OREL STATE UNIVERSITY
Orel state university celebrated its 85 years of excellence services in 2016. It is a government university. The university is divided into many parts according to different departments. It has 16 faculties, 5 multispecialty medical hospitals. More than 15000 students are taking their study from the university every year. Every year students from different nations arrive here for education. As a European city it has high standards of living the university itself situated in the heart of the city Orel. Presence of hostel for international students makes it different from most of other universities.
The medical university has three big libraries which have medical books in English as well as in Russian language. The medical books are same as in India. The huge sports complex and supportive teachers are the honor of the university. The university is located in the center of the city and it is very near to all of the main buildings, shops and malls of the city. Orel city is not very far from the capital of the Russia, Moscow, easy transport, railway, taxi and direct buses are available.
Student’s life in this city is very good and filled with different possibilities. If you are good in sports there are various sports centers, gyms, and different sports club are there which organize tournament several times a year. If you are good in music, there are several music schools and competitions going through the city. Security services are very active in these countries and crime rates are very low
Cellular communication,internet- SIM-cards for mobile and tablets are sold on phone stores. For getting a SIM your passport is necessary. Ask in store for advice on the best rates (cost of calls, sms-text, data, etc.).
Climate and weather
Temperature in summer- from 18 degrees Celsius to 32 degrees Celsius. Temperature in winter- from 0 degrees Celsius to -20 degrees Celsius. The climate is not very different from upper parts of India. Here are 4 seasons which are of 3 months each. In winters, usually snow fall. Summers are green and beautiful. All the parks and trees of the city become green and full with leaves.
Student`s life in this city is very good and filled with different possibilities. If you are good in sports there are various sports centers, gyms, and different sports club are there which organize tournament several times a year. If you are good in music, there are several music schools and competitions going through the city. Security services are very active in these countries and crime rates are very low. Local police is very active especially to help foreign citizens. Security is tight at the dormitories. Guards at this dorm generally lock the doors at 11pm and reopen them again at 5am. While it is possible to be let in past curfew, students said this was not guaranteed. People in the city are very curious about foreign students, so there it will be not a problem to get help from any local person if you stuck somewhere.
Transport for students:
Full-time students of this university are entitled to reduced tariffs on public transport. The discount is quite significant. If a regular unlimited monthly metro pass costs 2,000 rubles in Russia and its other territories, a student pass costs just 380 rubles (prices as of 2017). Full-time students of Russian universities have the right to a 50% discount for travel on suburban trains (within a single region). The discount is valid from 1 September to 15 June inclusive each year. You can receive a discount when you purchase a single-journey ticket by presenting your student ID card at the ticket office. For frequent travel, you can get a travel pass or a transport card.
Russian museums offer a great number of discounts for students. Some museums even offer free passes to students for example, at the Tretyakov Gallery and the Pushkin Museum) to free passes (such as to the Hermitage and the Kolomenskoye Museum). Don’t forget that you need to present a valid student ID card to get a discount. Each year in May, many Russian cultural attractions are also open to the public free of charge as part of the Night of Museums. Visitors can attend offered special exhibitions, seminars, lectures, workshops, concerts and much more.
Shopping company and services also offer discounts for students. Many stores distribute leaflets at universities, libraries and cafes. Special promotions often run on the eve of student holidays and at the start of the academic year.
in universities there are cafeterias which are subsidized by the government hence prices in these cafeterias are lower. The minimum shopping basket ((including bread, pasta, meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, milk, and sugar) in Russia costs 3,500to 5000 rubles. There are lot of food options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Russian people often eat very healthy meal which helps them keep their body in shape.
Cellular communication, internet- SIM-cards for mobile and tablets are sold on phone stores. For getting a SIM your passport is necessary. Ask in store for advice on the best rates (cost of calls, sms-text, data, etc.). The cost of a standard package of services ranges from 200 to 300 rubles (USD 3-5). When you buy a SIM-card, the cost of the card is credited to the phone number account and then you top up the balance depending on the tariff plan.