Mikhail Kuz’min, Vice-Rector for International Relations of BSU, Mongolian students and graduates of the university, within the exhibition of Russian education from October 6 to 8, presented to students of schools of Mongolia the wide opportunities of Baikal State University in the field of training of foreign citizens.
During the meeting, an exhibition hall was organized demonstrating the
educational services of the university, presentations of the university were
held with the participation of Mongolian graduates of BSU, a series of videos
about the university was shown, career guidance consultations were held for
Mongolian schoolchildren, students, their parents, as well as Mongolian teachers
and other guests of the exhibition.
"This event, organized by the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in
Mongolia, is the main part of the selection company of Mongolian graduates for
quota places of the Government of the Russian Federation. This year, by the
decision of the Government of the Russian Federation, the number of quotas for
free education in Russian universities has been increased for Mongolia to 620.
The exhibition pavilion of BSU enjoyed extremely high popularity among
Mongolian citizens. During the event, over a thousand high school students and
their parents, large number of which graduated BSU, visited it. Among the
direction trainings that most interested the Mongolian guys there are economics,
customs affairs and banking, international relations, law and information
technology," Mikhail Kuz’min said.
The special relevance of the Baikal University pavilion was ensured due to
the participation of native Mongolian speakers – students and graduates of the
university, as well as their professionalism and responsible approach to
preparing for the event.
According to Bayasgalan Ariunbold, a third-year student, "Graduates of
Mongolian high schools and their parents highly appreciated the infrastructure
of our university, the prospects for obtaining high-quality higher education
there, as well as wide opportunities for implementation in sports and creative
activities." I was glad to take part in the exhibition and share with my
compatriots and friends the positive experience of studying at BSU," Ariunbold
Opportunities and the need to expand the training of Mongolian citizens in
such important direction trainings for the Mongolian economy as finance, banking
and law at Baikal State University were noted by the guest of honor of the
exhibition – the first cosmonaut of the Mongolian People's Republic, Hero of the
People's Republic of Mongolia, Hero of the Soviet Union Zhugderdemidiyn
Gurragcha. A separate presentation of the university was held for him and the
directions of further cooperation with the Friendship of Peoples Association
headed by him were determined.
In total, more than 20 leading Russian universities from Moscow, St.
Petersburg, Irkutsk, Tyumen, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk and other cities presented
their programs at the exhibition. According to the organizers, this is the only
exhibition in Mongolia that purposefully attracts graduates of Mongolian and
Russian schools, as well as students and graduates of Mongolian universities who
want to study or continue their studies in Russia.