NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS: NEW REGULATION WAS ESTABLISHED AT ASUE SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL’S SESSION
Those students, who will enter Armenian State University of Economics this year, and will study well, but they are vulnerable, will have opportunities given by the University. ASUE Rector, Doctor of Economics, Professor Koryun Atoyan announced about this during ASUE Scientific Council’s session taken place today, presented new regulation of student benefit, state and nominal scholarship at ASUE. Reminding that the tuition fees have risen somewhat, the Head of the University clarified that according to the new regulation they aimed to direct the significant part of these funds to solve the students’ social problems, establishing flexible system for student benefits, scholarships, discounts, compensations. Rector Koryun Atoyan stressed that these refer to the students who study well, but are vulnerable, whose average quality rating must meet the established threshold. At the same time the Head of the University mentioned that former system of discounts would go on operating and would be distributed to all courses’ students.
The regulation presented by the Rector was approved by the members of Scientific Council, and established by vote, and the President of Student Council Sevak Khachatryan highly evaluated the Rector’s suggestion and added that it’s a wonderful approach to establish clear threshold of progress.
The Vice-Rector of Science and International Relations Gagik Vardanyan acted with report entitled “The state of the University’s International Activity and Development Problems” particularly stressing, “International activity is an important side of University’s activity which is aimed to integrate to international education and scientific space, to increase competitiveness in the market of educational and scientific services, to strengthen the University’s positions and to increase the status of international level of research and education center”. The Vice-Rector Gagik Vardanyan presented the state of the University’s international activity, problems and plans. He referred to the activity of the University’s official website among the indexes characterizing the University’s international activity and stressed that the website was among the first trio of the Armenian Universities. Speaking about internationalization of the University research direction Gagik Vardanyan expressed hope that newly created ASUE research center “Amberd” would be a good stimulus.
The Director of ASUE Gyumri branch Samson Davoyan presented the organization plan of educational and scientific research works of the 2012-2013 academic year. Scientific Council approved the report. Topics of thesis and a number of issues regarding establishment of scientific directors were presented, two collections, one educational manual were guaranteed for publication. The members of Scientific Council decided by vote to apply Higher Certification Commission for awarding scientific degree of Associate Professor to Gagik Aghajanyan.
ASUE Media and Public Relations Division