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Chronology of primary events in university life

03.10.1957 – Akmola Agricultural Institution comprising the following faculties of Agronomy, Mechanization of Agriculture and Land Use Planning was organized by the Decision of the Council of Ministries of the USSR № 1176.
12.03.1958 – First Departments of Marxism- Leninism, Chemistry, Physics, Higher Mathematics, Botanic, Technical Mechanics, Geodesy, Soil Science, Physical Training and Sport, Foreign languages were established.
Аugust 1958 – 250 applicants became first-year full time students: among them there were 75 students of the Agronomy faculty, 75 students of the Land Use Planning Faculty and 100 students of the Faculty of Agricultural Mechanization.
01.10.1958 – Post Graduate Course was opened and first postgraduate students were accepted.
12.01.1959 – 424 applicants became part-time students of the following three Faculties: Agronomy, Land Use Planning and Agricultural Mechanization

25-27.04.1960 – The first scientific practical conference of pedagogical staff was held.
22.12.1960 – The first methodical conference of pedagogical staff was held.
22-23.12.1960 – The first students` scientific conference was held.
18.05.1961 – By the Order of the Ministry of Agriculture of USSR № 88 Akmola Agricultural Institute was renamed into Tselinograd Agricultural Institute.
30.03.1963 –Economy Faculty was opened.
30.03.1963 – Diplomas to the first young specialists of the Agronomy Faculty numbering 64 students were handed. Diploma with Honors (registration №1) was handed to Dutchenko Z.Y.
05.06.1963 –Zootechnical Faculty was organized.
04.07.1963 – Diplomas to the first graduates of the Land Use Planning Faculty and the Faculty of Agricultural Mechanization were given. Akimov V.V. – graduate student of Land Use Planning and Mazurok V.G. - graduate student of Agricultural Mechanization Faculty got degrees with Honors.
20.02.1964 – First postgraduate Pastushenko E.S. (supervisor is Doctor of Economy Science, Professor Gendelman M.A.) defended a dissertation and received a degree of Candidate of Economy Science.
26.03.1964 – Scientific Research sector was organized.
07.03.1965 – Faculty of Agricultural Electrification was organized.
21.05.1966 – Faculty of Professional Development of Agricultural Specialists was organized.
17.12.1966 – A branch of Tselinograd Agricultural Institute in Kustanai was opened by the Decision of the Council of Ministries of Kazakh SSR № 491.
16.04.1967 – The first issue of institutional newspaper “Specialist” was published with a number of one thousand editions.
12.02.1969 – Students’ Design Bureau was organized by the Order of the Ministry of Agriculture of the USSR № 56.
01.09.1969 – Pre-Training Department was opened by the Order of the Ministry of Higher and Specialized Secondary Education of the USSR № 660.
23.06.1972 – Veterinary Faculty was organized by the Order of the Ministry of Agriculture of the USSR №528.
08.09.1972 – Committee of Dissertation Council of Tselinograd Agricultural Institute with conferment of scientific degree in Mechanization of Agriculture, General Farming, Agronomy, Plant Growing, Economics specialties was organized by the Decision of the Ministry of Agriculture of the USSR №380/13.
22.12.1975 – Architecture Faculty was opened by the Order of the Ministry of Agriculture of the USSR №528.
16.06.1978 – On the base of branch of Tselinograd Agricultural Institute in Kostanai independent agricultural institute was organized by the Order of the Ministry of Agriculture of the USSR №163.
13.06.1979 – A branch of Tselinograd Agricultural Institute was organized in Kokshetau by the Order of the Ministry of Agriculture of the USSR №212.
1985 – Engineering Pedagogical Faculty was organized.
23.01.1987 – Biotechnology Center was organized by the Decision of the Ministry of the USSR № 93.
09.1991 – The first foreign relationship agreement with National Center of Animal Diseases (USA, Iowa) was made.
1992 – The Department of Foreign Economic Relations was organized.
29.12.1994 – The first issue of the journal “Science Herald” was published.
07.05.1996 – Akmola Agricultural Institute was reorganized into S.Seifullin Akmola Agrarian University by the Decision of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan № 573.
25.03.2000 – On the base of Biotechnological Center a Scientific Research Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology was organized by the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan № 248.
07.06.2001 – Educational activity on shortened program on the base of higher education in «Finance and credit», «Accounting and audit», «Economics and management at enterprises» was started.
15.06.2001 – S.Seifullin Akmola Agrarian University was reorganized into “S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrarian University” Joint-Stock Company by the decision of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan №821.
