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    Grant-based education at top foreign universities: New horizons for entrants, students of Satbayev University

    In 2024, about two hundred students and teachers of Satbayev University will have the opportunity to study and work at top universities in the world: Pennsylvania State University, USA, Songyungwan University, South Korea, Glasgow University, Great Britain, as well as in CIS countries and neighboring countries. The signing of Memorandum of strategic partnership with CityU in Hong Kong also allows National Research Technical University to train bachelors and doctoral students, exchange personnel and conduct research with one of the best universities in the world.

    “Satbayev University and CityU are preparing the younger generation for society evolvement of their countries and the whole world. We are proud to cooperate with the oldest technical university in Kazakhstan,” said Lester Huang, Chairman of CityU Board.

    Mr. Lester Huang noted that after several months of fruitful dialogue and preparation for launching the double-degree programs, universities are ready to start their implementation.

    During working meetings at CityU, the working groups including Rectors and Vice-rectors of universities, departments’ and laboratories’ heads worked out in detail further steps to organize a joint educational process in artificial intelligence, materials science, construction spheres and implementing the scientific projects.

    “We are interested in close cooperation. The joint work of our students, undergraduates and doctoral students will ensure not only the exchange of knowledge, but also intercultural interaction,” says Professor Freddy Boy, President of CityU HK.

    Satbayev University’s Rector Meiram Begentayev, and CityU President Freddy Boy, signed documents that make it possible to open joint degree programs for Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees.

    In his speech at the signing ceremony, Satbayev University’s Rector Meiram Begentayev noted: “From this moment on, a new era in the development of Polytech begins, which we open with the partnership agreement in the field of science and higher engineering education with one of the best universities in the world.”

    Satbayev University delegation also got acquainted with the activities of CityU laboratories. Kazakh scientists have agreed with the heads of the best of them to conduct joint scientific research.

    The project is being implemented with the support of Minister of RK Science and Higher Education Sayassat Nurbek. The signed memoranda were witnessed by Lester Huang and Mr. Almas Seytakynov, Consul General of the Republic of Kazakhstan in SAR Hong Kong and Macao.

    Satbayev University is actively working in the academic mobility field – in 2023-2024, the range of international partners of University was expanded at the expense of the USA, Hong Kong, Britain, South Korea and other countries’ universities.