Today began the new academic year at the University of National and World Economics. It started for over 16,000 students, including 4,000 freshmen.
On the first day of school, a mobile vaccination team began to work at the University of National and World Economy.
The new academic year at UNWE started today. However, if necessary, we will switch to online training. Universities will generally be present in the country, according to the Minister of Education. However, in some places the lectures will be online, and only the hands-on exercises – in person. Changes may occur depending on the situation.
The new school year at UNWE was officially opened in the Aula Maxima by Rector Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov. With four thousand freshmen and increased admission for bachelors. But also security measures at the entrance, with masks and with fewer people invited to the celebration. The year begins here.
“We rely on adherence to the measures and with good discipline and self-discipline not to have any problems with the current training.”
Is it possible online?
“It is possible that we have the full technical capabilities and can get through in literally two hours,” said Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov, Rector of UNWE.
Over 90% of the students want to study in person, it says here.
The Minister of Education Prof. Nikolay Denkov was also present at the opening of the school year. According to him, across the country there is an opportunity to start the academic year in person. Most executives have made this decision.
âThere are several universities at which it is decided to start pure online lectures while all the practical exercises are available … If the proportion of patients at the respective universities should increase, this will be a decision of the study management, the other The possibility is to switch to distance learning. If the situation deteriorates significantly, the Ministry of Health has the right to suspend classes, “said Prof. Nikolai Denkov, Acting Minister for Education and Science.
On October 1st it will be clear which university will start and how the minister will add it. And now it is clear that 8 of the 16 faculties at Sofia University start in person. They are related to science and medicine. The rest will study mixed. At the Medical University in Plovdiv, too, the training will be mixed – the lectures will be online. Movement is present, but vaccination or PCR testing is required.
The year begins in full at Svishtov University of Economics.
âOn September 1st, we started classroom teaching with part-time students and today with full-time students. We hope that the epidemic situation does not worsen so that we can continue, âsaid Prof. Mariana Bozhilova, Rector of the Svishtov Business Academy.
The new school year at UNWE started with a vaccination center. The aim is to vaccinate as many students as possible to learn in person. So far, 30% of the country’s students have been vaccinated.
“We believe that students can be a good example for everyone and therefore we strongly support this initiative,” said Angel Stoykov, Chairman of the UNWE Student Council.
“I would like to appeal to all students who want to be vaccinated,” said Toma Tomov, deputy health minister of the caretaker.
However, only one student is vaccinated in three hours.
The point will remain in the UNWE courtyard for the next few days.