Representatives of the Yanka Kupala State University and the Lipetsk State Technical University discussed prospects for cooperation
The visit of the delegation from the Russian Federation to the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno took place on the 29th of March.
Head of the Department of Pressure Metal Processing Igor Mazur and Head of the Department of International Relations Anna Pozdniakova represented the Lipetsk State Technical University. Head of the International Center of Education Elena Belokoz, Dean of Engineering and Construction Faculty Alla Volik, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Innovative Technologies of Mechanical Engineering Victor Voropaev, Professor of Materials Science and Resource Saving Technologies Gennady Kostyukovich and Chief Metallurgist of JSC «Belkard» Nikolay Deshuk represented the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno. Igor Mazur, Head of the Department of Pressure Metal Processing, noted the recent increase in interaction between Russian and Belarussian universities in the field of education and science, with an emphasis on the involvement of the regions of both countries. Head of the International Center of Education, Yelena Belokoz stressed that Yanka Kupala State University was actively developing international cooperation and constantly searches for new directions and proposals for joint programmes and that it has more than 200 cooperation agreements—most of them with Russian universities.
During the negotiations, representatives of the Lipetsk State Technical University discussed with colleagues from the Yanka Kupala State University the implementation of the «Visiting Professor» program, the implementation of individual education for foreign students on the educational standards of Belarus. Separately, the parties referred to the post-college or post-college education process - what benefits are provided to students and what programs they continue to receive. The representatives of the Lipetsk State Technical University expressed particular interest in the mobility of students of intermediate and higher education institutions, with the possibility of internships in local enterprises.
Youth Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals and the student of the YKSUG Yaroslava Sapach held a meeting with the students of Yanka Kupala State University
The theme of meeting on March 31 was «Sustainable development - the future of the planet in our hands».
The idea of meeting with students of different faculties and the activation of the Coordinating Student Council was initiated by Yaroslava Sapach, a fourth-year student of the Biology and Ecology Faculty and Youth Ambassador of the Sustainable Development Goals. She informed students about 17 sustainable development goals, their history and significance in today’s world, noting that they were a call to action from all countries, aimed at improving human well-being and protecting the entire planet.
The meeting continued with a dialogue on what is being done in Belarus to implement the Sustainable Development Goals and with a discussion with the students on what they can do to fulfil those ideas in their daily lives.
Employees of YKSUG were awarded for professional achievements
The award ceremony took place during the University Council meeting on 31 March.
Yanka Kupala State University’s Vice-Rector for Educational Work, the candidate of physical and mathematical sciences, associate Professor Vasily Senko, and Head of the Human Resources and Legal Work Centre Galina Sakomskaya are awarded with the letter of thanks from the President of the Republic of Belarus. The Professor of Theoretical Physics and Heat Engineering, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor Slavamir Anoufric was awarded with the Certificate of merit of the Belarusian Republican Foundation for Fundamental Research and with the memorial sign «In honour of the 90th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus» for achievements in the field of laser physics and optics, fruitful development of international scientific cooperation, the successful implementation of the projects of the Belarusian Republican Foundation for Fundamental Research.
Certificate of merit of YKSUG was given to the head of the Information and Analytical Centre, Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor Evgeniy Olizarovich for many years of fruitful work, high achievements in professional activity and for significant personal contribution to the development of the Yanka Kupala State University. During the University Council meeting the rector of YKSUG Iryna Kiturko congratulated her colleagues for conferring academic degrees and titles. Head Professor of the Foreign Languages Department Natalia Levchenko and Senior Professor of Finance and Accounting, Candidate of Economic Sciences Anastasia Chigrina were awarded with the Candidate’s degree of Philology. The academic title of assistant professor in specialty «Military Art and Military Construction» was awarded to Igor Naryshkin.
The best student scientific associations were named in the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno. Student scientific circles, research laboratories and the design bureau of the Yanka Kupala State University took part in the competition of student scientific associations.
The competition was held with the aim of stimulating and popularizing scientific research activities of swimmers and supporting student scientific societies of the university.
