The formal title of the forum was called “New Era, New Changes, New Education: Challenges and Strategies of Pedagogical Universities”; it was organized in celebration of the 80th anniversary of the establishment of Jiangxi Normal University.
The project will be launched on 10 October 2020. In it, the Herzen University course of Russian as a Foreign Language for University Applicants will be taught in China by Chinese teachers of Russian with continuous support and supervision from Herzen University faculty.
The official closing ceremony of the 61st International Mathematical Olympiad took place on 28 September, in the Mariinsky hall of Herzen University.
Herzen University has launched a training programme for educators who are going to work in Uzbekistan in the Great! (Klass! in Russian, Zur! in Uzbeki) aimed at improving Russian language teaching and instruction in other subjects in Russian.
Japanese cherry blossom will adorn the campus and light up the mood of students and faculty every spring, just like the lush tapestry of yellow birch and maple leaves does every autumn.
Sergei Bogdanov, Rector of Herzen University, has received a Lao People's Democratic Republic delegation led by doctor Siviengphet Phetvorasak, the Ambassador of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
The opening ceremony in St Petersburg was attended by Viktor Basyuk, Deputy Minister of Education of the Russian Federation, Irina Potekhina, Vice Governor of St Petersburg, and the Russian team with its coach Kirill Sukhov.
Traditionally, the official celebration for the best St Petersburg graduates is held in June, but this year it was postponed until 18 September because of the pandemic. Still, the festive atmosphere was palpable.
Angelique Antonova, Deputy Director of the School of Conference Interpreting & Translation (SCIT) at Herzen University, has participated in the EMCI General Assembly (European Masters in Conference Interpreting Consortium).
In early September, the astronomical observatory at Herzen University Faculty of Physics launched a new promising project. The University has acquired LoReTT Satellite Monitoring Complex capable of meaningful scientific observation. It receives, demodulates, decodes, records and processes digital information, transmitted from spacecrafts in low Earth orbits via X-band radio channels.