Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University showed high results of an independent quality assessment of educational activities in 2021

The Public Council under the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation conducted an independent quality assessment of the conditions for the implementation of educational activities in educational institutions of the Russian Federation (IQA)The assessment was carried out by the federal operator Verkont Service Limited Liability Company. In 2021, 438 higher education institutions and their branches, including our university, went through an independent quality assessment of the conditions for the implementation of educational activities.The following criteria were assessed:· openness and availability of information about organizations carrying out educational activities;· the comfort of the conditions in which educational activities are carried out;· accessibility of services for people with disabilities;· benevolence, politeness of employees;· satisfaction with the conditions for conducting educational activities of organizations.Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University showed high performance in all criteria (92,54%; 88,5%; 99,9%; 96%; 91,05% respectively), which is confirmed by the IQA participant certificate.

The delegation of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in St. Petersburg visited Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University

The administration of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University held a working meeting with the Deputy Consul General of the Republic of Korea, Park Joo Yong. The meeting took place during the official visit to the Republic of Komi.The parties discussed the prospect of building cooperation between the Republic of Korea and Komi Republic in the field of education. The Rector of the University Olga Sotnikova informed the Deputy Consul General about the activities of the University and the areas of study in demand. – Our university is a forge of personnel in almost all directions, not only for our region, but also for Russia as a whole. For example, a graduate of whom we are very proud – the founder of the Dodo Pizza company Fyodor Ovchinnikov, – noted Olga Sotnikova. – One of the strongest areas in our university is IT. The demand for qualified programmers, or in a …

Nonresident and foreign students of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University sent letters home

On September 22, Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University hosted an international campaign for students in the popular postcrossing format “You have got mail!”.Komi is a unique region of Russia, the birthplace of the Komi-Zyryan people. It is the place where the Finno-Ugric culture and the taiga nature of the northern region exist in harmony. This year the Komi Republic celebrates its 100th anniversary. To honor this, the “National Library of the Komi Republic” and Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University together with the “Post of Russia”, organized the action “You have got mail!”. The action was attended by university students from Kyrgyzstan, Egypt, India, Algeria, Somalia, Bangladesh, as well as students from different parts of Russia. – The action is timed to the centenary of the Komi Republic, International Writing Week and World Post Day. Most of the foreign students of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University wrote “real” letters and filled …

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, …