Institute Becomes a University. What’s Next?
The Uzbek State Institute of Physical Culture and Sports has moved to Chirchik and was reorganized as a corresponding university. The status has been upgraded. But when will this institution get the appropriate rating among the country’s universities?
The efforts started with the consolidation of the material and technical base. The first step is taken.
During the celebration of national independence, a fourstory educational building reconstructed within a short time period was put into operation in a festive atmosphere. Modern conditions for full-fledged work of five faculties, 18 departments and nine specialized departments have been created. A curriculum for more than 330 teachers is being developed, of which over seventy have a scientific degree. It is noteworthy that the university actively cooperates with similar educational institutions in China, Moldova, Russia, South Korea, Germany.
“Not accidentally has our higher education institutions undergone reorganization,” Klara Shakirjanova, teacher with more than 40-yearold experience, says. “At the disposal of almost four thousand students – undergraduates and graduates – is a modern indoor arena, which hosts not only the national championships, but also international tournaments. Actively used are pools, halls for boxing, taekwondo, gymnastics, weightlifting, tennis courts, track and field athletics, sector for throwing. They will also be reconstructed.”
In the next stages of construction, it is planned to build a gymnasium, where 600 athletes, a football stadium, three arenas meeting worlds standards, as well as a student dorm of the university for 1,600 beds.