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Nazarbayev University holds the Summer Research Program for students of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools

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On June 16, the Opening ceremony of the Summer Research Program was held for 40 students of 10-11 grades of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools of Kazakhstan with the participation of Vice Provost for Academic Affairs of Loretta O’Donnell, Deans, and the Faculty of the Schools. Special guest, Director of the Department for the Development of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools, Zhuldyz Suleimenova, wished the participants to have a fruitful and exciting time at the University.

This program is aimed to attract talented students as potential applicants to the University, to maintain continuity of higher and secondary education, as well as to promote STEM education. The program will last for 2 weeks. The first week will be featured by the project presentations of the School of Medicine, the School of Engineering, the School of Science and Technology, the School of Mining and Geosciences, and the School of Social and Human Sciences. On the second week, academic English classes will be held in order to improve  students’ four language skills. During the program, participants will be able to meet with students and graduates, as well as discover student life and the campus of the University.

In 2018, Nazarbayev University organized a similar program for NIS students. 200 10-11 Graders from different cities of the Republic of Kazakhstan participated in the program.