Student activists meet at the University Friendship House
On July 2, activists of the UNN International Students Club (ISC) met at the University Friendship House to sum up the results of volunteer work and large-scale cultural and educational activities, including the festivals "Chinese New Year", "Nowruz", "Lobachevsky UniverSum", "Egyptian Culture Day", "Anti-Drug Event" organized at Lobachevsky University.
According to the UNN International Students Support Office, despite the epidemiological restrictions, the academic year 2020-2021 was rich in events and activities. A new platform for social initiatives, for sharing knowledge and experience, cultural interaction and communication between students from different countries appeared at the University, the UNN House of Friendship and Cultural Diversity.
Throughout the year, international students took an active part in regional, national and international events. They started the social project “I Care - I Can”, participated in the international winter history school "Russia and the World" in Elabuga, the international youth forum on public diplomacy "InterYes" in Ulyanovsk, the international festivals "Chkalovsk Fishing 2021" and "Arzamas Goose" organized by the Department of International Relations of the Nizhny Novgorod region. ICS activists expanded their volunteer activities by taking part in city-wide social projects, including the "Hooliganodom" mentoring centre for teenagers. UNN international students also initiated charity events to collect clothes for families with many children and those in need in Nizhny Novgorod and the Nizhny Novgorod regi