Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine visited IFNTUOG

On March 10, 2017 the Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine Roman Vashchuk visited the Ivano-Frankivsk national technical University of oil and gas in the framework of the working visit to the Precarpathian region. Mr. Ambassador met with the Rector, academician of NAS of Ukraine. Ye. Kryzhanivskyi, students, teaching staff, and directors of institutes. The audience congratulated the Ambassador with applause and listened to a brief lecture on the prospects of cooperation between our countries.

Canada is known for its support and friendly attitude to Ukraine. Mr. Vashchuk mentioned this and told about the possibility of effective cooperation in education and science. He also remembered the first Ukrainian immigrants from Nebyliv, whose hard work in Canada was a success and a role model for their compatriots. The Ambassador focused on the present: on Canadian projects in the energy sector, regional development, in particular the cities of Ivano-Frankivsk, Kolomyia, Dolyna and Yaremcha, investment and educational projects.

 

IFNTUOG students got acquainted with the activities of the special monitoring mission of the OSCE to Ukraine

On March 9, 2017 a meeting of students and University staff with representatives of the Ivano-Frankivsk branch of the special OSCE monitoring mission to Ukraine was held in the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas. They introduced the activities of the mission, which deals with the collection and analysis of information on security. Guided by the main aim – the organization of security and cooperation in Europe, OSCE communicates with representatives of civil society, ethnic and religious groups, local communities and local authorities. The meeting turned out to be very interesting for the University students. They found out that the special monitoring mission arrived in Ukraine, once peace and stability were under threat. The headquarters of the mission is in Kiev, but observers are also in other cities of Ukraine and in particular in Ivano-Frankivsk. Observers report to the OSCE and to the participating countries; their information is available to the public and the media on the official website of the organization.

The project "Ukraine–Norway": the course of energy management for the military officers

On February 20, 2017 training of a second group of students on a specialty "Energy management"in the framework of the project "Ukraine – Norway" in the program "Professional retraining of retired military personnel of the armed forces and other security agencies, their family members and employment assistance" began in the Science city "New energy" of the Ivano-Frankivsk national technical University of oil and gas. This project, funded by the Kingdom of Norway, has been taking place in IFNTUOG for several years in different specialties with the assistance of the International Foundation for social adaptation (IFSA) and with the advanced research and educational capabilities of the University. It is no coincidence that the current students of the specialty "Energy management" have begun their study in University science city "New energy", the purpose of which is to develop energy-efficient society and to overcome problems related to energy efficiency and energy saving.

Students of IFNTUOG are encouraged to launch start-ups that can change Ukraine

On February 20, 2017 a meeting of the Environmental Engineering Institute students with the representatives of 1991 Open data Incubator, which operates with the support of USAID (United States Agency for international development) was held in the Ivano-Frankivsk national technical university of oil and gas. This is the first in Ukraine non-profit incubator that helps transform open government data into real startups that provide services to Ukrainian citizens, enterprises and public authorities. The team of the incubator 1991 Open Data Incubator Ivano-Frankivsk Yevheniia Klepa (Director of the program in Ivano-Frankivsk), program coordinator Vitalii Rodymiuk (CEO IT company [bvblogic]) and Liudmyla Shyiko presented the activities and successful projects of 1991, and announced the recruitment for the second incubation program in Ivano-Frankivsk for projects that solve problems of the United territorial communities. In particular, On March 4, 2017 the hackathon of the presented projects will take place, the finalists of which will become residents in 1991 Ivano-Frankivsk and will undergo free incubation program.

New horizons of international cooperation with Poland

On January 24, 2017 the delegation of the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas (IFNTUOG), composed of: the rector, academician of NAS of Ukraine Ye. Kryzhanivskyi and Director of the Institute of Humanities and Public Administration, Professor D. Dzvinchuk, visited the Jan Długosz University of Częstochowa (Poland) with the aim of deepening the cooperation between universities through bilateral Agreement of 31.10.2016. The agreement provides for cooperation in the field of exchange of students and ensures opportunities for students of both institutions for international exchanges and / or parallel study in higher education establishments as well as obtaining a dual diploma in certain directions. Among other directions of cooperation highlighted in the agreement are joint research in the framework of scientific programs and grants, organization of joint conferences and scientific workshops, publication of joint articles and scientific monographs, and the like.

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