand, Sughd region.
The scientific and educational experience and potential of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno were presented at the fair, opportunities for training at the preparatory department, undergraduate and graduate educational programs, postgraduate studies, as well as opportunities for participation in scientific and educational events were presented. Foreign colleagues were informed about the educational and scientific potential of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.
Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno signed memoranda with education institutions in Zimbabwe
The signing took place during the visit to the Republic of Belarus of a delegation of educational institutions and organizations of Zimbabwe headed by the Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education, Innovation, Science and Technological Development of the country Amon Murvira. The meeting was held at the Ministry of Education of Belarus. The national system was represented by the heads of higher education institutions headed by Minister Andrei Ivanets.
On the part of Yanka Kupala Grodno State University of Grodno, the first Vice-rector Aleksandr Karevskiy took part in the signing ceremony of interuniversity documents.
A memorandum of understanding was signed between Harare Polytechnic College and Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, as well as a memorandum of understanding between Mindland State University and Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.
An International Cooperation Agreement between Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno and Institute of Social and Political Sciences (Uzbekistan) was signed on 28.04.2023
A solemn signing ceremony was held online. The ceremony was attended by the Rector of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno Iryna Kiturka and the Rector of Institute of Social and Political Sciences Umid Mahmudov
During the meeting, partners have presented their educational and scientific potential as well as possible areas of cooperation.
The signed agreement regulates cooperation in the field of science and education, as well as in the use of best practices and introduction of scientific research results into the teaching process, establishment of academic, scientific and cultural relations, development of scientific potential and provision of high quality professional training of specialists on the basis of the principles of equality, mutual benefit, mutual understanding, respect, and trust.
This agreement provides for development and strengthening of research and academic partnership. The parties plan to organize joint conferences, meetings and seminars, implement joint research and development projects and programs.
Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno was visited by a delegation from Dalian Polytechnic University
Representatives of Dalian Polytechnic University, a joint institute of the Belarusian State University and Dalian Polytechnic University arrived at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno in order to get acquainted and establish partnerships in various areas.’
The delegation included Guo Shuhong, Deputy Dean of the Joint Institute of Belarusian State University and Dalian Polytechnic University, Liu Liu, Deputy Dean of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences of Dalian Polytechnic University, Hong Ming, Professor of the Institute of Marine Engineering of Dalian Polytechnic University, Liu Yantao, Professor of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of Dalian Polytechnic University.
The official part of the visit began with a welcoming speech by Liavontsi Paulau, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.Vice-Rector for Research Work Andrey Pranevich, Dean of the Faculty of Physics and Technology Gennady Gachko, Head of the Department of Fundamental and Applied Mathematics Evgeny Rovba and other interested persons also took part in the meeting from the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno. Gennady Gachko, Evgeny Rovba, as well as Associate Professor of the Department of Finance and Accounting Svetlana Vitun stopped in more detail on the educational and scientific opportunities of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.
In turn, foreign colleagues introduced the Belarusian side to the educational opportunities of Dalian Polytechnic University, a joint institute of the Belarusian State University and Dalian Polytechnic University. In the discussion that followed, the parties expressed interest in establishing cooperation in the scientific, educational and cultural spheres.
During a sightseeing tour of the university, members of the foreign delegation got acquainted with the history of the creation and development of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, left memorable entries in the book of honored guests.
A visit to the laboratory of "Electrophysical Measurements" was organized for representatives of Dalian Polytechnic University, a joint institute of the Belarusian State University and Dalian Polytechnic University.
Link to the official website of Dalian Polytechnic University: http://international.dlpu.edu.cn/
Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno hosted an online working meeting with St. Petersburg State University
The parties gathered to discuss the vectors of further cooperation and find new points of contact. Rector of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno Irina Kiturko noted that they are very interested in working together.
The participants of the meeting discussed the exchange of promising scientific projects in order to study their further practical use and the development of high-tech industries. In particular, they discussed the technology of obtaining effective multipurpose biosorbents of heavy metals and organic compounds from various waste products of microbiological industries, the development of composite materials based on polytetrafluoroethylene for sealing and tribotechnical systems of increased resource, as well as directed modification by microorganisms of the surface of chemical fibers for the needs of the chemical industry and other promising research.
Within the framework of the activities of the Scientific and Technological Park of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, it was proposed to discuss the issue of organizing joint productions in various areas.
