Jordanian Graduates of the Institute of Medicine
The students, who came from Jordan seven years ago to study at PetrSU, graduated PetrSU and received their higher education diplomas. Upon their returning home, they plan to establish PetrSU alumni association.
Before their departure, the graduates talked to PetrSU press, shared their elation, impressions and plans.
Al-Nahlawi Thaer Shaher intends to become a trauma surgeon:
“The first year was the most challenging, as we started learning Russian from scratch at the Preparatory Faculty, got to know a new culture, and prepared to apply to the Institute of Medicine of PetrSU.
Now there are no difficulties with speaking Russian and Petrozavodsk and Petrozavodsk State University have become a second home.
My brother now studies here at PetrSU and my younger brother wishes to apply to PetrSU, so I plan to come to Petrozavodsk and visit PetrSU every year. I am departing with a sad heart and the fondest memories. Here I matured, learned to stand on my own feet, learned a lot, found time for study and work.”
Aqel Mohannad Saeed is going to be an obstetrician-gynecologist:
“I wanted to become a doctor ever since I was a child, so my professional path was paved since early years. I think that the profession I’ve chosen is concerned with reproduction, conception of life, joy of parenthood. Over these years, Petrozavodsk has become a second home to me, maybe one day I will come back. Here I matured, immersed into a new culture, learned the Russian language – it was an immense experience. I wish to become a good doctor with solid reputation and open my own practice.”
Abu Lawz Ibrahim will work as a cardiologist:
“I am interested in physiology, functions of the heart. Heart conditions are prevalent among elderly people. I really want to help them; my grandmother and grandfather have heart problems. They wait for my return, miss me, and call me. My grandmother is 80 years old, she calls all the time, cries, asks when I will be back.”
According to the graduate, he has grown fond of Karelia with its white nights and beautiful nature.
“My cousins study here, and I will recommend Petrozavodsk State University to all my acquaintances,” promised the graduate.
Qattoam Derar plans to be a general practitioner:
“We are leaving with great joy as we are looking forward to meeting parents and family, and at the same time with a sad heart: all the moments we’ve experienced, even those related to difficulties, have become the fondest memories that put a smile to my face.
I am proud to be a graduate of Petrozavodsk State University. I wish the university to remain at the leading positions and be the best university in the world!”