Inserting picture in ORTUS

To get your RTU ID card in 2.september, come to Student service center, Azenes street 6, 1st floor, we will take a picture of you, and your card you will get in first lecture day in your faculty. If you want to insert your own picture, you can do that in ORTUS in section profile. P.S. If you want to get your card in 2.september you need to take a picture or upload it in ORTUS until 24.august. How to insert picture in ORTUS

RTU Career day offers wide career opportunities

On February 22nd Riga Technical university (RTU) invites RTU and students and graduates of other universities to attend biggest event in Latvia devoted to professional career orientation – Career day. The event will take place in International exhibition center in Kipsala, Riga and there will be opportunity to meet more than 130 companies and organizations from 37 different fields. During Career day visitors will have the opportunity to meet companies, get to know their representatives, ask about career and internship opportunities, company’s requirements and job specification and other questions. Companies will have prepared surprises for visitors – attractive activities, contests and different tests. For conversations with potential employer to be more productive, it is suggested for visitors to bring their CV in several copies. During Career day seminars devoted to different career aspects will take place. 12.00 – 12.25 RTU Alumni association will present Mentoring program. This program will be opportunity for members of NGO’s and volunteers to learn topics connected with mentoring. Career day visitors will have the opportunity to meet some of the mentors. Presentation will happen in Latvian. 12.30 – 14.00 Prototyping challenge «Career lift» in collaboration with RTU Design factory. In this challenge participants will have a task – to make a prototype for a device that will be able to lift a figure from place to another and after that to present their solution. Authors of the best idea will have the opportunity to consult with one of the RTU Design factory coaches, who will help to set goals for 2019. Challenge will happen in Latvian. Apply for the challenge by filling this FORM. 11.00 – 12.00 Lecture «How to be productive?» lead by executive director of company «Printful» Dāvis Siksnāns. In this lecture Dāvis will share valuable advices and techniques tested by himself to improve productivity, that allows to reach goals more effective in work and personal life. Lecture will happen in English. 13.00 – 14.30 Seminar «How to manage everything?» lead by Toms Grēviņš. He, based on his own experience, will talk about questions connected to balancing work responsibilities and personal life. Seminar will happen in Latvian. You can apply for lecture about productivity by filling this FORM. Entrance in Career days and parking for its visitors is for free. RTU Career day is supported by: MSC Shared Service Center Riga, SIA «Atea Global Services», SIA «Evolution Latvia», VISMA, AS «Emergn», «Printful Latvia AS», SIA «Kronus». Informational supporters: Career and education portal SIA «Prakse.lv», SIA «CVO Recruitment Latvia», SIA «CV-Online Latvia». Hashtag for communication in social media: #Karjerasdiena2019 #ESIlabakais To see full program and follow news visit: RTU Career center website: http://karjera.rtu.lv/portfolio-item/karjeras-diena/ «RTU Karjeras diena 2019» Facebook event: ej.uz/RTUKD19

ACADEMIC STUDENT CONFERENCE 2019

The Academic Student Conference (ASTUCON 2019) is designed to provide a platform for university students to participate in a conference either through presenting their own work, projects, theses, or through attending lectures and workshops, thus promoting a platform for students to share their work/research, connect with other social circles with which they have a shared interests and thus promoting the cooperation between the students from different universities. Academic Student Conference 2019 will be held between 13-17 of March 2019 at Aliathon Village Hotel in Paphos-Cyprus. Destination: STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics). University Students are invited to attend the conference with or without a presentation. If participating with a presentation please proceed with the preparation and submission of the abstract. The Conference will consist of several workshops and sessions covering multiple themes (more information). Deadline to submit your abstract for presentation: 30th of January 2019.  Registration for conference here.

4th Riga-Cambridge Venture Camp

Location and time: Riga, Latvia (1 November – 15 December 2018) and Cambridge, UK (21-26 January 2019) The goal of the Riga-Cambridge Venture Camp is to promote the implementation of new, prosperous business ideas by developing participants’ skills in team building, attracting funding, and other aspects of business. The program takes place in two modules: Riga module and Cambridge module. The Riga Module includes practical lectures, teamwork, mentoring sessions, business stories, homework, and in the end – business idea pitches to business experts at the “Bears’ Cove” event, when 25 best participants will be nominated to take part in the Cambridge module. The Cambridge module consists of more in-depth practical lectures and mentoring, as well as networking with entrepreneurs and professors of Cambridge. Target audience:  young people who want to develop their career in business;  startups. The working language is English. Registration before 31 October: http://www.connectlatvia.lv/cvc-1/registration-form/ A participation fee of EUR 20 must be paid by 1 November 2018: Association “CONNECT Latvija” Reg. No. 40008072469 Account No. LV82HABA0551004308833 Purpose of the payment: Name, surname participation fee for CVC Additional information: by e-mail info@connectlatvia.lv or by phone +371 29100252 (Elmars Baltins).