On 20 April the Open house in Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute took place.

Not only Kyiv's citizens but residents of other cities and villages from 16 regions of Ukraine came to receive information about the specificities of joining Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute and studying in it from the horse’s mouth. And among more than six hundred visitors it was possible to meet both school graduates and much younger school students, who are just starting to take interest in technology. Introduction to the university began for them not in strict auditoriums, but in the large hall of the State Polytechnic Museum of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, because the Open house was held in the format of the science festival Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute Science Fest. In addition to printed materials on areas of education and special fields that can be obtained in Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute on the tables at the stands of the faculties and institutes deployed in the museum, one could see equipment, devices, appliances, chemical utensils with reagents, even weapons (it was the weapon, because the military department also participated in the Open house), etc. Nearby were teachers, graduate students and students who showed the development of their faculties and gave explanations on them to everyone. In addition, guided tours of the museum were organized for visitors. By the way, at the entrance to it and the Department of Aviation and Cosmonautics of Igor Sikorsky, members of the university model rocket club made launches of the C-class rockets developed by them, and nearby developers of university racing cars “Formula Student Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” told the future students about their studies and interests. A little further, other polytechnics demonstrated physical and chemical experiments...

In an hour and a half visitors moved to the historic building №1 where in a well-known for every Kyiv polytechnic Great Physical Audience the teachers’ head of ZNOUA company “External evaluation without stress” Oksana Bondarenko conducted a master class for schoolchildren how to improve their emotional stability and properly prepare and successfully pass the test.

On the tribune he was replaced by the first pro-rector of the university, academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Yuriy Yakymenko. He told the guests about the university, its scientific schools, traditions, and also focused on the possibilities to build their own educational paths within selected special fields and taking into account the introduction of interdisciplinary programs and double degree programs with foreign universities. He also informed the audience about the employment of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute graduates. Igor Sikorsky and career prospects, which are provided by the knowledge, received in university and its diploma.

Valeriy Mozharovskiy, Deputy Chairman of the Admissions Committee, informed the future applicants about this year's entry conditions. After that, as always at such events, the communication took place in the format of questions and answers on specific aspects of the university admission process.

Further work of the Open house was held at the faculties, departments and laboratories of the university.