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

On June 16th, Nazarbayev University welcomed forty 10th and 11th grade pupils from the  Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools of the Republic of Kazakhstan to participate in the Summer Research Program.  The program’s welcome included speeches and participation by Loretta O’Donnell the Vice-Provost for Academic Affairs, as well as various deans and NU faculty. A special guest, Zhuldyz Suleimenova the Director of the Department of Development of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools, wished that the participants have a fruitful and exciting time at the University.

The two-week program is aimed at attracting talented students, maintaining continuity between secondary and higher education, as well as promoting STEM-education. Project presentations will be organized for the school children, including contributions from 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.  In addition, participants will attend academic English language classes.

Last year, Nazarbayev University organized a similar program for 200 NIS students from different regions of Kazakhstan.