On October 11, 2019, at the University of Almaty, a traditional holiday party “Initiation to Students” was held for newly-enrolled students. Young people, still not fledged, dreaming of joining the ranks of students, gathered in the hall and awaited initiation with awe.
The festive evening was organized by vice-rector for educational work S.K.Aldekenov and student activists. The festival was attended by the leadership of the university, faculty, department heads, students.
Rector of the University Mubarak Yermaganbetov opened the official part of the solemn event with an opening speech: “The dream of every young person is to finish school, choose his life path, become a student. Student years are the best and unforgettable time in your life. Use this time to good use: study, with joy and thirst plunge into the world of knowledge. We will always support you so that you become in-demand specialists. I congratulate the first-year students on their initiation into students.”
Secretary of the Academic Council of the University, Candidate of Historical Sciences, associate Professor Selkebayeva Aiman Tokasynovna congratulated students with a poem of her own composition.
By tradition, senior students solemnly handed to the new generation a symbolic attribute of knowledge – a student ID card, student’s record book and a key to knowledge, passing the baton and accepting them in the student ranks of Almaty University.
The 4th year student of the ”Kazakh language and literature” specialty, the talented poet Mukhamet Umitnur gave the order not to extinguish the “university fire” to the 1st year student of the specialty “Organization of transport and freight transportation” Tolegenov Dauren.
For those present, heartfelt congratulations and songs were sung by Kazakhstan pop stars Alan Akadi and Dinara Semeykhan. Continuing the festive evening, the audience was presented with a concert by talented students.