SLOVO International Agency at the Congress “We are Different but We are Together”
Anna Soboleva, specialist and teacher of the Preparatory Faculty of PetrSU, leader of the SLOVO International Agency, as well as students and volunteers, participants of the Volunteer School 2.0 (Anastasiya Amelina, Nikita Filin, and Chisomo Phiri) took part in the International student congress “We are Different but We are Together” in Saint Petersburg.
The event focused on the relevant issues of internationalization in education, the culture of international and interethnic relations, tolerance and mutual respect, prevention of intolerance and aggression on national and religious grounds.
The volunteers learned about existent approaches to working with international students at other educational institutions, attended various lectures, workshops, discussion platforms, forums, aimed at fostering volunteer work among students.
Altogether the congress included 40 events and its experts were representatives of authorities, universities, national expat communities, Russian and international students.
PetrSU team presented the university and the SLOVO International Agency and came back with new ideas for further development of the project.