9-10 March, RUDN delegation headed by Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for international academic mobility visited Kenia to discuss cooperation in the field of education.
9 March, RUDN representatives met Evans Kidero, Governor of Nairobi province. The talks were aimed at attracting the most talented youth to study in RUDN. The parties agreed to sign a Memorandum of cooperation during the visit of Mr.Kidero to RUDN University.
At the meeting with Paul Vainaina, Rector of Kenyan University, the second largest HEI in the republic, the two universities made a decision to sign a frame memorandum of cooperation in priority directions – engineering, mathematics, physics and medicine.
Another result of the visit was signing a protocol of intentions to recognize medical postdoc degrees, which can become a first step to be practiced in Africa and will allow to enroll more African students to medical residency.
10 March, the delegation met Peter Mfibi, Rector of Nairobi University to discuss inter-university cooperation and signing a memorandum to enroll talented youth to Master’s and postdoc programs in priority directions. A lot of professors at Nairobi University are RUDN graduates.
RUDN representatives also visited Multimedia University of Kenia to discuss the previously signed memorandum of training Master and postdoc students.
We were not expecting the results we got this day, 40 students who love Russian language took the first step to learn Russian and they did great on their first day of classes! Tomorrow two more groups will start learning Russian without leaving their home countries, using the digital technologies of our Faculty!
“In mathematics, there are several ways to achieve a result — I always wonder how a student will solve a problem. And problems in computer science give more freedom of solutions, therefore computer science develops creative thinking ”, says Stanislav Strashnov, author of the modules "Mathematics“ and ”Informatics" of the Digital Preparatory Faculty of RUDN University.
The academic year at RUDN University traditionally begins on September 1. This is the first odd week of training. Classes will be held in two formats: face-to-face — in university classrooms and remotely.