16.12.2002 – Academician A.I.Barayev`s State Award was given to the group of colleagues of the University for a number of works on the development of tuberculosis diagnostics.
12.06.2003 – License for training Master Course students on “Management” specialty was received for the first time.
01.09.2003 – Bachelor Training in «Accounting and Audit», «Economics», «Finance», «Мanagement», «Маrketing» has begun by credit technology of education.
08.09.2003 – Humanitarian Pedagogical Faculty was renamed into the Faculty of Computer Systems and Vocational Training.
02.02.2004 – Department of Introduction of Quality Management System was formed.
03.08.2004 – By the Decision of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan №829 «S.Seifullin Каzakh Agrarian University» Joint-Stock Company was eliminated and on its base the Republic State Enterprise with the right of economic management «S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University» was established.
01.02.2005 –The Service Registrar’s Office was formed.
08.01.2005 – Scientific-methodical Center of Economy problems of Agrarian Development was organized.
17.01.2005 – Scientific Practical Laboratory on Modern Psychological Problems of individuals was organized.
18.01.2005 – Problem laboratory on Land Use Management and Cadastre was organized.
28.03.2005 – The Office of Quality Management System was organized.
01.10.2005 – Educational Experimental Hunting and Fishery Farm «Dudarai» was opened.
30.12.2005 – By the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan №789 five teachers of the University became holders of state grant “The Best teacher of the institution in 2006» Тleuov А.K., Аduov М.А., Маikanov B.S., Мukasheva А.К., Shulenbayeva F.A.
30.12.2005 – Scientific Research Institution on problems of innovation was opened.
01.01.2006 – “Sary-Arka” Educational Health-Improving Complex functions in Schuchinsk.
July 2006 – By the Results of Quality Factors Ranking of Universities, the University has taken the third place among 30 technical universities of the country, taking the lead over two leading agrarian universities.
01.09.2006 – Distance Learning of Education was introduced into educational process.
10.12.2006 – Sport complex was opened.
January 2007 – Three teachers of the University became laureates of State scholarship for talented young scientists for 2006-2008 in the Republic– Suranshiyev Z.А., Кеnzhemuratova S.К., Stybayev G.Z.
08.01. 2007 – By the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan №5 eleven teachers became holders of state grant «The best teacher in 2007» Аbdrakhmanov S.К., Baubekov G.D., Gazizova А.I., Ismailova R.А., Каskatayev N.М., Мusynov К.М., Nauanova А.P., Nogay А.S., Nukeshev S.О., Nukesheva А.Z., Оmarkozhauly N.
10.07.2007- By the decision of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan the University was reorganized into «S.Seifullin Каzakh Agro Technical University» Joint-Stock Company.
03.10.2007 – Ceremonial meeting of the Academic Council dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the university took place.
03.04.10. 2007 – International scientific practical conference dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the University was held.
2007 –Competition for the award of A.I.Baraev for best research work in the field of agricultural science the1st prize was awarded for "Scientific basis for Land Management and Cadastre" M.A. Gendelman’s tutorial.
2008 – A.I.Barayev’s 2nd prize was awarded for selection achievement «New type of Kazakh black-motley cattle «Priishimskyi», as for the best scientific research in the field of agricultural science, executed under the supervision B.O.Alimzhanov.
06.03.2008 – by the Order of the University № 94 Scientific-innovation Center on modern problems of biotechnology was renamed into Scientific Innovation Center on problems of modern biotechnology.
11.05.2008 – Master Course student Zhanabayeva D.K. was awarded with Golden Medal and Diploma according to the results of «Fund of the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan» competition among young scientists for the best scientific research in the field of natural, technical and humanitarian sciences.
18.02.2009 – by the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan №68 five teachers of the University (Yeskhozhin D.Z., Кеnzhemuratova S.К., Теrlikbayev А.А., Ibrayeva К.Z., Ismailova А.S.) became holders of state grant «The best teacher of the University in 2008»
27-29.03.2009 – visit of the Rector of the Mongolian State University of Agriculture B.Byambaa on exchange of Master Course students and execution of collaboration scientific research works.
31.03.2009 – visit of the Ambassador of India A.Sajjankhar and Director of ICC D.Pal during the days of Hindi Day celebration.
23-24.04.2009 –by the results of the Republic Scientific Theoretical Conference “Seifullin`s readings – 5” materials of thesis of students and pupils were published in separate 2 volume collection .
