On April 14, Zaporizhzhia National University was visited by future applicants - senior students of Zaporizhzhia and the region, their parents and professors. All of them became participants in a large-scale vocational guidance event - the Open Door Day. The guests of ZNU met with the administration of the university, learned about the faculties of ZNU and Engineering Institute, and received answers to all relevant questions related to the admission campaign-2019. Moreover, there was prepared a festive program for the guests from the Center of Culture, a campus tour and acquaintance with selected faculties, professors and students, who were talking about studying at the university, fascinating student life and successes of graduates of ZNU.
Even before the official part, there was organized a concert program, a creative photo zone, an introducing with representatives of the faculties of ZNU and Engineering Institute. In addition, applicants received information booklets and copies of the special edition of the newspaper "Zaporizhzhia University".
After the solemn performance of the National Anthem of Ukraine rector Mykola Frolov spoke to the audience. He congratulated the participants of the holiday and noted that he was pleased to see such a large number of applicants wishing to learn more about the university. After all, this indicates that ZNU has chosen the right model of development, confidently approaching the European canons of higher education. Educational opportunities for university students are constantly expanding; technical specialties have been added to the number of humanitarian ones. The rector of ZNU reported that from January 1, 2019 Engineering Institute has become an important component of the activity of Zaporizhzhia National University. About 1,500 professional qualified professors and scholars, including 125 doctors of science, professors and 750 candidates of science, associate professors, provide vocational training for young people.
Also, Oleksandr Hura, Vice-Rector for scientific, pedagogical and educational work congratulated the audience. He expressed hope to see the applicants on the first of September as university students. In addition, Halyna Mykytiv, head of the department of pre-university training, career guidance and employment, spoke about the career guidance activities of the university, in particular about creative, sporting, cultural and mass events, in which all interested high school students could take part. She also invited everyone to visit audience 204 and 209 of the Academic Building 2, in order to get all the necessary information about the work of the preparatory courses of the university, the preparation for the passing of the EIT, etc. Executive secretary of the enrolment board of ZNU Stanislav Ivanenko answered the numerous questions related to the admission campaign-2019.
Fun and witty hosts of the holiday were Anton Nazarenko and Viktoriia Lahutina. They arranged creative competitions for the present in the hall, and the winners were given memorable gifts and T-shirts with the logo of ZNU.
An interesting feature of that day was that many representatives of the university administration, in particular, rector of ZNU Mykola Frolov were wearing sweatshirts with the emblem of the university. During the official part, they also awarded high school students who actively participated in numerous career guidance activities that continued throughout the year on the university base. For example, the winners of the competition for the best photo among graduating classes were celebrated in a solemn atmosphere.
The senior students of the city and the region thanked the university representatives for organizing an interesting and informative event.