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Mining University will financially support students and teachers during the pandemic

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The University of the Northern Capital will allocate additional funds to students and employees during the educational and consulting period.

On Wednesday, November 18, it became known that St. Petersburg Mining University will financially support students and teachers during the coronavirus pandemic. The press service of the university informed Forpost-sz.ru about it.

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The order of the rector Vladimir Litvinenko of November 17, a copy of which is available to the editorial office of "Forpost", states that all students (students studying at the expense of the budget, under contracts for paid educational services, foreign students) will receive five thousand rubles in December this year. Daily one-time meals will be organized for all students living in dormitories, as well as for scientific and pedagogical workers, employees, students with a high level of achievement, foreign students and postgraduates.

There will be a "one-time payment of 10,000 rubles to non-resident students who have gone to places of permanent residence, regardless of where they live". Teachers, leading educational and consulting work, will receive a salary supplement of 20 to 50%, taking into account the performance of particularly important work and the additional teaching loading.

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Financing of the listed measures of support of students and university employees will be carried out from own funds of the university.

It should be noted that the activities will be carried out within the framework of the "Anticoronavirus" project; their purpose is to strengthen social protection of students and faculty during the educational and consulting period.

Last weekend, the rector of St. Petersburg State Mining University Vladimir Litvinenko was online. He spoke about measures taken by the university management to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection. He stressed that the university has been already working in a special mode for more than two months.