LIFE OF DESIGN FACULTY
The education process wouldn’t so successful if the students and teachers worked on it only. The faculty worked out the complete set of different events providing various cooperative extra-curricular activities. During the whole academic year competitions, meetings, presentations, fairs, balls, picnics and other events took place and graduates will remember it with appreciation after graduation.
September starts traditionally from meeting devoted to the Knowledge Day that symbolizes the beginning of new academic year. After management’s greeting words awarding of the competition winners is performed in nominations “Student of the year”, “The best student group”, “The best student room in hostel” and “The best student dean”. Then academy year starts and its new life in the Faculty. Then the Day of the City follows it and after inauguration of new students takes place. The older students make initiative show as a transfer action from older to younger students. Such show is usually arranged in Medeo, beautiful place located behind the dam. There are also autumn Ball and Graduates’ Fair. Each autumn Club of Fun and Smart is arranged between the faculties in Kazakh and Russian languages, and the winners participate in city competition.
New Year celebration is performed especially brightly and variously, rooms and other premises are decorated in cooperation with teachers. Winter exam session period which is stressful for all teachers and professor usually ends by ceremonial voluntary dinner arranged by the management of the Academy in its restaurant “Saulet”. In the end of winter exam session students go to winter vacation till the end of January of the following year.
Winter-spring period of the second semester is remarkable with bright events for students such as holiday” Valentine’s day, beauty competition “Queen of Academy”, “Zhigit Sultany”. Competition & presentation “Spring in KLAACE” takes place and then Nauryz holiday is celebrated. By the way the main extra-curricular activity for many students in this time of the year is preparation for participation in scientific conferences SRWS (Scientific and research work of students with teachers). Researches on important actual issues of art and design are conducted, and their results are presented for participation in republican competition. The best works are awarded by diplomas and certificates and make influence on further education of students, for example on Master’s program. Moreover, students write articles for KLAACE album, make reports with video presentations.
Students eager to make sport and participate in competition for Cube of KLAACE’s president on mini-football and participate in Olympics for Healthy Lifestyle. Nowadays, such direction is very actual, and due to its support and according to the time demand smoking and drinking alcohol are strictly prohibited in the territory of the Academy.
Spring is time to go out for picnics and excursions to natural parks and resort places. It is a practice to go for example for trips and excursions to Charyn canyon - world-popular sightseeing and many other places.
In the end of the year students defend their diploma projects and awarding ceremony of graduates with diplomas takes place.