Sunday, June 25, 2017

UrFU student union named one of best in Russia

Ural Federal University's student union was recently recognized as one of the best in Russia.

The Union of Students and Ural Federal University won two nominations in the national competition for the development of student governments.

UrFU's organization was viewed as providing the best construction of an information system in an education institution. It was also nominated as one of the best systems for training student activists.

Julia Chusovitina, the head of UrFU's student union, said the win was a surprise. She thanked her fellow members of the organizing committee for their hard work in organizing student rallies and other events and meetings.

The competition was organized by the Moscow government and Russia's Ministry of Education and Science, along with the board of vice-chancellors of the student center in Moscow.

Over 1,000 organizations from 65 universities and colleges applied for recognition in the competition. Diplomas were given to 40 organizations, including four federal universities.