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Flagship university: development of student community, urban and regional environment

R.M. Petruneva, V.D. Vasilyeva, N.V. Dulina, O.V. Toporkova
80,00 Р

R.M. Petruneva is Dr.Sci. (Pedagogy), prof., vice-rector e-mail:; V.D. Vasilyeva is Dr.Sci. (Pedagogy), prof. e-mail:; N.V. Dulina is Dr.Sci. (Sociology), prof.  e-mail: and O.V. Toporkova is Cand.Sci (Pedagogy) e-mail:; all at Volgograd State Technical University


Discussed are new tasks of regional flagship university, determining by possibilities of participation of it’s students in development of local communities, urban and regional environment. Presented is experience of educational work and activity of student self-government bodies of Volgograd state technical university, aimed at innovative development of Lower Volga region, where problems of cross-national interaction and patriotic education are acute. Many years of tradition of university educational activity have been supplemented with new, modern forms and directions of activity, socially significant projects for the region. Such include also all-Russian projects within the framework of the program for development of student associations of VolgSTU, supporting by the Ministry of education and science of the RF already for six years.

Key words: regional flagship university, forms of educational work, student associations, socio-cultural environment.


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