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A flash mob "Back to science" took place in St. Petersburg
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A flash mob "Back to science" took place in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg Mining University held a student flash mob "Back to Science" as part of the events timed to coincide with the opening of the Year of Science and Technology.

The second semester began at Mining University
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The second semester began at Mining University

The students, who missed their alma mater, were in a working mood on the first day of school.

Why Lebanese Graduates from Russia Are in Demand in Beirut?
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Why Lebanese Graduates from Russia Are in Demand in Beirut?

Ammonium nitrate explosion, which took place at the port of the city of Beirut on 4 August 2020, caused significant damage to the surrounding areas and resulted in over 200 deaths. The tragic accident once again brought into the focus problems Lebanon is experiencing. Strange as it may seem, but the Russian higher school may have solutions to help deal with the explosion's consequences.
So what is happening in the country now?

How Come Graduates of Russian Universities Manage to Earn Top Positions in the Congo Republic?
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How Come Graduates of Russian Universities Manage to Earn Top Positions in the Congo Republic?

The sun-baked land of Africa is painted bright red. It owes this colour to the high content of iron oxide in the soil. In this story, a graduate of St. Petersburg Mining University from the Congo (pictured to the right) provides an insight into the way mining industry works in his homeland. He also explains in what fundamental way he differs from local specialists.

A Serbian-Born Graduate Explains Advantages of Studying at Mining University
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A Serbian-Born Graduate Explains Advantages of Studying at Mining University

Here is a story of a Serbian oilman who was born in a tiny town, yet he got admitted to St. Petersburg Mining University. Now he is back home, working for one of the most profitable Serbian companies

An Indonesian Expat about Moving to Russia for Studies
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An Indonesian Expat about Moving to Russia for Studies

Indonesia is indeed much more than Bali and its picturesque beaches. Yet very few of us know that in the mouth of one of the country's volcanoes there is a lake of sulphuric acid. Samira Dial Megistra, a student of the Faculty of Oil & Gas Engineering at Saint-Petersburg Mining University, is originally from Indonesia. In this interview, she explained why she went to study abroad, albeit coming from one of the most beautiful countries.

How Come Did South Korea Achieve Such a Height?
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How Come Did South Korea Achieve Such a Height?

South Korea has been traditionally occupying leading positions in global rankings based on IQ levels of its citizens. Education has become a cult in this country: a school day may start at 7:30 am and end at 10 pm. But which is even less believable, there is a school employee who walks around classrooms, checks on pupils and wakes them up if they fell asleep. A young researcher from the Republic of Korea (ROK) explains how this obsession with knowledge and pursuit of success often end in.

From Turkmenistan to Russia with Studies in Mind
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From Turkmenistan to Russia with Studies in Mind

Turkmenistan is often compared to North Korea based on the level of the country’s isolation. There is very little information about the state, and its reliability is often hard to check. For instance, not a single COVID-19 case has been registered there, but rumours say petrol is shared freely among citizens. Leyla Aliyeva, a student at Saint-Petersburg Mining University, explains which stories are real and which are only imagination.

A Student from Botswana: Money We Earn through Diamond Mining Are Invested in Education
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A Student from Botswana: Money We Earn through Diamond Mining Are Invested in Education

Botswana is the second-largest diamond producer in the world after Russia. Hence the country managed to build up one of the most successful economies on the African continent. Authorities are, however, concerned of its one-sidedness…

Why Do Ecuadorian Youth Tend to Choose Russian Universities?
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Why Do Ecuadorian Youth Tend to Choose Russian Universities?

There are large oil reserves in Ecuador but not enough specialists who know how to work with modern technologies. Therefore locals, if an opportunity emerges, choose to study abroad.