International Summer Camp, BJTU, China

July 27th to August 5th, 2015
A group of five undergraduate and graduate students of School of Engineering and Construction of Siberian Federal University with a leader has visited an international summer camp in China, organized by School of Civil Engineering of Beijing Jiaotong University. The university has been organizing international summer programs since 2012.This is an opportunity for outstanding students from partner universities to further strengthen cultural and academic contacts, promote students and teachers exchange. During the program our students visited some lectures of well-known professors related to the field of engineering. Senior teacher Yevgeniy Chaikin delivered a lecture on innovative directions of research in construction in SFU. The main activities of the summer program also included the subway construction site visit, a visit to the university research laboratories. Of special interest are traditional Chinese calligraphy and painting courses and Beijing tours of famous historical sites, such as the Great Wall of China, Forbidden City, Olympic objects, (the Bird’s Nest, Water Cube, etc.). Social activities were performed by a team of experienced student guides.