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234 STUDENTS FROM UKRAINE WILL TAKE PART IN EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY GAMES

234 students from 45 Ukrainian universities will take part in the European University Games in Poland, Minister of Education and Science Serhiy Shkarlet said.
“234 students from 45 universities in Ukraine went to the Polish city of Lodz, where they will take part in the European University Games,” Shkarlet wrote in the Telegram channel.
According to him, 5 thousand participants from 40 countries of the world will demonstrate the sports level during the competition.
“Our student teams are in the top 10 world teams. In sports, the strongest always win, so keep the lead further,” the minister wrote.

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600 STUDENTS AND SCIENTISTS FROM UKRAINE WILL BE ABLE TO DO INTERNSHIP IN CANADA

On Tuesday, June 7, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and Mitacs signed a Memorandum of Cooperation, according to which 60 students will do internships under the Mitacs Globalink Research Internship program this summer, Ukrainian Ambassador Yulia Kovaliv said.
“600 Ukrainian students and scientists will be able to do internships at Canadian universities. A memorandum of cooperation was signed today by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and Mitacs, and this summer 60 students will be doing internships under the Mitacs Globalink Research Internship program,” she wrote on Twitter on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday.
Kovaliv thanked the Government of Canada and Mitacs for supporting Ukraine and for the decision to stop scientific ties and cooperation with Russian institutions.

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AMERICAN UNIVERSITY KYIV CONFIRMS AUTUMN ENROLLMENT OF STUDENTS, BUT ONLINE AND WITH DISCOUNTS UP TO 75% OFF

American University Kyiv (AUK, American University Kyiv) with a planned investment of $33 million, which announced the start of work in Kyiv a few weeks before the start of the war, confirmed the fall enrollment of students for bachelor’s and master’s programs.
“Realizing the challenges of the brutal Russian war and the need for many Ukrainians to leave their homes, AUC is launching autumn training programs in an online format. Moreover, AUC is offering guaranteed scholarships of 60-75% to all enrolled (in 2022) students…”, – according to a press release from the university on Thursday.
As the agency “Interfax-Ukraine” was specified in the AUC, the first enrollment for bachelor’s programs will be 100, and for master’s programs – 60 students.
The scholarship for a two-year bachelor’s program will be 75%, for a one-year master’s program – 60%, with tuition fees of $8,000 and $9,000 per year, respectively.
“Education is the foundation of Ukraine’s future prosperity… Our unprecedented wartime scholarships are AUC’s contribution to Ukraine’s victory and future revival,” University President Rick Shengrove said in the release.
According to him, we are talking about three bachelor’s programs – Business Management, Global Management and Software Engineering and two master’s programs – Global Management and Software Engineering.
As reported, at a presentation in early February this year, AUC announced plans to increase the number of students to 3.8 thousand in 5 years, and to 7.2 thousand in 10 years. The university entered into a 25-year license agreement with Arizona State University ( ASU) is one of the largest universities in the US with over 135,000 students.
In February, the acceptance of documents began in order to launch the master’s programs in business management and IT Global Management and Software Engineering from March, and from April – lifelong learning programs. It was supposed that this year there will be 370 students in AUC. Undergraduate and graduate studies will be conducted in English. The university will offer a double degree – Ukrainian and American, for which it will be necessary to study at ASU full-time or online for three or four years of undergraduate or master’s degree at AUC.
Of the planned investments of $33 million, $6 million will be invested by ASC in the renovation of the building of the capital’s River Port with an area of 7.75 thousand square meters. m, which the university leased for 10 years with the right to renew.
In Ukraine, the AUC’s founding partners are: EPAM Systems, BGV Group Management, DTEK Academy, Brain, Channel Georgian Consulting, Georgian American University.

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PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE WILL COMMUNICATE WITH STUDENTS OF LEADING UNIVERSITIES IN THE USA, CANADA AND UKRAINE

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced his address and communication with students from leading universities in the US and Canada, as well as higher educational institutions in Ukraine.
According to him, the maximum attention of the world to Ukraine should be maintained, and information about the needs of the Ukrainian state should be present in the news of all countries.
“For greater informational and political support for Ukraine, on Monday I will communicate with students from leading American universities. These are 63 US universities and 2 Canadian universities that bring together hundreds of thousands of students and are a large expert and research community. Their voice will definitely strengthen our capabilities,” Zelensky said in a video message.
At the end of May, the head of state is scheduled to address the students of Stanford University.
Zelensky also announced his plans to communicate with Ukrainian students.
“I am also getting ready to communicate with Ukrainian students from leading universities. In my address to them, I will answer important and complex questions that already exist in our society and are already visible. I expect deep questions from them,” the president said.
The head of state also said that he would continue his appeals to the parliaments of European states. “Our task is the status of a candidate for the EU, and over time, accession to the EU under an accelerated procedure,” he said.
“It is equally important to have the maximum consent of the European countries to strengthen sanctions against Russia. It is for this that I will apply to the Luxembourg parliament in the near future,” he added.
In addition, according to Zelensky, work is underway to expand the geography of speeches before the parliaments of Africa and Asia.
On May 23, the head of state is scheduled to address the forum participants in Davos. “The pre-war reconstruction will be discussed. We are doing our best to collect the support of the world to the maximum,” he summed up.

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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION: UKRAINIAN STUDENTS ABROAD PREFER ONLINE EDUCATION IN THEIR NATIVE SCHOOLS

The Ministry of Education and Science says that Ukrainian students abroad prefer online education in their native schools.
“Ukrainian students abroad prefer online education in their native schools. Also, the children want to complete the school year with their teachers and according to the Ukrainian educational program,” Shkarlet is quoted by the press service of the ministry.
It is noted that the Ministry of Education and the State Service for the Quality of Education are trying to facilitate schoolchildren’s access to curricula implemented by educational institutions and Ukrainian educational online resources.

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