Fall semester-2015 begins

On September 9, 2015 welcoming meeting with exchange students who came to study at UNECON for a semester or two took place at the university.

Vice-Rector for international cooperation 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. Representatives of the International Programs Export Office - Irina Dubrovskaya and Ekaterina Skurikhina spoke about UNECON Exchange Semester program and encouraged students to participate in leisure, sports and cultural activities offered by the university. Then international coordinators, responsible for providing all the necessary help to the exchange students, were introduced.

Alyona Vikhareva, leader of the UNECON Buddy Program and Nikita Kucherenko, leader of the Center of International Communications, presented their student organizations. “There are lots of events we plan for this semester: tours, Movie Night, speaking clubs, days of Russian culture, “ДОМ/Let’s Open Up The World” international students’ festival, and many others. Just join us!” – said Alyona Vikhareva.

On September 6 Russian students organized an orientation game in the framework of teambuilding for exchange students to help them explore the city center and get to know each other better. During the game students competed in 3 nominations: “The Fastest Team”, “The Most Creative Team” and “The Most Relaxed Team”. After the score calculation three teams-winners were awarded with certificates and cakes during the meeting on September 9.



Contact information

191023, Russia, St. Petersburg,
Griboedov canal emb., 30-32

Department of International Cooperation
+7 812 7105644