18 March 2014
TPU Takes Part in Rossotrudnichestvo Project “Universities of Russia”
Tomsk Polytechnic University on the delegation of Russian universities in Vietnam takes part in the project to attract talented youth to the higher educational institutions of the Russian Federation. The Rossotrudnichestvo project “Universities of Russia” is a first long-term project being implemented in Vietnam, China, Mongolia and India, TPU taking an active part in it.
March 10, 2014 Vyacheslav Konstantinovich Erokhin, Director of IIELC of TPU, one of the delegates from Tomsk oblast, took part in a press-conference with the representatives of Vietnamese mass media in Hanoi, where he told about Tomsk Polytechnic University, its history, achievements and prospects. The journalists’ particular attention was focused on the work of IIELC with the students from Vietnam, their success in mastering Russian language, and various social, scientific and academic opportunities provided by TPU for Vietnamese students. Official meetings of the Tomsk oblast delegation with L.I. Efremova, Deputy Head of Rossotrudnichestvo and A.V. Solovyov, Head of Export Department took place. The main point of the talk was peculiar features and study opportunities for Vietnamese to study at Universities of Russia.
March 11, 2014 Tomsk oblast delegation visited a secondary school “Nguyen Hue” in Hanoi which TPU started to collaborate with in 2013. The issues of signing joint activity agreements were discussed with the school administration at the official meeting. In addition, V.K. Erokhin made a presentation about TPU for pupils studying Russian language and was questioned about admission procedures and academic study in TPU.
There was also a meeting held with the representatives of the Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam (hereinafter referred to as MET) which was attended by Tran Ba Viet Dung, Head of International Cooperation Department of the Ministry. The issues of developing joint international programmes together with the Universities in Vietnam, and prospects for promoting Russian education in Vietnam were discussed at the meeting.
The TPU delegates are intended to pursue their work in Vietnam till March 14. During this period they plan to visit several universities and schools in Vietnam.
Within the framework of the project “Universities of Russia”, the annual cycle of Olympiads for foreign pupils “High Time to Study in Russia” is being fulfilled. It is conducted by Rossotrudnichestvo in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science and leading universities of the Russian Federation. The main objective of Olympiads is to activate international cooperation of the Russian Federation with foreign countries in the educational sphere and to improve the procedure of attracting talented students to study in Russian universities.
This year TPU takes part in the work of Rossotrudnichestvo delegation to organize the Olympiads. Around 1000 pupils have already participated in this project.
Alongside with holding the Olympiads, TPU has also taken part in the educational exhibition in the city of Hanoi. More than 5000 pupils attended the exhibition.