Rector of UzhNU named top achievement of UzhNU in 2015
On January 12, after the meeting of the labor collective of Uzhgorod National University, there was a press conference of the UzhNU Rector Professor Volodymyr Smolanka. The Rector answered journalists' questions and analyzed the major achievements of the University in the past year. The press conference was also attended by vice-rectors of the university.
The most important event of 2015 for the community of Uzhgorod National University was celebrating the 70th anniversary of the university. The celebrations were accompanied by a large number of conferences and events. An important step for the university was the creation of Uzhgorod National University Science Park, and the signing of the Memorandum on the establishment of an international consortium of universities, co-founded, besides Uzhgorod National University, by 14 higher educational institutions of Ukraine, European countries and Kazakhstan. Another important achievement of UzhNU in the past year was the implementation of the Law of Ukraine on higher education, particularly in the educational process in the field of management.
According to the rector, the UzhNU achievements and quality of work are reflected in various university rankings. "Ranking is a mechanism that attracts more potential entrants", - Volodymyr Smolanka said.
Another advantage of UzhNU is teaching in English. So far, only at the Medical and partially at Dental Faculty, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of International Relations. But in a week, English language courses for teachers working at other faculties will start. The goal is to prepare English language programs or individual courses for other specialties.
Last year, extensive repairs of individual faculties and dormitories were conducted in UzhNU. One of these projects is being implemented together with Hungary: the repair of one wing of the dorm number 4 will have been completed by the beginning of next semester. Significant improvement of the living conditions of students is one of the tasks in UzhNU for the next year.