21-25.04.2009 –the Rector of Xinjiang Agrarian University (China), Doctor of Animal Breeding and Heredity, Luo Qiu Jiang visited the university and the work was carried out in the framework of agreement between universities.
24.04.2009 – in the framework of the VI Republic competition of achievements in the field of inventions «Shapagat 2009» young scientist of Scientific Research Institute on problems of modern biotechnology Kiyan V. was awarded the best young inventor for invention «Method of antigen receipt from dermatomycetes for serum diagnostics»
Аpril 2009 - S.Seifullin KazATU was awarded the Cup and certificate as “The best university of the capital” according to the results of "Students’ spring – 2009" festival.
June 1, 2009 - Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Slovak Republic in the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic Mr. Dushan Podgorsky visited S.Seifullin KATU for participation in scientific practical conference «Building of bridges between Slovakia and Kazakhstan: political forum and exchange of transformation experience». Mr. Alexandr Duleba, Director of Research Center of Slovak community of external politics; Mr. Stephan Rozkopal, Director of the Department of CIS countries, MFA of the Slovak Republic, Mr. Galymzhan Daubayev, the First Secretary of Europe Department of MFA of the republic of Kazakhstan took part in the conference.
On the 17th and 18th of September, the Magna Charta Observatory celebrated the XXI anniversary of the Magna Charta signed in Italian city Bologna, on the land of the first university in the world, founded in 1088.
The Magna Charta of Universities was accepted at the conference in 1988, on the 18th of September. 150 persons, including rectors from 88 countries of the world, who already signed that document, gathered at the annual conference in order to discuss the ways of carrying out the principles stated in the Charta. The Magna Charta of Universities is a basis of forming the united European educational space which predetermined the development of such positive prospects of higher education as: autonomy of universities, democratic principles of management, academic liberty of students, liberty in research works, in division of teaching and research work and others. The main principles of Bologna Declaration have been realized in Kazakhstan.
01.10.2009.- «S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University» JSC obtained a license for training PhD students in specialities 6N1201- Veterinary Medicine, 6N1201- Veterinary Sanitation, 6N0801- Agronomy, 6N0802-Technology of animal breeding products processing. In this connection, for the first time in the history of the University, admission of post graduate students was done. Two post graduate students who entered on specialities 6N1201- Veterinary Medicine, 6N1201- Veterinary Sanitation at present time study at Mongolian State University of Agriculture. .
29.10. 2009 Delegation of Romualdas Kozyrovichus, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Lithuania Republic visited S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University. The aim of the visit was to enter into cooperation with institutions of the Lithuania Republic, exchange of scientific articles, execution of joint scientific projects, including ЕU ТЕМPUS project, participation in competition on postdoctoral program, introduction of two diplomas education, teaching on PhD program.
November 2009
Grand prize of interinstitutional competition "Miss student of Аstana " was given to the 2nd year – course student of Computer system and Vocational Training Faculty Alimbetova Nazym.
December 2009
Combined team of KVN of the University, became the Champion of the Republic of Kazakhstan of inter-regional League of KVN «Astana» Union of KVN «АMIK».
December 2009
Our students took part in friendly box match meeting, dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Cuba. The results were the following: АSTANA – HAVANA 9:2, S.Seifullin КаzATU – Havana 4:1
December 2009
In friendly box match meeting, dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan between capitals of Kazakhstan and Cuba, there were the following winners:
Suleimenov Ilyas – Agronomy Faculty
Аlimov Duman – Economy Faculty
Аkshalov Merey – Economy Faculty
Коzhabekov Bakhytzhan – Technical Faculty
December 2009
According to the results of the competition for the best New-Year decoration among all the organizations and institutions of Astana S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University became a possessor of competition’s Grand prize. The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nazarbayev N.A. presented a certificate for sum of 3 million tenge to the Rector of the University Bulashev A.K..
January 2010
According to the results of the Republican campaign «Student, how do you live?» dormitory №5 of S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University became the best students` dormitory in competition among students dormitories of higher institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
01.02.2010 – by the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan №34 five university teachers became possessors of state grant «The best institution teacher in 2009» Kenzhebolatova М.S., Zhumakayeva А.N., Zhakishev B.А., Zhantlesov Z.H., Аkzhigitov Е.А.
11.02. 2010 - Abdallakh Omar Alarnosi, the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt visited the University. The aim of the visit was to establish cooperation between institutions and scientific centers of Egypt in the field of science and education including preparation of PhD students.
