- 18 November 2015
“NEFU International”: students from Kyrgyzstan study mas wrestling at NEFU
More than 200 foreign students from 40 countries study at North-Eastern Federal University. All of them became members of the party «NEFU International», devoted to the International Day of Students on November 17.
Students presented national cuisine, clothing and culture of their countries. Nur Bozumov from Kyrgyzstan studies at the Institute of Physical Education and Sports at the Department of National Sports. "Since childhood, I’m keen on sports, I was engaged in Greco-Roman wrestling. Once coach said that there is a sport called mas wrestling, and it is taught at NEFU. I did not regret - it is an interesting sport, it requires strength and technology, Aleksandr Zakharov, Master of Sports of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) now coaches us. Currently, the world knows a little about it, but I think the mas wrestling has a promising future", the student said. On graduation from the federal university, he plans to develop a national sport at home.
Student of the Faculty of Additional Education and Professional Orientation (FAEPO) Kerem Gunay from Turkey plans to enter NEFU Institute of Physics and Technologies. "I have been studying the Russian language for two and a half months. On graduation from FAEPO, I want to enter the institute, I'm interested in Electrophysics and Electrical Engineering. I want to study Physics to understand the laws of nature", the student said.
Vladlen Kugunurov, the Head of NEFU International Relations Office, noted that the internationalization rates of the university increase annually, including the number of foreign students. Aleksey Ermakov, NEFU Vice Rector on Technical Development and Information Technology, welcomed participants of the party. "I am glad that our university has a good student environment which is equally comfortable for foreign and local students. The world is becoming global. After graduation, your student friendship will grow into business contacts, useful contacts", the Vice Rector said.