Students celebrate "Sinhala-Hindu New year" in Russia
Kursk State Medical
University is one of the prestigious medical universities in Russia. It
is sponsored by the Russian Government and founded in 1935. Kursk State
Medical University is the First University in Russia to begin Graduate
and Undergraduate programs in English Medium. It won the 2004 Gold
Medal for the Best Medical University in Russia. KSMU is recognized by
WHO, BMC, EU and the Srilankan Medical Council.
During its existence KSMU has trained more
than 25,000 highly qualified specialists, physicians, Pharmacists,
Social workers, Technologists, who successfully work not only in
Russia, but all around the world including Morocco, Lebanon, India,
Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Africa, Europe and USA.
Annually over 500
students are admitted to 12 faculties, 70 departments of the
Presently over 150 Srilankan students are registered and studying in
The Sri Lankan Cultural
Show is a yearly event that is exclusively presented by the Sri Lanakan
students of KSMU. It is an event that symbolizes the unity and
integrity shared by all of them.
Like every year, 2004 Cultural Show was held on 11th April 2004 with
full of surprises and colorful programs. The fusion of Sri Lankan
traditions and customs with Russian traditions was one of the most
extravagant displays of professionalism in theatrical fields. It proved
that doctors graduating from KSMU are not just confined to medicine
alone but are good at a number of other fields.
Sri Lankan Ambassador to
Russian Federation, His Excellency U. B. Wijekoon, visited Kursk State
Medical University for the grand celebrations of Sinhalese and Hindu
New Year. Honorable Ambassador's wife Mrs. Mallika Wijekoon was also
present on this auspicious occasion.
The show was an excellent demonstration of the serenity, sovereignty
and secularism of the Sri Lankan students bring with them from home.
The Ambassador his
Excellency, was conversing with the srilankan students, KSMU
administration and was very happy about the quality of education and
services provided by KSMU to Srilankan students.
Picture above captured
after a presenting a Souvenir to the Ambassador His Excellency and
shown from left to right Vice Dean of Junior foreign students KSMU -
Mrs. Larisa Vasilevna, Mrs. Mallika Wijekoon, Ambassador His Excellency
- U.B. Wijekoon, Dean of the foreign students KSMU - Prof. Severyanova
L.A , Srilankan Representative - Mr. Yasoba N. Atukorale and the Vice
Dean of Senior foreign Students - Prof. Galina Nikalovna.
According to the
Srilankan Representative of the University, Mr.Yasoba N. Atukorale
students of Srilankan in KSMU celebrate not only Sinhala-Tamil New
Year, but Wesak, Christmas, Ramazan, Deepawali together with other
International Students who study at KSMU.
KSMU has started
registration prospective students for the 2004/2005. Minimum
qualifications to enter the Medical Faculty are 3 Credit passes from
GCE A/L in Biology Scheme. Minimum Qualifications to entrance to
Premedical Faculty are successful O/L's.
mentioned that all details and schedules of KSMU are available at
www.ksmu.info and www.infolanka.com/ksmu. Also the prospective students
are welcome to contact the Srilankan Representative directly on
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