Award at the INTERSTUDENT 2018 competition

On January 29th, at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice were announced results of the competition for the best foreign student in Poland – INTERSTUDENT 2018. Doctoral student of our department, Włodzimierz Lewoniewski, received an award for the best foreign doctoral student in Poland. The supervisor of the doctoral dissertation is prof. Witold Abramowicz, auxiliary supervisor is dr Krzysztof Węcel.

The main prizes of the INTERSTUDENT competition are awarded in three categories: bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral studies. Together with our doctoral student, the main prizes were also awarded to: Aigerim Balkhashbayeva from Kazakhstan (bachelor’s studies, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities), Safoura Reza from Afghanistan / France (master’s studies, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences). In addition, the jury of the competition decided to award special prizes to three foreign students: Justyna Pordzik from Germany (Medical University of Warsaw), Snehalbhai Patel from India (Silesian University of Technology) and Yasser Faraj from Saudi Arabia (Medical University of Silesia).

From the left: prof. Marek Tukiendorf (president of the jury), Aigerim Balkhashbayeva, Włodzimierz Lewoniewski, Justyna Pordzik, Snehalbhai Patel, Safoura Reza, Yasser Faraj

The award ceremony was held during the evening gala at the conference “Foreign students in Poland 2018”. This is the eighth edition of the competition, which is aimed at international students in Poland. Currently, about 72 thousand foreigners from 166 countries are studying at Polish universities.

From the left: prof. Witold Abramowicz (head of the Department of Information Systems), Włodzimierz Lewoniewski, prof. Elżbieta Gołata (vice-rector for Research and International Relations of Poznań University of Economics and Business)