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

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.

The duties of translators from RUDN University are to work directly with the tasks that will be at the championship, their translation, as well as interpretation at daily meetings, briefings, and briefings.

«The work does not stop for an hour. The translator is a member of the team, it is on him the responsibility for the correct understanding of the tasks by the contestants», - Milana Kupriyanova, teacher of the philological faculty of the RUDN University, team leader.

Teams compete in various competencies - from plumbing or cooking to blockchain technology and the Internet of things. High qualification of translators allows to achieve mutual understanding between the teams and the organizers of the championship.

«I work with the national team of Russia in the competence «Water Technology (Water Technology)». The working language of the entire championship is English. Every day there is communication with teams from Europe, USA, Asia, Canada and Africa. My main task is to translate for an expert and a member of the Russian team. Of course, responsibility is felt: I want our team to present itself in the best way, so I do everything possible and necessary to ensure the maximum understanding of tasks and work situations. It is really a great honor and pride to represent your university, your country at an international level championship», - Maria Golovchiner, graduate of the Faculty of Philology of the RUDN University, direction «Linguistics».

For reference:

Worldskills is an international non-profit movement whose goal is to increase the prestige of working professions and develop vocational education by harmonizing best practices and professional standards around the world through the organization and holding of professional skill contests both in each individual country and throughout the world as a whole.

2019 WorldSkills Championship in Kazan is the 45th in a row. For the first time the championship is held in Russia and the CIS.

News
All news
Life in RUDN
29 Dec 2021
Congratulations of RUDN Rector and RUDN President on New Year 2022

Life in RUDN
29 Nov 2021
"We feel like Olympic champions": RUDN male and female volleyball teams are champions of the international tournament in Italy

The 6th World InterUniversities Championship 2021 (WIUC) in Rome ended with the triumph of RUDN University male and female volleyball teams. The men’s team won a gold medal for the first time, while the women’s team confirmed their status as the strongest women’s volleyball team at the WIUC for the fourth time in a row.

Life in RUDN
30 Sep 2021
RUDN and FISU: sports track at the university

Winter and summer Universiades (World Student Games), championships and world cups among students, more than 60 sports and athletes from 150 countries — this is all about FISU. FISU is the International University Sports Federation, promoting sports activities among students around the world. Read our article about FISU and student sports.