The amateur badminton tournament “14th Kumpoo Wave Amateurs Cup” took place in Kharkiv. The competition gathered nearly 100 participants, four of them represented Sumy State University.

The visit was initiated on the invitation of Polish Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies. The event called “New Possibilities. Old Threats” took place in the city of Rzeszow at the G2A Arena The Exhibition & Congress Centre of Podkarpackie Voivodeship.

On a Valentine’s Day SumDU volunteers – representatives of multinational student community – recorded a video clip with greetings in different world languages: Ukrainian, English, German, Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Spanish and Latin.

On February 11th, the Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Hanna Novosad visited Sumy State University. She got acquainted with the activities of the university on implementation of sustainable development in compliance with the priority of quality, examined the training and research laboratoryof virtual and augmented reality "Ulab", learned about the possibilities of creating educational materials using a virtual background in a video studio of SumDU and with renewed Online Studio, which promotes a high-quality distance learning of students.

Ranking Web of Repositories by Webometrics identified Sumy State University repository as the best in Ukraine and in the world TOP-40.

The book “Reducing Inequalities Towards Sustainable Development Goals: Multilevel Approach” was presented at SumDU Congress Center by its editors: Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Management of Oleg Balatskyi Academic and Research Institute of Finance, Economics and Management Hanna Shvindina and professor Medani P. Bhandari from the USA, who spoke online about the idea and his vision of the project to the meeting participants.

On February 1st, an educational center with the assistance of BROCODERS LLC was officially opened in the “N” academic building of Sumy State University. The center is equipped with modern computer and multimedia facilities, its task comprises implementing training and retraining of students and specialists in jointly created certification programs, promoting education, research and application development in the field of web-development and stationary applications.

Men’s Team Archery Championship of Ukraine took place in Kharkiv where the student of the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology Artem Ovchynnikov and SumDU 2019 graduate Oleksii Hunbin achieved a victory.

SumDU for the 9th time welcomed participants of the event traditionally organized by the Department of Economics, Entrepreneurship and Business Administration of Oleg Balatskyi Academic and Research Institute of Finance, Economics and Management in cooperation with SumDU Student Government, Department of Youth and Sports of Sumy Regional State Administration.

On 22nd-24th of January, SumDU Palace of Sports hosted the participants of the Ukrainian Sambo Championship among juniors,young men and women of older age. This tournament was the qualifying stage for the European and World Championships.