On 9 November, at a meeting of the RSU Constitutional Assembly, elections were held for the new rector of Rīga Stradiņš University. 118 members of the Constitutional Assembly voted in Professor Aigars Pētersons as the new rector.
On 2 November RSU Clinic and Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy opened their new premises in Riga. At the same time the Head of the Clinic and the Department, Professor Gunta Ancāne presented her new book "About Me and Children: Findings and Suggestions that the Child Grew Healthy and Happy".
On 24 October, the outstanding Latvian pianist Reinis Zariņš will give a piano solo concert 'The Dance of the Keys' at RSU Great Hall. The concert includes music by J. S. Bach, F. Chopin, T. Ades, J. Vītols, H. Villa-Lobos and M. Ravel.
Tickets are available at Biļešu Paradīze box offices and online at www.bilesuparadize.lv; RSU students and staff may attend the concert free of charge.
The Cabinet of Ministers have recently approved the amendments to the certification procedure of international graduates of dentistry study programmes, thus putting a full stop to the more than two years’ long discussion. This decision will be a major turning point in the export of higher education and enhancement of international competitiveness and it is a critical decision for aligning the national dentist certification procedure with the prevailing EU practice.
Following a tradition introduced several decades ago, RSU invites all freshmen to the traditional Sports Day to be held this Friday in Uzvaras Parks. Join in and meet new people in a competitive and friendly atmosphere. Freshers are encouraged to take part in teams to reveal their skills and team spirit on the basketball or volleyball court or demonstrate their sprint speed and running technique in the 100-meter sprint, 1000-meter run or relay race.