Open University Student Olympiad in Sociology

 On June 10, 2021, the Department of Sociology of the Faculty of Sociology and Law of the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” held Open University Student Olympiad in Sociology. 19 students from three Ukrainian universities took part in it: V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University, and Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute. The students of the Faculty of Applied Mathematics, Institute of Specialized Communication and Information Security, and Faculty of Sociology and Law represented our University.

The Student Olympiad included two rounds online. 

In the first round, participants took computer tests consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions.  The questions had four answers, one of which was correct. The maximum score for the tests was 50. 

The second round involved a creative task, namely the preparation of tools for sociological research (questionnaire) on the topic “The attitude of young people to the legalization of gambling”. The topic was announced before the start of the second round. The maximum score for the questionnaire was 50.

At the same time, the Student Olympiad Organizing Committee held a lecture and a discussion of Candidate of Political Sciences (Ph.D.), Senior Lecturer of the Department of Sociology at Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute Oleksii Yakubin. He spoke on the topic: “Liberal Democracy: Important Aspects”. 

All Student Olympiad participants showed a high level of training. Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute students took prizes. 

  • 1st place - Vita Ivanivna Danylova. Score 72.0. 
  • 2nd place - Olha Yuriivna Zaiets. Score 70.0. 
  • 3rd place - Vladyslav Volodymyrovych Hladkyi. Score 69.0. 

The jury panel also determined the winners in individual and team nominations. 

Vladyslav Volodymyrovych Hladkyi became the winner for the best test result.

 Onohuekkhian-Khabert Nadiia became the winner for the creative approach in preparing the questionnaire.

The best guest team became the team of Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University.

The best team of student engineers was the Institute of Specialized Communication and Information Security of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.

All participants will receive electronic certificates of participation, diplomas for nominations. The Olympiad winners will get honors and souvenirs.