International Students Testimonials

© TSU

Li Chan, Vietnam

National Research Tomsk State University

At home, I've never been so happy in Russia

The most important thing in Tomsk for me is that my Russian friends live here, a lot of dear Tomsk citizens. F.M. Dostoevsky said: "Happiness isn’t in happiness itself but in the way to it." In my opinion, happiness is time with your friends, your relationships, and the ability to share your memories with them.

My friend Julia is Orthodox, and sometimes I accompanied her to the church. There for the first time I saw praying people, and though I still can’t understand the whole meaning, I felt that it strongly affects the usual life of Russians, their souls, and their life attitude.

We often had tea together and talked of life, studies, etc. My friend is very kind, thoughtful, and cute; she helped me with packing before my leave. She always sat beside me when I couldn’t sleep at night, spoke to me, and corrected my mistakes in spelling. I think that I really care about that girl, as she has so many good qualities, and I feast my eyes on her. Obviously I have a lot of good friends, but I don’t want to speak about all of them here.

I love Tomsk. I admire the attitude of Tomsk inhabitants towards life. In my country people aim at material wealth, the pace of life is very high, everyone cares only about their own job, studies, relationships, and forget about one thing – joy. But in Tomsk people are joyful. I mean that here one can live the way he or she wants to. And, of course, my best friend is TSU, because here I received a lot of knowledge and became friends with my tutors and Tomsk students.

And Tomsk State University taught me never to surrender to difficulties, never to give up. For example, on the New Year’s Eve I ran across the streets, shouting "Happy New Year!" I ate some Siberian pancakes and enjoyed the fireworks. I was really amazed – I’ve never felt such happiness in my country.

Share

Testimonials

Kosuke Mori
Japan
FEFU

"I like to read books written by Russian writers"

Read more

Du Wanying
China
MSMU

"Moscow is a wonderful city, Russian people are very hospitable"

Read more

Fabricia Jardim
Brazil
IKBFU

"I found my programme in Business Management"

Read more

Josef Biednarzic
Czech Republic
SUSU

"Russian and Czech people are much alike, our languages and way of thinking are similar"

Read more

Semiyou Osseni
Benin
UTMN

"University staff met me at the airport and took to the hotel"

Read more

Sreelatha Chandragiri
India
SibFU

"I have chosen Russia because of the good mathematical school"

Read more

Lee Daun
South Korea
ETU "LETI"

"There was a wide choice of dishes at university cafes, so every day I tried something new"

Read more

Nadiah Natasya Binti Zulkurnai
Malaysia
Samara University

"I was very impressed with the university labs equipment"

Read more
All testimonials

5 Steps to Applying to a Russian University

Official website about higher education in Russia for foreigners

© 2015 The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation
Sociocentre

Content copying is strictly prohibited

CONTACTS

If you find a mistake, select it and press Ctrl+Enter

If you find a mistake, contact us

Did you find a mistake?

X

Privacy Policy

Sitemap