From 13 to 17 May, representatives of the Faculty of Journalism of ZNU took part in a large-scale conference of the DESTIN project of the European Union Erasmus + program. For five days at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, participants in a consortium of 20 partner universities in Ukraine and Europe (Great Britain, Austria, Ireland, Poland and Sweden) discussed the key points of the project. The dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Viktor Kostiuk, the head of the Journalism Department, Yuliia Liubchenko, and Kateryna Sirinok-Dolharova, Deputy Dean for International Affairs joined the discussion.
The founding forum of the newly established Alumni Association was held on the Faculty of Journalism of Zaporizhzhia National University. During the event, graduates of different years gathered together, among them were well-known journalists, professors, students, as well as mass media specialists, who fruitfully cooperate with ZNU.
The participants of the international project DESTIN (Erasmus + KA2) from ZNU went through another stage in the implementation of the project. On March 5, a meeting was held with students and professors of the Faculty of Journalism of ZNU owing to the initiative of the representatives of the working group.
Recently, a team of Zaporizhzhia National University has made a week-long working visit to the UK, where participated in a conference of a three-year project on the Erasmus+ KA2 DESTIN program at the Bath Spa University.
Representatives of Zaporizhzhia National University are now in the University of Bath Spa (Bath, UK), where from 30 January to 6 February 2019 the founding conference of the Erasmus+ project (direction KA2) "Journalism Education for Democracy in Ukraine: Developing Standards, Integrity and Professionalism DESTIN” takes place.
The Day of European Projects was held in ZNU for the first time on October 22. Its goal is to popularize project activities at the university, which is an important stage in the implementation of international projects “European Project Culture”, “Journalism Education for Democracy in Ukraine”, “European Values in Fiction Texts”, which are currently taking place in ZNU.
As it is known, Zaporizhzhia national university recently has won an EU grant in the ERASMUS + program for improving journalistic education. The organizers of this project have shared the detailed information on the plans for implementing their educational ideas.The official title of this project is «Journalism Education for Democracy in Ukraine: Developing Standards, Integrity and Professionalism». That is why, in addition to universities, you can see professional organizations such as the Ethical Journalism Network (UK), the European Journalism Training Association (Netherlands), WUS (World University Service, Austria) and Public Radio (Ukraine) within the consortium. Our partners are also Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Students Association.