VSUES offers two summer programs for international students this year: Vladivostok Summer School and International Summer Course of Russian Language and Culture. Students came from five partner universities: University Keimyung (Republic of Korea,Daegu), the University of Sang Myung (Republic of Korea, Cheonan), the North-Eastern Forestry University (China, Harbin), University of Dezhou (China, Dezhou) and Shaanxi Polytechnic Institute (China, Xian).
The official opening of the summer schools was held in the Museum and Exhibition Complex of VSUES. Foreign guests were welcomed by the supervision of VSUES and the Vice-rector for international and educational work of the Primorsky State Agricultural Academy (PSAA), Olga Ivus.
Vladivostok Summer School, is a network school held together with PSAA for the first time. Foreign students will be trained in two Russian universities with different specifics of training, in two cities – Vladivostok and Ussuriysk.
Artists of folk ensemble "Krinitsa" came to acquaint the foreign students with Russian traditions. Nadezhda Sukhareva, Director of the VSUES Museum, gave the guests a tour about the history of the university and the current photo exhibition - «From the front pages», dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the newspaper «Vladivostok».
In addition to the mandatory educational part, participants of the program will have a variety of workshops, such as the making of souvenirs from felt and gingerbread painting, numerous excursions to local attractions and the preparation of creative projects. Li Jinge, a participant of the Vladivostok Summer School program, told about the purpose of her visit, - It’s my first time in Russia. Although I live in Harbin, I study at the North-Eastern University of Forestry. Our partner universities and this summer program are a great opportunity to get acquainted with a new country and culture.
VSUES International Club Volunteers work with students from the universities of China and the Republic of Korea with great enthusiasm. They help foreign students to navigate the university and adapt to the educational process and cultural characteristics in another country.