Student Life is a special time for every young person who has decided to get professional education. For some it’s welcome changes, for others – fear of something new and unknown,but for every freshman it is important to have a friend who would help to orient in the fussy and frantic atmosphere of student life. The activists from Student Government Department have decided to help a freshman to adapt to the new environment and as soon a s possible to join the students’ family of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.
Students’ Trade Union
The primary trade union organization of students is the largest civil society organization of undergraduate and graduate students in University. Its purpose is to represent and protect the educational, social and economic rights and interests of the members of the organization.To become a member of trade union of students, you have to be a full-time student at University who agrees with the Statute of Trade Union of Education and Science of Ukraine, fills in the application for membership and regularly pays union fees.
Sanatorium of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv is health care sanatorium that conducts the therapeutic work among students without taking them away from studying process.
The Sanatorium has 50 stationary beds. Each year 12 raises for 21 days are organized. Therefore, 600-650 are healed per year. It is located in campus and has modern facilities for living.
How to get a ticket to the Sanatorium?
The trade union of students gives the tickets.
To get a ticket you have to have a certificate from students’ clinic.
The ticket is valid for 21 days and it includes weekends.
To get a ticket it is obvious to have:
- Medical information;
- Payment receipt (143 UAH);
- Application form (written and provided by the student personally); Passport (provided by the student personally).
Sports Camp “Karpaty” is located in mountain region nearby village Chynayevo, on the edge of Mukachevo and Svalyava district, Zakarpatskiy region.
Tourists are placed in one-story brick buildings with double, triple and quadruple rooms and living conditions on the floor, or in quadruple wooden houses with living conditions of common use. For those who are interested in active holidays there are playgrounds for football, volleyball, basketball, badminton, table tennis; also there are organized visits to the recreation area “Boomerang” on the lake in the village Diyda. On the request of tourists there can be organized hikes and tours to Solotvino, Mukachevo, Uzhgorod.
The rest period is 12 days with tree meals.
Health and Sports camp “Lisotehnik” is located nerby the village Rybakivka and 200 meters to ty Black See.
The accommodations include double, triple and quadruple rooms with living conditions( toilet, shower, fridge, TV) in one or two-story buildings.Dining room has 350 seats.Health Services with appropriate medical first-aid equipment.
On the campus territory there are tennis courts, two volleyball courts, basketball court, table tennis, gymnastic apparatus.
The beach is equipped with a stationary point with lifeguards are on duty.
Trade Union of Students offers you a vacation in resorts of Bulgaria:
The list of required documents to get the bulgarian visa (have to be submitted no later than 14 days for departure):
- Passpport (The validity at least 6 months after returning to Ukraine).
- A copy of first page of Passport
- 1 colorful photo 3.5 x 4.5 with light background
- Tourist Profile.
A visa for students under 21 years is free. Visa costs 35 euros. All members of trade union organization will get discount of 700 UAH !!!
National Folk Song and Dance Ensemble “Cheremosh”
For over 50 years exists “Cheremos” – National Folk Song and Dance Ensemble of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.
The ensemble is a regular participant of art events which take place in native University, in Lviv and other cities.Annually in the period of Christmas Holidays “Cheremosh” performs on the festival “Velyka Kolyada” in Lviv, and every autumn Cheremosh members visit a festival “Hytsylska bryndzya” in Rahiv.
Nowadays the manager of “Cheremosh” is artistic director and choreographer Vasily Pipash,the choir director is Olena Volchek and the head of orchestra – Roman Dolny. The repertoire of ensemble includes dances, vocal and choreographic compositions of Boikivshchyna, Transcarpathia, Bukovina, Huzulschyna,songs and orchestral works in arrangements of famous Ukrainian composers, as well as thematic programs – Christmas, Easter and Shevchenko.
Poetic content, and music of the songs from the repertoire of “Cheremosh” are based on the tradition of folk song creation, about which Ukrainian writer Pavlo Grabowski wrote: “What a sonority and beauty, not to mention the classic simplicity and immediacy, inspiration! It is a source from which the offsprings for a long time will drink to health”
Nowadays “Cheremos” is not only rehearsals or tours, but on the first place, it is a lifestyle of participants.For decades the ensemble has created its own traditions which are supported and passed down from generation to generation.