«I wish all the knowledge obtained at university helped young people of the world mature», says President of Madagascar at RUDN Doctor Honoris Causa convocation ceremony
Hery Rajaonarimampianina was elected President of Madagascar in 2014. His policy as head of the country is equality in political, social, ethnic and religious spheres. He is striving for new Madagascar free from poverty – «Let’s do away with crisis respecting our diversity!». He wants to unite citizens of the cuntry for reviving public life and develop strategy in the interests of young people.
«RUDN University gives a great level of professional education for successful careers. Multiculturalism at the university gives an advantage in terms of personality growth and understanding the world. We are ready to do our best to strengthen relations between our countries, in particular in the fields of tourism, agriculture, mining and medicine», stressed Mr. Rajaonarimampianina at the ceremony.
«In 2018, RUDN is planning to open the Center for the Russian language in Madagascar. We are also starting a project of developing telemedicine and offer the latest elaborations in mining. RUDN can greatly contribute to the development of the country», said RUDN Vice-Rector Evgeny Schesnyak.
1.Today there are 28 students from Madagascar studying at RUDN, mostly majoring in medicine and humanities.
2. The first students from Madagascar entered RUDN in 1963. Since than 170 students have graduated.
3. Simon Seva Mboiny, graduate of RUDN Faculty of History and Philology is Counsellor-Head of Prime-Minister’s Office, founder of the Association of Graduates of soviet and Russian HEIs in Madagascar and General Director of the National Radio and TV of Madagascar.
4. President of RUDN Association of African students - Alis Ndriambanuna Suamirai, student from Madagascar (Sociology).
5. President of the Association of Madagascar students - Syandzara Beandruna Rodlish, 1st –year Master student of the Faculty of Ecology.
32-year-old Emmanuel Nkweto from Zambia is studying in Russia a specialty that he loves with all his soul. The master’s student found a lot in common between our countries in the approach to work. He was happy to talk about his formation, family and practice at RUDN.
Khaula Mutaz is completing a bachelor’s degree at the Engineering Academy of RUDN. She dreams of returning to Sudan and establishing herself as a professional artist. So, she decided to enter the master’s program “Modern landscape architecture and urban design” and get another profession. And, as Khaula says, the way to suc-cess in the creative profession is hard.
We are lighting stars, expanding horizons and changing reality — the University is celebrating the 61st Birthday. Borders are closed, but we have managed to bring together hundreds of students, alumni and staff from different countries. We talked about achievements of 2020 and set goals for 2021. We received video congratulations from alumni, presented state awards and held an online concert.