Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, which has a century-old history and celebrated its 85th anniversary this year, is one of the most famous universities in the world today. How many great people came from this Kazakh black shanyrak. Those who study here dream, and those who do not study dream. After all, one of the main principles in the education of a conscious generation is to strengthen knowledge. And the pace of development of knowledge is gaining momentum, not years. In this regard, one of the leading universities in the country – Al-Farabi Kazakh National University implements modern educational projects, improving the quality of education not only at the state level, but also internationally and globally.
It should be noted that the First President of the country – President Nursultan Nazarbayev. A. Nazarbayev himself paid special attention to the development of this university. Supporting the President’s policy, President Kassym Zhomart Tokayev proved that he considers KazNU to be the flagship of higher education. In order to implement the program “Digital Kazakhstan”, university students invent many innovations and aim to optimize the lives of ordinary people.
Today, the university is one of the world’s leading research universities. In this regard, comprehensive innovations were introduced, faculties were organized and departments were added within the cluster method. During these changes, the work of not only students but also employees will be evaluated and everything will be transparent. A process management system has been introduced to evaluate the results of their work. This system is a modern trend that has led KazNU to advance in international rankings.
In addition, the university, which is the backbone of education, has risen 400 places in the famous “QS WUR” rating since 2011, and this year took 207th place among the best universities in the world.
Many foreign students come to the university, which pursues an international development policy. The Mobile Academy program also provides an opportunity for Kazakhstani students to exchange experiences. In order to support foreign students, the university has established MBA and DBA centers, business competence development clusters, including Islamic finance, entrepreneurship and financial, exchange technologies. These organizations are implementing projects in cooperation with foreign partners in the field of education. Representatives of the organization work with the National Bank, MFCA “Astana”, using the world’s best practices in the field of finance and stock trading.
The situational control center, equipped with modern means of communication, collects and analyzes interactive information for monitoring and control of services. Here, the university administration and staff can quickly obtain relevant and accurate information, which allows them to analyze the information and make quick decisions.
The transition to digitalization is not only in the field of education, but also in other social spheres. For example, the transition to a new format of the scoring system also contributes to the absence of corruption among students and teachers. The applications developed by students are designed for socially vulnerable groups, thanks to which they can organize charity events in innovative ways and help orphans and the elderly. Support systems for Kazakh and Kazakh citizens abroad have also been developed.
Today, the number of students studying in the digital system at the university, which is widely supported by the President and the Government, is about 20 thousand. University graduates hold good positions in the strongest companies of the country. Especially in the age of information technology, the demand for quality education is very high. Let’s not forget that most of the young people in demand are students of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, which has become a hotbed of education.
Kuzembaeva Uldana, 2nd year undergraduate student of the Faculty of History, Archeology and Ethnology, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University