March 2010
Student of the 1st year of the Technical Faculty Ibrayeva Gaziza won Grand prize of competition «Yelbesyk aruy».
February 1, 2011.
Journals of S. Seifullin KazATU «Gylym jarzhysy» and «SCIENCE REVIEW Kazakh Agrotechnical University» received the international confirmation of ISSN (UNESCO, France, Paris).
March 30, 2011.
The medical health improving dispensary was opened for students in Saken Seifullin KazATU.
July 14, 2011.
According to the decision of the European commission the Kazakh Agrotechnical University named after Saken Seifullin was included into the consortium according to the ERASMUS MUNDUS project.
September 15, 2011.
In Webometrics online system S. Seifullin KazATU took the 6469 th place among prestigious higher education institutions of the world and the seventh place among domestic ones.
December 8, 2011.
Astana Center for Economy and Energy Distribution was organized on the basis of S. Seifullin KazATU in the framework of the republican conference «The Kazakhstan center of renovation of housing-and-municipal system of development and renewal».
December 8, 2011.
The 2nd year student of the Power Engineering Faculty Adilbek Ashimov got a gold medal in weight lifting (63 kg). Now he is the champion in the history of S. Seifullin KazATU.
December 28, 2011.
Eight teachers of S. Seifullin KazATU received the state grants «The best teacher of higher education institution».
February, 2012.
In the world rating of Webometrics the official site of S. Seifullin KazATU promoted from the 6469th place to the 5202nd.
April 27, 2012.
During the celebration of «Nauryz» holiday S. Seifullin KazATU presented the exclusive model of yurta decorated with grains of 13 types of cereals, symbolizing the 13th anniversary since the “birth” of Astana. This project was registered in KINES record book.
May 23, 2012.
The student's youth university newspaper was renamed into «Menin Universitetim».
October 26, 2012
S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University held the International scientific-practical conference “Research university: synthesis of science, education, innovation” which was devoted to the 55th anniversary of the University.
October 27, 2012
S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University celebrated its 55th anniversary organizing the concert in the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation.
2012
According to the annual research of QS Agency, KazATU is in the World Universities Ranking 601+, among 8 Kazakhstan Universities.
February 22, 2013.
First social student shop was officially opened at S. Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University in Astana.
February 25, 2013
The student's theater «Akh zhelken» is 5 years old which works at the faculty of Social Sciences.
March 1, 2013
The presentation "The map of Kazakhstan’s soils" devoted to the International Exhibition Astana EXPO-2017 took place at S. Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University. The students of the University presented the first exhibit to the museum «EXPO-2017».
March 13, 2013
The first student's polyclinic and drugstore were opened at KazATU of S. Seifullin.
March 27, 2013
The official ceremony of presenting the educational and methodical exhibit (the Belarusian-80Х tractor model) by Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the Republic of Kazakhstan took place at S. Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University with participation of the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Kazakhstan-Belarusian Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation - the Minister of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Vladimir Bozhko.
March 29, 2013
The International scientific and practical conference "Innovations — a Way to a New Stage of Development of Agrarian and Industrial Complex" took place at the S. Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University. This conference was devoted to the100th anniversary of the birth of well-known agrarian scientist, the honored worker of science of KAZSSR, the Doctor of Economics, the professor, honourable Astana citizen - Gendelman Moisey Aronovich. The conference was directed to set tasks on new model formation of innovative development of agro-industrial complex in RK.
April 12, 2013
April 12 is the Day of Science in Kazakhstan. At the same time, the celebration of Nauryz took place at the S. Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University. There was solemn rewarding of the scientists who have made a big contribution to the development of domestic science during this event. Also, three best faculties who are leaders on scientific researches were rewarded with an award of the rector. Besides, there was the dramatized procession symbolizing continuity of different generations where 600 people took part in.

May 15, 2013
On the eve of International Day of Families the results of “Shanyrak Lubvi” contest were summed up in S.Seifullin KazATU where design students have demonstrated the most interesting architectural and design ideas.
2013
S. Seifullin KazATU official site ranked the 16th place among 111 Kazakhstan universities based on the top list results of Webometrics laboratory. Of the 20,000 Universities worldwide S.Seifullin KazATU ranked 5,485 having improved its score by 88 positions compared to the year 2012.
May 17, 2013
The Faculty of Economics of S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University celebrated its 50th anniversary. The scientific and practical conference "Actual problems of economic development of the agro-industrial complex of Kazakhstan in the context of globalization." was held as a part of the anniversary celebration.