USU has admitted freshmen
It was crowded and noisy from the very morning on the university campus on the Sviyaga Embankment - this area of the preeminent university was flooded with first-year students. Although the celebration started at noon, most of the freshmen came much earlier – to get acquainted with the campus, soon-to-be classmates, were worried before the start of their first academic year of their adult life.
the USU stadium was the venue of this
than two thousand freshmen have joined the body of students of the classical
university of Ulyanovsk this year. The
young people were addressed by Rector Boris Kostishko, President Yuri
Polyanskov, famous goalkeeper Vladislav Tretyak, State Duma deputy Marina
Bespalova and other honored guests - government officials, trustees, friends
and partners of the university.
One of the most exciting moments was handing students’ cards to the best freshmen - the winners of the Olympiads and other competitions who have got 100 points in their USE. The young people got a symbolic key that opens the doors to the world of science from Professor Znaikin’s hands.
Participants of the festival were pleased with the creative numbers of student groups and invited artists. The choir of teachers and students performed “Gaudeamus”. A solemn ceremony of hoisting the USU flag and sending several hundreds of balloons into the sky was the culmination of the Day of Knowledge. Congratulations on the new academic year!