In order to participate, the contestants provided an annual report on their research and innovation activities and a list of published research papers by members of student science societies. Following the results of the competition of student scientific associations, the winner and diploma holder of the I degree became the student scientific circle «Theory and history of music art in the context of culture» of the musical art department, of the faculty of arts and design. Head of the student scientific circle is Tatiana Baranovskaya, head of the Musical Art Department. The II-degree Diploma is given to the student scientific circle of the Department of Romance-German Philology of the Faculty of Philology under the supervision of the Assistant Professor of Romano-German Philology Svetlana Maslennykova. III-degree Diploma is awarded to the Sociological Research Laboratory of the Department of Sociology and Special Sociological Disciplines of the Faculty of History, Communication and Tourism Head of Department of Sociology and Special Sociological Disciplines—Nikolai Myslivec.
Winners and prize-winners of student scientific associations, as well as their scientific leaders will receive prizes from the «Talented Youth» fund.
Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno and will jointly train master’s students in economics (VIDEO IS ATTACHED) Within the framework of the joint educational program, the training of master’s students in a «1+1» pattern will be carried out at the two universities.
The agreement on the implementation of the joint educational program was signed by the Rector of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, Iryna Kiturka, and the Rector of the Kazakh University of Economics, Finance and International Trade, Sarsengaly Abdymanapov. The official launch of the program was announced during an online meeting between the two universities.
During the virtual dialogue, the Vice-Rector of the Yanka Kupala State University, Yury Bialykh, noted that the Yanka Kupala State University has recently been actively developing partnerships with institutions of higher education in Kazakhstan.
– The Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno cooperates with universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the framework of 16 agreements on international cooperation, noted Yury Bialykh. - Effective cooperation in the educational and scientific fields has been established with regional and capital institutions of higher education in Kazakhstan. Today, we are pleased to launch our joint educational program with the Kazakh University of Economics, Finance and International Trade to train masters in economics.
The training will be implemented under the «1+1» pattern. It is planned that master’s students from Kazakhstan will start their studies in Yanka Kupala State University in the second semester of the new academic year. In the first semester they will study at the Kazakh University of Economics, Finance and International Trade.
– We have been cooperating with this university in educational and scientific activities for more than five years. But realization of such joint educational program for us is a pioneering project, - shared the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management Marina Karpitskaya. The joint training of master’s students in economics will take into account our practical-oriented component as well as the presence of elements of digital economy at Yanka Kupala State University, as many subjects will be taught in our IT-laboratories. Representatives of Grodno enterprises - our personnel customers - will be involved in the educational process. I’m sure the program will be eventful. We are now developing road maps within the framework of the signed agreement and we are preparing to receive the first group of masters from Kazakhstan.
The possibilities of joint master’s students training according to pattern «1 semester + 1 semester» were discussed as early as November last year during the visit to Yanka Kupala State University by Asel Rakhimbekova — the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management of the Kazakh University of Economics, and International Trade. The visit took place within the framework of realization of program «Invited Professor». It is now known that more than 20 master’s students from Kazakhstan will participate in the joint educational program.
Oleg Romanov was appointed the Rector of Polotsk State University
The appointment was approved by the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on March 11.
Until now, Oleg Romanov has been the first Vice-Rector of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.
Oleg Romanov graduated from Yanka Kupala State University in 1997. In 2001, he defended his PhD thesis “Socialization of Personality under the Conditions of Social Transformation”. In 2012 he accomplished his doctorate program at the State Scientific Institution “Institute of Philosophy”, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and three years later defended his doctoral thesis “The Eastern Slavic civilization as a subject of modern global social transformations”. Oleg Romanov was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
Since 2000, Oleg worked at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno as a lecturer, senior lecturer, associate professor and professor at the Philosophy Department. Since February 2018, Oleg Romanov was the first Vice-Rector of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.
Oleg Romanov was awarded a scholarship by the President of the Republic of Belarus as a talented young scientist in 2017. His research interests include the problems of the genesis, structure and prospects of the development of the Eastern Slavic civilization, classical and modern Russian philosophy, and the fate of the state in a globalizing world.
In 2019, Oleg Romanov was elected as a member of the National Assembly Council of the Republic of Belarus during the seventh convocation from the Grodno region. He was appointed to the position of the Rector of Polotsk State University on March 11, 2021.
The professor of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno received the gratitude of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus
Ilya Zavodnik, Doctor of Life Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Biochemistry of Yanka Kupala State University was honored with the Government award.
The gratitude of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus has been announced to Professor Ilya Zavodnik for many years of effective research and innovation activities, significant contribution to development and training of highly qualified personnel.
