From March 13 to 30, the Republican Olympiad on the Fundamentals of Law was held at the University for 11th grade students, consisting of two stages. The participation languages were Kazakh and Russian.The main goal of the Olympiad was to popularize legal education and develop students’ interest in this field, identify talented students, and increase the authority of legal education in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In the first stage, participants had to shoot a video on the topic “Why I dream of studying law at SDU?” 21 out of 24 students who participated in the first stage passed to the second stage. In the second stage, students wrote essays on pre-determined topics within the framework of constitutional rights and freedoms of a human and citizen. As a result of the Olympiad, Zhumagazy Aldan, a student of the Taldykorgan Bilim Innovation School, took the 1st place and became the holder of a 4-year scholarship (100% discount) in Law at SDU. Rakhat Dilnaz, who took 2nd place, and Baurzhanova Zhania, who took 3rd place, were awarded special branded gifts from SDU.