Participants of the event tested their knowledge. «It is very important to involve international students in such events, since they show the richness of our culture and heritage», said Irina Rossius, TV anchor of Vesti program on Russia 1 TV channel.
More than 500 RUDN students from Albania, Vietnam, Georgia, China, Columbia, Senegal, Serbia, Turkey, Sri-Lanka, Ethiopia and South Korea solved 30 problems related to geographic notions and terms, map interpretation and tried to guess geographic objects reading abstracts from travelers’ diaries and books.
«There were some very difficult questions, which I had to write down and check later at home», said a student from Sri-Lanka.
The dictation at RUDN University was read by Irina Rossius, TV anchor, actor Mikhail Vladimirov and Vadim Bakunev and Vasant Balan, members of RUDN KVN team.
People could come and write the dictation or do it online. The correct answers were published December 1 and the results will appear December 25 on www.dictant.rgo.ru
The women’s volleyball team won the Championship of the Association of Sports Student Clubs of Russia. Our athletes met in the subgroup with the team of the Moscow State Pedagogical University and the Sechenov Medical University and won with the score 2:0. In the quarter-finals, they beat the Pacific State University team with the score 2:0.
In 18 months, RUDN, the “greenest” university in Russia (according to the international rating UIGreenMetric) has collected 39 tons of waste paper preserving 652 trees, and this is a hectare of forest.
September 1, 3,090 Russian students joined the RUDN University family, 945 of them went to the state-funded mode, 2,145 to the contract mode. This year RUDN received 59,730 applications — 7,186 more than last year — this is almost 34 applications for 1 budget place. In 2019, this figure was 27.92.