23.10.2019 / 11:02

Results of the project “EduBup- Rethinking of pedagogy for implementation education for sustainable development in the Baltic University Programme countries”

On October 8-11th, 2019, the 2nd Regional Workshop “Rethinking of Pedagogy for Implementation of Education for Sustainable Development in the Baltic University Program Countries” was held at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (Belarus).

Tetiana Zabashtanska (Associate Professor of Marketing, PR-Technologies and Logistics Department), Kateryna Makson (Lecturer of the Department of Social Work) and Svitlana Hrytsai (specialist of the Department for job placement, practice and public relations) presented Chernihiv National University of Technology.

CNUT representatives introduced the results of the change project “Regional partnership platform “ESD in Chernihiv: locally connected-globally engaged”, within which the Forum “Sustainable Development Goals and Chernihiv Region” was arranged, new courses for specialties “Marketing” and “Social Work” were introduced, and the existing ones were updated, extracurricular activities for students were conducted. 

The exchange of experience between representatives of higher education institutions of the Baltic University Network (Sweden, Lithuania, Poland, the Republic of Belarus and Ukraine) was an important part of the workshop.

As a result, we are planning to implement the principles of sustainable development in the educational process of Chernihiv National University of Technology, paying attention to the peculiarities of the development and functioning of countries and the search for practical solutions to the challenges in this field.

02.10.2019 / 11:41


The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD), sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is supported by the people of the United States. This international educational and cultural exchange program brings future leaders to the United States to experience the U.S. educational system, enhance their knowledge and skills, and explore U.S. culture and values. It also affords students the opportunity to educate Americans about other cultures and traditions. The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program is administered through the joint efforts of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Embassies abroad and World Learning.

The Global UGRAD Program is a merit-based competition opened to anyone WHO IS:

  • a citizen of Ukraine currently residing and studying in Ukraine as a full time University student at the undergraduate level;
  • over 18 years of age when they begin their Global UGRAD Program in the United States;
  • enrolled as an undergraduate student in good academic standing at any university in Ukraine, public or private;
  • not enrolled in his/her final year of studies at the time of application; the Global UGRAD Program cannot be the final academic term of a student’s undergraduate study;
  • has a solid command of written and spoken English (English language skills should be strong enough to study in the U.S. university);
  • able to begin studies in the United States in August 2020 or January 2021 (selected participants may not defer to a later date);
  • eligible to receive and maintain the U.S. student exchange visa (J-1) required for the program;
  • committed to return to the home country after the completion of the program.

To be considered for evaluation, applicants MUST:

  • Answer every question completely and carefully;
  • Respond to essay questions as instructed, adhering to indicated word limits;
  • Upload two letters of recommendation with certified translations, if necessary. One letter of recommendation mustbe completed by instructor, professor or advisor from the student’s university. The second recommendation can be from another instructor, an employer, coach, former exchange program coordinator or community/volunteer activities supervisor. Each letter of recommendation must have a contact information (telephone, email address) of a person who provided it. Family members and personal friends may not provide letters of recommendation.
  • Upload complete and certified official undergraduate transcripts (starting from the first year of studying at the university) with certified English translations. First year students are required to upload atestat of complete secondary education and ‘dodatok do atestatu’, both documents with certified translation. Grades must be printed on official school/ university stationery, signed by a dean or equivalent official, and certified with official university seal or by translation agency.
    • Upload official confirmation of the current academic year enrollment – dovidka (if not included in transcript). This document does not need official translation to English.
    • Upload a copy of international passport bio (first) page.
    • Upload English language test score report (if taken previously). This document is not required;
    • All additional documents including certificates of achievements, Olympiads, conferences etc. are not required but can be uploaded under the ‘Portfolio’ part of application.

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25.09.2019 / 15:05

Social Entrepreneur School IBS