In late September the opening of a large-scale and promising platform for initiative citizens – “Boiling Point” took place in the capital of the Republic of Mari El. The project coordinator is Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) of Russia, which aims to create opportunities for self-realization of young, ambitious leaders who want to bring the country to the forefront in the world. Yoshkar-Ola joined 16 cities where the project is already working. In a list: Moscow, Novosibirsk, Saint Petersburg, Chita, Khabarovsk and others. The Head of the Republic of Mari El A. Evstifeev, Rector of Volga State University of Technology V. Shebashev, coordinators from ASI M. Dolgikh and L. Kirienko visited the opening ceremony of “Boiling point – Yoshkar-Ola”.
MASTER STUDENTS EXCELLED DURING THE STUDY WEEK IN GERMANY
The undergraduate Master students from the "International cooperation in ecology and nature management" programme took part in international study visit at the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany). This was possible thanks to the participation of Volga Tech in the international EU programme ERASMUS+ "Integrating and validating practical entrepreneurship skills in engineering and ICT studies" (RеBUS).
Students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering returned on 29.09. 2018 from Palermo – Italy where they were on two-week training in the field of entrepreneurship. The training was realized at the University of Palermo within the Erasmus + Rebus project (Integrating and validating practical entrepreneurial skills in engineering and ICT studies).
Students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of University of Sarajevo came back from two-weeks study visit to the University of Palermo, Italy. Total of 15 students, together with 15 students of University of Elbasan and 14 students of University of Montenegro, participated in intensive and practical hands-on training on selection and substantiating of the business development ideas, connecting design thinking and project management, using project management tools, value analyses method for 4 criteria: innovation, desirability, feasibility and viability (economy) of ideas, developing prototype case in which groups further highlight specific elements of their project, developing pitch presentation.
On August 29th, 2018, a crew of Klan Kosova TV crew followed the journey of Universum College students to training at University of Duisburg Essen, which is organized as part of REBUS Project financed by EU.
Universum College students spoke about the importance of this training and what they are expecting to learn as well. They also emphasized the significance of visiting another country and meeting students from different country.