An Egyptian student won a prize at a swimming competition at Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University

On 22 May, Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University hosted the final Freshman Spartakiads.Students from the Institute of Social Technology, the Institute of Sciences and Information Technology, the Institute of Medicine, the Institute of Law and the University College of Economics, Law and Computer Science of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University attended swimming competitions.The competition took place in the swimming pool of the university. The students had to swim 50 meters with a freestyle. The winner of the competition was determined by the two best results of the personal swim.Students of the Law Institute became the undisputed leaders, the second-place team is the College of Economics, Law and Computer Science and the third-place taken by the Medical Institute.The third place was was taken by Mohamed Elaraby Abdellatif, a student of the preparatory department. He said that he had been a swimmer for 10 years and had been the champion of Egypt …

LIVING IN THE LANDSCAPE

This is the virtual exhibition of the LiLa spring school from spring 2021. https://cdn.arcgis.com/sharing/rest/content/items/345326b826054361a50905c6d92a6b56/resources/iq7wHMEpOqPIZOahGR_FH.mp4University of Arctic’s thematic network Arctic Sustainable Art and Design arranges annually a Living in the Landscape course that brings together researchers, lecturers and MA and PhD students from different disciplines to learn from each other in the art-based study of Arctic environments, communities and landscapes.The participants of the school come from the Nord University of Norway, Nesna / University of Lapland, Rovaniemi / Syktyvkar State University Komi Republic of Russia. The school was funded by the Institute of Higher Education Norway/UiT.PROLOGUEThe prolog exhibits a summary of the first summer school Living in the Komi Landscape. The school took place in the villages of the Komi Republic of Russia in late May 2018. The partners of the school were the University of Lapland, The Syktyvkar State University, the Arctic University of Norway, Uppsala University’s Centre for Russian …

Model UN: for future diplomats

On 14 May, the Syktyvkar Model UN – 2021 was over at Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University. The event is organized every year by students of the Department of Philosophy and Social and Political Sciences. — The purpose of the Syktyvkar United Nations model is to draw the students’ attention to a discussion of current problems in the international community. Here, each of the participants expresses his or her own opinion on these issues, – noted Model UN Model Secretary-General Renate Garafutdinov. The first day considered «The Problem of World Pandemics» and each committee adopted its agenda. The United Nations General Assembly presented the «Impact of Global Pandemics on the Rise of Intolerance in Society» and the Human Rights Council – «The issue of the basic human rights obedience in terms of world pandemics». Participants presented their papers on the topic and then for discussion.According to the organizers, this year …

Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University medical students shared knowledge and researches at the conference

On May 11, the results of the Republican Scientific-Practical Conference named after V. Gladilov «Contemporary Issues of Theoretical, Fundamental and Clinical Medicine» were announced.Valentin Gladilov worked at Syktyvkar State University after postgraduate study from 1975 to 1996, where he made his career from assistant to Vice Rector in scientific work. In 1996, Gladilov founded a branch of the Kirov Medical Academy in Syktyvkar and became its director. Thanks to him, the scientific-pedagogical and administrative structure of the branch was formed, the necessary material and technical base was established, new courses were opened year by year, the number of students increased.This is the third time that this conference has been held at the Medical Institute, continuing the tradition of scientific event conducted by the Komi Scientific Center (Ural Branch) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Komi branch of the Kirov Medical Academy and other institutions. This conference has the status …

International students of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University attended the Republican festival «Northern style»

On April 24, the Komi Republic House of Friendship of the Peoples held the III Festival of national and ethnic fashion «Northern style».It is a unique creative project held in the Komi Republic since 2017. The foundation of the festival is a competition of the best costume collections created by Komi Republic modern designers and masters. This year 37 collections took part in the festival in 5 nominations: «Traditional clothes», «Stage costume», «Modern author’s costume», «Eco fashion» and «Workshop of the Future». Foreign students were able to see various costumes from designers and masters of Syktyvkar, Uhta, Usinsk, Pechora towns and Syktyvdin, Sysolsk, Kortkeros, Priluz, Udorsk, Ust-Tsilam districts of the Komi Republic and Arkhangelsk region. – By attending such events with students, we are creating a new format of communication and a new form of acquaintance with national culture and ethnic fashion. When we see a man in a national …

Acquaintance with the cultures of Pechora and Ukraine: students of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University had the productive weekend

This weekend, April 17 and 18, was a busy time for foreign students of the university: they got acquainted with the history, traditions and customs of Pechora and Ukraine. Foreign students under the guidance of curator Valentina Maltseva visited two major republican events – a gala concert «The Tale of the Pechora Land» and a holiday «Saint rushnik».On April 17, foreign students of the university visited the gala concert «The Tale of the Pechora Land» in the Victor Savin Academic Theatre of Drama. The concert took place during the Pechora Culture Days, which were devoted to the 100th anniversary of the Komi Republic.Concert program «The Tale of the Pechora Land» was composed of thematic blocks: from ancient legends and history of the city formation up to present day. — The gala concert of the festival became a selection of the best concert and choreographic performances that gave us, the audience, …

An Egyptian is restoring a Christian church in the Komi Republic.

Marco Eissa a student of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University, became a volunteer at the Church of Blagovchensk in the Lyaly village.Last Sunday, April 18, the Divine Liturgy was held in the village of Lyaly of the Knyazhpogostskyi District in the Chapel of the New Martyrs and Confessors in the Komi Republic. There were locals on duty and… a medical student from Egypt.Cross on the wristMarco Eissa, a student of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University, visited the village on the Vym River for the first time. A native of North Africa, like most Christians in Egypt, belongs to the Coptic Orthodox Church. – In my homeland, Christians are often oppressed. But I am not afraid of aggression, – says Marco Eissa and shows Ankh – a cross tattoo on the wrist. In Egypt, Marco was appointed deacon of the Christian Church. Therefore, having come to another continent to get a …

Students from India and Egypt became acquainted with the autonomy of the Tatars of the Republic of Komi.

At the weekend, foreign students of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University attended a concert of national-cultural Komi Republic autonomy of Tatars, which was held in the House of Friendship of Peoples.The Regional House of Friendship of the Peoples of the Komi Republic is one of the favorite cultural spaces, which holds a variety of events. This is one of the places created to intensify activities on inter-ethnic issues and to familiarize the inhabitants of the region with the culture, traditions and customs of national cultural autonomies.For university students it is a chance to participate in the world of ethnocultural orientation of Russia. On Sunday, foreign university students attended a concert of the national cultural autonomy of the Tatars in the Komi Republic.The guests were warmly received and treated with Tatar dishes: balish, chak-chak, ochpochmak. The Tatar diaspora is one of the most numerous in the Republic. According to the latest …

The All-Russian action «Gagarin’s Smile» took place at the Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University.

The All-Russian Action «Gagarin’s Smile» took place in the University on Space Day, 12 April.Anyone could take a photo or selfie in front of a poster with the famous image of smiling Yuri Alekseevich Gagarin. Then it was necessary to publish a photo on social media with hashtags: #Gagarin’sSmile2021 #OurVictories.About 25 people, including university students and teachers, took part in the event.It was not the first year. This action intended to remind citizens of the achievement made by Yuri Alekseevich Gagarin, as well as of the exploits of our native cosmonauts. This year’s event is more important than ever, as 2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the first human space flight.The «Gagarin’s Smile» helps students and teachers not only to try to repeat the famous smile, but also to touch the great history, to remember the great achievements of national cosmonauts and just get a charge of good mood for …