On the eve of the New Year holidays, a team of students from the Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning of NSUACE (Sibstrin) returned from the city of Harbin (China), where they took part in the IV International Snow Construction Competition. Four students from NSUACE (Sibstrin) went to Harbin, and there they were joined by four more students from Harbin Technology University - thus, the team consisted of 8 people, as stated in the terms of the competition. Regarding the issue of paperwork and financing of our team’s trip, the Institute of International Affairs of NSUACE (Sibstrin) provided great assistance. They took upon themselves all the correspondence with the International Departments of Harbin Technology University, coordinating the dates of arrival and departure. In the final version, they resolved the issue of joint financing of NSUACE (Sibstrin) and Harbin Technology University of our team.
On December 24-25, 2023, a delegation from the Shenyang University of Architecture and Civil Engineering of the People's Republic of China visited NGASU (Sibstrin). The delegation consisted of Director of the Office of International Cooperation and Exchange Wang Xing, Professor, Director of the Institute of Management Liu Yachen, Chief Specialist of the Institute of International Education, interpreter from Russian Wen Yuzhu. NSUACE (Sibstrin) was represented by the director of the Institute of International Affairs, Natalya Sineeva. Representatives of the Chinese university met with the rector of NSUACE (Sibstrin) Yuri Skolubovich. He made a presentation of the university, talked about its history and modernity, educational programs, scientific projects and opportunities that the university provides to foreign students.
The end of 2023 for the university was marked by an event that made it possible to increase the geography of representatives of foreign citizens studying at the university. At the end of December 2023, a citizen of Venezuela was enrolled in the additional education program “Russian as a Foreign Language”. Thus, the number of countries from which their representatives were trained at NSUASE (Sibstrin) amounted to 72 countries.
From December 14 to 16, 2023, the final of the Student League of the Autumn Cup of the XI International Engineering Championship "CASE-IN" was held in Moscow. As part of the finals of the Student League in the field of “Construction,” 10 teams from educational institutions of higher education in Russia competed for the title of winners of the “CASE-IN” championship. In total, more than 450 students of professional educational organizations, students of higher education organizations, schoolchildren, and also representatives of industry companies and ministries took part in the final event.
Autumn for the Department of Foreign Languages of NSUACE (Sibstrin) turned out to be extremely busy with various kinds of events: essay and translation competitions, conferences, festivals, etc. Students readily responded to teachers’ suggestions and actively participated in one or another event. At the same time, they achieved significant results. From October 1 to October 15, 2023, the II All-Russian (with international participation) Essay Competition in a foreign language “University of the Future - What Should It Be?” was held at the Kazan State Energy University. Student of group 116a (ICIT) Roman Ivanyuta took 1st place, and student of group 216a (ICIT) Maria Usarova took 3rd place.
On September 4, 2023, an atmospheric air monitoring laboratory was opened on the campus of NSUASE (Sibstrin). The laboratory is a joint project of NSUACE (Sibstrin), the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Novosibirsk Region, the West Siberian Administration for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring and CityAir LLC. The “pavilion” of the post and the weather station were provided by the West Siberian Department of Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring. The laboratory has installed equipment from the Novosibirsk company CityAir, with which NSUACE (Sibstrin) entered into a cooperation agreement. The installation and operation of the laboratory was supported by the university’s partner, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Novosibirsk Region.
On August 21, 2023 a grand ceremony of presenting state awards of the Russian Federation and of the Novosibirsk Region was held in the Great Hall of the Government of the Novosibirsk Region. Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of Russia in the Siberian Federal District Anatoly Seryshev, Governor Andrei Travnikov and Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the Novosibirsk Region Andrei Shimkiv presented state awards of the Russian Federation, awards of the President of Russia and awards of the Novosibirsk Region to outstanding fellow countrymen. For his productive activities in the development of science, education, healthcare and culture, Yuri Skolubovich, rector of the Novosibirsk State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, was awarded the Order of Friendship.
The educational race “Science as Art” ended at Tavrida in Crimea. 327 participants from 68 regions of Russia learned to explore the world through art and create through knowledge. The Novosibirsk region was represented at the race by 6 young people, including Anastasia Snigur. The girl not only took part in the educational program, but also successfully defended her project in the Rosmolodezh.Grants competition and was recommended by the commission for the award of grant support in the amount of 365,000 rubles. Anastasia Snigur will send a grant of 365,000 rubles to organize the “Sintez” co-working greenhouse. On the territory of NSUASE (Sibstrin), the students themselves will create a special space, which they will turn into a greenhouse, planting various types of plants and flowers there....
On May 17, 2023, the final lesson in the intermediate Chinese language group took place. Based on the results of the final testing, which consisted of grammatical, character and an oral parts, during which it was necessary to present a two-minute monologue on a given topic, the students, the head of the Heat and Gas Supply and Ventilation department R.Sh. Mansurov and 2nd year students Victoria Titovets and Ekaterina Ustinova received certificates of proficiency in Chinese at the first grade of the third level. The group began studying Chinese a year ago, in February 2022; this is already the third Chinese language course for the group. Group teacher M.E. Markova notes the hard work, perseverance and obvious language progress of the students.
Rector of NSUACE (Sibstrin), corresponding member of RAASN, Professor Yuri Skolubovich took part in the II Republican Forum of Young Scientists of Higher Education Institutions, which took place on May, 17-23 at the Belarusian-Russian University (Mogilev, Republic of Belarus). The purpose of the forum is to popularize education and science among young people, support talented youth and highlight their developments. More than 100 representatives of universities of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation, including students, undergraduates, graduate students and teaching staff, took part in the Forum. At the opening of the Forum, First Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Bakhanovich delivered a welcoming speech.