Nazarbayev University Holds the Enrollment Ceremony and the Issue of Foundation Certificates

A total of 469 students will receive the Foundation certificates. All of them continue education at the University’s schools. A total of 139 students (29%) study at the School of Engineering, 181 (39%) in the School of Science and Technology, including 58 students (12%) at the Pre-Medicine Programme), and 149 (32%) at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Interim tests were conducted in schools a week ago. Nazarbayev University’s schools have more than 70 professors and lecturers, 20% of which are from Kazakhstan.
A total of 502 persons will be enrolled. The number of candidates registered in 2011 increased by 728 (21%) on 2010. Out of 4,247 candidates, 502 have been admitted as students. This year they will study the fundamentals of research, improve their knowledge of academic English and master laboratory work. More than 60 lecturers, including four from Kazakhstan, work on the Foundation programme. This is University’s first issue of the Foundation certificates. The thirty-two best students will receive certificates from University’s President Shigeo Katsu.

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