UArctic Reseach office in Arkhangelsk is hosting a new intern, Léa Giffard. Léa helps administering the Russian version of UArctic website, she gives a hand in translating research articles and takes part in the pooling of ideas in the office, which intensively works in constant fostering of intenational education and research projects.
What is it like to be an exchange student in Russia? Victor Théorêt (Québec, Canada) and Clelia Cuzzolin (Italy) shared their experience and explained why Arkhangelsk is a better choice for foreigners than Saint-Petersburg or Moscow, what they would like to bring to Russia from their home countries, and where the most beautiful places are in the city.
Eivind Olavson Straume, a student of the University of Oslo, participated in the VII Youth Scientific and Practical School “High-performance computing using Grid-systems” which took place at NArFU on the March, 28 – April, 2 of 2016.
Students from the University of Lapland which is situated in Rovaniemi have come to Arkhangelsk to learn Russian language and culture. Salli, Hilkka and Ville-Veikko have been studying at NArFU for 5 months. International students shared their impressions about the city, the university and Russian hushing sounds.
Mmm…Russia? Complex, historic, strong are the association I get when I heard the word Russia. After studying Russian history I have developed a rather in depth knowledge of the cultural characteristics.
Do you know that Russia is the largest country in the world? It occupies 1/7 part of a dry land. Its size is more than a size of Pluto!
Although I have never been to Russia before I have always known that Russian nature is amazing. It was one of the reasons why I decided to go to study to Russia.
Hi! My name is Brian. I came to Arkhangelsk 3 years ago from Peru. I like to live in Arkhangelsk. People living here are friendly and hospitable.
Hi everyone! My name is Rukayat. I am from Nigeria. I am a first year student of the Institute of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences.
My name is Maria and I am from Indonesia. I’ve decided to study in Russia because I have a dream to become an ecologist with a Russian diploma.
When I was 6 years old I heard a Russian song for the first time in my life. The name of the song was “Melting snow”. I liked it immediately even though I had no idea about what the song was about. This song sparked interest in Russian language.