NSUACE (Sibstrin) was presented by Nature club Kodama at a student ecological marathon within a Year of Germany in Russia

The results of a two-week student ecological marathon organized by German Society on International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH (Moscow, Russia – Germany) were summed up in a live on December 24, 2020.

The New Year ecological marathon took place within a Year of Germany in Russia 2020/2021 for the purpose to popularize ecologically useful habits among representatives of younger generation of our country.

Within two weeks the college teams from Tomsk, Perm, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Voronezh, St. Petersburg and Moscow performed various tasks in the form of videos, essays, photos and presentations. The number of participants of all teams was 85 among whom there were the students of different courses: Bachelor students, Master students and postgraduates. The Nature club Kodama of Novosibirsk State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (Sibstrin) competed with eco-activists of such higher education institutions as National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute”, the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN), Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical University (Moscow Administrative Road Inspectorate), Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), Kazan Federal University (KFU), Voronezh State University (VSU), Tomsk State University (TSU) and Perm National Research Polytechnic University (PNRPU).

The team of NSUACE (Sibstrin) presented our university in a dignified way and received a special prize in the “Special View of Environmental Issues” nomination. As an award and gratitude for participation the students were given diplomas, a number of eco-friendly gifts and foldable bins to collect secondary raw materials which are planned to fix at the university next semester.

It is possible to look at record of broadcast of summing up a New Year ecological marathon within a Year of Germany in Russia HERE

We will remind that nature club “Kodama” of NSUACE (Sibstrin) was organized in spring of 2018 at the initiative of students and it works with the assistance of the UNESCO International Department.

Thanks to the work of nature club students the university took the fifth place in TOP-10 universities ranking program “Green Higher Education Institutions of Russia”. It was done by EKA Movement in 2020 following the results of 2019. The ranking is based on the activity of higher education institutions of Russia in ecological quests “RecycleIt_On”, “Lesomania (Forest Mania”, “Water of Russia” and “Ecoprosvet (Eco glimpse)”. It is directed to decrease an ecological footprint and promote an eco-friendly way of life. The association comprises the teams of 85 Russian higher education institutions, including RUDN, HSE, MGIMO and others.

The nature club of NSUACE (Sibstrin) invites all interested Russian and foreign students of our higher education institution to join the ranks!