ASUE RECTOR KORYUN ATOYAN’S SPEECH ON THE BEGINNING OF 2013-2014 ACADEMIC YEAR
Dear first year students,
we congratulate you on the Day of Knowledge, and for the title of becoming first year student.
Your decision of choosing our University in case of diverse educational services and modern conditions of high competition shows the good reputation and a strong authority to prepare highly qualified economists, which is a great honor for us.
Armenian State University of Economics goes on the nice tradition of implementing University education, has established a higher level of development. It is already two years we have started a full project of reforms under “We are changing” heading. We have created University new flag, slogan, brending colors, logo, blanks, we have a wonderful website, which is the best one among the University websites, and it’s the first one in rating scale recently.
We have started the changes from the University’s appearance trying to be different in education system, we have undertaken serious steps to increase the education quality, the goal of which is to prepare highly qualified, informed and demanded specialists in labor market.
Our goal is to provide the worthy place of our student in labor market that’s why we have signed a number of cooperations with state and private sector. In the result of which our students find their appropriate place at specific employers.
our University undertakes progressive steps to make our University a scientific-research center. Creation of “Amberd” research center is a significant step in this context. We hope that it will be a good opportunity for development and progress of science for our students. Both lecturers and students should work in the center and get salary.
Different and a number of steps directed improvement of the quality of education services are continuous and include creation of from qualified education to confortable, good environment. The whole University is being repaired and we already have a University beautiful yard, newly repaired and furnished canteen, where the food is available with the lowest prices, new center of organizing international projects equipped with the high technology, computer and technically equipped auditoriums, the number of which is increasing day by day, internet connection throughout the University, WiFi connection at the University yard, electronic library and catalogue, various centers and corners of organizations in the result of different cooperations.
Our students spend their summer holidays in “Tntesaget” sport-health resort in Dilijan. We have a repaired and newly furnished hostel, the service of which is almost free to you.
Dear first year students,
I want to refer the increasment of tuition fees and stress that it contains a serious social package. I’ll meet the students of different Departments and will present the regulation, developed by our University, and which will be operated since this academic year. It contains a system regarding scholarships, discounts, benefits, compensations, and the Administration of the University recommends that any good studying, but vulnerable student won’t be deprived the opportunity to get education. So, I call you to think only about you education and the Administration of the University will think about the solution to social problems. So, favorable conditions are created for you and your study, and you should only sacredly fulfill your student duty: to study well.
I assure that we’ll achieve greater heights, and I strictly highlight the role of cooperation with you. Our actions are focused on a student, hence, I am looking forward to mutual understanding and combined effort.
Sure all your positive initiatives will meet worthy support of the University administration.
I congratulate you, as a big dream of the Armenian parent’s life is to give an education to his/her son. I believe that we will do everything to ensure the quality of education for your sons”.
I congratulate you on your enter to our University once more and wish great success and good luck.
ASUE Rector, Doctor in Economics, Professor