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Science
27 Apr
Vocabulary Size Affects One’s Ability to Differentiate Between Vowels in a Foreign Language, Say Linguists from RUDN University

A team of linguists from RUDN University established that a person’s ability to accurately differentiate between vowel sounds of a foreign language correlates with the size of their vocabulary in said language.

Life in RUDN
15 Jan
As a child I didn’t play house with dolls, I interviewed them instead

“I am deeply convinced that if the goal is to change the world, journalism is the most effective weapon for this,” a master’s student of RUDN would readily agree with these words of the Oscar-winning British screenwriter. She believes that the profession of a journalist is the best way for a person with ambition and sharp tongue.

Life in RUDN
27 May 2020
"At RUDN University, you can find me everywhere!" - Elisaveta Batyrova

After finishing school, Elisaveta Batyrova never expected to devote her life to psychology or weight-lifting, let alone combine the two things she liked to do into one specialization! Today, the future sports psychologist is sure: entering RUDN University (Peoples' Friendship University of Russia) was her golden ticket.

Life in RUDN
23 Mar 2020
"I want to show Kazakhstan to the whole world", student Balzhan Samigullina

If asked why they enrolled at a university, most students would probably say, "To gain knowledge." But future journalist Balzhan Samigullina is thinking bigger. Still a student, she is already dreaming of sharing her knowledge with the people of her country, so that together they can welcome guests from all over the world!

Life in RUDN
24 Jan 2020
«My main goal is to show the greatness of the Russian soul», - student Kasthuri Arachchige Amila Surat Malrenu Kasthurirathna

As a child, Kasthuri read Russian folk tales and dreamed of coming to Russia. Today he is a student of the Philological Faculty of RUDN University where he studies the Russian language and culture. He has an ambitious goal: to tell about Russia back in his home country of Sri Lanka.

Life in RUDN
15 Jan 2020
Cinema with a French accent: RUDN University at the Bordeaux Film Festival

The IX festival "Soirees of Russian Cinema in Bordeaux" was held in Bordeaux (France). More than a dozen films of Russian cinema were shown at the Mégarama cinema and in the cultural space of Cité du Vin. Classics of the Soviet era and modern films were united by a common theme, where a woman was the main character. The film, voiced by Tatyana Yevsikova, lecturer of the Philological faculty of RUDN University, won the prize "For deep and soulful disclosure of the plot." RUDN University also took part in the preparation of the educational program of the festival.

Alumni
13 Jan 2020
“Wherever I go, I remember Russia and miss the Russian language,” - Jessica Bustinsa, RUDN University graduate

Jessica Bustinsa, graduate of the Faculty of Philology of RUDN University in 2010, talks about how she got acquainted with Russian culture, how she spent the years of her student life and what Russian traditions she adopted.

Life in RUDN
18 Oct 2019
“I like the learning process itself. I want and am ready to share my knowledge, make people's speech correct and beautiful,”- student Maria Christu about being an excellent student

Cypriot Maria Christu, a student of the Faculty of Philology, dreams of teaching Russian in her homeland. Read the interview about having A’s 10 semesters.

Career
19 Sep 2019
How to build a career in the Land of the Rising Sun: RUDN students met with Japanese experts

On September 16, a master class for Japanese students at the RUDN University was held with the participation of representatives of the Japanese language schools MANABO, the International Academy of Aoyama, the Tokyo Academy of Japanese Language Ikuei, the Japanese Language School ISI, the Japanese Language Academy Hamamatsu, the Japanese Language Academy Numazu , Matsudo Japanese Schools, JTIS Japanese Language Schools, Sandagai Japanese Language Institute.

Life in RUDN
28 Aug 2019
Mission - Understanding: RUDN translators work in the fields of the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 World Championship

25 teachers, masters and graduates of the philological faculty of RUDN University went to the world championship of professional excellence WorldSkills 2019 as translators for 56 teams from 63 countries. The championship started on August 22 in Kazan.

Life in RUDN
07 May 2019
“Same as you” festival of student films “MEFI” at RUDN University

April 25, the Faculty of Philology hosted the 22nd festival of student films "MEFI". The theme of the festival was social and moral issues.

Education
01 May 2019
Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language: who among RUDN international students knows Russian better?

April 19-20, the Philological faculty Department of Russian Language and Methodology of Teaching hosted the second final round of the University Student Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language “Russia: Traditions and Modernity”. The winners will represent RUDN at the All-Russian Russian Language Olympiad among foreign students in the autumn of 2019.