The team of students of the Faculty of Innovative Technologies of Mechanical Engineering at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno became the second at the II International Logistics Olympiad

The II International Logistics Olympiad was held on April 19th in Volgograd and was organized by the professors of the Department of Trade Affairs of the Volgograd Branch of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.

The competition united representatives of the leading regional higher educational institutions of Russia and Belarus. Among the participants are Anna Petrovets and Alina Olekhnovich, students of the specialty "Transport Logistics" of the Faculty of Innovative Technology of Mechanical Engineering at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.

The work of the Olympiad was organized in two rounds. The first stage was carried out in the form of testing on the functional areas of logistics, which was compiled in accordance with the requirements of the European Logistics Association (ELA) and the European Certification Board for Logistics (ECBL). During the second round, the contestants solved complex tasks on designing the distribution network of the company.

- At the final stage we needed to determine the nomenclature group of goods, the optimal strategy of inventory management, choose the most preferable supplier and create schemes of the delivery of goods from the warehouse to the retail network, - the students shared.

According to the results of the Olympiad, the team of girls of the Faculty of Innovative Technology of Mechanical Engineering of Yanka Kupala State University took the second place, and in personal presentations the student Anna Petrovets became the first.

With all the news of the Faculty of Innovative Technology of Mechanical Engineering, you can find it here.

The best student group was chosen at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (photo report, added video)

University-wide competition "Best Student Group" among students of Yanka Kupala University become a traditional spring event.

Since last year it is conducted in three stages. In the first round, the best group is chosen at each of the faculties. At the second stage, the students who won the previous round, provide the portfolio of their group to the jury "We are a team" and the videos "Our group is the best!". The final performance completes the competition.

This year, seven students' groups of six faculties demonstrated their talents on the main stage of Yanka Kupala State University: Faculty of Philology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Engineering and Construction, Faculty of History, Communication and Tourism, Faculty of Innovative Technologies of Machine Building and Faculty of Arts and Design.

- All the participants of today's show are already some kind of winners. However, the competition would not be a competition, if we, the jury, did not really determine the real winner. I wish you all success! – said the Chairman of the jury - the Head of the Department of Information-analytical and methodological support of the ideological and educational work of the UVRSM Tatyana Lukashevich while opening the competition.

The first test in the final was the presentation of the group: the guys told and showed their numerous achievements, talked about their hobbies, intense and cheerful student life, future profession, and some participants turned the stage into a podium. Students with each performance proved their solidarity, their desire to help each other, to support. The main motto of this test was the credo "Strength in unity".

As part of the creative competition, Yanka Kupala students sang, danced, recited poems, showed humorous skits and theatrical performances devoted to the formation of the student as a specialist.

The students of the 164 group of the specialty "Jurisprudence" of the Faculty of Law of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno became the winners of the university-wide competition.

The second place was occupied by 142 group of the specialty "Industrial and civil construction" of the Faculty of Engineering and Construction. Also the guys had the best portfolio. Third place was occupied by 161 group of the specialty "Design (Graphic)" of the Faculty of Arts and Design. In addition, according to the judging panel, the girls presented the best video.

In addition to the main prize winners, winners were named in several nominations. The group 1411 of the specialty "Modern foreign languages ​​(teaching)" of the Faculty of Philology was recognized as the best student group in the scientific activity, the most athletic group – 131 group of the specialty "Automobile Technical Maintenance (vehicles of general and personal use)" of the Faculty of Innovative technologies of Machine Building, the most creative group – 142 group of the specialty "Tourism and Hospitality" of the Faculty of History, Communication and Tourism, the guys also received a special prize from the Coordinating Student Council of the University. In the nomination "Successful Start", the 162 group of students of the specialty "Economic Law" at the Faculty of Law won the victory.

Student at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno is the only representative from Belarus took part in the Fashion Week in Rome - Roma Fashion Week

Omila Appuhami is a student of the Faculty of Arts and Design at Yanka Kupala University, as a result of participation in the fashion event, received an offer from an Italian photographer to take a photo session of the author's collection of clothes and accessories.

By the way, Omila was the only representative of Belarus and also the only unprofessional designer at the Fashion Week in Rome. On the stage of the Italian fashion capital in early April, more than 140 professional designers showed their works mainly from the USA, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Japan, England, Germany, Italy and other countries.

