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14 October 2022

BSU participated in the VII National Russian Educational Exhibition in Ulaanbaatar

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 stressed.

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.