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USU Rector meets with schoolchildren- Olympiad winners
The solemn ceremony of awarding diplomas to
winners and prize-winners of Olympiads, professional and creative competitions
was held at the Regional Palace of Children and Youth’s Creativity.
Before the event, the participants of the meeting were photographed and got
acquainted with different areas of training and USU admission rules. An
exhibition of faculties, schools and academies of the university worked in the
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the
Ulyanovsk region Alexei Shklyar and Rector of the flagship university Boris
Kostishko from the stage spoke about the importance of participation and
victories in competitions and contests, and wished the students further success
and luck in the entrance tests to USU.
This year, the Zvezda Multidisciplinary Engineering Olympiad, the most significant and large-scale Olympiad under the auspices of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, was held again at Ulyanovsk State University. It was the “Star” that received the status of the main engineering school Olympiad of the country. More than 11 thousand people participated in the qualifying round of the Olympiad, in the final stage - 1862 people. The winners and prize-winners were 198 schoolchildren of the city of Ulyanovsk and the region and 10 cadets of the Suvorov Military School. The Russian Machine Builders’ Union is the coordinator of the Zvezda Olympiad. The Tupolev Design Bureau, Aviastr-SP, Spektr-Avia, the Sosny Research and Production Firm, the Iskra Plant Production Scientific-Production Enterprise took an active part in preparing schoolchildren for the Olympiad. Leading specialists of these enterprises, along with USU teachers, gave lectures to schoolchildren and introduced the children to the achievements of the modern high-tech industry and the development prospects of each industry.
In the 2018-2019 academic year, the flagship university became the coordinator of the Regional Games of Erudites “We are competent in all sciences: smart generation” among 11th grades of schools in the city and region. 22 teams of general educational organizations of Ulyanovsk and Dimitrovgrad and 8 teams of general education organizations of rural municipalities took part in the games.
The folk team, the dance ensemble “Rosich” of the Suvorov School and the creative teams of USU performed in the concert program.
The awarding ceremony ended with awarding diplomas to winners of specialized Olympiads, professional and creative competitions of the university. Nine hundred fifty nine people took part in university competitions in the past academic year, 146 became winners and prize-winners.
All participants of the event became one of the first recipients of the university currency - ulcoins. You can spend interactive money not only on souvenirs and prizes, but also on bonuses that are useful for applicants and students. You can register the code from the received coin in an interview with the USU robot on the social network VKontakte or on the website GO.ULSU.RU. Every tenth will receive an additional gift, and on June 20 the main prize will be drawn - the publication of any inscription or message on the main screen of USU.