A wide audience and experts, including representatives of the leading fashion schools of the world, saw a fragment of the diploma project of the student of Yanka Kupala University called "Presentation of Asia" - these are seven looks (ensembles of models of clothes, shoes, accessories and hats). Participants of the Roma Fashion Week could appreciate not only the original costumes, but also the author's decor, stylish headdresses and bags. It should be noted that for the first time this collection Omila presented at the fashion festival "Grodno Fashion Show" in March.

- The collection is made in the trends "Spring - Summer 2017" and is inspired by ethnic motives and militaristic theme. The clothes of officers and soldiers of the Indian army inspired me to create looks, - said Omila. - When sewing the collection, I used mainly Indian and Italian fabrics. Here red, golden and dark colors predominate, as well as khaki.

Following the results of the Roman Fashion Forum, the young designer received a Certificate of Participation and a number of invitations to present his collection at Hungary Fashion Week in Hungary, Fashion Week in the United Arab Emirates (Dubai), India, Poland and Kazakhstan. In addition, as part of the Fashion Week in Rome, he attended lectures and seminars from leading designers, where they talked not only about fashion, but also about the fashion industry as a whole. In the process of participation in the festival he gained many contacts with European professional designers. Omila is confident that such connections in the future will help him realize himself.

– In the future I would like, like many young designers, to become more famous and popular. Create your own brand and open a modeling agency, start a teaching career, - shared Omila.

Among the nearest plans of the student is to successfully defend his diploma project at the university, where the young designer will present 10 completed looks. The head of the diploma project - Associate Professor in the Department of Design Olga Penkova is already helping him in this project.

- Omila's participation in such a loud professional fashion forum is a useful experience in approbation of the timeliness and relevance of projects of students in the specialty "Design (costumes and fabrics)", - noted Olga Anatolyevna.

In this his leader is also supported by Omila himself. The guy emphasizes that the University has many good and talented young designers who need support.

- Our Yanka Kupala designers live "within limits", from which they must go out, - explained Omila. - It is necessary to show your abilities and talents not only in Belarus, but also abroad. So you will be recognized, so you can become really popular and famous. After all, fashion is not only the creation of collections of clothing, accessories or shoes. Fashion is also contacts, communication; this is a world which has its own politics and economics

State accreditation on specialties was completed at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno

Based on the results of work of the commission of the Department of Quality Control of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus, it was recommended to accredit Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno on five specialties.

In particular, Yanka Kupala State University is accredited on the specialties of the II level of higher education: "Prosecutorial and investigative activities", "Legal support of alternative methods of conflict and dispute resolution", "Applied computer data analysis" and "Methods of analysis and management in technical and economic systems". Also is accredited on the specialty of retraining of leading employees and specialists with higher education, "Graphic Design".

It should be reminded that the commission worked at Yanka Kupala State University from April, 17th to April, 20th. Its chairman was Larysa Deinekina, Head of the Department of Quality Control of secondary special, higher education and additional adult education of the Department of Quality Control of the Ministry of Education of Belarus.

For the first time an international scientific and educational school for programming is held at the Yanka Kupala State University.

The educational project "International scientific and educational school of programming" Language R for solving statistical problems and visualization "was broke in April 17 at the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno. Its participants were 53 representatives of higher educational institutions and scientific organizations from Austria, Bulgaria, Belarus, Vietnam, Senegal and Ukraine. Among them are professor, staff, postgraduates and students.

Our university regularly hold such schools. Their range is quite wide: starting with the development of participants in IT competencies and ending with the study of the Russian language. Thanks to such projects our university was visited by guests from Japan, Canada, China, India and European countries, - said the first vice-rector Irina Kirturko and then she wished the participants a useful stay, to find new contacts that would promote business relations and career development.

During the Opening the school, the dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management Marina Karpitskaya stressed that the organization of such an educational project is the result of international cooperation of the faculty with leading European universities and an element of integration into the world educational space.

- The development of society and innovative economy in the world led to the formation of its modern stage - the knowledge economy based on IT technologies, - in such way marina Evgenievna emphasized the relevance of the school- The process of developing the knowledge economy changes working conditions and requires a new level of competencies. The transformational processes associated with the knowledge economy compel governments of different countries to pay great attention to both systemic education and the infrastructure that provides personnel development and education during the whole life.

The organization of such an educational project as the International Scientific and Educational School "Language R for solving statistical problems and visualization" became the second stage of the implementation of the TEMPUS international technical assistance program "Applied Computer Data Processing in Engineering and Science" at the Yanka Kupala State University. This program involves the development of training materials on the conduct of statistical calculations and the enhancement of the professional competencies of future specialists. At the first stage of the implementation of TEMPUS a practical-oriented master's program in the specialty "Applied Computer Data Analysis" was opened at the Department of Mathematical and Informational Support of Economic Systems of the Yanka Kupala State University.

