A delegation of 15 students learning Russian in 13 universities of Japan paid a visit to SibFU from 9th to 11th of September. During their joint program with SibFU students, the visitors gave origami and calligraphy workshops, talked about using Japanese paper in the past and modern days, and led discussions on such topics as “stereotypes about Russia”, “my career” and the like, where everybody could have their say.
A summer school by Russian-Chinese Association of Universities of Economics was held at University of International Business and Economics in Beijing from July 27th till August 7th. Eight Russian students from the associated universities took part in the event, including SibFU student Ekaterina Ivantsova.
SibFU’s website is now ranked 6th best among websites of universities all over Russia, according to 4 International Colleges & Universities (4ICU) agency. Compared to the beginning of 2015, the website has risen 15 places up.
Siberian Federal University has raised in Webometrics international ranking of the universities’ websites. It now has become number 10 among the Russian universities, and number 1175 among the universities of the world. The recent ranking update was published in July 2015.
The first International Summer School “Topical issues in theory and practice of economics” took place at a SibFU recreation camp in mid-July 2015. The event was organized by the SibFU School of Economics, Management and Environmental Studies.
A graduate of the SibFU School of Architecture and Design Victoria Nizheradze is to show her collection “Mukhoslon” at the Fashion Week in Rome (Italy). The clothes together with a research work have become a part of her diploma project “A dress as a metaphor”.
The 5th stage of the World Cup in sport climbing took place in Haiyang, China on 27th June, 2015. Anna Tsyganova from SibFU School of Architecture and Design, a world-class athlete, won the silver medal. Congratulations!
School of Philology and Language Communication is holding the Language Summer School for Spanish-speaking students from July 13th to July 31st. The event is organized by the SibFU Spanish Language Centre and the Department of Russian as a Foreign Language of the School.