The participants of the Summer Academic School are going to remember the second and third day as an introduction to the educational programs of the School of Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering, and School of Business and Entrepreneurship. The faculty deans met them and answered every tricky question from the high school students.
The School of Information Technology demonstrated the opportunities of the education laboratories and introduced the lads to such new educational programs as "Human Interaction" and "Smart Home". Besides, they got acquainted with the Center of Robotics and IT Center "Coding Skills".
Representatives of the Faculty of Engineering engaged the lads in an interactive game called "Engineer Show". In gaming form, they got to learn everything about the educational programs of the Faculty of Engineering. With great excitement, the high school students were guessing car brands and countries of origin, gave answers to video questions from faculty members, and actively participated in a blitz tournament, while trying to think like university students.
The School of Business and Entrepreneurship offered the lads to try their hand as startupers. The high school students divided into four teams and chose a certain business idea for further execution. Each team demonstrated own vision of business development which was descriptively and brightly implemented on whatman and presented to members of the jury - lecturers of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship.
Every participant was awarded "techs" - the university's internal brand currency - for originality, breadth of thinking and the ability to work in teams. The event was carried out in a very warm and friendly atmosphere and ended with coffee break.
In addition, the high school students participated in excursions to such partner enterprises of the D. Serikbayev EKSTU as the JSC "UMP" and LLP "Oskemen HES".
On the way back to dormitories, the lads shared their positive impressions and emotions. So far, the EKSTU summer school is a huge success.