The idea of holding a school was offered by representatives of the Faculty of Economics and Management at a meeting of participants of the international technical assistance program. Their initiative was supported by Professor Peter Filzmozer from the Vienna Technical University (Austria). The guest told that studying the programming language R is very important: it is currently gaining popularity and it is widely used in such world corporations as Google and Microsoft.

The scientific and educational school at the Yanka Kupala State University is supported by the international scientific project "Computer data analysis and modeling for complex stochastic systems", which coordinated by the Vienna Technical University. Financial support is provided by the International Statistical Institute (Netherlands) and the International Association of Computational Statistics.

-                    Participation in the school of teachers contributes to their upgraiding, and for postgraduates and students it will serve as a source of modern useful knowledge and skills in applied computer data analysis, - said Marina Karpitskaya.

Associate Professor of the Department of Romano-Germanic Philology of the Faculty of Philology Svetlana Adamovich represented the Yanka Kupala State University at the 44th Congress of Teachers of German as a Foreign Language or a Second Language

The Congress was held at the Technical University of Berlin under the slogan "DaFFÜR Berlin - Prospects for German as a Foreign Language or a Second Language in School, Profession and Science".

The meeting was organized by the Association "German as a Foreign Language" and gathered about 600 teachers of German as a foreign language or a second language. Among the participants is the Associate Professor of the Department of Romano-Germanic Philology of the Philology Faculty of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, Svetlana Adamovich. She told her colleagues about the Yanka Kupala State University, it is achievements and about work in the field of studying German language.

It is worth noting that students, teachers and employees of the Yanka Kupala State University annually go to internships of universities and scientific organizations of Germany. In The Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno has the Center of German Language and Culture, lecturers of DAAD actively work not only in teaching German, but also organize thematic evenings and meetings for Belarusian students. In such a way, the most popular event is the Week of German Language and Culture, which traditionally takes place at our university in spring.

- Generally speaking, at a plenary meetings and at 42 seminars was being discussed  topics of teaching the German language using electronic tools, using German in the sciences, - Svetlana Vasilievna shared.  - The German Service for Academic Exchanges within the framework of the Congress conducted a refresher training course "A German language professionally oriented classes: targeted at a learner, at specific communicative actions", in which took part 20 teachers of German language from 15 countries.

All news of the Faculty of Philology can be found here.

The results of the cycle of creative activities “Youth. Initiative. The future.” of the civil-patriotic marathon" Together for a Strong and Prosperous Belarus" are known.

The cycle included the holding of three contests that took place throughout April at the Yanka Kupala Grodno State University.

It should be noted  that the first check  for the participants of the civil-patriotic marathon "Together for a strong and prosperous Belarus" in the cycle of creative events was a civil-patriotic project of local lore "Zbyary Belarus svayim sertsy", then the students demonstrated their numerous talents in a free creative contest.

The judicial tribunal took into account the level of artistic and technical quality of the composition, synchronization of participants, flexibility, stretching in the performance of gymnastic and acrobatic elements, black jumping, the complexity of the program and the eccentricity of the creative idea.

Students of the Faculty of Law are recognized as the best in the category "Dance". The second place was taken by the teams of the Faculty of Economics and Management and Technology College of the Yanka Kupala State University.

In the category "Cher" the victory went to the students of the Faculty of Physical Culture. The second place was taken by representatives of the Faculty of Biology and Ecology, the third - schoolchildren of Leninsky district, Grodno.

As a result of the whole cycle, the team of the Faculty of Law is in the lead. In second place - students of the Faculty of Philology, on the third – schoolchildren of Leninsky district, Grodno.

Delegation of the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics of the Yanka Kupala State University is visiting Chongqing Polytechnic University

 

 Elena Livak, the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Yanka Kupala State University, and Anna Karkanitsa, Senior Lecturer in the Chair of Advanced Programming Technologies, are discussing the point of joint educational program “GRSU-CQUT SE 2 + 2”.

The representatives of the Yanka Kupala State University met with the dean and employees of the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering of the Chinese University, and also they got acquainted with the specifics of the students' training at the faculty.

