RUDN students sign a declaration of friendship and mutual respect
Vice-rector for work with students Sergei Bazavluk addressed the students, noting the importance of friendly relations in his student years, and also said: “... I will never forget a friend if I became friends with him in Moscow ... This song reflects that feeling, then attitude towards my friends, which we want our students to have.”
Further, Chairman of the Student Council of RUDN University Kirill Bogatyrev read the text of the Declaration:
“We, the leaders of student associations of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, declare our readiness to seek compliance with the Declaration of the RUDN University Student Community:
Support the RUDN University Mission and promote tolerance.
To support and, through all activities, facilitate interaction of representatives of the student team in order to develop common solutions to all issues arising in the student community.
We confirm that neglect of the principles of friendship, tolerance and mutual assistance is incompatible with the rank of RUDN University student. If only the prerequisites for intolerant behavior arise, student organizations and their leaders are not entitled to provide any support to violators of this Declaration.
To promote the status and responsibility of student organizations through the process of making and implementing critical decisions.
To promote the student life of the University through strengthening cooperation with student organizations of educational institutions of Russia, Europe, and the world.”
The president of the Association of Asian Students, Rev Kadigamuwe Anuruddha Thero, is a record holder. This year he signed the document for the 6th time.
“At the University I made friends with people from different countries. I spend a lot of time with a friend from Zambia and I know that when we leave, we will still remember this time with warmth and begin to look for any opportunity to meet anywhere in the world. Knowing how important it is to be friends in such a multinational world, I proudly sign the Declaration and teach every newly arrived student its basic principles. I am proud to have information about peace and friendship for other students of the University, ” said Rev Kadigamuwe Anuruddha Thero (Sri Lanka), Faculty of Philology.
Morjadino flew from warm Sao Tome to Moscow to receive the profession of an architect of buildings and structures. He loves Khrushchev apartment buildings (5-storey buildings of the 60’s), lives according to the laws of Vitruvius and wants to create something useful for society. We asked Morjadino what motivated him to move to Russia, why he chose Architecture and what project he presented at the Golden Section festival.
July 18, one of the passengers of Qatar Airways Moscow-Doha flight QR340 felt bad. Alaa Al Hajj, a Lebanese resident of RUDN Institute of Medicine (Traumatology and Orthopedics), who was flying on vacation, came to his aid. The young doctor provided first aid and convinced the crew to make an emergency landing at Kuwait International Airport to transfer the passenger to the medical team. Thanks to Alaa, the man remained alive.
The third working semester of the International student construction brigade “Meridian of Friendship” was opened at RUDN University. Vice-Rector for Student Affairs Mikhail Katsarsky motivated the students to work, speaking about his student path in the construction team, tied bandanas to the leaders and handed out tasks.