On March 2 a delegation from the South African Embassy in Moscow headed by Mudimeli Madivha Aaron, the Charge D’Affairs, paid a working visit to RSMU. During the meeting questions of cooperation development in the framework of the agreement reached earlier were discussed. The parties assured each other in the interest of further cooperation.

Among those who took part in the meeting from the University's side were Rector Roman E. Kalinin, Vice-Rector for Extra-Curricular Activity and International Issues Mariah V. Gordova and Advisor to the Rector on International Issues Alexander Dobychin.

Rector Roman Kalinin expressed profound gratitude for the confidence and visit:

I hope this visit is an intention to develop cooperation in the future. Education provides stability in life and it’s something that no one can ever take away from us. By being well-educated and holding a university degree, graduates increase their chances for better career opportunities and open up new doors for yourself. We will be pleased to see more students from South Africa at RSMU.

In his turn Mudimeli Madivha Aaron mentioned that the South African Healthcare Sector needs highly qualified specialists.

There are currently more than 900 foreign students at the university, 29 of them are South African students. Mr. Madivha Aaron Mudimeli mentioned a high level of education provided by RSMU and a personal approach to solving students` problems such as social adaptation to the new cultural environment.

During the conversation with the students, the delegates asked about their impressions of life in Ryazan and studies at Ryazan State Medical University.