03.09.2019 Student initiation ceremony at KSTU
On September 2, on the stage of the Art Center, the annual ceremony of initiation into students took place at KSTU. The rector of Kaliningrad State Technical University Vladimir Volkogon made a parting word. He wished freshmen a happy and vibrant student life, recalling that in addition to studying, it is also important to unleash the potential of young people in science, sports, creativity and other fields. A little later, Mr.Volkogon sang a song with the symbolic name “Cross the Threshold” that has already become a tradition.
30.08.2019 Students of the Faculty of Shipbuilding and Power Engineering took the second place at the All-Russian competition “I will build ships!
The Center for Marine Research and Technology of Sevastopol State University has chosen the winner of the competition "I will build ships!" Students from fourteen Russian universities were to develop a conceptual design of a passenger ship for Sevastopol. The finalists were teams of Kaliningrad State Technical University, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov, St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University, R.E. Alekseev Nizhniy Novgorod State Technical University and A.N. Tupolev Kazan State Technical University. The team of our university took a worthy second place.
The conference "Sail for students 2019" held on the sailing ship “Frederic Chopin” and organized by the Baltic University Program, gave two students from Kaliningrad State Technical University a unique journey in which they could not only meet people from different countries of the world, but also test themselves. The competitive selection allowed Polina Merker and Daria Kugucheva to meet with the same lucky people from 11 countries of the Baltic region for the most unusual conference.
29.07.2019 KSTU team returned from “Island 10-22”
On July 22 Skoltech completed its workshop “Island 10-22”. Over 2500 people took part in it, representing 100 management teams from universities and research centers from 72 regions of the country and scientists from many countries of the world, entrepreneurs and financiers aimed at finding new ideas and new talents. According to the results of the intensive project, KSTU team entered the top three.
On July 22, the closing day of the “Amore” Youth Maritime Forum took place. In the afternoon the participants had to defend their projects before a competent jury, get objective assessments and well-deserved awards. After several hours of hard work, the atmosphere in the tent became incredibly heated. The teams prepared presentations, glued layouts, drew diagrams, rehearsed performances. The supervisors of the “Amore” R.Polyakov, V.Volkov and T.Nikulin staged a dress rehearsal of the presentations and pointed out the main shortcomings.
Kaliningrad State Technical University has become one of the winners of the All-Russian competition of youth projects among educational organizations of higher education, as well as individuals in the framework of youth educational forums. According to the results of the meeting of the contest committee at the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs, our university has won four projects for a total amount of 3,950,000 rubles.
On July 1 the National Competition - a series of radio programmes "The Best University of the Country" came to its end. According to the results of the second stage, Kaliningrad State Technical University entered the top six, overcompeting other fifteen universities. In the last stage of the Competition, 21 universities were represented. Anyone who feels like it, could take part and support one or another finalist by popular vote.
28.06.2019 Foreign students have been awarded certificates of accomplishment of the pre-university training
On June 27, a solemn ceremony was held to present certificates of pre-university training to graduates who completed the course of the pre-university department for foreigners. During the academic year, foreign applicants studied Russian language, the basics of mathematics, physics, computer science, and social sciences to the extent necessary to study at a technical university. The final exam tested the knowledge of the fundamental disciplines.
21.06.2019 Representatives of KSTU took part in the 9th Forum of the partner regions of the Kaliningrad region
More than 100 people, including nine speakers, took part in the sports section. Deputy Chairman of the Government, the Minister of Sport of the Kaliningrad region, the five-time Olympic champion Natalia Ischenko was the moderator and one of the speakers. The Kaliningrad region was presented by Anatoly Zaitsev, Head of the Physical Culture Department of KSTU, Assistant Professor of the Department of Theory and Methodology of Physical Culture and Sports of I.Kant Baltic Federal University Elena Matova, President of the Kaliningrad region Sambo and Judo Federation Vladimir Khlopetsky, Max Levintas Sports Club President and others.
14.06.2019 “Star Flotilla-2” project represents KSTU at the first project session of “Marinet” in the Skolkovo Innovation Center
From 10 to 28 June, the first project session “Marinet” for schoolchildren is held on the basis of the Skolkovo Innovation Center, organized by KSTU together with Sea Innovations, one of the participants of the Marinet market of the National Technology Initiative, together with the Skolkovo Foundation and the University 20.35 .The main purpose of the “Marinet” project session will be formation of a new approach to the development of the ocean among teenagers: ecology and a human are in the spotlight.
