ISU Students Contribute to the Students' Unions Development Strategy
1 September 2015

ISU representatives are invited to participate in the All-Russian Student Forum that takes place in Rostov-on-Don on September 3-6. The participants are young leaders from leading Russian Universities.

The main purpose of the Forum is to elaborate the Students' Unions Development Strategy aimed at creating a favourable setting for young people to realize their professional, creative and social potential.

1500 students are reported to take part in the Forum under the supervision of leading experts in education sphere. ISU representatives are Arina Zaporozhtseva (History faculty student) and Dmitry Trifonov (Institute of Mathematics, Economics and Computer Science student). It should be noted that both students work for students' unions of their departments.

The Forum Program includes a number of activities: workshops and lectures delivered by famous scientists, master-classes and skills development courses, meetings with well-known leaders in different spheres. The meetings with the Russian Education and Science Minister Dmitry Livanov and the Youth Affairs Agency Head Sergei Pospelov are expected as well.

ISU Students' Union Head Olesya Sivach is a member of the program committee of the “Social Standards in Education” section.

– There is an annual tradition for the Student Coordination Council to organize a special section. Last year it was the final of the All-Russian Student Dormitory Contest. This year there has been taken a decision to organize the section “Social Standards in Education” as the aim of students' unions is not only to defend students' rights and interests, but to promote legal awareness. We plan to consider all the issues linked to the process of study in an educational institution, - Olesya Sivach notes.


The Organizers of the Forum are the Education and Science Ministry of the Russian Federation, Rostov region government and the Southern Federal University. The expert committee includes the members of the Council on Youth Affairs at the Russian Ministry of Education and Science.