The results of the advanced training for teachers and employees «University of Educational Innovation» were summarized in Yanka Kupala State University
About 50 university lecturers and staff attended the sixth season of the advanced training.
18 directors and specialists of educational and methodological offices mastered the content of the educational program «Organization and technical support of the educational process using ICT», and 30 teachers of the Yanka Kupala State University learned the content of programs «Innovative Teaching Methods».
From January to March, the course participants studied four training modules: «The Educational Portal of Yanka Kupala State University as an interactive educational platform», «Google Learning Services», «Video as a learning tool for teachers and students», «Microsoft Teams: creating a collaborative learning environment». The organizational methodology of the sessions has helped to establish a productive learning environment. During the course, participants recorded training promo- videos in Russian and English, in which they explained why subjects of different specializations were important for the development of the professional competences of future specialists.
The videos will be posted on the educational portal of YKSUG and the website of the electronic scientific and methodological journal «University of educational innovations». During the final event, the participants presented their experiences and shared their results on the course platform, in the classroom, in the computer room and in the video studio.
– The course programme was interesting and eventful. Despite the fact that some topics were already familiar, the moderator managed to present them from creative side - explained the head of the teaching and methodological office of linguistic computer technologies Elena Snezko.
– When I was recording a video in Academic Discipline, I didn’t think it would be possible to receive any personal information – shared the senior lecturer of the Department of Logistics and Management Methods Tatiana Gostik. - The video performs not only didactic functions, it allows to realistically evaluate one’s own work, behavior in front of the camera, the ability to be a convincing and interesting teacher.
– The platform Teams is aimed at active users - emphasized in communication with colleagues the course moderator, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics Tatiana Vankova. - It will be a real breakthrough for teachers who focus on interaction with students who need instant feedback, for whom the productive activities of students during distance learning come first.
– The proposed courses were initially surprising. However, after a while, it became clear that their duration not only provide useful information from moderators and videos on discipline, but also expand the range of communication, learning about the experiences of colleagues working in other faculties, sharing their success, difficulties, plans, - noted Assistant Professor of Theoretical Physics and Thermal Engineering, Vladislav Kurstak.
Participants received certificates of advanced training from the moderators of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.
Five new educational and scientific laboratories are opened in the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno on loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
2,350,000 euros under the loan have been allocated for the development of the material and technical base of the Yanka Kupala State University.
YKSUG —is one of 18 universities of the country that take part in the project of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus «Modernization of Higher Education of the Republic of Belarus». The project is carried out from 2021 to 2025 with funds from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
The main funds of the loan will be directed towards the establishment of research and training laboratories in order to achieve the main objective of the project - to provide conditions for new quality practice-oriented learning as well as traditional specialties of higher education in Yanka Kupala State University, such as «Intellectual Systems», «Industrial robots and robotic complexes», «Applied physics», «Biochemistry», «Biology», «Ecology», «Industrial and civil construction», «Information and measuring technology».
From 2021 to 2023, new educational and scientific laboratories are being established at the Yanka Kupala State University on loan funds. It is a research laboratory of innovative building materials and energy efficient construction technology, training and research center «Smart House», training and production laboratory «Intelligent Systems and Robotics», laboratory workshop «Intellectual Protection» and inter-department training and production laboratory «Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology». The integrated use of laboratories equipped with the modern equipment will make it possible to improve the quality of specialists' training and to ensure a higher level of educational and research work within the framework of course and diploma design, Scientific and innovation activities of university students and employees.
Students tried on uniforms and learned to put out the fire. An evacuation drill was conducted to students in dormitories of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno
Fire exit drill took place within the framework of the event from MES “Safety Day. Attention”
On 9th of March in the dormitory of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, which is located in Dubko Street, officers of the Grodno City Emergency Department and representatives of the regional organization of the Belarusian Red Cross Society with the dormitory administration and students conducted an evacuation drill and practiced fire response. The rescuers demonstrated to students the possibilities of rescue instruments, suggested to try on uniforms and put out the fire with extinguisher.
Training evacuation for our students was conducted within the framework of the republican campaign of the Ministry for Emergency Situations “Safety Day. Attention” which takes place in two stages from 2 to 31 March.