The first interaction between Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno and St. Petersburg State University took place in 2010, when the agreement between our university and the Faculty of Applied Mathematics-Management Processes of St. Petersburg State University began.
A new round in cooperation took place on March 2, 2023, as part of the participation of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno in the XV Congress of the Eurasian Association of Universities. At that time, a cooperation agreement was signed with St. Petersburg State University, and negotiations were held with Sergey Mikushev, Vice-Rector for Research at St. Petersburg State University.
St. Petersburg State University actively participates in the "Visiting Professor" program, accepts GrSU representatives for internships, university representatives participate in conferences of partner universities.
In February 2023, the women's volleyball team of St. Petersburg State University took part in the IX volleyball tournament for the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno Rector's Cup.
A program of international cooperation has been developed between the Faculty of History, Communication and Tourism and the Institute "Higher School of Journalism and Mass Communications" of St. Petersburg State University for 2023-2024 with the aim of interaction in the field of journalism, philology (media linguistics, linguopragmatics, linguoculturology), history, sociology. It is planned to hold an online meeting to discuss the prospects of cooperation within the framework of the Mendeleev scientific and educational cluster of St. Petersburg State University.
On April 17-18, 2023, a delegation of St. Petersburg State University visited Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno to discuss promising areas of cooperation. It consisted of Vice-Rector for Digital Transformation and Information Security Vladimir Starostenko, Head of the Digital Transformation Project Office, Director of the Center for the Development of Electronic Educational Resources Anastasia Kovalchuk and Professor, Head of the Department of Theory and History of State and Law, Director of the Center for the Study of Information Security and Digital Transformation Vladislav Arkhipov.
Head of the Department of Civil Law and Process took part in the XIII Eurasian Economic Youth Forum
On April 25-26, Doctor of Law, Professor, Head of the Department of Civil Law and Procedure Igor Martynenko took part in the work of the XIII Eurasian Economic Youth Forum as a co-chairman of the International Student Research Competition “Law and Business: Evolution and Innovation”.
The forum brought together participants from 108 countries: schoolchildren, students, officials and entrepreneurs, scientists and diplomats came to Yekaterinburg - about 12 thousand people in total. This year's theme was "A multipolar world in the focus of a new reality."
The expert activity of the representative of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno Igor Martynenko was highly noted by the organizing committee of the Eurasian Economic Forum, as evidenced by the letter of thanks from the rector of the Ural State Economic University, Professor Yakov Silin.
Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno hosted a delegation of St Petersburg University
Foreign colleagues visited Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno in order to get acquainted with the university and establish partnership in various areas
The delegation of St. Petersburg University included Vice-Rector for Digital Transformation and Information Security Vladimir Starostenko, Head of the Digital Transformation Project Office, Director of the Center of E-Learning Development Anastasiia Kovalchuk and Head of the Department of Theory and History of State and Law, Director of the Center for the Study of Information Security and Digital Transformation Professor Vladislav Arkhipov.
The delegation met with Iryna Kiturka, Rector of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, in an informal setting. The parties discussed possible vectors of cooperation and shared their experience in the field of digital education. Representatives of the foreign delegation expressed hope that Iryna Kiturka would visit St. Petersburg University during the celebration of its 300th anniversary.
The official part of the visit began with a welcoming speech of the First Vice-Rector of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno Aliaksandr Kareusky. Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Leontij Pavlov, Vice-Rector for Security and Human Resources Alexey Bezzubik, Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics Alena Livak, Dean of the Physico-Technical Faculty Henadzi Hachko also took part in the meeting. The head of the educational and methodological department Marina Kolotsey has presented a detailed overview of our university’s educational opportunities.
In turn, foreign colleagues introduced the Belarusian side to the educational opportunities of
St. Petersburg University. Implementation of online courses and programs with the possibility of their placement on international online platforms and joint research activities in the field of digital transformation and information security were discussed.
By the way, Kupala University has a long history of cooperation with St. Petersburg University, which traces back to 2010, when the Agreement between our university and the Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Control Processes of St. Petersburg State University was signed.
A new round in partnership took place on March 2, 2023, when the Agreement of International Cooperation between the two universities was solemnly signed during the XV Congress of the Eurasian Association of Universities.
St. Petersburg State University actively participates in the "Visiting Professor" program and scientific conferences, accepts YKSUG’s representatives for internships. In February 2023, the women's volleyball team of St. Petersburg University took part in the IX International Volleyball Tournament among women's teams for the Yanka Kupala Rector's Cup.