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How Armenia Remits The Prestige of Engineering Education
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How Armenia Remits The Prestige of Engineering Education

When it comes to this country, then, along with its ancient history and the biblical Mount Ararat, first of all comes to mind the world-famous cognac and the love of the nation for chess. However, first of all, Armenia has an exceptionally strong higher school.

UNESCO Must Act as a Facilitator for Discussions on the Prospects of Hydrogen Energetics
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UNESCO Must Act as a Facilitator for Discussions on the Prospects of Hydrogen Energetics

Experts and researchers representing virtually all post-industrial and developing countries, joined by the authorities of UNESCO, as part of the work of the International Competence Centre for Mining-Engineering Education under the auspices of UNESCO, presented an analysis of recent trends in the global energy market in their relation to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

What Subjects Are of Particular Interest to Azerbaijani Students in Russia?
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What Subjects Are of Particular Interest to Azerbaijani Students in Russia?

Azerbaijan was the first country in the world to have drilled an oil well and built an oil pipeline - both with the help of Russian experts. A petro boom followed as a result, but both then and now primary oil producers in the country are not domestic companies but foreign-based entities.

Russian Scientific Periodical Was Ranked in the Second Quartile of the Scopus Database
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Russian Scientific Periodical Was Ranked in the Second Quartile of the Scopus Database

The Mining University's journal, which has turned 113 years old this year, is now recognised internationally.

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.

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.

How Does It Feel to Study in Russia for an African Student from Côte d’Ivoire?
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How Does It Feel to Study in Russia for an African Student from Côte d’Ivoire?

Life has become a success story for a young man from Côte d'Ivoire. As a child, he used to help his family on corn plantations. Some 15 years later, he is a PhD student at St. Petersburg Mining University who got a chance to shake hands with a Nobel laureate in physics.

What difficulties Iraqi Kurds face when they arrive in Russia to study?
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What difficulties Iraqi Kurds face when they arrive in Russia to study?

An Iraqi Kurd has told the story of how he ended up studying at Saint-Petersburg Mining University. What is he doing to preserve his cultural identity on the way to fulfilling a lifetime dream - to become an oil & gas specialist?

Russia is among top study destinations for young Mongolians
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Russia is among top study destinations for young Mongolians

Ragchaa Byambadorj was born in Mongolia, the country which is still mostly covered by unpopulated deserts and steppes, and where about a third of inhabitants continue practising a nomadic lifestyle. The big question is, why would he want to return home after graduating?

Will the educational system be able to cope with the challenge the coronavirus defied it?
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Will the educational system be able to cope with the challenge the coronavirus defied it?

Most Russian educational institutions have bravely reported on a successful transition to online learning. However, reality turned out to be slightly less glowing than officials and heads of educational institutions imagined. Whether or not will this format muscle out traditional lectures and classes after the pandemic, and who really has benefited from the forced flight into the digital space.