The Faculty of International Relations celebrated its 17th Anniversary by organizing an Open Day
On April 15th 2015, the Faculty of International Relations celebrated its 17th anniversary. It was decided to celebrate it by organizing an Open Day at the faculty for senior pupils of Uzhhorod comprehensive boarding school with in-depth study of certain subjects of Transcarpathian Regional Administration.
The event started with words of congratulations from the Dean of the Faculty of International Relations Professor Mykola Palinchak who said he was proud of the fact that the branch of Kyiv university had been successfully transformed into a full-fledged structural unit of UzhNU: "Our faculty realized itself for 17 years. Practicing professionals work at the faculty. Some of them are former diplomats. Our staff works very powerfully, therefore our students are among the best. Studying here means knowing both economics and foreign languages. The advantage of our faculty is the fact that all our students have the opportunity to work abroad."
Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs and Research Ihor Korol says he is very pleased to deliver lectures at the Faculty of International Relations, as it is an extremely modern unit. He also assured the pupils that on receiving a dual degree (such degrees are given by the faculty), they would be able to find good jobs.
Head of the Department of International Economic Relations Volodymyr Prykhodko also gave a congratulation speech.
"I congratulate everyone on the birthday of our faculty! I wish today's guests to join in this wonderful team, where you will be able to learn a lot and become professionals. You study in an interesting period of time when the old, traditional system of education is in the stage of transition to online mode. The modern system requires greater responsibility and self-discipline. We believe that our future students are strong and responsible "- is convinced the professor.
After the welcome speeches of the managers and teachers of the Faculty students congratulated their teachers on the occasion, sang the student anthem and presented a cake to all the people who were present.
The official part was finished by the Dean Mykola Palinchak. He urged the pupils to join the team of students of the Faculty of International Relations, shared his plans for the future and invited everyone to taste the cake.
After the official part the organizer of the event, Vice Dean for educational work Lyudmyla Kazakova invited future applicants to the introductory lecture "Faculty of International Relations is a place from where the whole world can be seen," and students of the fifth year to meet the representatives of the companies with foreign investments and discuss employment opportunities. All guests had a chance to see the exhibition of photographs made by the graduates and students of the Faculty of International Relations and watch the football match for the Dean’s Cup.