TOMSK, May 11 – RIA Tomsk.
The main events in celebration of the 125th anniversary of Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) are scheduled for Tuesday. Among the
invited are alumni and partners from the regions of Russia, Europe, Asia
and Africa. What can be seen in the historical buildings and where
"Student Arbat" will be located – is in the material of RIA Tomsk.
it was reported that in 2021, TPU celebrates 125 years since its
foundation. Throughout the year the university will hold holiday events:
All-Russian Student Entrepreneurship Forum, international scientific
conferences, competitions and a large sports festival. The activities
are planned in such a way that they can be easily shifted into remote or
mixed format if necessary.
"The main events (in honor of
the 125th anniversary of TPU) are scheduled for May 11. The celebration
will begin with the laying of flowers at the memorial plaques of
outstanding scientists and graduates of the Tomsk Polytech. The
commemorative ceremony will begin at 08.30 at the main building of TPU
(Lenin Avenue, 30)... Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TPU, Governor
of the Tomsk region Sergey Zhvachkin will take part in the festive
events", – a representative of the press service of the university told
On Novosobornaya Square for Tomsk citizens
there will be a photo exhibition "125 years of TPU", dedicated to the
history of the university, the famous polytechnics and their
achievements. It will open at 09.30. At 10.10 near the second building
of the university (Lenin av. 43a) will start the finals of the race "TPU
125th Anniversary", which started in March. Graduates and partners of
the university from Russia, Czech Republic, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan,
Kazakhstan and African countries became its participants.
15.00, the International Cultural Center will begin a solemn meeting of
the International Scientific Council and the presentation of the
jubilee medals "125 years of TPU". One can see the meeting online. Also,
such events will be held in all TPU schools.
the "Student Arbat" will begin to work near the TPU International
Cultural Center (13b Usova St.), where the university creative teams
will perform with songs and dances. It will also be possible to make a
souvenir with 3D-pen, conduct a chemical experiment and get acquainted
with the inventions of polytechnics.
In addition, sports
grounds will host competitions for students and staff all day long: a
friendly futsal match, Ready for Work and Defence tests and a festival
of competitive sports. The schedule of games can be found on the
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Also, photo booth zones will be open all day long
at the Polytechnic campus. Everyone will be able to visit the
university's buildings to see the classic interiors of the buildings
from the early 20th century. In the museum of the main building there
will be a movie screening, including Zemlya Sannikova and Star Wars.
within a few weeks, Tomsk residents will be able to visit walking tours
of the university campus with guides within the framework of the
project "Polytechnic. Engineers. Stories." One can get acquainted with
the full program of celebrating the anniversary TPU on the website of
TPU was founded by the Ministry of
Education of the Russian Empire as Tomsk Technological Institute of
Emperor Nicholas II on April 29 (May 11, New Style), 1896. It was the
first engineering institute in the Asian part of Russia. Dmitri
Ivanovich Mendeleev was actively involved in the creation of the
Institute and especially its Chemical Department. Classes at the
Institute began in the fall of 1900.