10 semesters of excellent grades! RUDN hosts the XLII Assembly of A-students. Lada Vesta goes to the student of the Engineering Academy
The meeting was opened by RUDN Rector V.Filippov who said that the number of excellent students is growing every year: in 2014-2015 there were 654 A-students in RUDN, in 2015-2016 – 776, and in 2016-2017 – 867, 80% of them are girls. The leader is the Engineering Academy, followed by the Faculty of Humanitarian and Social Sciences.
«We have students from 154 countries. If they didn’t find good jobs back home they wouldn’t come to our university to study», said the Rector.
Academician Mark Kurtser said: «I didn’t have such an Assembly in my university. In this hall we see people who will come after us, who will elaborate new methods of treatment and solve global problems».
Students got diplomas and money prizes:
- 10 semesters of only excellent grades – 60 000 Rub
- 8 semesters – 45 000 Rub
- 6 semesters – 35 000 Rub
- 4 semesters – 30 000 Rub
- 2 semesters – 15 000 Rub
The main prize was raffled off between students with 8 and 10 semesters with excellent grades. The car went to Anastasia Baranenkova, 2nd year Master student of RUDN Engineering Academy. She was happy and a bit lost, and wished all students diligence and ambitiousness.
According to the ranking of the best universities in the world QS World University Rankings 2022, RUDN University has risen by 9 positions and took the 317th place.
THE University Impact Rankings analyzes the impact of higher education on the development of society and the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is among the top 200 universities according to the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2021 (THE Emerging Economies 2021).
Only 606 leading world universities were honored to be on the list.