„NIS Day“ at Technical Faculty in Zrenjanin

“NIS Day” has been celebrated at “Mihajlo Pupin” Technical Faculty in Zrenjanin. This has been an occasion for students, pupils of High Technical School in Zrenjanin and numerous secondary school students in this town to find out more about the programmes the NIS Company has been implementing at this faculty.

“NIS Day” has been celebrated at “Mihajlo Pupin” Technical Faculty in Zrenjanin.

The celebration on the occasion of “NIS Day” has been attended also by the city administration representatives, the “Mihajlo Pupin” Technical Faculty management, numerous professors, students, as well as NIS representatives.

“Industrial Engineering in Oil and Gas Production” programme has been showcased at the celebration. This is the first interdisciplinary programme of this kind in Serbia, which NIS launched at “Mihajlo Pupin” Technical Faculty in Zrenjanin within its “Power of Knowledge” programme. This specialised department set up in a pooled effort with the Uhta State Technical University from Russian Federation provides students with an opportunity to become top notch experts in Oil and Gas Production, and subsequently perfect their knowledge at the faculties in Russia.

Andrey Shibanov, NIS CEO deputy in charge of Organisational Affairs, was happy that  students have shown a huge interest in the “Industrial Engineering in Oil and Gas Production” programme and are quite successful in their studies. “The Company has done its best to recognise the efforts and knowledge. We take pride in the fact that this study programme is being attended by the total of 143 students; three best performing out of them from this department are granted scholarships by our company. I am confident that in the future thanks to our cooperation with the colleagues from the Technical Faculty, good engineers will keep graduating from it and will start their professional career within our company, “ Shibanov said.

Andrey Shibanov, NIS CEO deputy in charge of Organisational Affairs, was happy that students have shown a huge interest in the “Industrial Engineering in Oil and Gas Production” programme and are quite successful in their studies.

The “Power of Knowledge” NIS corporate programme has been showcased at the celebration. Its main concept implies the partnership with Serbia’s educational and scientific institutions and beyond it with a view to educate high profile professionals, granting scholarships to the best performing students, as well as shaping the staffers to work in NIS. The “Power of Knowledge” NIS corporate programme was presented by Snežana Lakićević, Organisational Affairs director aide in charge of cooperation with educational and scientific institutions. She used the opportunity to introduce the three students from the Technical Faculty in Zrenjanin, who will gain this year the scholarship of the company.

“NIS Day” has been marked by an expert lecture given by Marko Vanić, a project manager in charge of research and development in the NIS Company. His lecture focused on “Implementing geophysical methods in reservoir exploration“.

NIS corporate programme was presented by Snežana Lakićević, Organisational Affairs director aide in charge of cooperation with educational and scientific institutions.

The speakers list also included Dušan Radišić, the Zrenjanin mayor aide, Chief of Department of „Industrial Engineering in Oil and Gas Production“ Radoslav Mićić, Doc. Ph.D. and “Mihajlo Pupin” Technical Faculty Dean, Professor Dragica Radosav, Ph.D, who spoke about the student professional practice taking place at the University of Uhta, where 14 students of the first generation of the  study programme “Industrial Engineering in Oil and Gas Production” undergo professional practice at the prestigious State Technical University. Last year, the practice in Uhta was attended by 12 students from this specialised department.

The strategic objective of the NIS Company and its programmeа „Power of Knowledge“ is to invest in the improvement of working conditions at education institutions all over Serbia.  Testimony to this is the fact that Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development bestowed on the NIS Company a prestigious “Saint Sava Charter” in 2016. This was the first time a business entity was awarded this prize.

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