Annual Labour Collective Conference was held at UzhNU

Annual Labour Collective Conference was held at UzhNU

On Thursday, January 11th, 2018, annual Labor Collective Conference where the Rector presented his annual report took place in the auditorium of the administrative building of the UzhNU. There were 316 delegates present at the conference.

By good tradition, the meeting began solemnly. Students of the Faculty of Philology, participants of the educational and research laboratory of Ukrainian literature and folklore of Transcarpathia performed several carols and congratulated the delegates of the conference on the approaching holidays. Then, the participants of the conference started working according to the agenda. In particular, they made changes in the list of members of Labour Collective Conference, approved the elected members of the Academic Council and listened to Rector's annual report on the work done in 2017.

 In his report, the Rector of UzhNU, Volodymyr Smolanka briefly dwelt upon all aspects of the university life and plans for the new year. "As of December 26, 2017, there were 14,659 students studying at all the faculties, institute and college of the university. The number of foreign students and countries of their origin keeps increasing. Currently, 1,105 foreigners from 36 countries study at UzhNU on a contract basis. There are citizens of India, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Egypt prevailing among foreign students. I’m pleased to inform about rapid development of research activity, expansion of international cooperation and active involvement of UzhNU in drafting and implementing international projects, which is the evidence of the development of our university and its progress." The Rector also paid considerable attention to the financial and administrative activity of UzhNU during the last four years.

In conclusion, Volodymyr Smolanka congratulated the present on the approaching holidays and wished everyone a fruitful year and stamina. After the meeting, Volodymyr Smolanka and the Vice-Rectors held a press-conference, where they shared their plans for 2018 and answered numerous journalists' questions.