Dear Students!

Congratulations on your admission to the Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Public Policy! 

GSPP faculty and staff are so excited to welcome you to the GSPP Family!

Keeping the safety, health and well-being of our School community as our top priority, the Student Orientation will be presented in a virtual (online) format. 

Orientation activities were designed to provide you with relevant information about NU and GSPP, promote engagement with the University and School’s mission and values, explore programs’ requirements and modules, and offer opportunities for new students to connect with each other. 

The current web-page will help you to quickly find the essential information, including the Orientation Program, useful contacts, your program curriculum, GSPP and NU-wide policies and much more.  

As a new student, please also check your NU email account regularly for important updates.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

 

ORIENTATION PROGRAM 2021

MPP Orientation Program

MPA Orientation Program

PhD Orientation Program

 

ATTENDANCE AND ABSENCE POLICIES 

Attendance during Orientation Week

Dear students, please note attendance is compulsory for all orientation activities organized by GSPP including the Teambuilding sessions.

If you are unable to attend a session for any reason, you should inform your Program Manager in advance.  Students who missed a compulsory session shall be considered as having missed the equivalent of 1 session/class of a course of Fall 2021.

 

STUDENT SUPPORT

 

ORIENTATION LEADERS 

The Orientation Leader serves as a leader, supporter, facilitator, and coach to first year students in an effort to provide a seamless transition to GSPP. Orientation Leaders are appointed from 2nd year MPP and MPA students, as well as senior PhD students for the Orientation week period.

Mikhail Assafov

2nd year MPA student

E-mail: mikhail.assafov@nu.edu.kz

 

Arina Khaidarova

1st year MPP student, NUZYP graduate

E-mail: arina.khaidarova@nu.edu.kz

Tel.: +7 775 380 62 02

 

Banu Sultanbekova 

2nd year MPP student

E-mail: banu.sultanbekova@nu.edu.kz 

Tel.: +7 747 621 11 27

Amira Bapisheva 

2nd year MPP student

E-mail: amira.bapisheva@nu.edu.kz 

Tel.: +7 747 281 88 30

+420775378764 (WhatsApp)

 

Aliya Assubayeva

4th year PhD student

E-mail: aliya.assubayeva@nu.edu.kz

 

CURRICULUM

MPP Curriculum 

MPA Curriculum

PhD Curriculum

 

USEFUL RESOURCES

Contact details of NU Departments including the Office of the Registrar, Bursar’s Office, Department of Student Services, Career and Advising Center, University Healthcare Department (UHD), Office of International Students and Scholars Services (OISSS) and Psychological Counselling Center are available on the main website.

Please pay special attention to IT information and instructions provided here.