The target audience of the first stage of the campaign was the residents of dormitories, visitors to children’s and Trade entertainment centers, cinemas and sports facilities. Employees of MES organize for them interactive preventive discussions about safety and actions on the signal «Attention! »
A festive concert for men and lovely ladies was held at Yanka Kupala State University
The event was dedicated to the Day of Defenders of the Fatherland and the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus and the International Women's Day on March 8.
The Rector Iryna Kiturka addressed the staff of the Kupala University with words of congratulations. She wished everyone a spring mood, smiles, good health, happiness and harmony in life, as well as new strength for the implementation of all plans
The concert programme was opened with musical performances Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno’s students. After that, the Honored Collective of the Republic of Belarus "Grodno Chapel" under the leadership of the Honored Artist of the Republic of Belarus Vladimir Bormotov gave the audience unforgettable emotions and his creativity from the stage.
Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno and Tashkent Chemical - Technological Institute has signed a cooperation agreement
The agreement on cooperation between Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno and Tashkent Chemical - Technological Institute was signed during the visit of the Belarusian delegation to Uzbekistan.
Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno is represented by the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Yury Bialykh as part of the Belarusian government delegation. The agreement was signed on March 4 as part of a meeting with the leadership of Tashkent Chemical - Technological Institute. The document provides for cooperation in educational and scientific activities, the establishment of academic, scientific and cultural ties, the development of scientific potential and ensuring high-quality professional training of specialists. The parties plan to hold joint meetings, conferences, consultations, seminars, meetings to develop common ideas and solutions on issues of mutual interest.
Among the main areas of joint activity – exchange of experience on research and educational work, conducting joint research and scientific internships to improve the skills of the teaching staff, exchange of students, undergraduates, postgraduates, training of highly qualified scientific personnel, exchange of scientists and teachers for lectures and consultations, preparation of joint scientific and methodological publications, mutual review of research and educational and methodological works, as well as conducting joint sports and cultural events.
During the visit of the Belarusian delegation to the Republic of Uzbekistan, another agreement on international cooperation is expected to be signed on March 5 – between Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno and the Kamoliddin Behzod National Institute of Arts and Design.
The winners and awardees of the Republican Universiade-2020 were awarded at the Yanka Kupala State University The team of Kupala University won the final competition among the opponents in the first group.
The solemn ceremony of awarding the winners was held at Yanka Kupala State University with the participation of athletes and honorary guests. The Minister of Education of the Republic of Belarus Igor Karpenko, welcoming the winners and awardees of the Republican Universiade, noted the symbolism of this year, which is declared the Year of National Unity in Belarus. He stressed that the future sports competitions and the participation of Belarusian athletes in them will definitely demonstrate the unity of generations:
- Higher education institutions in Belarus successfully help to train talents for professional sports. Thanks to this, our athletes continue to win medals of the highest standard at competitions of different levels. The Belarusian School Sports Association was also established last year. I am sure that this will ensure continuity from school sports to student sports, and then to high-performance sports.
The event was also attended by an Assistant to the President and the Inspector for the Grodno region Yuri Karaev, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on Education, Science, Culture and Social Development Viktor Liskovich, Chairman of the Belarusian Association of Student Sports Alexander Bogdanovich, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the public association "Belarusian Republican Youth Union" Dmitry Voronyuk. They awarded the winners and awardees of the Republican Universiade-2020 in 4 groups.
According to the results of the team championship among higher education institutions of the first group, the first place was taken by the team of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno. Representatives of Kupala University won the first place in Greco-Roman wrestling, and also won the competition among women in 3x3 basketball. The second place according to the results of the final games – for women's teams in such sports as handball and basketball, and the third place according to the results of competitions among women – for volleyball and football players of our university. The overall final score of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno in the results table of the Republican Universiade-2020 is 989.55.
The Republican Universiade for Students of higher education institutions was held on the initiative of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus and the Republican Cent for Physical Education and Sports of Students.
Rector of Yanka Kupala State University Iryna Kiturka was awarded the Gratitude of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Belarus
An Assistant to the President of the Republic of Belarus and the Inspector for the Grodno region Yuri Karaev presented the Rector of Yanka Kupala State University Iryna Kiturka with the Gratitude of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Belarus.
Iryna Kiturka was awarded for her long-term work, contribution to the development of science and innovation at Yanka Kupala State University, and active social activities.