New academic year started at Gubkin University

On 1 September 2022, a special event was held on the occasion of the Day of Knowledge at Gubkin University.

The event started with official video greetings from Mr. Sergei Shoigu, Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army, and raising the national flag.

Professor Viktor Martynov, Rector of Gubkin University, expressed his congratulations to students, including first-year students, and faculty members, highlighting that Gubkin University is one of the leading educational institutions in Russia which carries out an essential mission for the state by training highly qualified specialists for the oil and gas sector.

“Gubkin University is a university of talented people. I congratulate you on the Day of Knowledge and wish you good health, happiness and all the best!” summed up Professor Viktor Martynov. Afterwards, Mr. Martynov delivered a lecture “Oilman is the profession of the future” and spoke about the importance of oil and gas in everyday life and the relevance of the oilman profession.

The students and faculty members were also greeted by Mr. Sergey Gorkov, General Director of Rosgeologiya, and Mr. Alexey Basisty, Deputy General Director for Human Resources at Rosgeologiya, and Mr. Alexander Korchagin, Chair of the Oil and Gas Construction Trade Union of Russia.

The celebrating event was closed with a bright show and a concert prepared by Gubkin University student performance groups.