Igor Orlov, a student at the Faculty of Mechanics and Technology (Food Biotechnology), has taken the 1st place in the regional competition for young scientists and specialists. His work “Improving the technology of functional-purpose sauce based on pectin-containing raw materials” (scientific advisor - E.S. Zemlyakova) has been recognized as the best in the technical direction. In total, the competition has been attended by 20 young people representing different universities of the Kaliningrad region. These are students, graduate students, scientists aged 18 to 30 years.
On June 6, the Pushkin Day of Russia and the Day of the Russian Language, the Kaliningrad Regional Scientific Library held a literature flashmob called "Living Word" - residents of the city read Pushkin's poetry non-stop. Kaliningrad writers and scientists, students of gymnasium No. 32 in Kaliningrad, foreign students studying in Kaliningrad universities, and caring citizens, who love poetry, became participants of the action.
05.06.2019 Deputy dean for research of the Faculty of Production Automation and Control has represented the Russian ecosystem of start-ups in San Diego
Last week, a global meeting of start-up entrepreneurs from around the world, San Diego Startup Week 2019, was held in San Diego (USA). KSTU was represented by the deputy dean for research of the Faculty of Production Automation and Control T.R. Nikulin. At the meeting of the professional community, our representative spoke about the work of KSTU technopark, about the aspects of support for student projects and about the forms of support for high-tech projects in the Russian Federation.
04.06.2019 KSTU has been represented on the Russian-Norwegian seminar on the development of civil shipbuilding
On 28-29 May, the Norwegian city of Alesund hosted a two-day Russian-Norwegian seminar on the development of civil shipbuilding cooperation. The conference was attended by representatives of more than 30 companies and organizations of the two countries. KSTU was represented by A.A. Nedostup, Vice-rector for sectoral scientific and methodological activities. The main topics of the seminar were cooperation in the field of localization of solutions of Norwegian companies in Russia and cooperation in innovation and high-tech solutions on the Marinet NTI platform.
In addition to the representative of our university, the Kaliningrad delegation included 14 people: representatives of Svetlogorsk and Gusev, the Agency for Youth Affairs, the Agency for International and Interregional Relations, Baltic Federal University, Kaliningrad Pollster. They took part in the programme of the partner conference in the framework of the international youth research project CaSYPoT. The event was held in the city of Kalmar (Sweden).The project has been implemented since 2016.
On May 12, the traditional bicycle race “KSTU - Planeta Sport” took place. From early morning, the first participants began to gather at Yantarniy sports palace. The bike ride began at 09:50 in the morning. KSTU rector V.A. Volkogon greeted the participants and wished them to overcome the distance successfully and without injuries. A graduate of KSTU, and now the head of the regional Agency for Youth Affairs, D.N. Kalinovskiy encouraged lovers of a healthy lifestyle. Denis Nikolaevich worked for several years at the Department of Educational Work and Youth Policy of the university and participated in the development of the first projects of the KSTU bicycle race.
02.05.2019 Sports Day at KSTU
On April 30, the annual festival "Sports Day 2019" was held at the stadium "Trudovye rezervy" and in the sports complex of the department of physical culture. The competitions were attended by students and cadets of the university complex of KSTU. At the stadium, the celebration began with the traditional parade of the participants led by the deputy head of BFFSA V.V. Makarenko. KSTU rector V.A. Volkogon took the parade and warmly greeted the participants.
29.04.2019 KSTU representatives took part in the commemoration event at the memorial burial of Soviet soldiers in Braniewo
On Saturday, April 27, the tenth anniversary commemoration event took place at the memorial burial of Soviet soldiers in the Polish town of Braniewo. The event was attended by the governor of the Kaliningrad region Anton Alikhanov, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Russia in Poland Sergey Andreev, the head of the Agency for Youth Affairs Denis Kalinovskiy, veterans, youth and public organizations, bikers and representatives of the Polish side. In total more than 450 people took part in it.
25.04.2019 Miss and Mister University 2019
On April 24, the Palace of Culture of the Railwaymen hosted the final of “Miss and Mister University 2019” contest. This year, 16 boys and girls representing KSTU, BFFSA and KMFC made it into the final stage. The jury consisting of representatives of the university complex, as well as partners of the competition, evaluated the ability of participants to hold the stage, their charisma and style. The contest began with a common entrance to the stage. A so-called intellectual competition was held for the first time this year.
Last weekend, 30 representatives of KSTU, including students and staff, went to the area of the village of Morskoe on the Curonian Spit in order to strengthen the shoreline at Lake Lebed with dead wood. Before they started, Anatoliy Kalina, Director of the Curonian Spit National Park, welcomed all the participants. He noted the importance of this campaign for the ecology of the region, its scope and effectiveness, and also wished good work.