The first engineering transport university in Russia – St. Petersburg State University of Railways of Emperor Alexander I – this year marks the 210th anniversary of its founding. The rector of the educational institution, Aleksandr Panychev, told Gudk why applicants choose technical specialties and what current graduates of sectoral universities expect from future employers.

By Pinky Khoabane LENA Mokwena’s daily routine to work in Johannesburg’s East Rand starts at around 1am when she wakes up and prepares for her journey from Vereeniging. This frail woman leaves her house at around 2am to board a train at around 3am – and that is if it […]