RUDN takes part in training volunteers for the XXIX World Winter University Games in Krasnoyarsk
The Games will take place 2-12 March, 2019 in biathlon, mountain skiing, curling, skiing, snowboarding, figure skating, freestyle, hockey and some other sports.
More than 5,000 volunteers will work at the Games and the Headquarters is supposed to choose and train candidates for further work in different areas.
RUDN volunteering movement has a long history, supporting a number of projects like «The system of secondary school volunteers’ teams for promoting healthy life style», which participated in the forum «Russia – a country of opportunities» in March 2018, Daria Belimova, RUDN Medical Institute student and initiator of the project addressing President Putin and inviting him to the finals of «Volunteer of Russia» competition.
Another project «RUDN students to orphans» has been on since 2002, students visiting children’s homes in Vladimir region with master classes, concerts and interactive programs. Recently students have built a sport ground in Lyakhi village.
«Wind of change» volunteers’ team has been working at the university since 1999, helping people with special needs and children’s homes in Moscow region.
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.