Russian Language Day

On June 6, on the birthday of the great Russian poet, the founder of the modern Russian literary language Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin, Russian Language Day is celebrated in Russia and the whole world.The decision to hold the Day of the Russian language as one of the official languages ​​of the UN was first made at the meeting of the Department of Public Information of the UN Secretariat in 2010, on the eve of International Mother Language Day, as a part of a program to develop multilingualism and preserve cultural diversity. One of the goals of this program is to maintain the equal rights of all six official languages ​​of the United Nations (English, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Russian and French), as well as to increase awareness of the history and culture of each language.On June 6, 2011, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the annual celebration of Russian Language …

The University’s presentation at Global RED

Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University joined the Global Day of the Russian Education. On May 27, an online exhibition of Russian universities was held at the initiative of the Education Export Center with the strategic support from the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly. 15 educational institutions from 12 cities of Russia presented their educational programs, which are attractive to international students.The broadcast was carried out simultaneously on three platforms: globalred.ru, YouTube and Facebook, which made it possible to ensure the coverage and guarantee high quality broadcasts. The real-time video conference brought together 23 recruiting companies from 14 countries; during April-May, they went through a training cycle at the Education Export Center for admission and training at the Russian universities. The broadcast was watched by hundreds of potential applicants from India, Nepal, Egypt, Morocco and other countries.Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University had presented the educational program “General Medicine”. The speakers were Zhanna Ivankova, …

The company of our graduate has been named as one of the best Russian startups known abroad

Rossotrudnichestvo has made a selection of top five business ideas that have become successful not only in their country, but also on the world market. Apps for travellers and shoppers, a language school and a high-tech pizza restaurant of a graduate of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University are among them.Rossotrudnichestvo is the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation. The day before, the Agency has announced a selection of domestic startups that have already become giants of their market at the world level or are just gaining momentum.Dodo PizzaThe first pizza restaurant was opened in Syktyvkar in 2011 and it didn’t look very technological. Today it is the chain of more than 600 pizza restaurants in 13 countries. Fedor Ovchinnikov, a graduate of the History Department in Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University, is the founder of the business.The main difference between “Dodo” …

The practice in the Health center: international students study nursing

International students of the Medical Institute practiced in the Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University’s Health center. Read below about how they learned the basics of nursing, about their the challenges and plans for the future. More than 120 international students from India, Nepal, Syria, Palestine, Jordan, Iraq, Swaziland, Egypt and other CIS countries has been studying at the Medical Institute of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University.Students from the Medical Institute have practiced in the Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University’s Health center, where they tried their work skills in nursing. A training session lasted for 6-7 hours in a day. The Health center’s staff tried to explain the information for international students as clear as possible: sometimes they had to use the sign language. Through the practice students acquired such skills as disinfection of medical equipment, management of health-care waste, measuring the height, body weight, temperature and heart rate and, also, …

Sport

The most popular sports in Komi are cross-country skiing, futsal, basketball, swimming, wrestling.Raisa Smetanina, Nikolay Bazhukov and Vasily Rochev Sr. from Syktyvkar should be noted among the athletes of the republic who have achieved the most outstanding success in sports as Olympic skiing champions. Skier Vasily Rochev Jr. became the world champion and prize winner of the 2006 Olympic Games. Marina Pylaeva (short track), Olympic champion in multiple powerlifting Viktor Furazhkin, European swimming champion Arkady Vyatchanin and other athletes are also well-known in the country and abroad.