The MSU students majoring in translation met with representatives of the OSCE and American volunteers
A student meeting within the framework of the Science Festival was organized with the representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission at the Faculty of Greek Philology of Mariupol State University. The event was organized by Mariia Smirnova, Acting Head of the Department of Theory and Practice of Translation and Olena Peftieva Associate Professor of the Department of Theory and Practice of Translation.
The meeting was attended by the head of the Mariupol representative office of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Terje Skjølsvik, the observer of the OSCE SMM monitoring officer Ion-Daniel Bojinescu and their translator, MSU graduate majoring in Translation (English), Mariia Serdiuk.
Representatives of the special monitoring mission delivered a lecture in English and focused on the main lines of Ukraine's cooperation with the OSCE: deescalating international tension, facilitating the settlement of frozen conflicts and responding to a number of questions from students.
Second and third year students majoring in Translation (English) also had an opportunity to communicate with the native speakers. They met with American volunteers, in particular, Bachelor of International Relations of the University of Baltimore Ian Garris, and Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering at Utah University of Spencer Peterson.
They told MSU students about higher education in the United States of America and its advantages and disadvantages. Ian Garris shared his experience in being a Bachelor student and spoke about international scholarship programs. Spencer Peterson drew the attention of students to Master and postgraduate training programs.