International semester has started
On the 6th and 7th of February welcoming meetings with exchange students who came to study at UNECON were held at the university.
Vice-Rector on International Relations Dmitry Vasilenko greeted the students and congratulated them on getting enrolled to UNECON. He familiarized students with basic rules and recommendations they need to follow to make their stay in Saint Petersburg safe and positive. Representative of the Educational Programs’ Export Office – Natalia Dorofeeva explained students Migration legislation and campus rules. International students welcomed representatives of EUROMED clinic – Konstantin Shitarev and Taras Sobolev - who told students about medical services provided by the hospital.
Next day international students met Ekaterina Skurikhina and discussed academic affairs of UNECON. Anna Nabirukhina, professor on Intercultural communication, and Maria Konyagina, professor on Banking, encouraged students to study well, to develop knowledge and communication skills.
Alyona Yarysheva, leader of the UNECON Buddy Program presented a students organization. She encouraged foreign students to take part in leisure and cultural activities: tours, cinema clubs, Language exchange meetings, pancake week and many others.
On February 11th, Russian students organized an orientation game to help international students to explore the city center and get to know each other better.