It should be noted that the Yanka Kupala State University and Chongqing Polytechnic University signed the first agreement on joint training of specialists in the field of information technology in January of this year. The document is focused on strengthening friendly relations between Belarus and China, expanding the sphere of cooperation between universities, as well as preparing specialists in demand for social and economic development of their countries, exchange of faculty and development of research activities. The universities will provide training for bachelors and masters, as well as continue cooperation in the field of academic exchange of students. In addition to this, the agreemnt allows for the recruitment to a joint postgraduate course. If the educational program is successfully mastered, graduates will be able to obtain a diploma of higher education of the country in which the last two years of study have passed.

The immortal works of Francis Skaryna in 12 languages of the world were performed by teachers and students of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno

In the Grodno Regional Scientific Library named after Academician E.F. Karsky, took place another event within the framework of the regional action "We Try Times". This time it was timed to the 500th anniversary of the publication of the first book in Belarusian, published by Francis Skaryna.

The lecturers of the Department of Russian as a Foreign Language, as well as foreign students of the Ulaanbaatar University, Ikhtiyar Dzhumaniyazov, Nurbibi Maddurdyeva, Aziz Sheraliyev, Farhad Sheraliyev, Vanchen Wei and Gio Danielle Gloria, who study at the Faculty of Philology, the Faculty of Biology and Ecology and the Faculty of History, Communication and tourism took part in this event.

Together with the lectures, the children read Skaryna's well-known preface to the "Book of Judith" in different languages of the world: Old Belarusian, Bulgarian, Uzbek, Chinese, French, Serbian, Slovenian, Polish, Russian, English, German and Ukrainian.

The action ended with a joint recitation of a poem dedicated to the first Belarusian printer, Francis Skorina.

All news of the Faculty of Philology can be found here.

 

Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno has achieved significant progress within the framework of «PICASA» project

«PICASA»  project, within three years - from 2013 to 2016 was implemented out under the TEMPUS program, with financial support from the European Union in Armenia, Georgia, Belarus and Ukraine.

PICASA was created to promote recognition of Eastern Neighboring Area higher education systems through the development and integration of internationalization dimensions into structural and cultural components of higher education institutions management.

The project aimed to integrate international dimension into teaching, learning and research functions of universities through developing and implementing respective policies and procedures. Priority functions of «PICASA» project include: the development of skills and knowledge in students, faculty and staff to promote internationalization and development of ethos and culture hat values and supports intercultural and international perspectives, initiatives and their quality assurance.

The main results of the international project include highly trained personnel and the revised the functions of the International Centers of Partner Universities. All this, according to executors of «PICASA» project, will be a basis for the development of internationalization in the university. Also within the framework of the project, in the creation of curricula and educational programs, scientific cooperation, the development of academic mobility of students and staff, the universities adopted their own policies and strategies for internationalizing, developed new approaches to implementation of the international component.

In addition within the framework of the implementation of PICASA program, a model of quality assurance of the internationalization process was proposed and the guidance on this topic was developed.  By the way, the guidance includes problems of using benchmarking instruments (the process of identifying, understanding and adapting of existing examples of the effective functioning of the company with the aim of improving its own work - note) and  issues related to internationalization of educational and scientific activities.

The PICASA project has enabled Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno to achieve significant successes and to confirm its own status in international educational space. In particular, the main indicators of implementation of the strategy of internationalization and procedures governing the process of sending students to study abroad have been developed in Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno within the framework of the University Development Strategy for 2016-2020.

The international project fostered to creation of Education Internationalization Center in Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno. The activities of the new structure are aimed at the development of exports of educational services, generating positive public image of the university in the world educational space, the coordinating the activities of the university in internationalization activities and ensuring the implementation of the strategy.

Seminars for heads of departments and university staff responsible for international activities were held In Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno. Information and consultative events for international activities development of the university within the context of internationalization were held at faculties.

In accordance with the principles of internationalization, academic programs "Information resource management" and "Information Technology Software" were revised. As noted in the project development sector of the Yanka Kupala State University, the revision process helped to intensify the use of international experience and knowledge in teaching separate courses, helped to develop cooperation with faculties of the same specializations in universities of other countries, to develop collaborative student projects, to increase student exchanges and participation in international conferences.

With funding from "PICASA" project the material and technical basis of classrooms has been upgraded, allowing to develop distance education and to include the university to the world scientific space and, thereby, to deepen the process of internationalization.

It is expected that the project will contribute to integration of principles of internationalization of education and science in the relevant documents not only in higher education institutions, but also in the ministries of education and science of Armenia, Belarus, Georgia and Ukraine.

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