Fortune Cupcakes, iPhone Giveaway and Course in TPU-Lore: How TPU Celebrates Knowledge Day

On the Knowledge Day, Tomsk Polytechnic University students will find a photo zone and fortune cupcakes near the main building, while first-year students will take a course in TPU-lore, enjoy tours of the university campus and try their luck in a giveaway of iPhones and annual swimming pool passes.

The event program begins at 8 a.m. with freshmen meetings in engineering schools. Dmitry Sednev, Acting Rector of TPU, will address the students with a welcoming speech. Students will meet the directors of engineering schools, listen to the success stories from TPU graduates, learn about the work of the students' United Dean's Office, Science & Technology Library and Student Union Bureau. Check the schedule of the meetings on the website.

At 9 a.m., a photo zone with free fortune cupcakes will open for students near the main building. Later at 10 a.m., students can take an interactive quest "Engraft with TPU-lore" in the yard of the TPU International Culture Center (13-v, Usova St.). It will consist of five contests, where the participants need to show their skills in sports, creativity, science, first aid and military affairs. All the quest participants will receive the university's branded stickers at the finish line.

Throughout the day, the staff of the university museum complex and Tomsk guides will lead tours around the campus of Tomsk Polytechnic University in line with epidemic prevention requirements. Students will learn about the architecture of the European Quarter within the university campus, the history of TPU, secrets of the university's ancient buildings and underground passages under them. The groups will be limited to a maximum of ten people. Make sure you have your passport and personal protective equipment. Сall to book a tour: +7 (3822) 70-56-71.

The highlight of the Knowledge Day will be a live drawing of an iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 11 and three yearly passes to the Polytechnic sports complex with a swimming pool. The giveaway is open to bachelor's, specialist's and master's students only. To take part in the giveaway, follow one of TPU accounts in social media and fill out a questionnaire. Find more details about the giveaway here.

The full Knowledge Day program at Tomsk Polytechnic University is available on the website. English version is available here.