NArFU-SEVERALMAZ Cooperation Continues

NArFU-SEVERALMAZ Cooperation Continues

NArFU has recently hosted a visit by SEVERALMAZ CEO Ravil Sanatulov. The programme included a meeting with NArFU administration and an introduction to the university’s infrastructure.

Since 2014 SEVERALMAZ and NArFU have been collaborating in the framework of a cooperation agreement. The scope of the partnership encompasses training, professional retraining, research and social policy.

According to NArFU Rector Prof. Elena Kudryashova, ALROSA and SEVERALMAZ are long-standing partners of the university. «Throughout NArFU’s decade-long history, the enterprise has been supporting our undergraduate, Master’s and PhD students. Our collaboration with SEVERALMAZ has given rise to a range of new programmes, facilitated student internships and provided students with employment opportunities. Since 2014 student teams have resumed their land remediation work at Lomonosov diamond mine. SEVERALMAZ also supports our young people through scholarships and grants», stated the Rector.

Alexander Tutygin, NArFU Vice-Rector for Infrastructure, highlighted the contribution of SEVERALMAZ to the university’s projects, in particular, Laverov Geological Museum and the «Boiling Point» initiative.

Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Lyudmila Morozova emphasized the importance of collaboration in the field of career counselling development and promoting geology and related professions among potential students. Ravil Sanatulov and NArFU Honorary Doctor Vitaly Fortygin supported the idea. NArFU Vice-Rector for Research and Innovations Marat Eseev reported that NArFU continues to conduct engineering and environmental research for SEVERALMAZ and plans to further expand the cooperation.

Ravil Sanatulov expressed great interest in strengthening the partnership, noting that the enterprise is in need of highly qualified specialists able to effectively work for modern mining industries and assess the possible environmental risks.

At the end of the meeting SEVERALMAZ CEO accepted Elena Kudryashova’s invitation to join the university’s Supervisory Board.

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